Sweet pongal / Rice and Lentil pudding

A famous dessert, called sweet pongal, made in south India All these years, I knew about only one type of sweet pongal, which is made with rice, milk and jaggery or sugar. But recently, when my mother-in-law shared that she’s making this special pongal with rice and dal (yellow lentils) mix, I got tempted to…

Strawberries and frozen yogurt

I have never been very fond of strawberries before. My husband’s a foodie and has a great taste for good food, he’s the one who keeps introducing me to amazing cuisines and persuades me to taste different drinks (as in fruit shakes). He recently got fond of a drink called ‘Matcha Latte’, which he tasted…

Food on my plate – Arbi/Taro Root

While at home, my day to day activities mostly focus on what to cook, and how to keep my child engaged. Talking about the former one, few days back I noticed Arbi (call it Taro root or Arbi or Colocasia as you may) lying in my refrigerator since a while. So far, I had only…