An easy simple sweet is all I am.

An easy simple sweet is all I am.

Nikhila Vishnuvajhala

Have you realized that most Indian sweets require only 3 ingredients?  Indian sweets have always been focussed around milk and milk products. This holy trinity of milk, curd and ghee is as ancient ...

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Your one pot healthy meal! How this South Indian spicy Kichdi came into being?

Your one pot healthy meal! How this South Indian spicy Kichdi came into being?

Nikhila Vishnuvajhala

Bisibele bath or Bisi Bele Huliyanna is a spicy, rice-based dish with origins in the state of Karnataka, India. The word bisi bēle bhāt literally means hot lentil rice mixture in kannada language. ...

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You've definitely heard of Poha but have you tried this version of it called "Gojjavalakki"?

You've definitely heard of Poha but have you tried this version of it called "Gojjavalakki"?

Nikhila Vishnuvajhala

Poha was international even before the invention of cornflakes by John Harvey Kellogg of Michigan. When the British came to India, they found this easy-to-prepare grain, a useful product for their ...

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Your idli's best friend! How did history play its part in naming this dish 'Sambhar'?

Your idli's best friend! How did history play its part in naming this dish 'Sambhar'?

Nikhila Vishnuvajhala

On a busy work day or while traveling you manage to squeeze in just about 15 minutes for breakfast at the local eatery. You skim through the menu and wonder what is it that they can bring to the ta...

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A Rotti unlike any other! Soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside, have you ever tried?

A Rotti unlike any other! Soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside, have you ever tried?

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Roti, is commonly referred to the Indian flat bread that you get in nearly every Indian hotel around the globe. Commonly made with Wheat, the more regional roti's are made from Rice, Bajra (finger...

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A breakfast in so many avatars, in so many colours, yet so humble & simple!

A breakfast in so many avatars, in so many colours, yet so humble & simple!

Nikhila Vishnuvajhala

All it needs is a tadka, veggies, and sooji. As the morning dawns on this cold winter day, I can smell that tadka, I think a neighbor used ghee for it and that ginger is distinct and it almost tran...

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