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 Vateli Mixed Dal Zucchini Handvo / Savoury Zucchini Mixed Lentil Cake

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 Rice Flour Khichu / Steamed Spiced Rice Flour

Whole Wheat Aloo Paneer Tofu Vegetable Roll Wrap

Whole Wheat Aloo Paneer Tofu Vegetable Roll Wrap

  Whole Wheat Aloo Paneer Tofu Vegetable Roll Wrap is a complete meal or snack enriched with goodness of carbohydrates from wheat and potato, protein from paneer and tofu, calcium from paneer, and fibre and mineral from vegetables. The rolls are pan fried and the wheat flour wrap are flavored with mint and nigella seeds … Read more Whole Wheat Aloo Paneer Tofu Vegetable Roll Wrap

Aloo Paneer Tofu Vegetable Rolls

Aloo Paneer Tofu Vegetable Rolls

Aloo Paneer Tofu Vegetable Rolls is a very healthy and quick non fried snack made with goodness of potato, vegetables of your choice, tofu and paneer. The rolls can be served with ketchup, chutney or dip or sauce of your choice along with tea/coffee/or juice. They can also be also combined with vegetables and sauce … Read more Aloo Paneer Tofu Vegetable Rolls

Baked Sour Cream Avocado Crackers

Baked Sour Cream Avocado Crackers

Baked Sour Cream Avocado Crackers are very healthy, crisp and delicious crackers made using sour cream, cooking cream, cheese, avocado, flour and are flavored with onion powder and parsley. They are perfect non fried health snack to munch on any time of the day. They can be packed for lunch boxes ore served as an … Read more Baked Sour Cream Avocado Crackers

Avocado Sushi

Avocado Sushi

  “Sushi” is a popular dish from Japanese Cuisine. It is made by wrapping the vinegared rice in Nori sheet with a filling made from either vegetable, tofu, fish, seafood or chicken and made into a roll.  The roll is then cut into pieces along with soya sauce, wasabi or pickled ginger. Mostly sushi is … Read more Avocado Sushi

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 Less Oil Potato Bhajiya/ Pan fried Potato Fritters

Zucchini Muthia / Steamed Zucchini Dumplings

Zucchini Muthia / Steamed Zucchini Dumplings

      Zucchini Muthia / Steamed Zucchini Dumplings is a healthy staple Gujarati dish made with cooking zucchini with handva flour or kanki korma flour (flour made by grinding rice and lentils together). The flour is mixed with zucchini , spices, oil and yogurt and shaped into logs and steamed. The steamed logs is … Read more Zucchini Muthia / Steamed Zucchini Dumplings

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 Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumpling

Baked Cream Cheese Crackers / Baked Cream Cheese Puri

Baked Cream Cheese Crackers/ Baked Cream Cheese Puri

        Baked Cream Cheese Crackers / Baked Cream Cheese Puri are  healthy and non fried snacks made from whole wheat flour, rice flour, chickpea flour and cream cheese. These crackers can be munched at any time of the day, enjoyed as after school snack, served with tea or coffee or enjoyed as … Read more Baked Cream Cheese Crackers / Baked Cream Cheese Puri

Tandoori Aloo / Spiced Grilled Potatoes

Tandoori aloo

Tandoori Aloo / Spiced Grilled Potatoes is a grilled dish made by marinating boiled baby potatoes in the marination made using yogurt, chickpea flour, ginger garlic paste and spices. The marinated potatoes are then grilled or baked in the preheated oven, or coal barbecue or pan and served hot with onion slices and mint coriander … Read more Tandoori Aloo / Spiced Grilled Potatoes

Jowar Na Khatta Meetha Dhebra/ Sorghum Flatbread

Jowar Na Khatta Meetha Dhebra/ Sorghum Flatbread

  Jowar Na Khatta Meetha Dhebra/ Sorghum Flatbread is a flatbread made with jowar (sorghum ) flour, wheat flour, yogurt and spices. The dhebra are sour and sweet due to addition of yogurt and sugar. Carom seeds enhances the flavor of dhebra. They can be served in breakfast, lunch or dinner with tea, yogurt, any … Read more Jowar Na Khatta Meetha Dhebra/ Sorghum Flatbread

Malai Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese With Cream

Malai Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese With Cream

Malai Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese With Cream is a appetizer made by marinating paneer/cottage cheese and vegetables  with a mild marinade that is  made with cream, hung curd, cashew nut powder and flavored with kasurimethi, fennel seeds and cardamom powder. This  marinated paneer and vegetables are than grilled either in a griller, oven … Read more Malai Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese With Cream

Coconut Biscuitpara/ Coconut Cracker

Coconut Biscuitpara/ Coconut Cracker

Coconut Biscuitpara/ Coconut Cracker is a variation of traditional Indian snack “shankarapara”. It is healthy, is baked and is made with wholewheat flour and oats. It is made by adding  coconut and sugar to the flour. It is flavored with fennel seeds and cardamom powder. You can also deep fry instead of baking. It is … Read more Coconut Biscuitpara/ Coconut Cracker

Green Moong Dal Palak Paneer Uttapam/Savory Moong Pancake With Spinach and Paneer

Green moong dal Uttapam

Green Moong Dal Palak Paneer Uttapam/Savory Moong Pancake With Spinach and Paneer is a savory pancake made with green moong dal, spinach, paneer along with spices. It is fibre rich and has iron from spinach and calcium from paneer. It can be served as breakfast , lunch or a complete meal for a quick weeknight … Read more Green Moong Dal Palak Paneer Uttapam/Savory Moong Pancake With Spinach and Paneer

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 … Read more Instant Khaman Dhokla

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa is a nonfried variation of samosa dish made with an outer covering made with spinach and stuffed with spicy paneer (cottage cheese) filling. It is baked and a perfect treat for people avoiding the deep fried food. Click for the for  regular baked samosa below: Baked Samosa You can this try out … Read more Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Mixed Flour Spinach puri

Baked Mixed Flour Spinach puri

 I have now almost stopped frying and use my oven to the fullest for making different types of snacks. The nonfried snacks are a  healthy option to munch on when hungry. It is also good to pack for the school lunch boxes.  I had earlier shared with you the recipe for the … Read more Baked Mixed Flour Spinach puri

Chana, Moong, Masoor Dal Dhokla/Mixed Lentils Steamed Cake

Chana, Moong, Masoor Dal Dhokla/Mixed Lentils Steamed Cake

Dhokla is the identifying feature of a Gujju. It comes from the land of Gujarat, India and is now popular around the world. Dhokla is considered to be a very healthy snack as it is made by steaming the batter. It is made with very less oil. It can be served as breakfast, snack with tea or … Read more Chana, Moong, Masoor Dal Dhokla/Mixed Lentils Steamed Cake