Spicy Puffed Rice ~ Spicy Murmura

I had a very difficult time deciding on the third evening snack for this marathon. I had so many ideas and could not make up my mind. All day yesterday I was scratching my head and going back on forth on various snacks I had short listed. I even decided to take an easy way […]

Mummy Cupcakes for Home Baker’s Challenge

Mummy cupcakes are moist chocolate cupcakes decorated and frosted as mummies. There are a great halloween treat and kids including adults alike would love these cupcakes. Continue reading or jump to recipe . Edited and update above two pictures on Oct 2017. These are old photos resized to fit current template. For October’s Home Bakers […]

Cupcakes for BBPC

I recently joined another bloggers group which focuses on food photography. Blogger’s Buzz Photography Club, BBPC team is a group of bloggers from UK. They organize photography classes once a month in UK and give out an assignment to practice at home. And for bloggers around the world, they have a virtual group. I joined […]

Thai Eggplants with Cilantro Green Chilies ~ Vankaya Kothimeera Pachi Mirchi Koora

Eggplant or brinjal is not a regular vegetable in my house. I don’t mind eggplants but my husband is a little picky. He eats once in a while does not want me to cook it regularly. I usually cook purple brinjal and few months ago I tried round green brinjals, also known as Thai Eggplants […]

Brinjal Chutney ~ Vankaya Pachadi

Before I get to today’s post, this is a gentle reminder that tomorrow is the deadline to send in your entries to Veggie/Fruit a Month: Brinjal ~ Eggplant I am guest hosting this month. Are you wondering why my blog was silent for almost two months and I have not even posted any recipes for […]

Royyala Kura ~ Shrimp Curry

I was thinking of updating some of the old posts with new pictures for quite some time. Last week when I prepared shrimp curry, I thought why not re-post the recipe again? Usually when I cook, I play around with the ingredients and add or omit ingredients depending on my mood. I usually prefer sautéing […]

Julia Child’s Reine de Saba avec Glaçage au Chocolat ~ Chocolate Almond Cake

Baking partners is a new virtual baking group. Every month, we will bake a recipe and post it in our blogs on the 15th of the month. For this month, the first bake of this new baking group is Julia Child’s Reine de Saba avec glacage au chocolat or Chocolate almond cake as a tribute […]

Bell Pepper Paneer Curry ~ Kadai Paneer

Paneer is an Indian cheese and is often known as Indian cottage cheese. It is used extensively in North Indian kitchens and has also become quite popular in South Indian kitchens in recent years. It is a good source of protein & calcium. Every Wednesday’s, I do not eat meat and prepare something with tofu […]

Rajma Pulao ~ Kidney Beans Rice

Rajma or kidney beans are kidney shaped red color beans which are very rich in fiber, protein, iron & many other nutrients. Although these beans have many health benefits, under cooked and raw beans are toxic. Dry beans need to be soaked for at least 5 hours and cooked in boiling water for at least […]

Capsicum & Paneer Rice ~ Bell Pepper & Indian Cottage Cheese Rice

After posting one biryani & one pulao recipe, for the last day of the marathon I am sharing a recipe that falls under the other rice varieties category. In the other varieties of rice, the rice is fully cooked, then seasoned and/or tempered with spices to enhance the flavor of rice. When I announced the […]

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