Whole Wheat Jaggery (Halwa Sweet), a Gujarati sweet dish is very healthy for kids as it is made from whole wheat flour(gehun atta), jaggery and ghee (clarified butter) as well as it is an instant recipe for a surprise guest at lunch.Learn how to make Sheera/Halva with wheat flour in 7 minutes and serve it hot. Bhajiya/flitters/pakora with sheera will add more flavour in your lunch. I had introduce solid food for my daughter (when she was 10 months old) with this healthy sheera. [Read more…]
Easy recipes cilantro-Green chutney with coriander and peanuts: Make all types of green chutneys with this guide
Chutneys are MAJOR elements of Indian food. Nowadays restaurants such as “chutneys Indian restaurant” are named after these mouthwatering chutney recipes. It is easy and quick to make. It stays fresh for a week and if you refrigerate(frozen) it in a airtight container then it stays fresh for weeks. You can serve this green chutney (Hari chutney) with Chaat, Khaman, Patra, dahiwadi, Batatawada, Beetroot paratha, ragda patties etc. Green chutney can be served as spread, dip and condiment. I have included various variation in the green chutney with coriander (cilantro), mint and tomatoes. [Read more…]
Theplas are Gujarati’s favorite meal across the globe,. It is eaten while traveling, picnics and of course our regular meals too. It stays fresh for 4-5 days because the dough is made from sour curd/buttermilk. So here is an Easy recipe for all types of theplas (Indian spicy flat bread) Methi( fenugreek), Dudhi (bottle gourd) etch thepla with this easy step by step guide
A Pictorial tutorial will help you to make Theplas. [Read more…]
Yesterday, I’d leftover rice and in evening I made delicious rice muthia. You can have it as a snack/appetizer/dinner/Side-dish. It can be served with green chutney or tomato catch-up and of coerce tea is the best combination with it. [Read more…]
Patras ((Patarveliya) are rolled and steamed leaves of the Taro leaves (Arbi patta) coated with chick pea flour, spices,sugar and lemon. This leaves are known as Colocasia, large leaves. Gujarati people used it in patra recipe while in Andhra cuisine, it is used in Pulusu. In Gujarat it is known as Patarveliya while in Maharastra Alu wadi, and in Karnataka it is called as pathrode
Collard greens is an alternative for Arbi patta/Colocasia as In US, it is hard to get Taro leaves but you can easily find Collard greens in the American and Chinese grocery store. So my today’s recipe is Patra or Patra bajia from Collard Greens. [Read more…]
Batatavada is a famous Gujarati/Maharastrian Chaat dish. In South India it is known as a aloo bonda. Batatavada is a deep fried spicy potato mix balls and usually serve with green and sweet chutneys.Here, is an easy and quick home made recipes for Batata vada
You can put this vada in a Pav(Bread loaf) with Garlic chutney in it and it will become a World famous mumbai’s “VadaPav”. It is a very easy to make with your desired variations of Potato stuffing. Make boiled potato ready to cook faster.
Tikha (spicy) gathia is popular Gujarati household snack made from gram flour (Besan). It is perfect snack while traveling, well for kid’s lunch box and Diwali dish. It is one of the ingredients in the different mixtures (chewdas). It is crunchy and spicy as you can add spice according to your taste. Let’s learn Spicy, crunchy tikha gathia:
Guide for Masala Puri/Kadak Tikhi puri/Spicy Kadak Puri/Sweet poori/Panipoori:Make all types of Puri fast and Tasty with this guide
Kadak tikhi puri is an easy to make and it is dry Crispy breakfast, stay for a month. It is delicious Snack for Kids and adult While Traveling on Vacation. Here is a Step by step guide to learn how to make tikhi (Spicy) Kadak puri. Eat Kadak puri with tea/coffee. As we know on some occasions such as Diwali, Parusan Indian people prepare best dishes at home; you can include this snack dish too. I have included recipe for Masala puri, Sweet,mithi puri and panipuri’s puri recipe too. Learn how to make all type of puri’s at once.