Tortilla Soup or Cheats recipe for Dall Dhokli

Ever since I  got the Instant Pot, I have been cooking more lentils and beans as they are so easy and quick to cook in the IP.  The  Instant  Pot(IP) is a pressure cooker but can Read More …

Mung Dall and Basmati Rice in Instant Pot

Ever since I bought the Instant Pot (IP),I have had to change my style of cooking and am always learning new things about the IP.   The Instant Pot(IP) is a pressure cooker but can also Read More …

Vaal Dahl (hyacinth bean, lima beans, Fava beans) in Instant Pot

The split val beans make a nice curry which is rich in protein.  Val ni dall has a slightly stronger lentil taste than mung dall.  Another quick dish made in the Instant Pot (IP).  The  Instant  Pot Read More …

Avocado paratha (Avacoda Indian bread)

After looking at my friend Daksha’s beetroot thepla recipe, I got the idea of making these avocado parathas/theplas.  I had a ripe one in my fridge and didn’t want to waste it.  The thepla/parathas turned Read More …

Planning your meals

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a piece of content that is a discussion starter.  I thought that I would keep the discussion food. So how many of you Read More …

Kachori (Lentil and fresh peas filled savoury pastry) Baked

I was really pleased when Cranks got in touch with me and asked me to develop a recipe using “natural nasty free ingredients”  for them.   I have been enjoying Cranks Argi Bhaji sandwiches for quite Read More …

Kachoris with Lilva Tuver and Masoor Dall

Hot and spicy Kachoris are one of my favourite snacks  Kachoris can be made with lots of different fillings but I usually make them with mung dall. This time, I decided to make them with Read More …

Mung bean soup (Mug nu osaman)

Mung bean soup is often referred to as “mug nu osaman” in Gujarati.  Osaman is the water/stock remaining when boiled mung are  drained.  This soup made out of the mung bean stock rather than mung beans. Read More …