Khus-khus ka Halwa (Poppy Seeds Pudding)

When winter arrives, I only crave for warm, ghee-laden, and splendid halwa (#pudding). It's a staple in my house for winter breakfasts, and the best part is that this halwa recipe is sugar-free. Piled with fat and nuts, it keeps you full for 3-4 hours. This might be easiest halwa recipe on the planet. You... Continue Reading →


Ganesh Chaturthi with Malpua With Rabri

Mumbai, Rains, and Ganesh Chaturthi hold a really special place in my heart.¬†Ganesh Chaturthi that usually comes in August/September (per Hindu calendar) marks the beginning of the festival season for us. Mumbai residents bring the Ganesh idols home with great fervor. While the enormous crowd in Mumbai is a sight to behold, rest of the... Continue Reading →

Gujarati Kadhi

Gujrati Kadhi was inseparable from our Sunday lunches. My mom always made it spicy with a dash of sweetness. She thickened the yogurt mixture with the chickpea flour (also called gram flour). And the onion pakoras/fritters she made with that was just perfection on a hot sunny afternoon in Mumbai. I tried to enhance this... Continue Reading →

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