Archive for July, 2008

KrungThai, AmarinThai In South Bay Area

By RS + July 28th, 2008

I am big fan of Thai food. The spice, flavor of basil and lemon grass, the taste of coconut milk, everything. My favorite Thai dish of all is their green and red curry followed by the Choo Chee Tofu* dish.
My personal Thai favs in the South Bay area is Krung Thai, followed by Amarin [...]

Homemade Pesto Sauce

By RS + July 15th, 2008

Everyone in our family including my 3.5 year old daughter and my 13 month old toddler love pasta with pesto sauce. My daughter calls is “green sauce”. The store bought ones don’t retain the fresh basil smell and I have no control over the amount of oil and cheese that is added to it. Every time I find fresh basil leaves in our neighborhood Trader Joe’s, I am sure to pick a bunch and run it through the processor for some yummiculous pesto sauce.

Besan Laddoo(Chickpeas Flour Laddoo)

By anvis + July 11th, 2008

I always remember eating besan laddoos from my childhood whenever we visited temple and I always love eating them.We generally make them during festivals especially Diwali. My husband is a big fan of besan laddoos so whenever he demands it, I always end up making it for him.


2 cups Besan
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup ghee
1 [...]

Chole Masala(Chick Peas Gravy)

By anvis + July 11th, 2008

The globally famous Chole Masala. The minute you tell a Non-Indian that you are an Indian, in the context of food o’course, there is a pretty good probability they ask you if you know to make Chole. And they are almost always pleasantly surprised that is not that difficult to make.


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