Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Mah Lai Goh/Cantonese Steamed Sponge Cake

While i was googling for an interesting steamed dish, i accidentally crossed this Mah Lai Goh aka Steamed spongy cake. Actually Mah Lai means Malay and Goh as means Cake, this Cantonese/ Malaysian steamed cake is definitely a dangerous cake, served along with tea or coffee, you just cant stop munching this steamed cake. This steamed cake is very easy to prepare as well, and the end result is a super spongy, fluffy and very light cake. Many blogs says that this Mah Lai Goh have its origin from Chinese Cantonese cuisine, and this cake is served in many Dim sum restaurants.This brown sugar steamed cake is my recent favourite. Trust me, i seriously loved this steamed spongy cake as it came out extremely light.

Malaysian/Cantonese Steamed Sweet Cake

Friday, January 19, 2018

Peanut Poli/Shenga Holige/Ground Nut Sweet Paratha

If you love sesame seeds and jaggery poli, then you will seriously enjoy this peanut poli. Its one of the easiest sweet paratha aka poli to prepare for any special occasions to serve and enjoy with your loved ones. No need of making syrup or stirring the filling. Just grind the roasted peanuts with grated jaggery  along with whole cardamom pods, your filling is ready to make some dangerously addictive protein rich holige. This poli is also from Northern Karnataka where this kind of interesting holige are quite famous, and these sort of sweet parathas have their own place especially in Diwali feast platter.

Peanut Poli, Peanut Jaggery Poli

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sajjaka Holige/Rava Obbattu/Semolina Poli

My today's post is from Northern part of Karnataka, this rava obbattu aka Sajjaka holige is quite popular there. Prepared with a simple rava and jaggery stuffing, this sweet flatbread will definitely please anyone's sweet tooth. And this sweet is made during the Dusshera/Dasara festival season. With a simple wheat chappathi dough, i prepared quickly this sweet poli and this dish tastes absolutely fabulous to enjoy with a mug of spiced black tea.

Rava Jaggery Poli, Sajjaka Holige

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Thengai Poli/Kayi Holige/Coconut Jaggery Sweet Paratha

This week is going to be some delicious sweet flatbreads with different stuffings. Yes i picked Sweet flatbreads as theme for this week's blogging marathon. Poli/Holige is a Indian sweet flatbread which calls for channadal-jaggery stuffing. Though channadal stuffing is a quite popular stuffing for making some polis, many different versions of polis do exists. One of the popular poli after Puran poli aka channadal stuffing poli is this Thengai poli. Freshly grated coconut, once grinded with jaggery and cooked for few minutes makes this fantastic polis.

Thengai Poli, Coconut Poli