• pudina semiya
    Breakfast

    Pudina Semiya (Vermicelli in Mint Sauce)

    This recipe is inspired by Pudina Shavige or Semiya Upma which belongs to Karnataka (State in Southern India) cuisine. The recipe is mostly the same but I removed major ingredients like curry leaves and urad dal (of course, without spoiling the taste) from the main recipe. So I didn’t use the traditional name. Also, I want it to make it convenient to cook with basic ingredients for people from all over the world. The best thing about this recipe is that I am not going to use any dry spice in it. Therefore it’s good for breakfast time when you shouldn’t take too spicy food. You can have it with your favourite chutney…

  • gulab jamun
    Desserts

    Gulab Jamun (Fried Milk Balls in Aromatic Sugar Syrup)

    Gulab Jamun is a classical Indian sweet recipe that you can find in every Indian wedding and mostly during festival time in India. Generally, it is made from khoya (dried whole milk which is made by boiling milk for a longer time in an open pan). But you can also make a recipe for gulab jamun with milk powder (without khoya) as well. So, people who are residing abroad and not able to find khoya can make this version very easily without it. The word Gulab means Rose and Jamun is a type of black coloured berry fruit which is mostly available in India. Maybe because these black coloured balls we’re soaked in…