Chocolate peda | Chocolate mawa peda (Chocolate flavored Indian milk fudge)

Chocolate peda/chocolate mawa peda is perfect to grace your festive sweet platter this Diwali! Make some and spread the love & sweetness with friends and family through these delicious Chocolate Indian milk fudge.

This chocolate peda is just a variation of the regular peda made with mawa ( evaporated milk solids) with the addition of cocoa powder. It is creamy, chocolaty, rich and just melts in the mouth. You can use the same recipe to make burfi instead, simply spread the mixture in a greased plate up to 1/2 inch in height. Let it cool and cut into pieces. Continue reading →


Goan mussel curry | Goan coconut-curry mussels

This Goan mussel curry is a mildly spiced, slightly tangy, flavorful coconut curry. The curry is a very basic Goan fish curry, but when mussels go in, the curry takes on the beautiful and unique flavor of the mussels.

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Shahi paneer recipe | Restaurant style Shahi paneer

Shahi Paneer is a very rich and decadent, North Indian curry. Cubes of paneer (Indian Cottage cheese) are simmered in a creamy, nutty and luscious onion-tomato curry, with mild and sweet undertones of whole spices and floral notes of saffron. Shahi paneer is thus Shahi, which simply means Royal in Hindi.

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Vegetable mayonnaise sandwich | Mayo sandwich | Grilled mayo sandwich

Vegetable mayonnaise sandwiches make for a quick snack or appetizer or even a yummy accompaniment during tea time. Although they aren’t the healthiest of sandwiches, it’s nice to indulge on some once in a blue moon or serve them during potlucks, parties or even perfect to be made for an occasional brunch. Delicious, creamy and tangy mayo sandwiches, who can resist these?

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Coriander coconut chutney | Green coconut chutney recipe for idli/dosa/uttapam

This green Coriander Coconut Chutney made with freshly grated coconut and fresh coriander/cilantro leaves is a delicious accompaniment for idli, dosa’s, uttapam, vadas.

Idli, Dosa and the likes are seriously incomplete without sides such as sambhar, chutneys, and podi. This is a very basic variation of the many existing coconut chutneys and a very simple one, to say the least. You just need grated coconut and coriander leaves as the main ingredients, the remainder of the ingredients can be varied.


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