Chocolate Popcorn

Chocolate mania is still going on in my house. I am cleaning up all the left over chocolate from last month’s marathon. Yesterday I made chocolate popcorn from Delicious Snacks cookbook. It is a perfect snack to munch on anytime of the day or when watching TV or reading a book. Before we get to […]

Mexican Chocolate Cream Pie

For the finale of the marathon, I thought of making molten lava chocolate. It has been on my to-bake list for a long time and that was the first recipe I listed down when I decided on chocolate theme for this marathon. 3-4 days ago I went to Whole Foods to pick up some pizza […]

No Bake Chocolate Biscuit Squares

Today I made no bake chocolate biscuit squares. I adapted Joy of Baking recipe and these squares are perfect to munch on anytime of the day. I made this in the evening and by the time the squares were set, it was dark and had to take the pictures in my kitchen. The picture is […]

Fruit Salad with Chocolate Custard

After 2 days of rich, sinful chocolate decadents, I wanted to make something light and healthy. I wanted to make something with fruits and was not sure what to make. Then I thought about fruit salad or custard sweet. When I was growing up, fruit salad was a very common sweet. Fruit salad or the […]

Sweet Punch: Banoffee Pie & Fruitoffee Pie

Hello my dear readers, I am late in wishing you all a Happy New Year! I got back from my vacation 3 weeks ago and wanted to do a recap of year 2011. I never got around to doing it and will start off the New Year on a sweet note. Sweet Punch team chose […]

Spinach Mung Dal Fry

This is another simple, quick and easy recipe. Palak or Spinach is most cooked leafy vegetable in my kitchen and it is usually spinach fry. Mr. U doesn’t like mixing vegetables or pulses with it. Spinach dal is another very popular dish in any Telugu household but that is a rarity I my house. One […]

Okra Fry ~ Okra Stir Fry

Indian Okra stir fry is a simple everyday dry curry prepared all across India. It is easy to prepare and goes well with rice and roti. Okra is one of the most cooked vegetables all across India. Just like in many English speaking countries, in India okra is ladies finger. I bet that is the […]

Soya Chunks & Bottle Gourd in Tomato Gravy

I don’t eat meat once a week and on those days, I try to get my daily required protein from soya products or legumes. Soya is a good source of protein for vegetarians. On a vegetarian day, I cook tofu or soya chunks/granules. I was never a big fan of soya chunks but that has […]

Chocolate Almond Biscotti for Sweet Punch

Biscotti is an Italian biscuit, baked twice to make it crunchy. Whenever I pass by Starbucks, I am tempted to go in, not for the coffee (I don’t drink coffee) but for the biscotti… 🙂 Anyways, when I saw this month’s sweet punch, I did not want to miss the bake. As usual, I put […]

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