Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada is a deep-fried fritter made with Tapioca pearls and boiled potatoes. It has a crunchy crust with a soft delicious interior. Sabudana / Sago / Tapioca is a starch extracted from palm stems and is a staple in many countries. It is pure carbohydrate and is used mostly in sweet puddings, but the…

Sev ka Raita

Sev ka Raita is an Indian condiment made with fresh creamy beaten curd along with gram flour vermicelli, herbs and spices. Raita is made with beaten curd with some kind of either raw or cooked vegetables, fruits or even tiny gram flour dumplings, called Boondi. When we talk of raita the most popular one is…

Sindhi Moong Dal

Sindhi Moong  Dal is a basic simple dal made with yellow split lentils. The lentils are cooked till creamy and tempered with cumin seeds.   Sindhi Moong Dal is one of the simplest to cook lentil. This is one dal that is made very frequently in our house. We have three-four versions of this dal,…

Uddinvade

Uddinvade is spicy Black Gram patties which are shaped like a doughnut. They have a crisp golden exterior and a soft fluffy interior. We are working on an A to Z series where I have picked the theme, Pick One State and make Three Dishes. For this month it’s Karnataka and I am cooking from…

Togari Nuchhin Unde

Togari Nuchhin Unde is steamed lentil dumplings, which are an ideal protein-packed healthy breakfast from the Karnataka region of South India. Since we live in Gujarat we love our steamed snacks. Dhokla, Khaman and Patras are some of the most popular steamed snacks of Gujarat. I did know about some of the steamed snacks that…

Qeema Matar

Qeema Matar is a delicious dish made with minced cauliflower and fresh green peas. The vegetarian dish is a great substitute for the original meat curry. Qeema or Keema is typically an Asian meat dish where the lamb meat is minced and cooked with peas and potatoes. Since we are vegetarians we obviously look for…

Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo

Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo is a side dish made with boiled potatoes, a quick and easy dish which can be enjoyed by itself while fasting or otherwise. Sookhe is dry and this Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo ki Sabzi is a very delicious form of dry potatoes. The slightly sweet, sour and spicy Sabzi tastes fantastic on its…

Gajar ka Paratha

Gajar ka Paratha is an Indian whole wheat flatbread made with grated carrots and spices. The flatbread is quick to make and makes a wonderful breakfast. This week I have picked the theme ’ Back to School ’. Well if I had to post what I had back in school it would be very different…