Pudina Ni Chutney (Mint Chutney)

Green chutney: its pretty much an Indian version of pesto of sorts consisting of coriander leaves and mint is a staple condiment in a lot of Indian homes. Mint is a well known herb which ignites the digestive fire which aids the digestive process. There are many versions of green chutney and almost every house…

Gujarati Khichdi (Gujarati Rice and Lentils)

In sickness and in health, Gujarati Khichdi is all I need. It’s the ultimate comfort food that we have been eating since my brother and I were children. Khichdi is a dish which I crave whenever I’ve been away on holiday or I’ve had many days of rich foods and I just want something simple….

Gujarati Ringna No Ooro (Gujarati Roasted Aubergine)

Gujarati Ringna No Ooro (Gujarati Roasted Aubergine) is a classic recipe which is well recognised across different regions of India and abraod. It is also known as Baingan Ka Bharta in some regions of India and is prepared in similar ways with subtle variations depending on the region. In Gujarat, it is known as Ringna…

Meethu Dahi (Sweetened Yogurt)

Meethu dahi (mithu dahi) is a sweetened yogurt that is highly delicious to eat and can be made in a matter of minutes! It works really well with hot and spicy foods and can be a lovely dessert after food. The inclusion of yogurt in cooking dates back to circa 500 B.C. in India, the…

Kashmiri Dum Aloo

This is a wonderful recipe for when you want to make something quick and filling but also flavoursome too. This hearty north Indian dish has a rich creamy gravy and goes well with any Indian bread such as naan, kulcha or paratha. Spiced and flavoured with chilli, garlic and kasuri methi. The essence to creating…

Chilli, Garlic and Basil Spaghetti

Chilli, Garlic and Basil Spaghetti Not only is this a classic recipe but is also one of those feel good, simple and extremely delicious recipes you can eat any anytime of the week. A good tomato sauce with a generous helping of basil and garlic will turn this recipe into a masterpiece. This dish reminds…

Bhatura (Fried Leavened Flat Bread)

Bhatura (Fried Leavened Flat Bread) is one of the most popular, tasty and is very well known, not just in India but all across the world where you can find an Indian restaurant. Yes I know, its a sinful food, its fried and unhealthy but sooo tasty. For those who are calorie conscious, look away…

Punjabi Masala Chole (Punjabi Masala Chickpeas)

Punjabi Masala Chole (Punjabi Masala Chickpeas) This is a melt in the mouth and to die for recipe of Punjabi masala chole! The taste is a beautiful rich amalgamation of spices and flavours. Punjabi masala chole are best accompanied with Bhature which is where the dish ‘Chole-Bhature’ is derived from but of course you can…

Quick Recipe: Garlicky Avocado Bruschetta

Garlicky Avocado Bruschetta. This is the ultimate food item, be it an appetiser, a starter, or a breakfast item and will most definitely liven things up. I actually made these by accident by throwing a few ingredients together because I was soo hungry one afternoon. Bruschetta is delicious and quite healthy as far as appetisers…