Mango Sheera, Aam ka Sheera or Amba Sheera

Mango Sheera | Amba Sheera

As I write this recipe for Mango Sheera, I am smiling. Till recently, Sheera was very sacred and the only versions I would accept are plain Sheera, Rava Kesari and Sapata or Banana Sheera as made for Satyanarayana Pooja. However, having started this blog I am exploring other variations like Apple Cinnamon Sheera,

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Smorgastorta - Swedish Savoury Sandwich Cake

Smorgastorta – Savory Sandwich Cake – Guest Post by Jenny Jani Parikh

How would you react if you got up at 5 AM and saw a stream of photographs in your messenger showcasing a unique dish made by a friend? That is what happened to me yesterday. I was moved beyond words and so touched at the effort that Jenny Jani Parikh put into

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Amlechi Uddamethi - Raw Mango Curry with Coconut, Udad Dal and Methi from Goa

Amlechi Uddamethi – A Recipe from Goa

I am crazy about mangoes; ripe and unripe. All through summer they are the main source of sustenance for me. While we Mammidikaya Pappu or Andhra Style Raw Mango Dal almost every week, I also look for some other recipes that use mangoes as the key ingredient. As a result, you will

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Spaghetti in Creamy Vegan Mushroom Sauce

This is perhaps the Creamiest Mushroom Sauce that I have ever had. I have been meaning to make it since the day Nikita told me about it a few weeks ago, but other recipes got in the way. I made this creamy vegan mushroom sauce this weekend to use with

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Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus

Hummus with Roasted Red Bell Pepper

I love Hummus and I loved roasted Red Bell Pepper, so I have combined the two to make Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus. I know that this recipe is out there and has been done many times, but it is the first time I have made it. I was inspired to make

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Kairichi Vatli Dal - Mammidikaya Patholi

Mammidikaya Patholi | Kairichi Vatli Dal

Recently, on a Maharashtrian food forum that I am a part of, I read the recipe for Vatli Dal. As soon as I read it, I was smiling because it was nothing but  Patholi, a classic Andhra dish made with soaked Chana Dal that has been ground to a paste. We make

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