Mori Dal / Sada Varan / Plain Toor Dal

Mori Dal / Sada Varan / Plain Toor Dal is a very simple Maharashtrian style toor dal cooked with just turmeric and salt. It is very delicious and healthy dal and is a very important dish served at the beginning of a Maharashtrian meal. It is very light on stomach and can be given to … Read more

Simple And Easy Vegetable Fried Rice

Simple And Easy Vegetable Fried Rice

Simple And Easy Vegetable Fried Rice is quickly made by stir frying vegetables and rice together and flavored with soy sauce and chili sauce. This gluten free and vegan recipe is perfect for a quick week night meal and can be packed for lunch boxes. It is even quicker when cooked with leftover rice. The … Read more

Puri Bhaji

Puri Bhaji

Puri Bhaji is a traditional Indian breakfast comprising of bhaji and puri. Bhaji is made with boiled potatoes cooked with fresh spices – ginger, green chili, coriander and puri is a deep fried puffed flat bread made with whole wheat flour. Though served as a breakfast dish in many restaurants and food joints but it … Read more

Ringan Nu Raitu / Baigan Ka Raita/ Spiced Eggplant Yogurt Dip

Ringan Nu Raitu / Baigan Ka Raita/ Spiced Eggplant Yogurt Dip

Ringan Nu Raitu / Baigan Ka Raita/ Spiced Eggplant Yogurt Dip is a traditional yogurt dip made with steamed and mashed eggplant and yogurt with spices. A tempering made of oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chili powder adds flavor to the dip and the floating oil in the top makes it more appetizing and … Read more

Kapuriya / Steamed Rice And Lentil

Kapuriya / Steamed Rice And Lentil

Kapuriya / Steamed Rice And Lentils is a very healthy Gujarati dish that is made by using the coarse flour of rice and mixed lentils. Here the flour along with ginger chili paste, salt , oil is cooked in the equal amount on boiling water and half quantity of yogurt till all the moisture is … Read more

Bharela Ringan Batata Nu Shaak / Stuffed Eggplant Potato Curry

Bharela Ringan Batata Nu Shaak / Stuffed Eggplant Potato Curry

Bharela Ringan Batata Nu Shaak / Stuffed Eggplant Potato Curry is a traditional Gujarati main dish recipe made by stuffing baby eggplant and baby potato with a stuffing made with peanut, coconut, basic Indian spices, coriander. It is very delicious, easy to make and vegan. Skip asafoetida to make it gluten free. It is served … Read more

Simple Moong dal

Simple Moong Dal

Simple Moong Dal is an easy , quick to make Indian dal made with split yellow moong beans. It is made with the tempering made with ghee, garlic, green chili and curry leaves. Served with rice or roti simple moong dal is a comforting weeknight food and is easy to digest. It can be either … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Saragva Sing Ni Dal / Drumstick (Moringa) Dal

Saragva Sing Ni Dal / Drumstick (Moringa) Dal

Saragva Sing Ni Dal / Drumstick (Moringa) Dal is a protein rich dal loaded with goodness of nutritious moringa or drumstick. It is very easy to make and can be served with roti or bhakri, subji, rice, salad, dahi (yogurt), chaas (buttermilk) for a complete meal. Drumstick /Moringa or Saragva ni singh is a long … Read more

Less Oil Makai Vada (Corn Fritters)

Less Oil Makai Vada (Corn Fritters)

Less Oil Makai Vada (Corn Fritters) is made by grinding fresh corn kernels with coriander, ginger and chili together. It is cooked in appe pan or paniyaram pan with less oil. It can be enjoyed with hot tea or coffee and serve ketchup or chutney as a accompaniment. The Makai wada is very popular during … Read more

Vateli Mixed Dal Zucchini Handvo / Savoury Zucchini Mixed Lentil Cake

Vateli Mixed Dal Zucchini Handvo / Savoury Zucchini Mixed Lentil Cake

  Vateli Mixed Dal Zucchini Handvo / Savoury Zucchini Mixed Lentil Cake is a traditional, healthy and nutritious savoury cake from Gujarati cuisine and is made by soaking, grinding and fermenting rice and mixed lentils. Zucchini and spices are added and the mixture is then baked till golden. Not only zucchini is healthy but it … Read more

Baby Capsicum Singdana Nu Shaak / Baby Capsicum Peanut Stir Fry

Baby Capsicum Singdana Nu Shaak / Baby Capsicum Peanut Stir Fry

Baby Capsicum Singdana Nu Shaak / Baby Capsicum Peanut Stir Fry is a very quick, easy and simple recipe made by stir frying baby capsicum and is flavored with a masala made with peanuts, desiccated coconut and spices. It can be enjoyed with hot bhakri/roti/thepla/dhebra/puri or can be served as a warm salad/sambharo with dal … Read more

Rice Flour Khichu / Steamed Spiced Rice Flour

Rice Flour Khichu / Spiced Steamed Rice Flour

  Rice Flour Khichu / Steamed Spiced Rice Flour is a popular non fried, hot, street food snack from Gujarat (India). It is easy to make, digestible, soft and a treat to your palate. It is perfect light lunch or afternoon snack and is gluten free and vegan. Live stalls selling khichu are seen during … Read more

Dal Dhokli / Spicy Wheat Flour Sheets In Lentil Curry

Dal Dhokli / Spicy Wheat Flour Sheets In Lentil Curry

  Dal Dhokli / Spicy Wheat Flour Sheets In Lentil Curry is a delicious dish made using in houses in Gujarat by cooking spicy wheat flour sheets in the left over Gujarati dal.  It is enjoyed piping hot with a dollop of ghee on it. It is a complete one meal dish with a balance … Read more

Less Oil Potato Bhajiya/ Pan fried Potato Fritters

Less Oil Potato Bhajiya/ Pan fried Potato Fritters

  Less Oil Potato Bhajiya/ Pan fried Potato Fritters are a very healthy snack made in few minutes. The potato slices coated with chickpea flour batter is pan fried with a little oil instead of deep frying it. It taste same as the regular bhajiyas and can be enjoyed guilt free any time with a … Read more

Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumpling

Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings

  Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumpling is a very healthy, delicious, easy dish made from the leftover khichdi. Flour and spices are added to leftover khichdi and binded together to make logs. The logs are then steamed and cooked. A tempering of mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves is made and the muthia … Read more