Kodubale – A Spicy Crunchy Munchy from Karnataka

Kodubale is a spicy crispy rice murukku from Karnataka. I super delighted to have made this snack which is a spicier version of my favourite Chegodilu from my home state of Andhra Pradesh. This recipe was suggested to make by my friend Aparna Sitaraman who has taken it upon herself to

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Traditional Mysore Pak – The Firm and Porous Kind – A Diwali Recipe

Mysore Pak. For me this traditional sweet is forever synonymous with the joy and happiness associated with a family activity. My mother was the Queen of Mysore Pak (may be that is why I did not try it out so many years, afraid of not being able to match her). Amma

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Maladu | Maa Laddu | Senagapappu Undalu | Pottukadalai Urundai

Every Diwali, one of the challenges for working women is how to make wonderful sweets and savouries at home to keep up with tradition while balancing work and other responsibilities. I can quite identify with this because I have seen my Mom and Aunts deal with it and am now facing

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Sev Burfi or Singhar Ji Barfi – A Sindhi Sweet – Diwali Special Recipe

Singhar ji Barfi or as it is often called Sev Burfi is a very famous Sindhi sweet. I was introduced to it while I was studying for my engineering degree by my friend Bindu Kodwaney. One Diwali she took me to this wonderful place called Tharu Sweets in Bandra, Mumbai and introduced me to

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Shankarpali | Shakkar Para | Sweet Maida Diamond Biscuit

Shakkar Pare (called Shankarpali in Maharashtra and Sweet Diamond Maida Biscuits in South India) are crunchy-muchies of the sweet sort that are a great favourite with Indians. Commonly made during festivals such as Diwali or Holi, these sweet treats are quite popular with young and old alike. Want more recipes for snacks? Try my recipes

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A Roundup of Diwali Sweets and Savouries

Diwali is just a couple of days away! I have been meaning to do this post for a while but time just got away from me. Here is are some recipes of easy-to-make sweets and savouries. Laddoos Besan Laddoo Minapa Sunni Undalu or Udad Dal Laddu Easy Coconut Laddoo with Condensed Milk

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