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Surul Puri – Crispy, flaky sweet pastry!

Surul Puri is my mom’s specialty. These are flaky, airy, crispy deep fried bites, that just melt in your mouth :). They are almost like eating puff pastry, but without all that fat and guilt. These layers are made with… Continue reading

Ribbon Pakoda/Pokkodam

Its the festive time of the year again!! Happy Diwali to all of you :)

I’m sure most of you have filled the canisters with your sweets and savories, bought the crackers and of course, new clothes!!! Are your diyas… Continue reading

Boiled Urad Dal Murukku/Chakli (Savory Indian Snack)

Happy Diwali in advance! Diwali is one of the most awaited festivals in India. The whole country is full of festivities. Ecstatic and squealing children, ladies busy preparing a variety of sweets and savories and the guys are busy shopping… Continue reading

Rava (Sooji/Semolina) Laddu – Easy!!

Navaratri started on the 7th of October 2010!! The festive season has begun!! As kids, we used to love this season. Its like the Christmas time in the US with festivities that go on for 10 days!! South Indians celebrate… Continue reading

Seven Cup Cake – Chickpea flour (Besan) & Coconut Bar

Seven cup cake is a simple and delicious treat. As the name suggests, the ‘Seven Cup’ stands for the number of cups of ingredients used to prepare this sweet. This is almost a foolproof recipe, there is nothing you can… Continue reading

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