Malpua Recipe – How to make Malpua

No Holi in my home was complete without malpua -fried pancakes with crisp edges and soft center dunked in sugar syrup! It’s an indulgent dessert for special occasions!

There’s almost always a food ritual associated with big festivals/holidays, isn’t it? Like a sweet which your mom definitely made for Diwali or family favorite mashed potatoes which were always on the table for Thanksgiving dinner. We kind of grow up with these rituals and they are do deeply ingrained in our mind that we unknowingly carry forward these rituals after we becomes adults and have our own family. It’s so amazing how food bonds us all. One of my best...

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Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Homemade Strawberry Syrup made from fresh strawberries! This is my favorite syrup to use on pancakes, waffles, french toast & more!

I am eating so such seasonal stuff in India these days especially things that I don’t really get in the US. For example gajar halwa (carrot pudding) made of red carrots! You do get carrots in the US of course but any north Indian would vouch for the fact that the halwa made from red carrots that you get during winters in Delhi is just no match for the halwa made from orange carrots. It is for this reason that I have stopped making gajar halwa in Seattle. I just can’t bring...

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Cilantro Yogurt Chutney

My favorite Cilantro Yogurt Chutney is great on sandwiches, wraps and is also the perfect accompaniment to parathas, pakoras, samosas & more!

So because my schedule is so packed these days, I thought of sharing this quick and easy Cilantro Yogurt Chutney recipe with you guys. This is one of my favorite chutney and I always make a batch and keep it refrigerated. It never lasts more than a week in my house, sometimes even less. The thing about this chutney is that it is so versatile. You can use it on sandwiches, wraps, salads and so much more. If you love Indian food, then you gotta have a batch...

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