Vateli Dal na Khaman

Vateli Dal na Khaman is a steamed lentil cake which is prepared with coarsely ground and fermented Bengal Gram. It is special to Surat region of Gujarat. Vateli Dal is ground lentil, and a steamed cake is made from this ground lentil which is fermented. It is due to fermentation that the batter rises and…

Rava Idli

Rava Idli is a South Indian steamed lentil cake made with semolina. It is a variation of Idli, a popular snack. This is an instant Idli and requires no fermentation. Many a time we feel like having Idlis but to make them we need to soak, grind and ferment the rice and dal. Rava Idlis…

Udupi Tiffin Recipes

Udupi Tiffin Recipes are recipes which have collectively formed my platter displaying some of the most popular Udupi Tiffin Recipes. Udupi is a small district in the Karnataka region of South India. The district is small with old temples and some delicious food. The Udupi Cuisine is globally popular and it’s amazing to see how…

Chatpati Chaat Platter

Chatpati Chaat platter is a platter where a combination of different lip-smacking chaats has been put together. Chaat, comes from the word chaatna, which literally means to lick. Chaats are normally eaten with hands and then we just lick our fingers! The chaats originated in Uttar Pradesh, India and now are globally popular. All the…

Chatpati Chole ki Chaat

Chatpati Chole ki Chaat is a tangy, spicy chaat made with chickpeas and a special spice called kala chaat masala, which is a speciality of Delhi. Delhi is very popular for its food, especially the chaats. Some of these are common, while some are quite unique and available only in Delhi. The spices that go…

Bahubali Pakora Platter

Bahubali Pakora Platter is a platter where a variety of batter-fried pakodas or fritters are served along with various condiments. They make a perfect tea time snack. Pakoras are batter-fried deep-fried snacks which are popular in India. Pakoras can be made with almost any vegetables, and seriously there is such a huge list of these…

Dudhi na Muthiya

Dudhi na Muthiya is a traditional and nutritious snack from Gujarat which is a wholesome dish. It can be served as breakfast, evening snack or even as a complete meal.   Dudhi is bottle gourd and it is mixed with whole wheat flour, semolina, herbs and spices to make these Muthiyas. A soft dough is…