McAloo Tikki Burger

These McAloo Tikki Burgers are the most loved burgers in India. Crunchy potato patties sandwiched with some Mayo, Onions, Tomato and the softest burger buns ever!

McAloo Tikki Burger Recipe step by step pictures | Mcdonald's Burgers in India | Copycat recipes | How to make McDonald's McAloo Tikki Burger at home | recipe from scratch - by Foodomania.com

I’d be lying if I said I don’t dream about McAloo Tikki. Come on. Haven’t you? even writing about it makes me smile with a foolish fondness I reserve for very few people / things in my life. This & this being 2 of them.

Every visit to Mcdonald’s has me ordering the same burger over and over again. One of the many reasons I love Indian food is that it just makes ANY dish taste 10 times better! Well, maybe not. Maybe it is just my preference, but there’s no denying the fact that Indian food is incredibly tasty.

The classic American burger was given a desi twist when McDonald’s came to India – to adhere to the Indian taste preferences. And with this customization, McDonald’s drew millions of Indians out of their homes and into its little eateries – to consume one of their many desi burgers.

While I do thank Mcdonald’s for its genius inventions, I’m also starting to understand the science of cooking food. And as much as I love making my life easier by paying a few bucks for a quick fast food, I know that my body will thank me for every bit of morsel I cook at home – with so much care. Now, we all have to find a trade-off somewhere right?    (more…)

Dulce De Leche

Demystifying the luscious Dulce de Leche! Making this ooey gooey treat in a pressure cooker is *hands down* the easiest and fastest method of all!

How to make Dulce de Leche - Quick Pressure Cooker Method - step by step recipe written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Let’s talk kitchen experiments!

The kind of experiments that can go wrong… but if done right (and it doesn’t take much to follow instructions), one discovers nirvana! This is where the heart is, people! Right here with this fantastic Dulce de Leche. Everything is right with the world when you know you’ve got the secret weapon to make the most magical milk-based treats ever!

Let’s start with condensed milk.

Are you with me? Or are you in an imaginary world where you are the King / Queen and a cup of this golden liquid is presented to you to be devoured by your Majesty?

If yes, just hold on a little while longer my kings & queens. Because as delicious as condensed milk is as is… you are yet to experience a more intense kind of deliciousness that mankind has to offer. Give me 1 can of condensed milk, a pressure cooker, some water and 40 minutes. That’s all. And I’ll make you a more awesome (if not awesomely awesome!) treat that you will cherish forever!

And that, of course, is a treat fit for all you amazing Kings and Queens!    (more…)

Cheesy Pizza Monkey Bread

Attention all you bread lovers, this cheesy Pizza Monkey Bread recipe from scratch is all you need for eternity! Stuffed with cheese and topped off with fresh pizza sauce, these fluffy rolls will leave you craving for more!

Cheesy Pizza Monkey Bread Recipe with step by step pictures | Easy Pull Apart Rolls written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Do yourself a favor and double the recipe, please! I mean, come ON! You are looking at one of the cheesiest, fluffiest, tastiest bread I’ve ever made – which is not so overly cheesy that it would give you a tummy ache and yet cheesy enough to leave you licking your fingers for hours after!

Did I ever mention that I’m the self-proclaimed queen of Subtlety?

These rolls are every bit as good as they sound. No, they are even better than that! Fresh pizza sauce, herbs, cheese and an easy homemade pizza dough recipe. But instead of a pizza, you’re making little bites of cheesy goodness. It’s like your regular old version of a Margarita Pizza, just turned up a notch!  (more…)

Baked French Fries

You can cut the fat and retain all the crispiness with these delicious oven baked french fries!

Baked French Fries Recipe | Best Crispy Oven "Fries" recipe written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

So here’s a pop quiz for ya – What is super crunchy, made with 1/20th of the fat that is required in its original recipe and is ultra joy-inducing? You guessed it – my baked french fries!

You like french fries, right?

That, my friends, is a rhetorical question. I’m merely stating a fact. Everyone likes french fries! I’ve been perfecting these fries for a really long time. French fries are by far the most highly requested recipe here on Foodomania. While there are a gazillion recipes out there on the internet, I wanted to wait until I had nailed the perfect technique to make this classic. And because this is indeed an all time favorite, I looked for alternative ways to cut the fat and yet retain all the goodness of french fries.

And I proudly present to you, the best ever baked french fries recipe you’ll ever need!    (more…)