Exotic, Snack, South Indian, Sweet

Puran Poli – A labor of love.

Background: Puran poli is one of my all time favorite sweets. It is one of those dishes that are made occasionally when people visit or for festivals though nothing specific comes to mind. For me it is a labor of love. Mixing, measuring, grinding and patting it in shape. Amma pours her love into it […]

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Food, Snack

Pakoras/Bhajji – Deep Fried Vegetable Fritters

Background: Snowy, icy bad weather days lend themselves to hot pakoras and spiced sweet chai. Today was one such day and I made molagai bhajji. These mildly spicy light green colored peppers make excellent fritters. Stuff you will need: Mild green colored peppers – 8 cut into half or into thirds Bengal gram flour – […]

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