Buttermilk Biscuits from scratch

Make the flaky buttermilk biscuits with this recipe tutorial (video included)!

How to make Buttermilk Biscuits from scratch Recipe Tutorial | Foodomania

Since I discovered how amazing buttermilk is in baking, I’ve been wanting to try my hand at the very popular (and sometimes feared) buttermilk biscuits. I get why people might not light to attempt making these from scratch at home. While the ingredients required to make the dough are very few and very basic, the steps are very particular. You absolutely must keep everything as cold as possible – from mixing the dough till baking the biscuits. And when you’re working with so much butter, it isn’t the most easy thing to do.

But if you nail these straightforward steps (just ensure utmost precision), then you’ll have yourself some amazing dough to work with. And when baked into biscuits, you’ll have your very own homemade buttermilk biscuits from scratch!   (more…)

Dal Pakwan

Dal Pakwan is a classic Sindhi Breakfast Dish

Sindhi Dal Pakwan Recipe | How to make Dal Pakwaan from scratch recipe by foodomania

Look, I made Dal Pakwan! Can you believe I hadn’t tasted this Sindhi delicacy until a couple months ago?

A dal pakwan is a combination of dal (lentils) and pakwan (crunchy snack). The idea is to dip the pakwan in the dal and eat it. Adding to the flavors are sweet and spicy chutneys and onions and cilantro that take this dish up a notch. You don’t have to serve them on the side,  but I highly suggest you do.

Dal Pakwan has quickly replaced my favorite Ragda Puri. Both are similar in that there’s a lentil based curry and something crunchy served with sweet and spicy chutneys. The next time you have some time and want to make something peppy, think of making the Sindhi dal pakwan!   (more…)

Aamras

Aamras – the Indian flavored Mango puree that everyone just loves!

Aamras Recipe | Indian Flavored Mango Puree | Easy Aamras with Puri

Mangoes are in season!

I’m yet to meet someone who despises mangoes. How can one really?  For someone with a sweet tooth as intense as mine, desserts are the bane of our existence! Moderation, Special occasions are words we don’t find in our dictionary. But dessert cravings can be managed. A mango is all I need to forget about that chocolate cake (wait – did I say cake? gotta make me some of that now!).

Aamras is simply mango puree flavored with cardamom or ginger. That’s it. You can probably stop reading now since that’s all there is to this recipe! But if you want, I’ll write it out for you!

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Sindhi Koki

An attempt to make the Sindhi Koki recipe

How to make healthy Sindhi Koki Recipe at home with step by step pictures - by Kavitha Ramaswamy @ Foodomania.com

My Sindhi friend and colleague tells me this is veryyyyy close to her authentic Koki recipe.

Why did I tell you this?

Because it is difficult to nail the perfect Sindhi Koki. So I’m mighty pleased that I came thisssss close to the Koki she is used to. I’m going to keep trying. But apparently every Sindhi household has its own version of the Koki. So there are tonnes of possibilities.    (more…)