Grilled Vegetable and Mixed Bean Enchiladas

Who loves enchiladas? The wholesome, filling and very versatile Mexican dish consisting of flour tortilla and filled with a variety of vegetables, beans and meat. This dish is usually a mixture of sweet and spicy flavours depending on the spices and ingredients used – plus cheese!! Simple, transportable, affordable, and absolutely delicious for the whole…

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…

Chana Dal (Spiced Split Bengal Gram Soup)

Chana dal is one dish that I make regularly. This is my husband’s favourite recipe and one which can be enjoyed anytime of the year. This particular recipe is one which has been adopted from a North Indian style chana dal masala. Typical Punjabi onion-tomato masala is the base of this dal and the addition…

Upma (Roasted Semolina with Onions and Spices)

Upma is also known as Uppuma, Uppittu, Upeet and Kharabath. It is a traditional South Indian breakfast dish made from dry roasted semolina or Rava as known in Indian cooking. Rava is also called as Soji in Gujarati and Suji in Hindi and is the cream of wheat, i.e., the coarse purified wheat middling’s of…

Bateta Ne Bhaji Nu Shak (Spinach and Potato Curry)

Bateta Ne Bhaji Nu Shak (Spinach and Potato Curry) – a very delicious, healthy and mildly spiced Indian curry recipe made with potatoes and spinach. I say Indian purely because this dish is eaten all over India and different recipe versions are also available. It is known as palak aloo in Hindi. There are two…

Vegetable Thepla (Spiced Vegetable Flat Bread)

This is a wholesome no onion no garlic vegetable thepla recipe I cooked with my mum during school holidays. Theplas are an inherent part of Gujarati meals, and are used for regular meals, travelling and for picnics. They are very often eaten with yogurt, sweet and sour pickles and masala tea. There are many variations…

Gajar Kobi Ne Marcha No Sambharo (Warm Carrot, Cabbage and Chilli Salad)

Warm cabbage and carrot salad-speciality from the state of Gujarat Sambharo is a stir fry often made with carrot,cabbage and chillies.Grated or shredded vegetables are tempered in mustard seeds, tumeric, salt and lemon juice. The green chillies add the spice then the carrots and cabbage are stir fried or cooked slightly so the vegetables retain…

Marcha Na Bhajia (Crispy Chilli Fritters)

This is an absolute favourite in my household and I usually have to make extra as they are eaten up very quickly! These are lovely with masala chai on a Sunday afternoon. Let me know what you all think of this recipe and how well it went down with your family. Best Wishes, Krishna