Delightful Podi Idlis in Guwahati

A tempting assortment of a dozen delectable and sumptuous baby idlis smeared with two to four types of Podi(s) / gunpowders mixed with ghee, served with red, green and white chutneys and  a bowl of aromatic sambar accompanied with a cup of south Indian filter coffee is an irresistible brunch option that will take you to the…

Ganesh Chaturthi special: popped rice laddoos

Lord Ganpati has finally arrived and we are all set in the mood to welcome him with pomp and gaiety, echoing chants of “Ganpati Bappa Morya!!!“. There is nothing better than welcoming him with his favourite laddooos, sweets, modaks, puran poli, khichdi, halwa, payasam and what not, and laddoos should invariably be a part of his…

Pumpkin Barfi: Janmashtami special

 Shri Krishna Janmashtami—The birth celebration of Lord Shri Krishna deserves a sweet treat as he loves feasting on sweets. Different kinds of sweets including laddoos, barfis, halwa & kheer, malai (cream), makhan (butter) and dahi (yoghurt) are offered to our beloved Bala Gopala ( Little Krishna). We commemorated his birth festivity by offering him this…

Celebrating Indian Independence Day with the Tricolour Idli platter

  Happy Independence Day! to all my fellow Indians. Today is 15th of August and we celebrated the spirit of independence, the spirit of our Tricolour or the “Tiranga”, the national flag of India with this tricoloured and triflavoured idli. The same usual idli recipe infused with colouring and flavouring agents for creating a visual and…

Kheer Tua……A melt in the mouth sweet delicacy

Bengalis share an eternal bond of love with sweets. Every Bengali, except the exceptions of course, have a special craving for sweets and desserts. So here, is an exotic Bengali dessert for all the dessert lovers. The “Kheer Tua”, a popular dessert in the Northeast Indian state of Tripura and some of its’ adjoining regions,…

A Random Sunday Breakfast !!

Here comes a simple Sunday delight for the noodle cravers…….Just felt like quickly preparing something to feed myself and my family on a lazy Sunday morning after getting up late. I was feeling badly hungry and needed to get something done as fast as I can to satiate my hunger pangs as well as tickle…

Kaancha Tok; The sweet & sour summer coolant.

         Hi!! In this burning heat and scorching sun of summer, I want to introduce you to this astonishing, authentic Bengali coolant which can be had either in the form of a refreshing drink or as a meal accompaniment. This traditional coolant is named Kaancha Tok meaning raw sweet & sour chutney in Bengali. While…

Promising Indian dishes waiting to lure the masses

It is incredibly fortunate to be born in India which offers us a treasure trove of delightful foods. Here, we regularly come across many popular sweets and snacks like samosa, jalebi, rasgulla, paani puri, idli, dosa, dhokla and so on, that are found across the length and breadth of the country with slight regional variations…

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