Farari/Farali yogurt dip with coconut

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

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 …

Salad with Creme Fraiche Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer, people will start to have make and eat more salads. What salads, raitas and pickles can be served with Indian meals? With the Indian meals, it’s traditional to 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 …

Stuffed Peppers with Rice, Tomatoes, Mixed Vegetables and Black eyed peas

Stuffed peppers are popular in lots of European and Mediterranean countries and each country has it’s version of stuffing from mild to spicy.  I like to stuff mine with  a variation of rice, couscous or 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 …

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 …