Harabharyachi Usal

Harabharyachi Usal is a Maharashtrian dish made with garbanzo beans, these beans could be either green or brown. Today we are at the alphabet H, and I have chosen to share the recipe of Harbharyachi Usal, which is a protein-packed dish normally served for either breakfast or as a snack. The dish can be dry…

Dal Bhindi

Dal Bhindi is a side dish made with Okra and dal. The dish is very unique with a protein punch. It pairs well with chapati or paratha.    Dal Bhindi is my pick for the alphabet D for the A to Z series where I am posting all Thali Recipes from my drafts. I learnt…

Aamras ki Kadhi

Aamras ki Kadhi is a Rajasthani Curry made with mango pulp. It uses both raw and ripe mangoes and is garnished with crunchy boondi. Aam is mango and a curry made with its puree has an amazing flavour, this kadhi belongs to Rajasthani Cuisine and has the sweetness of ripe mangoes and the tartness of…

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…

White Dhokla

White Dhokla is steamed lentil cake made with rice and urad dal. They are also called Khatta Dhoklas as they are slightly sour. These savoury cakes are a popular Gujarati snack. Gujarati’s are very fond of snacks, be it fried or steamed, and these snacks are available in shops or on carts as well. For…

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…

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…

Watanyachi Khichadi

Watanyachi Khichadi is a Peas Khichadi which is the speciality of the Pathare Prabhu community. The Khichadi is seasoned with a special sambar powder. Pathare Prabhu is one of the Hindu communities living in Mumbai . They migrated from Gujrat during 13 th century . They are believed to be descendants of King Ashwapati who…