by Pallavi Purani

Ingredient: tuvar dal

Red Rice Poha Appe

Red Rice Poha Appe

Red rice poha is my new discovery and with the initial inhibitions of it not being as soft as the regular one, I am happy to be surprised with the recipe. This is a wholesome and healthy recipe that has lots of lentils, vegetables and red rice poha.

I: Idada

I: Idada

Aah straight from the heartland of sweet, sour, savory food. Gujarat. 🙂 I am falling in love with the cuisine. Idada is a snack that is very close to Idli batter from Southern India.

Methi Ni Bhaji na Bhajiya

Methi Ni Bhaji na Bhajiya

Oh I have mentioned this so many times to so many people that I HAD to out this up now. This is a lentil mixture with fenugreek leaves that is steamed, crumbled and served with lots of oil. This can be had warm or cold.

Snake Gourd Dal

Snake Gourd Dal

Snake Gourd might appear as a cross between a Bottle Gourd and Ridge Gourd, IMHO.

Gujarati Dal #GujaratiFood101

Gujarati Dal #GujaratiFood101

For about 26 years of my life, I have lived with the fear of Gujarati Dal.  I always thought that it is sweet and pale and full of  complex flavors. The restaurants where I had it a couple of times didnt help me get rid of it.

Dal Bhakri #GujaratiFood101

Dal Bhakri #GujaratiFood101

Did you even land in a situation where the dal you put to boil was over boiled. So much so that you cant even make out the grains of the poor dal.

Handvo #GujaratiFood101

Handvo #GujaratiFood101

Well next in the series of Gujarati Food 101 shall be a savoury cake or Handvo. It is essentially a pan cooked savoury tid bit. It comes quiet handy when you do not know what to make for people travelling, it comes helpful when you have loads of guests visiting. It is hit with a super masala tea. Gu