Low Calorie, Non Alcoholic Fruit Cake

An easy, low calorie, moist, non alcoholic fruit cake with goodness of wholewheat and Greek yogurt. Cakes for the Holidays This week’s theme is bake them cakes! I love baking and usually try to participate in bake-thon every December that my fellow blogging marathoners do. I could not participate last year and this year as […]

Applesauce Whole Wheat Cake

Applesauce whole wheat cake is a moist, spongy and a tasty cake with lots of nuts and a touch of cinnamon flavor. It is a great edible gift for the holidays. Cakes for the Holidays The theme for this week is bake them cakes! Yesterday it was fresh cranberry cake and today it is applesauce […]

Fresh Cranberry Christmas Cake

Fresh cranberry Christmas cake is a tart, sweet and delicious holiday cake. Christmas is just around the corner and this is probably the busiest baking season of the year. Christmas means holidays and kids are off from school. One of the best ways to keep up with kids hunger pangs all day long is some […]

Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Eggless, gluten free, edible chocolate chip cookie dough is made with almond flour; a quick and easy dessert and a snack. Theme of the Week Is everything round a laddu? Well, most often in Indian cuisine, specially in the south, we associate round shaped food with laddu though the cuisine has other round shape food […]

Pholourie, Trini Style Split Yellow Peas Fritters

Pholourie is a spicy deep fried yellow split peas fritters. Fritters are crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside. It is a popular street food in Trinidad and Tobago, and in Guyana, served with tamarind or mango chutney. The main seasoning for pholourie is scotch bonnet, garlic, scallion and cumin. Dough/batter is fermented […]

Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Chocolate Glaze

The third and last banana bread for this week, and the last bake for this year’s bakeathon is a healthy, sugar free, butter free dates whole wheat banana bread. Today’s whole wheat banana bread is moist, dense and a yummy bread cake with bananas, dates and touch of cardamom and cloves to enhance the flavor. […]

Bobbari Garelu ~ Chekkalu – Rice Flour Black Eyed Peas Crackers

While drafting the post this morning, when adding the links to posts I posted on this day in yesteryears, I realized today is my blog anniversary!! I can’t believe I started this blog 8 years ago!! The blog that I created to kill boredom, to record some of my cooking experiments has survived 8 long […]

Sakinalu

In this A-Z Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, for ‘S’ I have a traditional Telangana snack, sakinalu. Sakinalu are deep fried, round concentric shaped snack prepared with freshly ground rice flour. This is one of the first recipes to be cooked for this BM, along with chegodi back in January, when I was visiting my mom […]

Pappu & Pachi Pulusu

In this A-Z challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, I knew right away what I was going to do for some of the letters. One such letter is ‘P’. It was always ‘P’ for pachi pulusu and since pappu also starts with ‘P’, decided to make it a combo on the day I prepared it. Pappu […]

Odappalu ~ Instant Rice Flour Garelu (Vada)

After a break on Sunday, we resume our A-Z Challenge culinary Journey Through Telangana Cuisine with letter ‘O’. Like the last two letters, my ‘O’ was finalized long ago and odappalu were my first and last choice for the letter. There aren’t any vegetables or food items starting with ‘O’ in Telugu, except odappalu. There […]

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