Mango and Coriander Dip with a Hint of Chili

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali (or farari) food – includes all the fruits and nuts, Read More …

Farari/Farali yogurt dip with coconut

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali (or farari)  food – includes all the fruits and nuts, Read More …

Cooking in a Wok

I tend to use a wok for a lot of my cooking as I find that food cooks evenly and quickly in a wok.  I tend to use a wok for most of my online Read More …

Barfi Churmu with Flour, Oats and Almonds

One of the quickest and easiest Indian desserts, I like making is  churma na ladoo with jaggery.  I find this dessert very easy to make as I have been making it regularly for years.  The Read More …

Stuffed Peppers with Rice, Tomatoes, Mixed Vegetables and Black eyed peas

Stuffed peppers are popular in lots of European and Mediterranean countries and each country has it’s version of stuffing from mild to spicy.  I like to stuff mine with  a variation of rice, couscous or Read More …

Classic Apple Crumble

Lately, I have been shopping online for groceries and often find that I don’t often get the best fruits choices. Lately, the apples we got weren’t tasty and we ended up with lots of apples Read More …

Easy Quick potato Curry

Puris and potato curry is a common combination in a lot of Gujarati homes and it gets eaten as breakfast, dinner or lunch.  Now that a lot of children are going to University, a lot Read More …

Banana Raita (Kele ka raita)

Our meals are never complete if we do not have raita, pickles or papads as  our side dishes. Raita’s get made with whatever is in my fridge -but the most popular is gujarati banana raita Read More …

Spicy Couscous with Fruit, Veg and Kidney beans

Looking for a simple and quick lunch idea? Try couscous with chickpeas, with black eyes peas and now kidney beans.  I usually use  Kidney beans to make a curry so this is a nice change.  Read More …