Bhune Aaloo

Bhune Aaloo is roasted potatoes cooked in the Baniya style from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Potatoes or Aaloo are one safe pick when making any meal, so when planning my Thali or a guest meal I always pick one potato dish. The Bhune Aaloo are from the Uttar Pradesh Thali that I made…

Tomato & Date Chutney

Tomato and Date Chutney is a Bengali style chutney, made with tomatoes and dates. The Chutney is sweet and slightly tangy. Bengali’s are very fond of Chutneys, in-fact these chutneys form a special meal course for them. Normally chutneys are served along with a meal, but in a Bengali house, they are considered as a…

Mango Berry Smoothie Bowl

Mango Berry Smoothie Bowl is a nutritious, delicious bowl of blended mangoes and berries topped with bananas. These smoothie bowls can be a good source of fibre and protein. It could also have carbohydrates and good fats. They are simple to prepare and one can create a smoothie bowl with any combo of flavours and then…

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…

Allahabad ki Tehri

Allahabad ki Tehri is a one-pot meal with rice and vegetables. This Tehri is from the city of Allahabad which is located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Tehri, Tahri (also tehri, tehari or tayari) is a yellow rice dish in Awadhi Cuisine. It is a variant name given to Biryani. In the vegetarian…

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…

Sada Dosa

Sada Dosa is a South Indian snack made with a batter, which is made with rice and urad dal. The ground batter is fermented to make crisp crepes. When we say Sada Dosa, it means simple Plain Dosa. A Dosa which is made with a basic batter made with rice and urad dal. It is…