Kesar Phirni – Saffron Rice Pudding

Note: This dessert is slightly different from the regular rice kheer which is made from whole grains of rice. Basmati is the preferred rice for making this recipe. To all you wonderful mommies out there, toiling to nurture n nourish your families & children day in & day out, mostly making 24/7 parenting seem effortless!Continue reading “Kesar Phirni – Saffron Rice Pudding”

Tangy Konkani Batata Saung

One of my favourites, a popular staple from any Konkani kitchen, Batata Saung. A tasty potato curry with just 2 basic ingredients onions and potatoes, spiced with red chilli and tamarind into a lovely tangy, medium spicy gravy flavoured with the sweetness of onions. Easy to make! Recipe for Tangy Konkani Batata Saung Ingredients (ServesContinue reading “Tangy Konkani Batata Saung”

Konkani Dali Toye/Thoy with Steamed Rice

My mum belongs to a rather small community from the southern state of Karnataka, India. The Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin community, though originally from Kashmir, settled down along the coast of North Karnataka, around Karwar a few centuries ago and adapted their food habits to the local produce such as coconut, tamarind, red chillies as wellContinue reading “Konkani Dali Toye/Thoy with Steamed Rice”

Crunchy Roasted Masala Papad Cones

Scrumptious & crunchy roasted masala papad cones filled with a delightful tomato-onion salsa. The perfect non-oily appetiser for your next house party! Recipe for Crunchy Roasted Masala Papad Cones Ingredients Serves (4 – 6 people) 4-6 Punjabi or Garlic papads for roasting For the fresh salsa filling: 2 medium sized onions, finely chopped 2 mediumContinue reading “Crunchy Roasted Masala Papad Cones”

Aloo Tuk – Crispy Golden Fried Potato Bites

The sudden rains this evening urged me to run into the kitchen to reach out for potatoes. The rain drops my window pane looked at me longingly, waiting for me to give in to them & so they’re entirely to blame for my sudden craving for something chatpata. I made a popular Sindhi snack/starter, theContinue reading “Aloo Tuk – Crispy Golden Fried Potato Bites”