The Patras also known as Alu Vadi's is a delicious preparation using spinach or colocasia leaves that has a sweet and tangy gram flour mixture spread on them and rolled in a special way to form a pinwheel.
The Tandoori Paneer Tikka is a quintessential dish of the north indian cuisine. The Paneer, the Indian Cottage cheese is flavored with a variety of spices and called by its many names like Malai Paneer Tikka, Hariyali Paneer Tikka, Tandoori Paneer Tikka, Nawabi Paneer Tikka and many more names.
Sweet Potato Tangy Salad Recipe is super simple to make with no oil and just the chaat masala that adds to its flavors.
Microwave Nylon Khaman Dhokla is a very popular Gujarati delicacy that is has as a snack during the coarse of the meal or for breakfast.
The Chana dal and Vegetable fries makes a perfect snack for kids, and as an appetizers for parties. These delicious fries make healthy replacement for regular French fries.
"Tandoori Kebab" is one of the most popular "North-Indian Appetizer". A spicy and smoky vegetarian kebabs can make anyone drool just by a glimpse of it.
Kunukku (Lentil fritters) is something similar to vada, except that it has many lentils. Kunukku is prepared using the adai batter, hence for kids who do not like adai, this is a good alternative as it has all the goodness of the lentils in here.
Vegetarian Hariyali Malai Kebab is a simple quick recipe that is made from paneer, potatoes and mint chutney. Its is simple and quick to make.
Chilli Paneer Recipe is a classic Indian Chinese dish that is inspired with the asian sauces using indian ingredients.
Paneer Cheela/Chilla makes a delicious appetizer for the parties and also as a part of a heavy brunch. The cheela's are made with moong lentils and filled with cottage cheese/paneer is rich in proteins and vitamins.
The Vegetarian Spring rolls is a classic Chinese dish made from homemade wrappers filled with stir fried vegetables. I have kept the filling for the spring rolls really simple and quick, you can experiment with bean sprouts, noodles and other vegetables.
Dahi Ke Kebab is a classic Indian appetizer which can make you a star. There are many versions of the recipe and I have adapted mine from the kitchen of Pind Balluchi a popular restaurant in Delhi.
Khaman Dhokla is a very popular farsan savored by Indians around the world. It is traditionally made from bengal gram lentil but a quick and more common version uses gram flour that is equally delicious and authentic.
The Baked Aloo Mutter Pudine Ke Tikkis Recipe as I like to call them are delicious appetizers which are relished in almost every Indian party.
Vegetable Manchurian is a very popular Indian Chinese dish is made from finely minced vegetables, coated with corn flour and deep fried, then dipped in a tangy and spicy soy sauce.
Khandvi is a savory gram flour pin wheel snack that is seasoned with mustard and sesame. The first time I had these gram flour pinwheels was at a diwali party held at Guajarti’s friends home of my parents.
Vegetarian Nugget Satay is a classic vegetarian recipe, of a soy and vegetables which makes a perfect finger food for a party or a tea time snack.
Gobi Manchurian is a very popular Indian Chinese (also known as Indo-Chinese) dish. Indian Chinese cuisine is the adaptation of Chinese seasoning and cooking techniques to suite Indian tastes.
Thengai Thogayal also known as the Tangy and Spicy Coconut Chutney is different from the regular chutney that you have along with the Idli's and Dosa's.
Green Coriander and Coconut Chutney Recipe is a refreshing and simple to make chutney. The addition of coriander leaves along with fresh coconut along with green chillies and ginger makes this chutney super delicious.
Kanchakalar Khosha Bata is a traditional Bengali dish that is made from Raw Banana Peels. The banana peels are cooked and spiced up with garlic, green chillies and red chillies is nutritious and is packed with iron.
The Paruppu Podi Recipe is a blend of roasted spices and lentils that is full of fresh flavors and aroma. Podi’s are very traditional to the south Indian cuisine and a homemade podi is always more delicious than store bought podi, as they are preservative free, less spicy with no adulterants added.
Peanut Chutney Powder is a perfect blend of roasted peanuts, garlic cloves and chillies. This peanut chutney powder recipecan be served as an accompaniment along with breads, parathas, dosas or even steamed rice with ghee.
Aam Ras or Keri no Ras is a delicious pulp of mangoes made in every gujatati's home during the mango season. Whenever I have visited a Gujarati friends’ home during summers during my school days, I have not dared to miss eating Ras Puri, that is one of the most delicious and delectable combinations I have had.