Coriander, chili and apple chutney

Green chutney is one of the most popular freshley made chutneys in India.  It is usually made with fresh coriander and green chilies.  Ginger, garlic and something sour like mango or lemon is also added Read More …

Ten Diwali Savouries

The Hindu celebration of Diwali and Hindu New year are approaching and a lot of the Hindu ladies will be busy making traditional sweets and savouries or shopping for these at their favourite mithai farsan Read More …

Raw papaya and chilies Stir fry called sambharo (Papaya no sambharo)

As I mentioned in my earlier recipes of sambharo – such quick and easy stir fries are rustled up in Gujarati kitchens as an accompaniment with any Indian meal. The basic ingredients of any sambharo Read More …

Sambharo – Stir fry Carrots, Cabbage, Bramley apples and chillies

I bet my cotton socks that you’ll never eat plain salad after trying this dish!! I was once told by a Gujarati chef that sambharo is served as a side dish in a lot of Read More …

Gathia: Lamba, fafda or Pata Gathia (ganthia)

Gathia (often called ganthia), especially lamba (meaning long) or pata (meaning chunky) gathia and Jelebi are a traditional Sunday breakfast for a lot of Indians.  The salty gathia and syrupy sweet jalebis make a perfect Read More …