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Gulab Jamun Cake
Sweets, Baked Goods

Gulab Jamun Cake 5 (8)

Gulab Jamun cake is inspired by a very popular Indian milk-based sweet called ‘Gulab Jamun’. Here it is transformed into a much simpler bundt pistachio infused cake, soaked in fragrant saffron, rosewater, & pistachio syrup. If you have never had Gulab Jamun – It is a deep-fried lemon sized milk-based […]

Spicy Neer Dosa
Breakfast, Crepes/Dosas

Spicy Neer Dosa |Khara Dosa 5 (3)

A colorful breakfast with wonderful spices is this Khara Dosa -Spiced Neer Dosa. The most popular one Mangalorean styled Neer dosa is free of fermentation and can be prepared with just 3 ingredients. Additionally, few spices are added to this batter to make Khara dosa.  It is spicy & tangy. […]

Rava Laddu
Dessert, Vegan, Vegetarian

Instant Rava Laddu 5 (6)

Rava Laddu is a delicate melt in the mouth dessert that is shaped round and made with roasted semolina and sugar syrup infused with aromatic spices like cloves or cardamom or Nutmeg. Raisins and cashews give a beautiful texture and add flavor to these Laddus Looking for a quick dessert? […]

Roasted Poha Chivda
Snacks, Toddler and Older

Roasted Poha Chivda 5 (6)

Roasted Poha Chivda is a quick and delicious dry snack made with flattened rice, nuts, and spices. One of my favorite snack option and it goes perfect with a cup of hot chai. The texture of Chivda is crispy and it is mildly spiced. Flattened rice is nothing but rice […]

Gobi Paratha
Vegan, Indian Bread, Toddler and Older

Gobi Paratha 5 (2)

Gobi Paratha – Stuffed Indian bread with finely grated spiced cauliflower. It is one of the popular parathas from North India. This is one of our family favorite, and I make it often. Typically served for breakfast, accompanied with yogurt, pickle and hot tea. I make them for dinner too. […]

Cornbread Muffins
Snacks, Accompaniment, Vegetarian

Cornbread Muffins 5 (2)

Cornbread Muffins – A perfect snack and side, with a kick of Jalapeño paired with subtle sweetness from honey and Jaggery. Butter these beautiful muffins for extra deliciousness. And the best part is these are fluffy on the inside! My husband and I were regular at this restaurant Z’tejas. It […]