Palak Dhebhra / Spinach Flatbread

Palak Dhebra / Spinach flatbread

Dhebras are a traditional Gujarati dish. There are different types of dhebras such as methi dhebra, dhoodhi (bottlegourd) dhebra, dhana (coriander) dhebra, palak (spinach) dhebra. These are made from different vegetables. They can be also made using different flours like jowar (white millet) flour, bajra (pearl millet ) flour, makkai (maize flour). They are generally … Read more

Less Oil Handvo Flour Palak Vada/Less Oil Mix flour Spinach fritters

Less Oil Handvo Flour Palak Vada/Less Oil Mix flour Spinach fritters

Less oil handvo flour palak vada is made using spinach and handvo flour. It is made with less oil in a paniyaram /appe pan. Handvo flour is mixed flour made with roasting rice, tuvar dal (pigeon peas), chana dal (gram), urad dal (split black gram). The mix of flour and spices gives a very unique … Read more

Palak Dal /Spinach Lentil Curry

Palak Dal /Spinach Lentil Curry

Dal is a soup made from various lentils in the different regions of India.  It is tempered with oil, spices and sometimes ginger garlic, chili, onions, and tomatoes are added to enhance the flavor of dal. Every region of India has a different preparation of dal, even if it uses the same lentil. The texture, consistency, … Read more

Spinach And Peas Soup

Spinach And Peas Soup

Spinach and peas soup is a thick soup made with the goodness of spinach and peas. The soup is made creamy by adding rice to it; carrot gives it the thickness. It is very healthy and  serves as a complete dinner meal with a piece of bread or garlic bread, pasta or thepla (moong dal thepla, … Read more

Spinach Ricotta Ravioli In Tomato Cream Sauce

Spinach Ricotta Ravioli In Tomato Cream Sauce

Ravioli is a traditional Italian dish. A ravioli is a form of pasta where different kinds of ingredients can be filled between two pasta sheets and sealed. It is made in square, circle or semicircle shapes. It is cooked in boiling water and then served with tomato based sauce, white sauce or with butter and … Read more

Tuvar Lilva Paratha (Pigeon Peas Stuffed Flatbread)

Tuvar Lilva Paratha (Pigeon Peas Stuffed Flatbread)

Winter season brings in fresh vegetables and herbs. The cold air tempts us to eat something spicy and tasty. In Gujarat, India, you will find stalls of fresh tuvar (pigeon peas), peas, surati papdi, val ni papdi, fresh coriander, green garlic leaves, green chili, ginger everywhere. The tuvar is fresh and cheap during the winter.  The ladies … Read more

Corn Bharta

Corn Bharta

  Corn Bharta is a very tasty recipe made with fresh corn and capsicum cooked in tomato cashew nut gravy. It can be served with rice, naan, roti or can be eaten plain. I have shown you the restaurant style preparation of corn bharta. The tomato cashew nut gravy made is the basic sauce for … Read more

Palak Paratha (Spinach Flatbread)

Palak Paratha

A healthy paratha (flatbread) made from binding spinach puree with whole wheat flour. Spinach is a green leafy vegetable.  It is full of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals and has an extremely high nutritional value. It is a good source of vitamins A, B2, C, and K, and also contains magnesium, manganese, folate, iron, calcium and … Read more

Surati Papdi, Ratalu, Shakkariya Nu Mix Shaak (Mix Vegetable With Surati Papdi, Violet/Purple Yam And Sweet Potato)

Surati Papdi, Ratalu, Shakkariya Nu Mix Shaak (Mix Vegetable With Surati Papdi, Violet/Purple Yam And Sweet Potato)

In India, the winter has arrived. People are getting a relief from the heat and are enjoying the cool winter. Along with onset of winter, the markets are flooded with the winter vegetables such as small brinjal, ratalu, sweet potato, surati papdi, green peas, green pigeon peas (tuvar), lima beans, methi leaves, spinach, fresh green garlic. … Read more

Cabbage Chana Dal Subji

e I had once gone to Alibaug, which is near Mumbai. Alibaug is a coastal town in Raigad District of Maharastra and It is famous for its beaches. One can enjoy the local Maharashtrian delicacies while staying there. We also enjoy the various local dishes such as thalipeeth, bharleli vangi, kandi bhaji, kanda pohe, pithla bhakar, kobi … Read more

Bharela Marcha Nu Shak In Microwave

Bharela Marcha Nu Shak

[easy-image-collage id=872] Bharela Marcha nu shak is made from big nonspicy chilies. These chilies are mostly available in winters. I have used both the red and green chilies. The chilies are stuffed with the dry ingredients such as peanuts, desiccated coconut, sesame seeds, and the Indian spices. I have shown the microwave method of making this … Read more

Methi Malai Matar (Fenugreek And Peas Curry With Cream)

Methi Malai Matar (Fenugreek And Peas Curry With Cream)

Methi Malai Matar – A mildly spiced vegetable curry made from fresh or frozen fenugreek leaves, green peas and cream. Methi (Fenugreek Leaves) are  bitter in taste and so everyone may not like them, however,  this  curry removes the bitterness of fenugreek leaves.  It is also mild in taste and hence combines well with the other spicy … Read more