Undhiyu /Oondio – A Winter vegetables bliss

Life some time seems to be an insane journey. With unknown stopovers turning into cozy hang out places, people from different walks of life turning into a part of your family,  food once was alien being part of staple diet…..so on. And there are watershed moments … micro events… Looking back it all look so beautiful,…

Upama / spiced semolina with vegetables – Breakfast from South

Upama  is one of the classic breakfast/snack items from down south. Quick, fresh and wholesome food, served fresh and hot in most of the South Indian house holds. My mom would prepare them with a magic wond, get into the kitchen and the delicious upma is ready. When we grew up and left home for…

Steamed gram flour cakes / Kaman Dhokla

If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with them… the people who give you their food give you their heart – Cesar Chavez Dhokla or Kamman dhokla is a signature Gujarati recipe created and savored as breakfast or snacks in most of the Gujrati households. This is one of…

Dahi Wada – Deep fried black gram dumpling with yougurt

Dahi wada with its varies nomenclature and place of origin, one of the most devoured snack in whole of India. With its spicy and tangy varieties, it manages to entices the taste buds of children and adult taste buds alike. You call it dahi vada, dahi bahalla, mosaru vade or vadai..so on you get the same…

Bite size, whole wheat crispies with veggie topping

I had a contemplation about christening this starter. And finally it is, wheat crispies, the name which seems to be simple and apt…ok..so about this dish…Some times, it  would become the need of the hour, to make people/kids what they eat everyday, look different, eat with enthusiasm and eagerness and not to disappoint them in…

Chakkuli or chakli /deep fried rice spirals (gluten free)

Shraavan is the auspicious month in the Hindu calendar, marking  arrival of Ganesh Chathurthi amidst of heavy monsoon.  It also nestles in numerous  festive activities, each of which is significant and divine for the lives, who celebrate the nature as God. I visited my moms place, for a day this week. She prepared and packed some…