Traditional Shrikand- A sweet dish made with yogurt and sugar

SHRIKAND is a sweet dish always served chilled.   It can be served with pooris.  Most Gujarati thalis have this as one of their sweet items and it provides a refreshing change when eating  hot 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 …

Pooris or Puris? Soft or crispy? plain or spicy?

Puri/poori is often Sunday breakfast for me as it’s so quick to make.  It’s a dish my mum managed to make quickly when we had unexpected guests.  Most of you know that for us Indians 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 …

Veganuary Journey – Bhel Boats using Soft Tacos

Have you tried these  vegan soft tacos ?  These boats are  extra soft and its boat-shaped tortillas can  holdany of your tasty fillings in at every bite.    My son usually buys them to serve chili Read More …

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 …

Apple Chundo (Fiery Hot Apple Preserve)

Raw mango chundo is a popular condiment used with Indian meals.  It’s usually hot as well as sweet and sour and adds flavour to any curry.  It’s great to use as a sandwich filling too – Read More …

Sprouted Moth Bean (Vigna Aconitifolia) Curry in the Instant Pot

Moth bean are called Vigna aconitifolia. They are drought-resistant and grow in arid and semi-arid regions of India.  It is commonly called mat bean, moth bean, matki, Turkish gram or dew bean. The moth beans Read More …