Mexican Macaroni Salad

This is a tasty, creamy macaroni salad with a Mexican twist.  Macaroni salad is a party/ potluck/ cookout staple. No get-together is complete without a giant chilled bowl of macaroni salad. If you are bored with the usual classic salad, try this Mexican inspired one with a mayo and salsa based dressing.  I had preparedRead more

Creamy Chicken Sandwich Casserole

Creamy Chicken Sandwich Casserole is the perfect savory recipe to feed a crowd.  Who doesn’t need good party recipes to feed a crowd without spending hours getting everything ready in the kitchen. This is such a recipe where we can bake all the sandwiches as a big batch in a casserole. These little sandwiches areRead more

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Soft and fluffy pancakes made with whole wheat flour. Perfect for a light and healthy breakfast. I just realized recently that over the years I forgot to post the recipe of a basic pancake. I’m remedying that today with these delicious, light and fluffy, 100% whole wheat pancakes made from scratch. If you are lookingRead more

Valayappam/ Funnel Cake/ Kaiveeshal

Valayappam/ Funnel Cakes are deep fried pancake like batter topped with powdered sugar. Hey! Here I am, late as usual with the first post of 2019. Hope this year started off well for you all. Mine was amazing as I was with my family in Dubai for new years. 🙂 Now I am back inRead more

Hyderabadi Wedding Chicken Fry

A delicious fried chicken which is usually served during Hyderabadi weddings.  I have never been to a Hyderabadi wedding but heard a lot about the unique, royal dishes they serve during the function. I saw this shadiyon wala red chicken fry (as how it is popularly known) recipe in YouTube recently and I knew instantlyRead more

Banana Fritters/ Pazham Pori

Pazham Pori is a popular snack from Kerala made with ripe plantains. Banana slices are dipped in a flour batter and deep fried. With this recipe, you will get  crisp banana fritters everytime.  Pazham pori…oh my God!!! I just love these. Served warm and crisp with a hot cup of chai is the best snackRead more

Mafroukeh Truffles

Mafroukeh which is a Lebanese dessert is made of semolina, pistachios, sugar and butter infused with sugar syrup, and rose water. It is filled with a cream called ashta (I have replaced it with mascorpone cheese). Here I have made truffles out of it, making it look more appealing. This is easily one of my favorite ArabicRead more