Sooji Laddoo (Semolina Laddu Recipe)

Easy to make Sooji Laddoo that are moist and delicious – these take less than 30 minutes to make. Perfect for any impromptu guests or for festivals. For the final day of this week’s blogging marathon, ‘Prep to plate in under 30 minutes’, I made a dessert. Valli wanted us to make any course for…

Kerala Style Dal (Parippu) Vegan Recipe

Kerala Style Parippu – Creamy red lentils cooked with coconut milk and ground spices. Delicious to serve with steamed rice. Today under ‘Dazzling Dals’ theme, I made a delicious Kerala Style Parippu (aka dal). Lentils are an essential part of our daily meal, so I keep looking for new ways to cook with dal. This…

Pidatha Kinda Pappu (Andhra Jhal Muri)

Jhal Muri a spicy, crunchy and very addictive snack that is widely sold on the beaches of India. I can’t believe we are almost at the finishing line of this month’s mega marathon ‘Explore the Flavors’. Just one more day and we are done with the non stop posting and blogging. So for the penultimate…

Vegan Kheema Pav (Indian Style Sloppy Joe) Recipe

Vegan Kheema Pav (sloppy joe) made with spiced cauliflower simmered with tomatoes and warm Indian spices. Today I have another street food recipe inspired from our visit to Chai Pani restaurant in Nashville. They had Sloppy Jai aka kheema pav on their menu. It sounded so inviting to me but couldn’t order it for obvious…

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…