Grandma’s Signature dish- ‘Til-Bugga’- A Sesame-seed dessert!

There is definitely some sort of magic in grandmothers’ hands, that can make the plainest of foods tasty and appealing to the most finicky of eaters. We all call my grandma as ‘Naniji’, and how ever much I try, I just can’t beat the taste of her home-made food. She is a strict vegetarian to…

Indori Style ‘Bana hua Baked Samosa’!

So firstly, what does ‘Indori’ mean? Well, this word is used to address people like me who belong to a quirky little town in central India called Indore. My lovely, lovely hometown Indore!! So if you are from Indore, or even anywhere from the state of M.P in general, you will be very familiar with…

Celebrating 800 Followers with Indian Motichoor Laddoo!

800 FOLLOWERS!!!!! Gosh, I can’t believe it!! In my mind, I keep on hearing the conversation between hubby and me before I started afoodiehousewife…. Hubby- “You do so much of baking and stuff….why don’t you start a food blog? So many people are doing that nowdays.” Me- “Ho Ho! Who on earth will be interested…

Festive delight: Rich & Creamy Rabri, done two ways!

Every August, I desperately wait for the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, when we bring the idol of Lord Ganesha home for ten days of colorful festivities. Of all the Indian Gods, I just adore our elephant-headed Lord Ganesha for one prime reason- like me, he is a big foodie! Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated in India, during…

Independence Day Special: Tricolor Bundt Cake!

15th August this year marks 70 years of India being an Independent Nation! Whenever I think about 15th August, my mind always transports me back to my school days, where loudspeakers used to appear only for a day, blaring loudly with the patriotic Hindi songs. We would clap during the flag-hoisting and then yawn through…

Favorite Meaty Street-food- Tangy & Spicy Chilly Chicken!

We Indians have a different version of ‘Chinese’ that apparently first originated in the vibrant city of Kolkata. It’s called as – “Indo-chinese” cuisine! So, outside of India, if a newly-migrated Indian tells you that they are extremely fond of Chinese food, you can safely assume that they are not talking about your traditional Chinese…