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…

Vatana Bateta Nu Shak (Potato and Peas Curry)

This is a classic, quick and easy dish to prepare. It can be made as a side dish or as a main to serve with boiled rice. This is a comfort recipe which can be made when you want something quick and easy but tasty, satisfying and filling. Vatana bateta nu shak is also known…

Veg Spinach Shak (Veg Spinach Curry)

A lovely recipe passed down to me. It is a warm, wholesome and filling recipe which can be served with plain basmati rice or warm rotli’s or pooris. For those who do not eat onion can omit it from this recipes and still enjoy the lovely taste. Best Wishes, Krishna