Millets are small-seeded grasses that are hard and grow well in dry zones. They are highly nutritious, non-glutinous and non-acid forming foods. Hence they are soothing and easy to digest. Compared to rice, especially polished rice, millets release lesser percentage of glucose and over a longer period of time,...
Puran poli are soft and flaky flatbreads filled with a sweet lentil mixture and laced with a liberal dose of fragrant ghee. The filling is usually made with chana dal or split Bengal gram cooked with grated jaggery, a kind of unrefined cane sugar which has a deeper flavor...
Served with Green Pea Chutney & Mint Raita, these delicious pancakes are ideal for those picky eaters. Ingredients: 1 ½ C besan (Chick pea flour) 2 green chillies, finely chopped 2 tbsp fresh sage leaves, finely chopped 2½ – 3 ½ tbsp Madras curry powder (adjust to taste) – Any regular curry powder would...
Handvo is a gluten free savory cake that has goodness of veggies, rice & lentils. One pot meal would be a better description. Ingredients: 1 cup rice (coarsely ground – similar to coarse semolina) 1 cup mixed lentils, coarsely ground (texture similar to the rice) {urad (ivory lentils), moong dhuli (split green mung...
I cannot survive without eggs in the morning. Make that Chai and eggs in the morning. I cannot survive without chai and eggs in the morning. First thing I do in the morning while rubbing my half open eyes, after getting out of my cozy hugger of a bed...
Surprise your Valentine with these gluten free, delectable and delicate Yogurt Kebabs that taste even better with some nutty green chutney. Ingredients: For the Kebabs 250 grams (1 cup approx) thick hung Yogurt (I could procure 1 cup of yogurt from 3 cups of homemade yogurt.) 2 tsp slightly roasted Bengal gram powder...
Dotted with choco chips, this egg free Coconut Mango Bread has tropical written all over it. Ingredients: ¾ C Sugar 1 Cup Alphonso Mango Pulp (I used store brought one) 1/3 C Canola Oil or any neutral Oil ¾ C Aata (Whole Wheat Flour) ¾ C Maida (APF) ½ C Desiccated Coconut 1 tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp...
A traditional no cook dish from Bihar turns chic. Enjoy it for breakfast or as a dessert. Ingredients: 1 Cup Basmati Chiwda ¾ – 1 Cup Yogurt (or as required) 1 cup Mangoes (diced) 1 Cup Strawberries (hulled, washed and chopped or sliced) 2 tbsp mixed Nuts (optional) Honey / Sugar / Palm Sugar to sweeten...

Achari Khandvi

Tell you the truth, I love khandvi , its Gujju's favorite dish, quite complicated to make but once you have hang of it, you can make it but its very blend for me, no matter how spicy chili you add in tadka but the basic taste is very bland....
"Just chop some onion. Very fine alright or you might ruin it. Little cilantro and green chili. Thrown them in your eggs. Beat. Dip. Pan fry. That's it. That's how you make French toast". The roadside vendor always stationed next to my college was showing me the recipe for...
Surprise your valentine by preparing this age old recipe. Surnoli is a traditional breakfast recipe of south canara,it is also called as bread dosa or buttermilk dosa. This is usually prepared if you have left over buttermilk or curds in excess. Usually we make this by adding jaggery. Ingredients: Here I...

Dhokla-Samosa

Amaze your family and friends with this innovative Dhoklas, which is so so delicious that everybody will be astonished when you tell them, it's 'Dhokla samosa"!!! Ingredients: Ingredients:: For Dhokla; 1 cup Dhokla-Hadhva flour( rice & tuvar dal flour mix) 2 tablespoons Besan flour 2 tablespoons semolina (ravo) 2 tablespoons rice flour 1/2 cup + 2 tbls...