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Sheera (Sweetened Semolina with Raisins n Nuts)

Sheera is a typical Indian sweet dish made with semolina (known as either “rava” or “sooji” in India).  So therefore it’s called as “Sooji ka halwa” also in many places. This very light, fluffy, moist halwa may be eaten for breakfast, served with … Continue reading

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Banana Muffins

Everytime we go to the food store, I buy all the main stuff like fish, meat, vegetables, spices, while the husband and the son go to the fruits corner. They’ll walk through aisles and counters of different types of fresh fruits, … Continue reading

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Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwich

My mother used to make this sandwich for us to take to school or to have as an evening snack. I loved it. But honestly more than the sandwich, I loved the filling. Everytime I would open the fridge, I would eat … Continue reading

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Pigs in a Blanket a.k.a.Sausage puffs

Pigs in a blanket has now becomes a general term for sausage wrapped in just about anything – puff pastry, bacon, pancakes, cabbage….. In UK – when you ask for Pigs in a blanket, you will get Chipolata wrapped in bacon. These are … Continue reading

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Coconut Chocolate Macaroons

  I always loved coconut macaroons. As a kid whenever we went to Carrefour which was not so common because mom mainly did her shopping from the local Indian stores… I would without fail pick up one box of macaroons. Mom … Continue reading

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Aloo Vada, Coriander Chutney, Sweet Chutney…to make Vada Pav

I know many children and adults alike, who are born and brought up or have lived here in the Gulf most of their life and have no ties to places like Mumbai and Delhi, that have rarely eaten chaat food – pani puri, vada pav, pav bhaaji….and so … Continue reading

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Nankatai

I love to bake. Well, that’s an understatement. I’m addicted to baking, I should say. But the problem is my stand-mixer has no place on the kitchen counter and therefore is kept inside its packaging, even now. Everytime I bake, I need to … Continue reading

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