Ari Pidi – Rice Dumplings in Coconut Sauce

Well, I am home, as in Kerala for vacation. If you’re already a follower of Being Wholesome I am sure you might have understood that a week back or so, since I have been posting a little this and that about Onam and other traditional Kerala dishes for a few days now. So, what’s happening…

Pumpkin Leaf & Flower Thoran (Stir Fry with Coconut)

We know Pumpkin is a versatile vegetable that is widely used in cooking and baking which is a favourite of many as well. However, Pumpkin leaf or flower is not something anyone would have thought of as a leafy veg option to cook and serve as a side dish unless you’re from Kerala. Again, not…

Sammu Ke Faloode(Falooda)-Eid Special

As the name suggests, this is Sammu’s Eid special recipe for falooda. I am sure it is one of the summer favourites of most of the Indians, and those who have no idea what falooda is this’s your chance to know. It’s a milk and cream based cold dessert usually made in rose flavour and…

Mango Mastani

Lately, I have been seeing a lot of drool-worthy pictures and recipes of Mango Mastani all over the internet. Although the name sounded quite filmy it suited that tall glass of sunshine topped with vanilla ice cream and cherry. It’s nothing new but our good old mango milkshake with ice cream served with a little…

Masala Rice (Spiced Rice)

Bored of eating the same old plain rice? Spice it up then. How? Here comes the Masala rice, an easy rice preparation made by giving a great twist to the simple & plain basmati rice in a matter of a few minutes with minimal ingredients. This easy-to-cook rice preparation is a tasty meal in itself…

Soy Chunk Cutlets

I don’t know about the rest of the world but cutlets/ croquettes are popular tea time snacks in my hometown. You step into any local café this savoury goodness is a must to see on their menu. It’s one of my favourites and I love the way they serve it with ketchup and onion-green chilli…