Baked Mathari ~ Baked Indian Crackers

Baked mathari is a guilt free version of traditional Indian deep fried Indian crackers. Mathari is a popular North Indian snack. It is usually deep fried and today’s recipe is baked version from a cookbook. Classic Indian Cooking by Juli Sahni has both deep fried and a baked recipes. The baked mathari recipe is flavored […]

Corn Kheer & Corn Vada

Corn Kheer or Pala Padiyum is a milk based sweet made with corn puree. It is usually served with corn vada or makha garelu, although the kheer can be served as it is, as a sweet. Normally pala padiyum is made with rice or rice flour. While I was searching for desserts or sweets to […]

Crispy Corn

I usually do not use corn in rice or curries. I have tried frozen mixed vegetables which also has some corn in it but I really did not care much for the corn. I do not like sweet in my rice and curries and that is probably the reason I usually avoid cooking with corn […]

Esquites ~ Mexican Corn Salad

Esquites is a toasted corn salad from Mexico. It is a street food and a quick & easy recipe, ready in less than 15 minutes. Update – Images and the post updated in April 2018 Corn is my one of my favorite foods and I love it in any form. Here are a few corn […]

Choco Flan ~ Impossible Cake ~ Mexican Flan Cake in a Pressure Cooker

Choco flan, also known as the impossible cake is a Mexican flan cake. It is usually baked in an oven in a water bath for about an hour. I found a pressure cooker recipe and the pictures were very tempting to ignore. The cake is usually prepared in a tube pan or an angel food […]

Eggless Chocolate Cake in a Pressure Cooker

For the third day of the marathon, I have a cake baked in a pressure cooker. I had actually planned on pressure cooker caramel pudding but the recipe I was counting on failed me. I tried another recipe which was up to par but was not totally convinced it was worthy of putting it on […]

Potato Kurma ~ Curry in a Pressure Cooker

For the second day of this 3 day marathon, I have a very simple kurma or curry cooked in a pressure cooker. At my home, both at my in-laws and at my parents, shorva is very common curry (gravy) unlike the kurmas. Shorva is a gravy curry, not very thick, not very thin and more […]

Vegetable Pulao ~ Bagara in a Pressure Cooker

I use my pressure cooker(s) on a regular basic, at least two – three times a week, if not every day. I use it mostly for cooking lentils & legumes, goat meat and once in a while to cook bottle gourd. Although bottle gourd looks tender, at times it takes longer to cook and in […]

Beer Batter Shrimp

I have a folder of recipe paper cuttings from newspapers, magazines and some from back of product boxes. Today’s recipe is from a magazine Lady’s Home Journal, December edition from the 90s. I do not know where I got this recipe from as I do not remember ever buying or subscribing to a Lady’s Home […]

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