Skillet Dhokla Lovely dhokla crisp on the outside n soft inside. Almost like a savoury cake 1 cup ready dosa batter 8-10 methi dana 1 tsp heaped ginger n green chillies paste 2 tsps oil 1/4 cup thick curd -/4 tsp hing 1 tsp eno (regular) Reserve the eno n mix the rest of the…

Green Peas Chila Recipe Courtsey Vrinda Jain ( SUKU)my sister) A wonderful lady n cook who’s too shy to post . So I took it upon myself. Thank you (SUKU )for sharing this lovely recipe with me. This was a delicious Chilla 1/2 cup green peas 1/4 cup coriander chopped 2 green chillies 1/2″ pc…

Seviyan Paratha Saw this recipe on you tube n so I tried it I almost backed out because of the ghee content but then I finally made it. Sift some whole wheat flour . Sprinkle water and knead to a Soft dough . Cover and keep aside for an hour. Knead the dough once more…

Bhawan Karela ( Stuffed Bitter Gourd) 300 GMs Karelas( I got 6 small ones) 1 onion chopped very fine 1 tbsp heaped Besan 2 tbsp Aam ka Achaar masala Hing 1/2 tsp saunf( fennel) 1/4 tsp Turmeric 1 tsp dhaniya pwd 1/2 tsp red chilli pwd Karela seeds crushed 1 1/2 tbsp mustard oil +2…

Rasgullas in a savoury gravy An adaptation from Tarla Dalals recipe I’ve made these quite a few times and I assure you it’s very nice and not sweet at all 6 Rasgullas For the paste 1 large onion roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic 1/2″ ginger 1 green chilli 1/2″ cinnamon 1 cardamom 2 cloves 1…

Nutty Bites n Kaju Katli We Marwaris tie Rakhi to each n every member of the family ie, brothers, bhabhis, nieces, nephews n even the toddlers of our nephews. So basically Rakhi in a Marwari house is a big big affair Lots of masti , hulla gulla n khana peena I was making Kaju Katli…

METHI CHAMAN #sikandalouscuisine A big thank you to Atul Sikand ( the admin n founder of Sikandalous ¬†cuisine) for sharing the recipe of this fantastic dish from Kashmir I followed the recipe to the T and so I’m copy Pasting it. Only I didn’t grind the kasoori methi on a sil butta but I gave…

Poha exotica / Pohalette’ Poha( beaten rice ) 3/4 cup 1 choppedOnions 5-6 chopped Olives 5-6 Mushrooms chopped 1/4 cup boiled sweet Corn 1/3 cup Sprouts 1 tsp Parsley 2 tbsps Red Bell pepper chopped 2 tbsp Yellow bell pepper chopped 1 tsp chilli flakes ( can add more) 2 green chillies chopped 3-4 cloves…

Gobi Musallam Whole cauliflower cooked in a rich gravy At times here we get Gaoti veggies( veggies that come directly from villages nearby) . Very tender and fresh I happened to see a villager selling some really fresh n tender cauliflower perfect for making Gobi Musallam . 1 cauliflower about 400 GMs Wash the Gobi…

Off Season veggies don’t entice me at all . And since there was so much cabbage in the house ( when men one fine day decide to go vegetable shopping they get all the wrong things n in huge quantities) I had to do something so this … Stuffed Cabbage Rolls 1 large cabbage Filling…

Eggless Arabian Cake I somehow just stumbled upon this recipe on the Internet. I liked it made it n now I want to share it with everybody Most of y’all might be knowing it coz I’ve seen the fabulous posts that y’all so humbly share. Please feel free to correct me if I’ve gone wrong…

Turai/ Tori/ RidgeGourd / Luffa Ridge Gourd is made in various ways and its preparation differs from state to state and house to house. The way I make it is completely a personal choice . If the turai is tough to chop then don’t cook it because it had over ripened n become fiborous Over…