Rice Noodles Payasam / Kheer

We usually make kheer/payasam with vermicelli that is made out of semolina. This noodles or vermicelli is made from rice and it comes from Thailand. I bought this from one of the Indian stores to prepare lemon sevai but ended up using in payasam. It tastes like heaven in payasam as it is very soft, …

Classic Pound Cake Recipe

Well, I still could not digest that my vacation is over and I am back to the same old routine. Work -> Home -> Repeat. If you had read my previous post (Baked Wonton wraps with Potato peas masala) you would have known that we were in florida keys to celebrate my birthday. To be …

Zucchini Almond Bread

Cinderella is one of my favorite fairy tale character. She lives with her step mother and two step sisters. They neglect and treat her badly. One fine day prince throws a ball so that he can choose his better-half. Fairy God mother helps her to attend the ball when her step sisters leave her behind. …

Carrot Halwa without Milk

Bill Gates is a genius. He is the one who gave us the System Restore Button in Windows. It forgives all our blunders and takes us back to the point before the catastrophe happened. So when he could do this why couldn’t we find a System Restore button for our life? At times we desire …

Eggless Chocolate Cupcake

Wishing you all a very happy, prosperous and an extravagant New Year. Also a very happy Pongal / Sankranthi. It is 2 weeks since the New Year and it has been very promising for us. We finally moved into our new home after a small ceremony (Gruha Pravesam). It was really a challenging move as …

Mango Lassi Recipe

Most of us have a jam-packed freezer but mine is always less than half full. Though I am an impulsive buyer still I don’t prefer to stock food for longer time. My freezer is usually loaded with a pint of ice-cream, puff pastry sheets, naan, green peas, galangal, lemon grass, thai chili and a packet …

Easy Skinny Eggless Pumpkin cake

It is a pleasant sight to see the snow dribbling from the sky and the sun gleaming through the clouds. Starring through the patio door I thought it must be rare . After six grueling winters I have made peace with it.However it has been painfully cold in the neck of my woods. I don’t see …

Ina’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

Sanjana pulled her loose hair and tied it into a ponytail. She looked at Rishi. He was tucked in a sapphire blanket and he was in a deep sleep with his mouth wide open.  She smirked and whispered Happy fifth anniversary into his ears without waking him up.  Seven years ago, she wouldn’t have believed …

Carrot Mango Pecan Bread

Mango season has come to an end, but the flavors and memories are still lingering in my mind. I know they will last even if there is no Mango season. Of course the memories were not built in a day. As soon as the summer break begins we pack up our stuffs and head towards …