Watermelon Ice Cream – Shack Saturdays

This weekend enjoy the fresh watermelon goodness with your family and friends and beat the heat. Here’s the easy recipe for you all; Preparation Time  5-10 minutes Blending Time  2-5 minutes Servings  6-8 Main Ingredient  Watermelon & Sweetened Condensed Milk Main Equipment  Blender Course  Ice Cream/Dessert Level Of Blending  Medium   Ingredients                               … Continue reading Watermelon Ice Cream – Shack Saturdays

The Versatile Blogger Award

I am so thrilled to receive a hat-trick nomination for The Versatile Blogger Award! 🙂 Many thanks to Saritha, Natasha and Gail for liking my blog and finding it worthy! They all are unique in their own ways and depict versatility in their writing. I love Saritha’s South Indian Recipes, especially the Kerala ones. Natasha’s DIY projects are definitely not to be missed. Gail’s delectable recipes posted alphabetically are very … Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award

Bharwan Bhindi (Stuffed Okra)

Bharwan Bhindi (Stuffed Okra) brings a bag full of childhood memories. Especially the summer vacations. This was a must dish in our food boxes along with Poori (Puffed Indian Wheat Bread) whenever we used to go on a long journey. It stays fresh for over a day at room temperature. Bharwan Bhindi is a traditional North Indian dish and is made with some or the … Continue reading Bharwan Bhindi (Stuffed Okra)

Plain Dosa (Rice and Lentil Crepe) – Shack Saturdays Special

We have always relished Dosas (Rice and Lentil Crepes). If you go to a South-Indian restaurant you will find a variety of dosas in the menu. From plain to masala to mysore masala to cheese and the list goes on. The recipe I am sharing today is that of a Plain Dosa. It is crispy and tastes divine with Coconut Chutney and Sambhar (Spicy Lentil Curry). It … Continue reading Plain Dosa (Rice and Lentil Crepe) – Shack Saturdays Special

Chole Bhature (Chickpeas Curry and Indian Puffed Bread) – Fiesta Friday

Here’s a very delicious platter of Chole (Chickpeas Curry) and Bhature (Indian deep-fried and puffed bread made with plain/refined flour) for you all this Friday! It is a very popular North Indian delicacy which you will find in the menus of most of the North Indian restaurants. It is a favourite combination at home as well and we relish Chole Bhature with lemon pickle and sliced onions. If you … Continue reading Chole Bhature (Chickpeas Curry and Indian Puffed Bread) – Fiesta Friday

Bhature (Deep-fried and Puffed Plain Flour Bread)

Chole Bhature is a very popular North Indian delicacy. You would find it in most of the North Indian restaurant menus. It is a favourite combination at home as well and we relish Chole Bhature with lemon pickle and sliced onions. If you haven’t tried this incredible dish yet, go ahead and give it a try. I had uploaded the recipe for Chole (chickpeas curry) earlier … Continue reading Bhature (Deep-fried and Puffed Plain Flour Bread)

Egg Roll – Shack Saturdays Special

Egg Rolls take me back to my childhood in Patna, India. We used to get these rolls on the road-side carts and those were the yummiest ones I have ever had. These roll-ups take the least effort and are best for a breakfast or as an evening snack. Here are the steps for you all; Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Cooking Time 5-7 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Eggs, Tortillas, … Continue reading Egg Roll – Shack Saturdays Special

Wood Apple Cooler (Bael Ka Sharbat) – Shack Saturdays Special

Here’s a traditional Indian summer drink for you all. This drink is believed to guard against heat stroke. It is brilliant for people having acidity concerns too. Wood Apple Cooler (Bael Ka Sharbat) was an everyday drink for us during summers back in India. I am so glad that Mom brought these for us from India during her trip to Singapore this time and this … Continue reading Wood Apple Cooler (Bael Ka Sharbat) – Shack Saturdays Special

Coconut Chutney – Shack Saturdays Special

Coconut (Nariyal) Chutney has been a family favourite condiment to South Indian dishes like Dosa, Idli and Vada. Ready in two easy steps. Preparation Time  10-15 minutes Grinding Time  3-5 minutes Main Ingredient  Coconut Main Equipment  Grinder Course  Condiment/Side dish Level Of Grinding  Medium Ingredients For Chutney: Freshly Grated Coconut or Dessicated Coconut  1.5 cup Peanuts  1/4 cup Coriander Leaves  a few sprigs Raw Green Chilli  1 … Continue reading Coconut Chutney – Shack Saturdays Special