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

Pistachio Kunafa/ Kanafe/ Kanafah

A Middle Eastern dessert, Kunafa made with crunchy shredded phyllo pastry filled with a creamy gooey mixture of mozzarella cheese and semolina and finally sweetened with an authentic scented sugar syrup. In our home, it’s not Ramadan without Kunafa, our go to Ramadan dessert indulgence. There are numerous ways to prepare this sweet dish. TodayRead more