Rose-Flavoured Bonda Sherbet| Tender Coconut Drink From Udupi-Mangalore

In the pretty coastal areas of Udupi and Mangalore, ‘bonda’ does not just mean a deep-fried snack that tastes delicious. ‘Bonda‘ is what tender coconut is called in these regions. Bonda sherbet is a beautiful, refreshing drink that you get in these parts of Karnataka, made with tender coconut water and lemon.

This Valentine’s season, I present to you bonda sherbet with a twist – the same beautiful-tasting drink with the hint of rose to it. The rose makes for a lovely addition, I have discovered, to the sherbet, making it all the more delightful. You’ve got to try this out!

Check out the recipe, just in on my photo blog!

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Beetroot & Paneer Cutlet

This Valentine’s season, try out these Beetroot & Paneer Cutlets, beautiful red bites that you and your near and dear ones will surely love. They taste lovely, and are healthy too! Also, they are quite easy to make. We have these cutlets often, as a tea-time snack, and absolutely love them.

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Rehru| Kheru| Himachali Spiced Yogurt| Pahari Cuisine Recipe

Today, I bring to you a very simple but beautiful spiced yogurt recipe from Himachal Pradesh, akin to kadhi that is popular in most other Indian states. Locally called rehru or kheru, this dish tastes absolutely fantastic. It is a breeze to prepare as well. We had this with piping hot rice, and just loved it. I’m sure it would taste great with rotis and parathas as well.

Check out the recipe, just in on my photo blog!

Healthy Walnut Laddoo| Kid-Friendly 3-Ingredient Recipe

Healthy walnut laddoos are a breeze to make, and require just three ingredients – walnuts, raw cane sugar, and a bit of ghee. They have the goodness of walnuts in them (and the teeny-weeny bit of ghee you put in!). Free of refined sugar, they are an easy-peasy snack to make for kids, especially ones that have a sweet tooth!

Check out the recipe, just in on my photo blog!

Chaat Bruschetta| Indian Bruschetta Recipe

By now, you guys must be aware of my love for chaat. I can have chaat any time of the day or night! 🙂 So, when the theme for this week’s Foodie Monday came up – ‘bruschetta recipes’- I decided to add a very Indian twist to it. I decided to turn the bruschetta into a chaat. The result – a chaat bruschetta – was fantabulous, if I may say so myself.

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Pressure Cooker Bombay Sagu| One Pot Aloo Sagu For Pooris

Happy, happy new year, people! 🙂

So, what are you eating this New Year’s day?

I’m making some Bombay sagu with pooris for breakfast today, which the family absolutely adores. We don’t do much of pooris, so it has to be a wonderful occasion (like new year’s day!) to warrant for some frying.

Check out my family recipe for Bombay sagu in a pressure cooker, very simple but so very delicious!

Home-Made Strawberry Butter

Merry Christmas, people! 🙂

What are you eating this XMas? I must tell you that you’ve really got to try out this home-made strawberry butter!

It takes but a few minutes to put together, and tastes absolutely delicious. Apart from a lovely spread for bread, toast and bagels, this home-made strawberry butter makes for a simple and beautiful icing for cakes and muffins. The pretty pink of this butter is eye-catching, just perfect for the Christmas season.

Check out the recipe, just in on my photo blog!