Dahi Bhalle

BM # 73 Week:2, Day :2 Theme: Flavors of India Dahi Bhalle , yes this is what the ever so popular Dahi vadas are called in North. These are available as chat at the street vendors. You can find these chat walas at every nook and corner and throughout the year. But they are specially…

Kobbari Chutney

BM # 73 Week:2, Day :3 Theme: Flavors of India Finally for the last day under Flavors of India, I have a chutney from Andhra Pradesh. The kobbari chutney is the coconut chutney and it varies from the other coconut chutneys. This is a real delicious chutney which pairs very well with Idli ,Dosas or…

Buhrani Raita

  BM# 71  Week: 4, Day 3 Theme: Special Theme Coming to the last day under special recipes Here is a Raita which is really unique. We normally do not add garlic to curd , but here garlic is used to give that amazing , slightly pungent flavor to the yogurt. I also used some…

Sandwich Masala

BM # 68 Day 12 Theme : One Category – Bread Sandwiches Sub Theme – Sandwich Platters While you eat a sandwich in Mumbai , you will love it for the masala these road side vendors add to the sandwich. Normally we add salt and pepper to sandwiches, but this Sandwich Masala alters the sandwich…

Bigilla , Bean Dip

Bigilla is a bean paste made from broad beans. We do get fresh broad beans in winter but I have never seen the dried version here. Since it was a recipe from Middle East, I called for these beans from Dubai. They looked pretty hard and I wondered how to go about. Frankly speaking I…

Chutneys for Chaat

BM # 48  Week 3  Day 1 The word Chaat literally means to lick in Hindi language. These are snacks served either at road side or stalls. With changing times these are also served in restaurants and even five stars hotels. In India the origin of Chaat has been from Uttar Pradesh , but now popular through out…