Gujarati Sada Thepla (Spiced Gujarati Flatbread)

Gujarati Sada Thepla (Spiced Gujarati Flatbread) – the simplest form of spiced flatbread from Gujarat. Very often the first question asked by people in the morning in any Gujarati household is “What’s for breakfast?” and every so often the answer is theplas. In Indian, thepla are prepared on average every alternate morning. Here in the…

Tomato and Veg Puloa (Tomato and Mix Veg Pulao)

Tomato and Veg Puloa (Tomato and Mix Veg Pulao) is yet another version on rice that is not only delicious just on its own but is a meal in itself. When I make vegetable pulaos I am usually in a rush and want something quick, easy, healthy and satisfying. All I need to have is…

Kobi Bateta Nu Shak (Cabbage and Potato Curry)

Kobi Bateta Nu Shak (Cabbage and Potato Curry) – is a regular lunch curry served with hot rotlis in Gujarat. It has minimum ingredients and is quick and easy to make. In this recipe I have used white cabbage but you can use green or sweetheart cabbage if you wish to. The sweetheart cabbage has…

Quick Recipe: Raspberry and Orange Ice

Here is another cooling recipe which can be prepared in minutes. It’s low in fat and very tasty. It goes down a treat at barbecues and gardens parties in the long summer evenings. Best Wishes, Krishna

Quick Recipe: Easy Banana Ice Cream

What a quick ice cream made at home. Here’s a treat for all the family which can be whizzed up in seconds. Keep the peeled banana chunks in a sealed container in the freezer so that it can be made in minutes when you are rushed for time. It’s low in fat and tastes great….

Masala Toasties

Masala sandwiches or otherwise known as toasted sandwiches, toasties, etc. These are little pockets of heaven if you ask me. They are quick to make and the filling can be whatever you choose. They are favourite with everyone and go down really well with the kids. In this recipe I have used left over bateta…

Baked Mexican Bean Wraps

This is a wonderful homemade recipe which is warm and filling as well as being a perfect quick fix for mid-week meal dilemmas. I call it Mexican with a twist as it differs slightly from the traditional Mexican bake. I’ve used fresh mixed beans in the recipe but you can used canned or frozen, they…

Puff Pastry Pizza

Pizzza!!! It’s my sin food, one which I just cannot give up no what diet I am on. It’s the ultimate comfort food for me and one which I love even more when I can make it at home. Making pizza dough was not something which took my fancy so I thought why not just…

Pudla (Spiced Besan Flour Pancakes)

Pudla are little Indian frittata’s otherwise known as spiced Besan (gram) flour pancakes that are so easy to make when you want a meal in a hurry. Pudla’s are ideal for those with wheat or diary intolerance as they are made with gram flour. They are also ideal for the fussy eater who wants something…

Lilu Fulawar Nu Shak (Broccoli Curry)

It is well known that broccoli has many beneficial properties such as being extremely nutritious with vitamin C and dietary fibre as we as containing anti-carcinogenic properties. Without exception, this is a ‘must eat’ on everyone’s weekly dish list! In Gujarati broccoli is known as lilu fulawar and is a part of the cauliflower family….