Bihari Chana Dal Puri Recipe

Bihari Chana Dal Puri Thali

Bihari Chana Dal Puri Recipe is a traditional Bihari style poori stuffed with chana dal cooked in spices. This Bengal gram dal stuffed puris are made of wheat flour stuffed with chana and deep fried. Traditionally one serves these dal puri with rice kheer for breakfast. Since I was planning on making a thali I […]

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Banarasi Kachori Recipe

Banarasi Kachori aur Sabzi Thali

Banarasi Kachori is a deep fried poori from the state of Utter Pradesh, popularly available in Banaras. These pooris are famous on the streets of Banaras and are easy to make. These Banrasi Kachoris are served with aloo ki sabji and sitaphal ki sabzi. The Banaras is well known for its street food, with one […]

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Chepala Kura | How to make Fish Curry

Chepala Kura

Chepala Kura or Fish Curry is a delicious gravy made with fish. This is a tangy dish that is served with steamed rice and mixed. While there are different types of fish used to make the gravy, we have always used only Vanjaram or Seer Fish. This is an expensive fish as it has only […]

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Moong Dal Poori ~ A to Z Indian Pooris

Moong Dal Poori

Moong Dal Poori is a deep fried Indian Bread made with a ground moong dal along with spices to make a spicy and fuss free bread. This can be enjoyed as such or with any side dish. Making pooris with stuffing blended in it is very easy as you don’t have to worry about the […]

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Hing er Kochuri ~ A to Z Indian Pooris

Hing er Kochuri

Hing er Kochuri or Asofeotida flavoured stuffed Urad dal Pooris are a popular breakfast dish from Bengal. When I did Radhaballabhi, I came across these small sized hing flavoured Urad dal stuffed pooris that Sandeepa was talking about. I had done such an elaborate research on what stuffing goes into Radhaballabhi and how popular and […]

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Samalu Katte Pongali ~ Navratri Day 1

Samalu Katte Pongali

Samalu Katte Pongali is the special Neivedyam for Navratri Day 1 pooja. It is made with Sama Millet and Moong dal made in similar way as regular Ven Pongal. Navratri Pooja begins today and we have planned our menu for the next nine days of Navratri. Hubby Dear listed out what needs to be cooked […]

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Rajasthani Chana Dal Vada | How to make Kalmi Vada

Rajashtani Kalmi Vada Recipe

Kalmi Vada is a traditional Rajasthani chana dal vada made with chana dal and spices. This is typically served as tea time snack. Though I have read about it and seen it, the first time I tasted it was in our office when we had invited a cook to prepare authentic Rajasthani khana for an […]

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Microwave No Oil Kothimbir Vadi

Microwave No Oil Kothimbir Vadi

Zero Oil Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi is a guilt free savory snack made with besan, coriander leaves and spices. These can be cooked under 5 minutes and make a filling snack. For the Day 4, week 4 of mandatory recipes of BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, it’s Kothimbir Vadi from Maharashtra. While I do have quite a […]

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Ratlami Sev ~ Madhya Pradesh Special

Ratlami Sev

Ratlami Sev is a very popular snack of Ratlam city region of Madhya Pradesh. In this version the spice mix used is pepper powder and cloves. The extra addition of clove powder along with pepper makes it slightly different from the other version I posted on Spice your Life. I referred this for details and […]

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Tawa Handvo | How to make Mixed Vegetable Tawa Handvo

Tawa Handvo

Tawa Handvo is a Gujarati Special Dish made with rice and lentils. It can be referred to as Savory Rice Lentil Cake, made healthy by including vegetables in it. This handvo can be cooked in different ways, like tawa, baked and latest would be the Insta Pot methods. I will be sharing how I made […]

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Spinach Murukku | How to make Palak Chakli

Spinach Murukku

Spinach Murukku is an interesting twist to the regular murukku and makes it more healthy as we include spinach puree to the dough. This gives a beautiful green murukku. Kids will love this green murukku and in this way they also get to include spinach in their snack. The murukku turns out very crispy and […]

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