Dark Chocolate & Candied Orange Peel Cookies with Ragi (Eggless): Step by Step

I'm a citrus girl. I love any kind of citrus in just about anything. Lemon, lime,  grapefruit, orange, citron - LOVE all of them. Be it perfumes, creams, shampoos, or lotions, I always pick citrus over floral scents, every single time. That said, I LOVE chocolate. So when I combined dark chocolate and orange in … Continue reading Dark Chocolate & Candied Orange Peel Cookies with Ragi (Eggless): Step by Step

Easy Jam Thumbprint Cookies Recipe (Eggless, using Wheat Flour): Step by Step

There's a little bit of a background to these cookies. STORY ALERT! I very recently bought myself an OTG 😀 This has been long overdue. All these days, because I didn't have an oven, every recipe that called for baking was tweaked to suit the pressure cooker. Although I have accomplished good results with this … Continue reading Easy Jam Thumbprint Cookies Recipe (Eggless, using Wheat Flour): Step by Step

Khara Biscuit (Iyengar bakery style): Step by Step

Khara biscuit (khara translates to spicy/hot in Kannada) is an extremely well-known savoury style bakery item enjoyed by people of all ages. They're flavoured with a delicious paste of of fresh coriander, green chillies and ginger - giving them their characteristic pastel green colour. I remember those times as a child when we enjoyed the … Continue reading Khara Biscuit (Iyengar bakery style): Step by Step

Homemade Multigrain Atta Butter Cookies (a version of the famous Bangalore Benne Biscuit) – using a Pressure Cooker

Anybody who has grown up in Bangalore will fondly remember Iyengar bakeries, and particularly the 'Benne' or butter biscuits, made with all-purpose flour, or maida. These were small, thick, buttery, crumbly cookies that are utterly divine. A trip to any bakery in my childhood would not be complete without bringing home the quintessential vegetable puffs, … Continue reading Homemade Multigrain Atta Butter Cookies (a version of the famous Bangalore Benne Biscuit) – using a Pressure Cooker