Homemade Yogurt + Tips to set it right

homemade yogurt in clay pot

Where should I start about Yogurt?

If I get carried away which I almost always do, I might start on a poetic note. Such as, if yogurt was a flower, I’d imagine it would be magnolia or white rose.

But I am glad it isn’t. Because, hypothetically speaking, if there’s one good reason I can’t be a full time vegan, it has got to be yogurt other than ghee of course.

Really. You know what is indispensable in my kitchen?

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Kalonji Paratha

Super soft Roasted Butternut squash Paratha speckled with Nigella seeds

Butternut squash paratha

Recently when I was reading this, I realized just how well we, my daughter and I, fit into the foodie mom-picky eater child paradox that I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. I often resort to sneaking vegetables and fruits, vegetables mostly, so that my almost-five-year-old gets her nutrition while fussing less about new food she’s not comfortable eating or even touching.

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Walnut Date Burfi

Walnut Date Squares with Flax seeds and Dark Chocolate

Cannot believe this year has flown by so fast, it is that time of the year already!

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Coconut Badam Burfi

Coconut Almond Fudge

Remember, in my after vacation come back post, I mentioned that all I did was eating and zero cooking, when I was back home in India? It was true. And, I also hoped to share recipes of some lovely food I ate then. So, this is from one such unforgettable eating experiences.

While I was in Mysore, my maami (uncle’s wife) had prepared special sweets and savories to welcome the longtime visiting family, ahem, us. When she offered me a coconut burfi, at first , I was judgemental. How didfferent can a coconut burfi be?

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