Thursday, January 29, 2015

Dal Tadka | Nutritious Tadka Dhal For Rice and Chapathi

Today I am here with very comfort and nutritious dal that can be paired with roti/chapathi or rice. Also this dal goes well with South Indian Dosa Varieties. Dal tadka is a Punjabi dish and I have already posted dal fry with masala phulka this dal tadka varies from dal fry just in the making process. I like to mention here that my

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Chicken Tikka Dum Biryani | How to make Biriyani in Oven

Few years back I attempted Chicken Tikka Biryani once and for some reason I stopped making then I have resumed recently. If you make quite interesting kind of biryani like this for kids on Sundays, they really enjoy it. Also when you go for Tikka biriyani don’t overcook the chicken, they should have some moisture in it. So make sure to take it out from oven or stove top a bit earlier then we do as usual. For those who wish to get

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Eggless Neujahrs Pretzel | New Years Pretzel

Neujahrs Pretzel are a specialty across Europe especially Germany. They are supposed to bring Good Luck and Prosperity if consumed at midnight or before breakfast on New Year’s Day. It's neither sweet as cake nor plain as bread. What makes the New Years Pretzel separate from other breads is the icing and decoration with candied cherries and nuts..This ensures that is an eye catching center piece in New Years

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Egg Biryani | Muttai Biriyani Recipe

Every Sunday Non-Veg Biryani is a must at home. Nowadays my little also turned a great fan for biryani like his father. One day he got cold and coughs and he ignored usual food I prepared. Later he asked me to get

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Kai Murukku | Suthu Murukku with two versions | Raw Rice Chakli Recipe

Wishing you all a very happy Pongal/Sankranti /Lohri!!! The Indian harvest festival/pongal is to thank god for the harvest they made. Rice is the major cultivation happens in Tamilnadu and right now it’s harvest time there. Today’s recipe is mainly related with rice, you heard it right, Yes it’s Kai Murukku/Chakli with two versions. One with rice powder based and the other is rice batter based. When I went to India in 2010, My Mom arranged Kai murukku experts to come home and make snacks for us as a return snack to US. I got a chance to view the kai murukku making method unfortunately I couldn't recorded and neither did practice. I came to know from those ladies that they use a specific rice to make this suthu murukku for thier business,

Monday, January 12, 2015

Eggless Gevulde Speculaas | Dutch Spice Cookies Filled With Almond Paste | Egg Free Baking

I am part of International Food Challenge group event started by Saraswathi. This month she has suggested few Dutch recipes and this is one yummy keeper dessert from Dutch cuisine for sure. It’s a three layered dessert ie flaky speculaas dough sandwiched with sugar almond paste and fina;ly topped with almonds.I have adapted the recipe to eggless version. You can make it in advance for parties and refrigerate till use. Here I

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Garlic Naan Recipe | How to make Naan in Oven

Garlic Naan when I attempted first for a party at home, I doubled the quantity given here in the recipe and got around 30 naans. Everyone liked it and even the kids. So later whenever I make my little one have it

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Julekake | Julekaga | Norwegian Cardamom Scented Christmas Bread

I have made few bakes during holiday time and will post those in upcoming days. Julekake (or Julekaka/ Julekaga) is a rich holiday bread flavored with cardamom which is traditionally served at Christmas in many Scandinavian countries. It is particularly popular in Norway and Denmark. Incidentally, Julekake means “Yule Bread” in Norwegian.  This bread is more cake-like in texture and sometimes it is dusted with