Blackberry Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Blackberry lime cupcakes are additive, butter free, moist cupcakes frosted with cream cheese frosting. In this month’s recipe swap, I have to cook from Lizet’s blog.  She has a beautiful blog with wide array of bakes. It was so hard to pick one bake!! I loved the pink color blackberry cream cheese frosting and picked […]

Minted Lemon Lime Watermelon Agua Fresca

Agua Fresca is a non alcoholic beverage prepared with fruits, flowers or seeds blended with light sugar syrup. This is a popular drink in the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico and United States. Today’s agua fresca is from the special edition of The Best of Cooking Light magazine. For this beverage, mint, lemon rind and lime […]

Lemony Arugula White Beans Salad

For the last day of cooking with lemons, I had planned a sweet treat. I was debating between lemon curd, lemon glazed cookies and lemon tarts. Last Thursday I was flipping channels and saw Giada’s show on food network. She made this refreshing lemony white bean arugula salad and I was sold on it’s simplicity. […]

Lemon Rice ~ Nimmakaya Pulihora

For day two of the marathon under the theme cooking with lemons, I have a traditional South Indian recipe, nimmakaya pulihora. Pulihora is usually made with either tamarind, lemon/lime or raw green mangoes when mangoes are in season. Husband is not fond of pulihora and I rarely make it at home. Even if I do, […]

Zucchini Lime Cookies

Last year for Christmas, my nephew gave me a cookbook, The Food52 Cookbook: 140 Winning Recipes from Exceptional Home Cooks. As the title suggests, all the recipes are from home cooks and some of them are bloggers. The recipe for Zucchini Lemon Cookies was shared by Kelsey The Naptime Chef caught my eye and bookmarked […]

Sweet Punch: Anjum Anand’s Easy Lime Cookies

Sweet Punch for the the month of May is your choice. Every month the organizers of the punch pick a bake and the members bake it. But this month, we were to pick our own bake and I chose to bake Lime Cookies from Anjum Anand’s New Indian. Before narrowing down on the this bake, […]

Lime Juice Pickle

Nine months ago, when I went to India, mom had made this lime juice pickle/chutney. She use to prepare it very often when we were growing up had not made it in recent years. Usually amma makes it in small quantities as it is so easy and can be prepared whenever required, as limes are […]

Pappu Khut / Nimmakaya Pappu Charu

Total Time: 40 minutes Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Serves: 4-5 Ingredients: Moong Dal: 1/2 cup Chillies: 8 – 10 small chopped Onions: 1 small chopped Tomato: 1 small diced Curry leaves: 4 Garlic Paste: 1 tsp Cumin: 1 tsp Salt t taste Lime Juice: 1 lime Seasoning: Oil: 2 tbsp Curry […]

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