Appe / Paniyaram / Paddu

Appe / Kuzhi Paniyaram / Paddu typically originate from southern part of India. They are the semi circular dumplings made from rice & urad dal batter or idli batter. A special pan is used to make these called Paniyaram Chatti or Appe Pan. They can be made plain, spiced or even sweet as well. The…

Shrewsbury Biscuits

They say you haven’t had a real biscuit until you have had famous Shrewsbury Biscuits from Kayani bakery from Pune. It was raining outside today even though it’s mid October now (very unusual for Pune this year). I decided to recreate these buttery beauties so that I can reliah it with a hot cup of…

Instant Dhokala

Dhokala is a vegetarian snack originating from Gujarat. It is traditionally made with fermented batter using besan. This recipe avoids waiting for batter to be fermented by making use of fruit salt and making it in micro wave. So enjoy this quick and easy dhokala, garnish it with mustar, jeera and turmeric tempering as well…