roz ka khana (everyday meal)

Dhana Lahsan Jowar Rotla / Coriander Garlic Sorghum Flat Bread

Dhana Lahsan Jowar Rotla / Coriander Garlic Sorghum Flat Bread is a unleavened flatbread made with sorghum flour and a paste made with coriander, garlic and green chili. It is served hot with baigan bharta or curry. It can also be enjoyed with pickle or yogurt or jaggery and ghee or gujarati kadhi or dal. …

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Baigan Bharta / Ringan Nu Bhartu / Audo / Vangi Cha Bharit / Roasted Eggplant Stir Fry

Baigan Bharta / Ringan Nu Bhartu / Audo / Vangi Cha Bharit / Roasted Eggplant Stir Fry is a popular traditional dish in Indian cuisine that has roasted or grilled eggplant as its main ingredient of the dish. The roasted eggplant is minced and is mixed in a stir fry mixture cooked with onions, tomato, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Kathiyawadi Toor Dal / Pigeon Pea Dal

    Kathiyawadi Toor Dal / Pigeon Pea Dal is a made with split pigeon pea (toor dal). The dal is tempered with whole spices such as cloves, cinnamon, pepper corn, star anise. Jaggery, tomato and lemon juice balances sweet and sour taste of the dal. Peanuts are added to get the crunch in dal. …

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Simple Toor Dal/Phodni Cha Varan/ Arhar Ki Dal

Simple Toor Dal/Phodni Cha Varan/ Arhar Ki Dal is a tasty, quick and easy to make dal. It can be made in 15 minutes and is made by tempering toor dal/arhar dal/split pigeon peas with garlic, curry leaves, and green chili. It is a very simple recipe for beginners and is vegan. Skip asafoetida to …

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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 …

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Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry

 Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry is a very delicious and mouthwatering dish made from pumpkin along with peanut, poppy seeds and spices. It is made sweet and tangy with jaggery and tamarind and is enjoyed best with rice flour roti, or regular roti or rice. My mom (Rekha Ramolia) visited me …

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Vegetables Vermicelli Upma

Vegetables Vermicelli Upma also known as Seviyaan Upma is a popular South Indian Breakfast made with noodles made with wheat, semolina or rice. It is a very quick, easy, delicious recipe and is light on stomach. It can be cooked with or without vegetables. It is also a very healthy option for breakfast, lunch, lunch …

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Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry

Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry is a curry made with potato and sun dried dumplings. The dumplings are made with moongdal and spices. It is a very good option when the fresh vegetables are not available. It is served hot with rice, roti, bhakri or parathas. It is vegan. Moong wadi is …

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Dudhi Chana Nu Shaak/Lauki Chana Dal ki Subji/ Bottlegourd Gram Curry

Dudhi Chana Nu Shaak/Lauki Chana Dal ki Subji/ Bottlegourd Gram Curry is a curry made as a regular everyday meal (roz ka khana) in Gujarati  household. It is a delicious, protein-rich and vegan curry made by cooking Dudhi (bottle gourd) and chana dal (split gram) along with spices. Serve it with roti, bhakri, rotla or thepla for a …

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Guar Nu Shaak/Cluster Beans Fry/Gavar Ki Subji

Guar Nu Shaak/Cluster Beans Fry/Gavar ki sabji is a dish served in Gujarati household for lunch along with roti, rice, dal or kadhi and salad.  It is a simple, quick and easy dish made regularly at our home. My son loves Guar. It is one of his favorite vegetables. He will happily eat it by sprinkling …

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Dudhi Batata Nu Shaak/Bottlegourd Potato Curry/Lauki Aloo Ki Sabji

Dhudhi batata nu Shaak/bottle gourd curry/lauki aloo sabji is a regular curry made in Indian houses. It is served with roti, dal, rice, and salad to make a complete meal. It is very quick and easy to make dish and light on the stomach. It does not use any garlic or onion. This recipe has the …

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