mysore pak traditional

Traditional Mysore Pak – Guest contribution from Sivakami!

Mysore Pak: My kid’s school is a great place for me to network with other mommies. We are a group now and with the lil time to catch up everyday, we discuss a lot of things that are common. With Diwali around the corner, Sivakami has shared with me her mysore pak preparation that has been passed on by her grandma to her mom. A … Continue reading Traditional Mysore Pak – Guest contribution from Sivakami!

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani – Guest contribution from Satnam Kaur Sihra

Dal Makhani from Satnam :  After moving to the new place near my kids school, Satnam was the first person I got connected with. She is a warm, loving person with full of life and energy. A busy mom of two lovely kids, she teaches phonetics for kids and is so passionate about cooking. Between her busy schedule, she has made an effort to bring … Continue reading Dal Makhani – Guest contribution from Satnam Kaur Sihra

Kandhar Appam – Guest contribution from Mohana

Kandhar Appam – A chettinad special: Picking and dropping your kid at school on your own becomes interesting when we form friends network there. I got to know Mohana at Sarah’s preschool and we chat a lot as we walk our kids back home. We sometimes exchange home made snacks. She says that this recipe has been given to her by her aunt and would … Continue reading Kandhar Appam – Guest contribution from Mohana

Ela Ada – Guest contribution from Nimisha Arun

Ela ada recipe: Nimisha is a business writer, now settled in Bahrain. She is my friend and ex-colleague. Stitching and painting are her passions. She relishes Ela Ada – an authentic Kerala delicacy prepared by her mother and has now shared the recipe on Sarah’s Kitchen. Ingredients: 1 cup rice flour 2 cup water 1 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 cup jaggery Cardamom powder Banana … Continue reading Ela Ada – Guest contribution from Nimisha Arun

Mushroom curry – Guest contribution from Dr. Poorani

Mushroom Curry recipe : Poorani is practising general dentistry in Oman. She was one of my best friends in school. She has tried and liked this recipe of her own make with South Indian flavours in it. Ingredients: Button Mushroom – 1Cup Onions – 2 no – finely chopped Tomato – 1 finely chopped Ginger garlic  paste – 2 tablespoons Coconut milk  – 1 cup … Continue reading Mushroom curry – Guest contribution from Dr. Poorani

Chocolate Recipe – Guest Contribution from Tara

Tara won first prize for her Chocolate recipe. Though it’s not a typical South Indian recipe, I intend to publish all interesting ones from guest contribution. Tara’s chocolate pic coming up soon! Here goes the recipe… Ingredients: Milk Powder : 2 cups Drinking Chocolate : 2 cups Cocoa powder : 1/2(for bitter taste add more quantity) Sugar : 1/2 cup Butter(unsalted) : 100gm Method: 1. … Continue reading Chocolate Recipe – Guest Contribution from Tara

Badam Sweet Recipe – Guest Contribution from Tara

Badam Sweet recipe: Ingredients: Badam : 1 cup Sugar : 1 & 1/2 cups Ghee : 2 cups Milk : 1/4 cup Saffron: 1/4 tspn(optional) Method: 1. Soak Badam in water for 5 to 6 hours. 2. Peel the skin of the soaked badam and grind it with some milk so you get a paste consistency. Grind it in such a way that the Badam … Continue reading Badam Sweet Recipe – Guest Contribution from Tara