Sheermal (Vegan Recipe)

Sheermal is an rich aromatic flatbread flavored with saffron and ground cardamom. For the second day of blogging marathon under ‘Sweet Flatbreads’ theme, I made some rich and aromatic flatbread called Sheermal. These are traditional flatbreads  of Persion origin — frequently made in Iran. They brought them to India and this bread is made popular…

Coconut Malai Laddoo Recipe

BM# 73: Week 4/ Day 1 Theme: Bookmarked Recipes Dish: Coconut Malai Laddoo from Manjula’s Desi Fiesta We are in the last week of this month’s blogging marathon and my theme for this week is probably one of my most favorite themes, ‘Bookmarked Recipes‘. This theme gives me a chance to try some of the recipes…

Til ki Burfi (Sesame Ricotta Fudge)

BM# 72: Week 2/ Day 2 Theme: Festival Special Dish: Lohri — Til ki Burfi For the second day of this week’s ‘festival special’, I made Til Burfi to celebrate Lohri. It is a popular festival celebrated in Punjab and is traditionally associated with the harvest of crops in January. It also commemorates the passing of…

Aloo Paratha

I have nothing to boast about my roti making skills. I have to kick myself in the back for not even trying to watch and learn when my mom made rotis. I couldn’t even roll a roti (I’m not too confident even now, to be honest) until my husband taught me how to. He used to make rotis for us and slowly I started learning and making them on my own. Both of us are not big roti eaters and frankly during the week I don’t have time to make them. When my MIL visits us, she makes the rotis…