Mohanthal | Besan Burfi

Mohanthal | Besan Burfi (Without Khoya or Mawa)

I have been meaning to make Mohanthal (Besan Burfi) for ages now and have always been put off by how daunting it is. Then this Diwali, I decided to make it much like I overcame my reluctance to make Badushah | Balushahi last year. 🙂 I am glad I made the effort

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Asoka Halwa is South Indian Style Moong Dal Halwa

Asoka Halwa | Thiruvaiyaru Halwa | South-Indian Moong Dal Halwa – Diwali Recipe

Asoka Halwa is South-Indian Style  Moong Dal Halwa from from the Tanjavur (Tanjore) district of Tamil Nadu. Locally, it is also known as Thiruvaiyaru Halwa after the city where it originated. Making Asoka Halwa is similar to making the North Indian Moong Dal Halwa except that it uses a bit of

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Bombay Halwa | Cornflour Halwa

Bombay Halwa | Karachi Halwa | Cornflour Halwa – Diwali Recipe

I have very fond memories associated with Karachi Halwa (also known as Bombay Halwa in South India). My Uncle was doctor and hosted an annual party for his fellow doctor friends at his home. These parties were the only occasions on which non-vegetarian food and alcohol was allowed into my Grandparents home (It

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Paneer Tikka - Recipe by Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi

Paneer Tikka (Made on a Tawa) | Recipe by Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi

I think my first memories of eating a Paneer dish in a restaurant is of Paneer Tikka Masala. Later, I discovered that we could make it as a starter without the gravy and so whenever I was in search of comfort food, Paneer Tikka is on the top of my list

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A Collection of Diwali Recipes

Diwali (called Deepavali in the South) is the renowned Indian festival of lights. It is the time families and friends come together to celebrate. And where there is a celebration there is always food aplenty.

Here are a collection of Diwali recipes for sweets and savories that you could try this Diwali and enjoy with your near and dear ones.

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Masoor Dal

Masoor Dal: Protein Rich and Healthy Whole Red Lentils

I am a very new convert to the magic of Masoor Dal; in fact I used it for the first time this year to make Masoor Dal Biryani (a vegetarian version  and one with egg). I still had some of this whole red lentil left over and so this week I used it

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