This Diwali I am restraining my self from going overboard indulging in sweets and savouries. The first step was to make healthy snacks and so here I am with the recipe for Murmura Chivda | Kurmura Chivda. This recipe uses very little oil and yet the result is a crunchy snackContinue reading
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 effortContinue reading
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 ofContinue reading
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 (ItContinue reading
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.Continue reading
Now that Navratri is winding down it is time to think of Diwali. How time flies! While I have a great Collection of Diwali Recipes on the blog, I realised that it is missing some popular recipes; like Rava Laddu. So here I am to set that right. My mother alwaysContinue reading