• moong dal halwa
    Desserts

    Moong Dal Halwa (Sweet made from Yellow Lentils)

    Moong dal halwa is a very healthy recipe for Indian sweets but yes, it contains sugar. However, sugar can be adjusted to taste. But when it’s come to halwa even I don’t mind having few teaspoons more. In India, this is mostly made on festivals and special occasions like wedding. Moong dal halwa is made with mainly three ingredients one is Moong dal (Split Yellow Lentil) which looks like this, The second ingredient is ghee (clarified butter) and sugar. Apart from these ingredients, there are a few but important ingredients which I’ll share in the recipe. And apart from this, you must know it takes lots of stirring, stirring and stirring. Means a…

  • 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…

  • Bread pizza
    Snacks

    Pizza Toast -A Quick and Easy Recipe

    Evenings are really bad for hunger especially when you are left with limited ingredients. If this happens most of the time with you, I have a solution; a recipe for Bread Pizza toast which you can have as an evening snack or when some guests visit. I guarantee you that they would love it. I don’t buy too much groceries because I love fresh food more than frozen or ready to eat. However, exceptions are there but limited. As my hubby is fond of cheese, one can always find it in my refrigerator. Thus, I don’t need to run to a grocery store before preparing it. But, for this recipe we need Grated…