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Spiced Banana and Coconut Fritters (Narkel diye Kolar bora)

Spiced Banana and Coconut Fritters

Crispy fried banana and coconut fritters, spiced with fragrant cardamom powder and finally rolled in cinnamon sugar; these fritters are crispy and crunchy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. Absolutely delicious and delightful to eat. This banana and coconut fritters will be a sure shot HIT among your family and friends!

Spiced Banana and Coconut Fritters

β€œLife is short. Eat dessert first. ”

~ Jacques Torres

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Absolutely true!! I wholly and solely follow this quote by Jaques Torres.

Well who can say to Desserts; especially when its sweet fritters like these.  πŸ˜‰

Bengali Masoor Dal – Bengali Style Red Lentil Dal

Bengali Masoor Dal – Bengali Style Red Lentil Dal/Soup

Light, healthy and soupy this red lentil soup/dal (masoor dal) is flavoured with loads of fresh tomatoes and coriander leaves and tempered with mustard seeds and dried red chillies. This simple and wholesome everyday Bengali style masoor dal is most satisfying and comforting food of all time. 

Bengali Masoor Dal - Bengali Style Red Lentil Dal

You can take meat, fish and vegetables away from an Indian, but you cannot take away his dal – “the core of his meal”.

~ Madhur Jaffery (Ultimate Curry Bible)

 

Bengali Masoor Dal - Bengali Style Red Lentil Dal

DAL is a versatile and nutritious and a very satisfying dish. Everyday dal  is a staple in each and every household in India and Indian meal is incomplete without dal/lentil soups. This soupy lentil dish you will find in the poorest as well as the richest homes in India. 

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

This gluten free and guilt free Zucchini, Sweet potatoes and Chicken fritters is made with chickpea flour/ gram flour is super delicious, slightly crispy and herby and is perfect with this Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip. Perfect for sharing!!

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

 

It’s fun to get together and have something good to eat at least once a day. That’s what human life is all about — enjoying things.

~ Julia Childs

 

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

It’s a rainy day and a gloomy, boring and a depressing day today and when ever I see this dull weather, my heart desires and craves for some hot fritters with a cuppa tea, to brighten my day. πŸ™‚

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

Kalonji Baingan – Stuffed Aubergine Fry

Banarasi Kalonji Baingan – Stuffed Aubergine Fry

This famous Banarasi dish is an explosion of spicy and tangy flavours, made by stuffing baby eggplants (baingan/aubergine) with a medley of pickling spices and then frying in mustard oil tempered with Indian five spice (paanch phoron).

Kalonji Baingan - Stuffed Aubergine Fry ( Stuffed Brinjal Fry)

Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.

~Jonathan Safran Foer

Kalonji Baingan - Stuffed Aubergine Fry

BottleGourd With Split Green Gram Dal (Lau Diye Bhaja Moong Dal)

BottleGourd With Split Green Gram Dal (Lau Diye Bhaja Moong Dal)

 

A nutritious, healthy and delicious dish that is easy to prepare and made with fresh bottlegourd and lentils. This dish is yet another comfort food!

BottleGourd With Split Green Gram Dal (Lau Diye Bhaja Moong Dal)

β€œYou don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.”

~ Julia Child

BottleGourd With Split Green Gram Dal (Lau Diye Bhaja Moong Dal)

Yogurt Curry With Gramflour Fritters and Cumin Rice – Kadhi Pakora and Jeera Rice

Yogurt Curry With Gramflour Fritters and Cumin Rice – Kadhi Pakora and Jeera Rice

 

A mildly flavoured yogurt curry laden with Golden fried Gramflour (chickpea flour) Fritters with spicy tempering and served with delicious Cumin flavoured rice. An ultimate Heart warming dish!  

Yogurt Curry With Gramflour Fritters and Cumin Rice - Kadhi Pakora and Jeera Rice

 Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.

Dorothy Day

 

Yogurt Curry With Gramflour Fritters and Cumin Rice - Kadhi Pakora and Jeera Rice

Hanukkah Rugelach w/ Walnuts Raisins and Cinnamon Sugar

Hanukkah Rugelach w/ Walnuts Raisins and Cinnamon Sugar

Rugelach or “little twists” is a buttery and flakey mini Jewish pastry stuffed with walnuts, raisins, chocolate and cinnamon sugar. This irresistible little pastry is so delicious to eat and really really easy to make.

Hanukkah Rugelach w: Walnuts, Raisins and Cinnamon Sugar

Can’t believe how quickly this year flew by! We are just a week away from Christmas and 2 weeks away from New Years. And I cant wait to spend my New years with my family in India. Supaaaa excited.. Yayyy!!! 

2 years!! I am flying home after 2 long years.. My excitement is mounting each day and now we have only 2 weeks to go!  I am so looking forward to be with my loved ones and spending quality time with them. πŸ˜€

Hanukkah Rugelach w/ Walnuts, Raisins and Cinnamon Sugar

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