Doodh Pitthas/ Stuffed rice dumplings

  This is a traditional dessert of North East parts of India usually made in the winter months (Paush mahina) . This unique recipe is made by preparing a milk fudge that is stuffed inside a rice ball and dipped in a dense milk syrup. Unlike other dumplings, they are not steamed rather they are…

Sabudana Upma / Sago Savoury Pudding

Sabudana Upma or poha or khichdi is an Indian dish usually prepared when we observe “Fast” on religious days.Its a simple,savoury,tangy and light meal.The main ingredients include potatoes,sabudana/sago and cumin seeds. Sabudana or sago or tapioca can be found all across the world.Sago is nearly pure carbohydrate and has very little protein, vitamins, or minerals….

Butternut Squash and carrot soup

Butternut squash soup is a thick soup,rich in flavours.This makes a complete dinner for me. It is used as a vegetable that can be roasted, toasted,puréed,mashed and used in casseroles, breads, and muffins.The fruit is prepared by removing the skin, stalk, and seeds. One of the most common ways to prepare butternut squash is roasting. To…

Steamed Chicken Dimsums

  Momos or the dimsums are steamed buns with or without fillings.The fillings can be anything of your choice.It is prepared with virtually any combination of ground meat, vegetables, tofu,cottage cheese, vegetable and meat combinations.Personally,I love its chicken combination the most.The best part of momos is that you can have them personalised,steamed or fried or tandoori momos…

Wheat dough dumplings in red lentil soup or Dal piththi

This is an authentic food  of Bihar(in India).A similar form of this recipe is Dal dhokli which is common in Gujrat and Rajasthan .Its a very healthy and delicious recipe.Made by boiling wheat dough dumplings and cooking in Red lentil makes it very soft,tender and delicious.A perfect combination of  whole wheat flour piththis simmered in masoor dal/red…