Odisha famous Poda Pitha

About Poda Pitha Poda Pitha, is a traditional ‘pitha’ recipe from Odisha. It is said to be the most favorite pancake of Lord Jagannath of Puri. It is one of the oldest sweet of Odisha. Poda pitha is generally made of rice, jaggery, coconut and lentils. There are a lot of variations of Poda pitha. Most temples…

Madeleine

About Madeleine The madeleine is a traditional small cake from France. Madeleines are very small sponge cakes with a distinctive shell-like shape acquired from being baked in pans with shell-shaped depressions. These delicate and delicious little French butter cakes called Madeleines are light as air with a crisp edge and soft melt in your mouth…

Mango Phirni

What is Firni Phirni also called as firni is a classic slow-cooked Indian sweet pudding made with basmati rice, milk, nuts, sugar and scented with cardamom powder or saffron or rose water. So phirni is nothing but coarsely ground rice pudding.Phirni is best served in clay cups, a unique feature that helps absorb excess water…

Chicken Karahi/Kadhai

What is chicken karahi Chicken Karahi, or kadai chicken, is a dish that originates from the northern and northwestern parts of South Asia. The dish is prepared in a karahi, a type of wok often used in South Asian cooking. It can take between 30 and 50 minutes to prepare and cook the dish. It…

Sushi Burger

Fusion:East meets west — Sushi burger is a fusion dish which is becoming very popular now a days. I decided to make it with my personal twist. I combine iconic American burger and Japanese classic sushi roll with my favourite mutton kebab and crisp potato (Bengali style). For extra zing to the Sushi burger I…

Eggless Mango Mousse with a hidden ingredient

What is Mousse Mousse is a soft prepared food that incorporates air bubbles to give it a light and airy texture. It can range from light and fluffy to creamy and thick, depending on preparation techniques. A mousse may be sweet or savory. The dish is actually originated in France. A  dessert mousse can be made…

Sweet Rice/Meethi Chawal/Zarda

Sweet rice or meethi chawal is a traditional sweet dish of Indian subcontinent made with boiled rice, sugar, dry fruits and saffron. This dish is also known as zarda. The name”Zarda” comes from a Persian word “zard” meaning “yellow”, as the colour of the dish is bright yellow . The dish is typically served as…

Chocolate Salami

About the recipe Chocolate salami is a well known Portuguese/Italian no-bake dessert consisting of cocoa/melted chocolate, broken biscuits, butter, cream and sometimes nuts. These ingredients are melted into the chocolate and rolled into a sausage shape to replicate the look of salami.The texture of the smooth ganache combined with the crunchy biscuits and nuts are…

Spicy Prawn Chukha

Today I am sharing a delicious, vibrant coloured prawn recipe inspired from South Indian cuisine. I have many South Indian friends and love their food too much. I had chicken chukha dish in one of my friend’s house. I loved the colour and flavour of that dish. The red colour comes from tomato and red…

Coffee Walnut Biscotti

Biscotti is Italian rectangular Biscuits or cookies that originated in the Tuscan city of Prato. They are made of flour, baking powder, nuts and dry fruits. At first they are baked like cake and then baked twice to make them crisp like biscuits. Biscotti are baked twice, which gives them their dry, crunchy texture. The dough is first shaped into…

Lamington Cake Squares

About the recipe A lamington is an Australian cake made from squares of butter cake or sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate sauce and rolled in dried shredded coconut. The thin mixture is absorbed into the outside of the sponge cake and left to set, giving the cake a distinctive texture. These cake squares are simply irresistible…