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Vateli Chana Dal Na Khaman

Vateli Chana Dal Na Khaman

Vateli Chana Dal Na Khaman is a popular Gujarati non fried snack made by steaming the fermented batter made by soaking and crushing the chana dal. A tempering made of oil, mustard seeds, asafoetida, chilies enhances the flavor of the khaman. It is served with hot cup of tea or coffee as a popular snack …

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Sev Khamani

Sev Khamani

Sev Khamani is a popular, non fried, delectable Gujarati snack made with Bengal gram (chana dal). It is soft and grainy in texture with a flavorful taste that is balanced of spice, sour and sweet taste from green chili, lemon juice and sugar. It is served with sev (fried gram flour vermicelli) and pomegranate that …

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Mini Sabudana Khichdi

Mini Sabudana Khichdi

  Mini Sabudana Khichdi /Sago Khichdi is a popular dish made during fasting/upwaas/vraat by stir frying soaked mini sabudana/sago or tapioca pearl along with potatoes and crushed peanuts. It is spiced with green chilies, ginger, salt, sugar and lemon juice. It uses very less spices and yet is full of flavors. It is gluten free …

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Moongwadi Ki Kadhi

Moongwadi ki kadhi

Moongwadi ki kadhi is a spicy and tasty curry made by cooking moong wadi (dried moong dal nuggets/dumplings) in sour yogurt, curry leaves and spices. It is a popular variation of kadhi cooked in states of Rajasthan and Gujarat in India. Since moogwadi are ready to cook, this kadhi is very quick and easy to …

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Instant Khaman Dhokla

Instant khaman dhokla

Instant Khaman Dhokla is a very popular and irresistible Gujarati snack. It is a steamed cake savory cake made with chickpea flour (besan) and spices. It is a vegan, nutritious and healthy snack. Traditionally, khaman is made by soaking the chana dal, grinding it coarsely and then fermenting it for 7-8 hours. Spices are then …

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Tomato Saar/ Spiced Tomato Soup

Tomato Saar/ Spiced Tomato Soup

  My mother (Rekha Ramolia) is Maharashtrian and hence I have grown up relishing the Maharashtrian delicacies made by her. I love the tomato saar that she makes. She serves it with masale bhaat or pulao. It is sweet, tangy and spiced with green chili and ginger. The tempering made by heating ghee and frying …

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Carrot Raita

Carrot raita

Raita is an accompaniment to the main dish and is made by combining yogurt/curd/dahi with vegetables, fruits, nuts or gram flour balls (boondi).  The vegetables used are either raw or cooked. The raita can be made using cucumber, bottle gourd, beetroot, tomato, onion, carrot, grapes, pineapple, guava, pomegranate, spinach or pumpkin. Spices such as salt, pepper,  …

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