Healthy Veggie Chilla We make a Green juice every morning which is our pre breakfast Drink. I strain it in a colander not in a strainer so that the very fine roughage also goes into the juice and the thicker , part is left in the colander. Now it troubles me a lot to throw…

Ponkh / Fresh Tender Roasted Jowar In Gujarat, farmers who grow jowar or white millet keep watching their crops in the winter to spot that special stage where the seeds are juicy and tender! Known as ponkh, these young and tender jowar seeds are a unique seasonal and regional specialty. No wonder, the people get…

Vegan Mayonnaise A lovely Mayo made very easily at home. And yes no oil added. A very healthy version Came across this recipe on YouTube Shelf life a week in the refrigerator. 15-20 cashews soaked 1 1/2 tsp ACV ( Apple Vider Vinegar) 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt 2-3 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp fresh…

Khatte Chawal A complete Andhra dish. We love this rice and its made so well at my friends place. So asked her for the recipe and voila it was made . Loooooved it. Easy and delectable. 1. 2 cups boiled rice ( whichever you like ) I used basmati 2. 1/3 cup tamarind pulp (…

Paneer Patiala i dont know why its named thus but this is one delicious dish. Its easy to make and fun specially if there are guests they get quite intrigued with the name as was i when i had it at a tiny restaurant here in Mumbai Papad Paneer Rolls a few papads halved 250…

Stir Fried Moong Sprouts healthy unbelievably delicious. 1 cup moong sprouts 5-6 cloves garlic chopped 1 tsp vegetarian oyster sauce 11/2 tsp oil clean the sprouts .as in pinch out the roots and the moong seeds. The cleaning though tedious is a must to enjoy thr sptouts undisturbed. soak the cleaned sprouts in water for…

Lehsua (Lasora / Gunda/Sebestan Plum ) Lasora or Sabestan Plum bears edible mucilaginous fruits (drupes) with sweet taste. The sticky white substance from the fruits can be extracted and as used as glue. Fruits can be eaten fresh, dry and pickled. This is a very seasonal fruit and is found only in the months of…

Flat Beans ( papdi/ saem/ broad Beans) 200 gms flat Beans 1/2 cup coriander chopped 1/4 tsp pepper powder 2 cloves garlic minced Salt 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tsps Kair ( capers) 1/2 tsp sugar Wash the beans , remove the threads from both the sides of the beans. Chop…

Khandvi It’s normally made in a Kadhai and it takes really long. but this time I made it in the microwave following Ma’am Tarla Dalal’s recipe. It was quick and easy. A Gujju snack that I love and can have it ( no devour ) at anytime. 1 cup Besan 3 cups thin buttermilk (…

Karonda Ka Achaar A quick pickle. No need to mature and store. Make it and finish it in 3-4 days These Karondas were green and tender. 200 gms Karonda 8-10 green chillies Salt about 1 1/2 tsp or more Red chilli powder 1 tsp 3/4 tsp panch phoron ( nigella seeds, Methi seeds seeds, fennel,…

Mango Basundi As the mangoes have hit the market in a huge way umpteen recipes start churning up in the mind and there is no Dirth of options specially if you have guests. Make your dessert at home. Easy peasy and delicious. 1 ltr full cream milk 2 tbsp milk to soak the saffron 1/2…

Moonglet Heard about this Delhi street food from my DIL Prachi Agarwal Did a quick search on YouTube and found Mr.Kapils video. Put two and two together and tried my had at it. 1/2 cup Chana Dal 1/2 cup Moong Dal 1 tbsp ginger green chilli paste Salt to taste 1/2 tsp eno fruit salt…