Tindora, Giloda, Ivory Gourd nu shaak is a typical Gujarati cuisine. Some enjoy it and some do not; my husband and I happen to enjoy it. You’ll find this dish in almost every Gujarati household. My mother-in-law’s tastes a bit different than my mom’s. I have even turned into mine by cutting up the gourds… Continue reading Tindora or Giloda Shaak: Ivory Gourd Subzi
Malabar, Laccha, Paratwala, Lachedar Paratha, whatever you call it, this Indian bread is delicious and unique. Parat in punjabi means “layers” which is exactly what this bread has. What makes it unique is the flaky interior and crispy exterior. Think croissant but with less butter and not as labor intensive. You can easily find these… Continue reading Malabar (Lachha) Paratha
The husband and I love to eat out at various restaurants. One of our new favorite places to go for good food has been Ponce City Market in the Old 4th Ward district of Atlanta. They converted the old Sears building into a shopping and food hall which is literally walking distance from our home.… Continue reading Botiwalla Restaurant Review
I apologize for not posting anything for a month. I started back school back in August to get my CRP certification (no, not CPR) and the papers have been keeping me busy. During this month, I’ve barely done any cooking because the times when I wash not busy with classes, I sat and did nothing..except… Continue reading Savory Masala Eggless “French Toast”
Dahi Vada, Dahi Bhalla, Thayir Vada, Thayir Vadai, whatever you call them, this is THE perfect dish to have during a hot summer day. Dahi Vada are fried dumplings that are dunked in water to soften them, soaked in spiced yoghurt, and topped with various chutneys (which are optional). Although this is fried, because the… Continue reading Dahi Vada-Perfect Indian Summer Dish!
For starters, it’s not dog food nor is it scrambled eggs. Shocking, right? Before you go all “Oh my gosh, this is disgusting!!”, let me just say that it is the most delicious breakfast I’ve probably created. Allow me to tell you the story on how this crazy concoction came about: So, last night,… Continue reading Mashed Chickpea “Scramble”
I love Indian chicken-you name it, I love it. Well, except for Chicken Tikka Masala but that’s not really Indian now :p. I first heard about this recipe through Madhura’s Recipes and thought it looked absolutely delicious. A few months ago, when my boyfriend was coming back from South Africa, I decided to cook him a… Continue reading RECIPE: Kohlapuri Chicken