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29 June, 2018

Kashmiri Pulao|Rice Recipes|Pulao Recipes

Kashmiri Pulao|Rice Recipes|Pulao Recipes
Comments : 57 Posted in : Almonds, Bachelor Recipes, Brunch, Cashew Nuts, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Kashmiri Cuisine, Kashmiri Pulao, Kid Friendly, Meal, Nuts, Ocassions, One Pot Meal, Raisins, Rice, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Tiffin box ideas on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Kashmiri Pulao is a mildly sweet pulao and a wonderful fusion of mild spices and rich in dry fruits.  The sweet taste is what makes it different from other rice pulaos or biryani. Kashmir has attracted people for its scenic beauty and the rich culinary heritage. Rice and meat have been a traditional staple food
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5 March, 2018

Sweet Potato Halwa| Ratalyacha God Halwa

Sweet Potato Halwa| Ratalyacha God Halwa
Comments : 54 Posted in : Akshay Tritiya Festive Sweets Recipes, Bachelor Recipes, Dessert, Desserts, Fasting Foods, Festive Cooking, Halwa, Indian Cuisine, Indian Desserts, Keasr/Saffron, Kid Friendly, Lists, Milkmaid, Nuts, Ocassions, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Sugar, Sweet Potato, Sweets on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Sweet Potato Halwa( Ratalyacha God Halwa) is delicious and quick dessert, serve it as a dessert or as a fasting recipe. This method of making halwa is different from the Kees or Ratalyacha sheera ( recipe coming)that I make regularly and I quite liked the taste of this Halwa the added advantage is it is faster.
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22 January, 2018

Ultimate Chocolate Fudge for Valentine’s Day

Ultimate Chocolate Fudge for Valentine’s Day
Comments : 8 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Chocolate, Dessert, Desserts, Festive Cooking, For Chocoholics, Fudge, Kid Friendly, Ocassions, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Sweets on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Chocolate Fudge! What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with this deliciously sinful, decadent, creamy chocolate! You know my love for history and details so please bear with me and read on about Valentine’s Day. By the way, this part has been written by my daughter Apeksha, she says, “Valentine’s Day is a popular
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19 January, 2018

Utterly Delicious Pecan Pie

Utterly Delicious Pecan Pie
Comments : 43 Posted in : American Cuisine, Baked, Blogging Marathon, Dessert, Festive Cooking, Kid Friendly, Nuts, Ocassions, Pecans, Pie, Pie on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Pecan Pie is yummy and tastes awesome when warm. Served during the Holiday Season Pecan Pie is one Southern American dish that can be served with ice cream. I had picked up pecans in Isreal and the idea was to eat them as a snack. Apeksha was the one who said make pecan pie and
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18 January, 2018

Kari Kadubu, a Deep Fried Delicacy from Karnataka

Kari Kadubu, a Deep Fried Delicacy from Karnataka
Comments : 16 Posted in : Akshay Tritiya Festive Sweets Recipes, Chana daal, Daal or Lentils, Deep Frying, Dessert, Festive Cooking, Ganesh Festival Recipe List, Indian Cuisine, Indian Desserts, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Lists on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Kadubu or Kari Kadubu is a deep fried sweet. The outer layer is crisp and crunchy the stuffing is chana dal and jaggery stuffing called hoorna or Puran. This traditional dish in Karnataka is much relished and generally the main sweet for festivities. My best memories of eating kadubu are sitting down for lunch in
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17 January, 2018

Gajak Recipe/Sesame Seed Brittle ~ Makar Sankranti Special

Gajak Recipe/Sesame Seed Brittle ~ Makar Sankranti Special
Comments : 16 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Barfi, Blogging Marathon, Cashew Nuts, Dessert, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Indian Desserts, Kid Friendly, Lists, North Indian Cuisine, Sankranti Special, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Til/Yellu/Sesame Seeds, Whole grains on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Gajak Recipe/Sesame Seed Brittle is a dessert enjoyed traditionally in winter, especially cooked for Makar Sankranti, and well known in North India. Wish you a very Happy Sankranti to all! So what is Makar Sankranti? The first change in the zodiac after the winter solstice which according to the Hindu calendar is the first day
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12 January, 2018

Til Laddu/ Sesame Seeds Ladoos/Tilgul/Ellu Unde

Til Laddu/ Sesame Seeds Ladoos/Tilgul/Ellu Unde
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Dessert, Festive Cooking, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Desserts, Indian Sweets/Barfi, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Laddu/Laddoo/Unde, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Ocassions, Protein Rich Food, Sankranti Special, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Til/ sesame seeds laddu are called Tilgul in Marathi and Ellu Unde in Kannada. Same name for the same delicious ladoos traditionally made for Makar Sankranti. Wish you all a Very Happy Sankranti! Tilgul ghya and good bola! Ellu bele  togond ellu bella hante ironu! For Sankranti, we eat a lot of jaggery and sesame
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25 October, 2017

Serradura, Sawdust Pudding, Macau Pudding

Serradura, Sawdust Pudding, Macau Pudding
Comments : 49 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Chilled Dessert, Christmas List, Cuisine, Dessert, Festive Cooking, Goan, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, No Cook, Portuguese Cuisine, Pudding on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Serradura, sawdust pudding, or Macau pudding are the names of a delicious Portuguese pudding. In Macau, Serradura is “a must” have dessert and very popular. Serradura is a layered pudding with a simple combination of whipped cream and crumbled Marie biscuit. Serradura is called sawdust pudding as in Portuguese serradura is sawdust, which refers to
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20 October, 2017

Mushroom and Fried Banana Sticks in a Kokum Sauce

Mushroom and Fried Banana Sticks in a Kokum Sauce
Comments : 1 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Brunch, Deep Frying, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Protein Rich Food, Quick Meals, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetable Sides on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Mushroom and Fried Raw/Green Banana sticks in a kokum sauce was the general idea around which this dish is developed. Traditional Goan Food is a facebook page of which I am a member. There is a challenge currently #TGF100K Mystery Box Challenge!  where you have to make a dish with mushrooms, bananas, kokum or tamarind, green
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19 October, 2017

Hoot Owl Cookies for Halloween

Hoot Owl Cookies for Halloween
Comments : 9 Posted in : American Cuisine, Bachelor Recipes, Baked, Best present, Biscuits, Blogging Marathon, Cookies, Dessert, Festive Cooking, For the Tiffin Box, Kid Friendly, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Halloween Hoot Owl Cookies are so delicious and simple to make. Halloween party is a new word in my kid’s dictionary. Last year they asked for a cake, a monster cake and me I tried making it. However, I am yet to reach the mental image of a monster cake before I can be satisfied.
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