Mango and Coriander Dip with a Hint of Chili

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Banana Raita (Kele ka raita)

Our meals are never complete if we do not have raita, pickles or papads as  our side dishes. Raita’s get made with whatever is in my fridge -but the most popular is gujarati banana raita 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 …

Garlic Dip and Garlic chutney

 I love using my Froothie Evolve blender which has very high speed blending and saves me time to experiment by trying out my older recipes in this new gadget. A family member brought me lots Read More …

Fruity and Nutty Porridge with cinnamon (vegan)

For my breakfast, I love having cold overnight oats with fruit amd yogurt but my husband likes to have hot oats with fruit and milk.  Either way, oats makes a good healthy wholesome breakfast. There Read More …