Pakoras with Holy Moly Guacamole

 I have had several comments from friends that they enjoy my ramblings about London so I have decided to share another gem of a place you can visit.  Its the SkyGarden. The Sky Garden is Read More …

Wheat, corn and chickpea flour bhakhri (multigrain crispy Indian bread)

Bhakris are crispy and  slightly salty and can be eaten with any curry. It’s a traditional Gujarati bread often served with  a curry and  khichedi.   I love making different versions of crispy Bhakhris.  These Read More …

Slimmers Friendly Mixed Vegetable and Onion Bhajias/Pakoras

Everyone loves Bhajias especially Onion bhajias. But we try not to eat them regularly as they are deep fried. This year, I am trying to be healthy and eat as much oil free food as Read More …

Patra bhajia (spicy steamed colocasia or arbi leaves) in Instant Pot

Patra bhajias are made using Colocasia or arbi leaves which are layered with a sweet and sour spicy batter.  You could use spinach leaves but the texture will be different as spinach leaves are a Read More …

Special Vegetarian Biryani in Instant Pot

This biryani is a great favourite of ours and the recipe for making it without the Instant pot (IP)  is here.  The  Instant  Pot (IP) is a pressure cooker but can also be used as a Read More …

How to deal with the Hummus crisis

A month ago UK suffered a Hummus crisis  as some of the major supermarkets had to remove hummus from their shelves due to a “production issue”.  It seemed that the hummus they sold  had a metallic taste to it. Read More …

Quinoa and bulgur with vegetable pancakes (quinoa ne bulgur na pudla)

I love lazy weekend mornings when I can relax with my family enjoying Indian style tea or coffee with savoury snacks.     Last weekend, I made these indian style pancakes called pudlas to which  I Read More …