Yakhini Pulao

Yakhini Pulao is a pulao from the Awadhi Cuisine, the pulao is made with meat but I have opted for the vegetarian version and it is delicious. For our regular BM this year we had A to Z series where I picked the theme Pick One State and Make Three Dishes. We are ending the…

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…

Aatey jo Chilro

Aatey jo Chilro is a wheat flour crepe. These savoury crepes have herbs and spices and are served for breakfast in Sindhi homes.   When it comes to breakfast Sindhi families have a wide variety. It can be as simple as a Grilled Potato Toast or as complex as Dal Pakwan. The Seyu Patata is…

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…

Bhat na Muthiya

Bhat na Muthiya are steamed rice rolls made with leftover or cooked rice . These rolls are seasoned with herbs and soices and to make them Nutritious veggies are added .  Healthy steamed snacks make an excellent meal for our family . These Bhat na Muthiyas are one such snack . You can use leftover cooked…

Banarasi Dum Aaloo

Banarasi Dum Aaloo is a potato curry made with baby potatoes which are simmered in a rich gravy. The curry is from Banarasi kitchen. While working on the last mega marathon where I cooked all rice recipes under the theme Biryani Pulao Khichadi Festival, I did a basic rice series, where I shared different techniques…

Hare Chane ka Nimona

Hare Chane ka Nimona is a curry from Uttar Pradesh. Generally, Nimona is made from fresh green peas but I have given a twist to this curry. Hara Chana or Choliya are the fresh tender garbanzo beans. These are available only for a very short time in winters. Since they are so scarce their demand…

S – Surati Paratha

Surati Paratha is a unique and interesting mixed vegetable paratha invented by a lady in Surat, Surati paratha is yet another street food from Surat. The paratha is really unique and nutritious.It has mixed vegetables and cheese as stuffing, and after it has been cooked it is cut like a pizza , and then you…