Happy Diwali – Nankhatai

Happy diwali to all my dear readers. Given that Diwali is almost upon us  tomorrow, I thought I would celebrate by sharing my Nankhatai recipe. Go guilt free this diwali with my low fat, vegan, gluten free version that delivers fully on taste & texture without compromise. Nankhatai is an Indian shortbread served during festive…

Buckwheat coconut milk pudding sweetened with country sugar

a dinner celebration! a dessert for my guest with a sweet tooth 🙂 a recipe that I happened to think up just today 🙂 I hadn’t taken strict measurements as I was just cooking, not planning to blog about it. But when my guest liked it so much that he went for it again as a…

Appam

Happy Diwali! The festival of lights is here. ..and appam is a great way to celebrate.. This is my mom`s Palakkad iyer recipe that she makes in a special appam pan, however I got lucky when I spotted an electric doughnut pan that was the perfect size for appams. Ingredients 1 cup raw white rice(patna rice…

French Upside Down Apple Pie

Is it plums, is it dates asked my dinner guests enchanted as I served this upside down dessert. Apples everywhere in the grocery store so couldn’t resist dusting off my recipe book to bring out this classic which I made frequently over 15 years ago. Its not surprising that this French upside down apple pie…