Recipes Beyond Borders- sometimes Exotic, mostly Healthy, always Delicious

Festival and Celebration

How to Soak Fruits for Christmas Fruit Cake

How to Soak Fruits for Christmas Fruit Cake

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How to Soak Fruits for Christmas Fruit Cake, when to soak and what fruits to use, how to feed the fruit till baking time. Non alcoholic soaking or with alcohol

Easy Navaratri Naivedyam and Sundal Recipes

Easy Navaratri Naivedyam and Sundal Recipes

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Pin Share +1Shares 63It is customary to offer Navaratri Naivedyam to the Mother Goddess on each of the 9 days of Navaratri, and for the Pooja to be carried out twice a day, i.e. in the morning and evening. This post brings you Navaratri Naivedyam and […]

Navaratri Golu and How To Keep It

Navaratri Golu and How To Keep It

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Pin Share +1Shares 196The popular Indian festival of Navaratri (or Navarathri/Navratri) is about to begin and I am listing out some of the traditions and significances along with useful and interesting recipes, in a new series on my Blog, on “Navaratri: Fasting and Feasting And […]

Easy Uppu Seedai From Store Bought Flour

Easy Uppu Seedai From Store Bought Flour

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Simple step by step recipe for making easy Uppu Seedai from store bought flour, for a traditional Tamilian savoury made for Gokulashtami naivedyam

Festive Pineapple Rasam -How to make Pineapple Rasam

Festive Pineapple Rasam -How to make Pineapple Rasam

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Festive Pineapple Rasam a tangy South Indian Pineapple Lentil Soup served with rice, papad and sautéed vegetable curry. Popular at Tamilian wedding lunches

Delicious Summery Fresh Cherry Mint Chutney with Orange Peel

Delicious Summery Fresh Cherry Mint Chutney with Orange Peel

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Exotically different from most chutneys, the fresh Cherry Mint Chutney has a refreshingly sweet, slightly tangy taste, subtly flavoured with orange peel

Cherry Compote Yogurt Parfait with Granola

Cherry Compote Yogurt Parfait with Granola

Easy to make, delicious Cherry Compote Yogurt Parfait with Granola. Yogurt layered with cherries, granola or nuts, cocoa powder and homemade cherry compote to top the yogurt.

Easy Homemade Cherry Compote

Easy Homemade Cherry Compote

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Easy Homemade Cherry Compote of fresh dark red cherries flavoured with cinnamon and vanilla. Add some to ice cream and parfaits, drizzle on desserts or pancakes, make a sandwich!

Mango Rice – How to make Raw Mango Rice or Mangai Sadam

Mango Rice – How to make Raw Mango Rice or Mangai Sadam

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Easy, tangy and tasty seasonal raw mango rice or mangai sadam, Tamil style. Grate the mango with the peel and add peanuts for greater flavour and nutrition.

Panakam -Traditional Indian Summer Cooler of Jaggery and Dry Ginger

Panakam -Traditional Indian Summer Cooler of Jaggery and Dry Ginger

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Panakam or Panagam: Traditional chilled drink of Jaggery water with dry ginger -specially made for Sri Rama Navami festival – easy, refreshing and healthy