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 …

ZENB Veggie Bites and Veggie Sticks and My Impulse Vegan Salad

For the last couple of years, we have been doing Veganuary and, in my case, I eat mostly vegan the majority of the time – except that sometimes when I am busy and get hungry, I Read More …

Instant semolina and cornflour dhokla with spinach

  Dhoklas are a favourite snack in our family and often get made as brunch. I usually make dhoklas by fermenting the chick pea flour  batter overnight.  My friend Nayna Kanabar from Simply food, did Read More …

Aubergine, fenugreek and dumplings curry – Ringna, methi ne muthiya nu shak

  Aubergine is such a versatile vegetable that can be added to so many different curries.  My favourite is aubergines and potatoes but this week I wanted to make aubergine and fenugreek and dumpling (muthiya) Read More …

Can switching to a vegan diet help tackle obesity?

  Cambridge has a really good choice of vegetarian and vegan restaurants.  The award winning vegan restaurant Stem and Glory in Cambridge is the one I really like to eat at for lots of reasons.  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 …

Farari puris using Amaranth & Morio seeds Flour (Gluten free Indian bread)

As mentioned on my several fasting Posts, On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali food – includes Read More …

Farari Sambharo ( Stir fry sweet potatoes and chilies)

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

Sweet Boondi (An Indian sweet)

Sweet Boondi/Bundi is one of my favourite Indian sweets.  I prefer them to Boondi Ladoos which are one of the most popular sweets in UK. Boond/bund means a droplet. Boondi/Bundi  is made by dropping little Read More …