Tropical Fruit Parfait ~ Easy Desserts

For the second day of Summer Coolers, I wanted to make a simple Tropical Fruits Parfait. I ended up getting all the fruits twice to make this simple dessert. The first time I got all the fruits, something came up and I couldn’t make it. Second time ended up the same, somehow I managed to […]

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Vellarikka Pachadi | Kerala Style Cucumber Salad

For the last last and final day of Salads, I have this pachadi from Kerala made with cucumber. Until that moment of making it myself, we never knew why the pachadi served in the feast tasted so delicious. When Amma tasted it, she was so happy saying this is what she always wanted to know. […]

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Thayir Sadam | Spicy Seasoned Curd Rice

For all festivals we make the curd rice along with serving the curds and rice as well. This is because the curd rice is prepared in the morning and is allowed to settle down with the different spices and flavours that gets added to it. Curds/Yogurt is part and parcel of all South Indian meals. […]

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Kesar Pista Shrikhand ~ Easy Gujarati Dessert

In the Gujarati Thali menu, Shrikhand had a permanent place. Even though I have done so many variations of the Shrikhand, I just could’n’t ignore. If you talk about your regular Shrikhand, Aamrakhand, Badam Pistachio Shrikhand, Badam Shrikhand, or little daring to try Chocolate Shrikhand or Strawberry Shrikhand, I have it all. There was nothing […]

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Tzatziki | Greek Creamy Cucumber Dip for Gyro

Tzatziki or Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip was the first one I came across before I knew about Gyro. Somehow this made me check out the recipe in detail and I decided I was going to make it. I made a Veggie Gyro with Tzatziki. This is a famous Greek combination, mostly prepared with meat. I […]

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Easy Mexican Cheese Dip for Tortilla Chips

I wanted to make the typical Mexican Cheese Dip and had to resort to this Easy Cheese Dip as I was running short of time. These tasted so delicious as well and while it may not meet your typical cooked cheese dip, this is surely a best bet when you also have another dip to […]

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Orange Indian Cheesecake

For the final day of the third week of BM#41, it was to be the letter O, under Cooking with Alphabets. This was the recipe that really had me in fix, and only after fixing this, did I decide on the other two. Infact I just couldn’t find one starting with O and made in […]

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