Lentils…there are possibly million ways to cook and relish lentils and India is a blessed country, with the sheer variety of lentils grown here, the number of way these get incorporated into our daily diet and the exhaustive combinations of meals that we can make, using split dried lentils or Dal….be it Chana dal, or […]
Many Sindhis begin their Sundays with a visit to roadside food cart for a hot , king sized, breakfast, fit to celebrate the holiday mood. The breakfast served on a lazy Sunday morning, at almost every nook and corner of Sindhi localities, happens to be either Dal pakwan, Dal moong, or else Chola Dhabhal (Chola […]
Awran Jo Murrabo or Indian Gooseberry Conserve is very popular amongst Sindhis, particularly, it is the most favorite of elder generation, because they are well aware of the health benefits of Amla or Indian Gooseberries. Probably all of us have heard about this ‘Wonder Berry’ and the numerous health benefits of consuming Amla on regular […]
Hectic mornings, empty stomach, loads of pending work and time crunch..an awful combination to drain away my energy. And when the thoughts of rolling out some Koki, Paranthas or cooking some elaborate breakfast like Dal Pakwan, is a big no no, that is when these pancakes come to my rescue…easy to whip up, easy to […]
Sata Bhajyun/Chiti Kuni/Sindhi Style Seven vegetable mix curry is a traditional vegetable that is cooked on Diwali, in Sindhi Household. This Diwali, my generous neighbor visited us and brought along this delicious and healthy traditional Diwali Curry. Obviously I requested her to share the recipe too, since many of you have asked for this […]
August is here..for Indians its a month of festivals..for Sindhis its special too…Apart from celebrating Independence day and Raksha Bandhan, Sindhi female fraternity is eagerly waiting for Teejri festival, a day of fasting for us. But before the fasting day approaches, let me (and you are invited too..virtually though !!!) indulge ….the cravings for some […]
The dreaded moment arrived..after enjoying two months of no alarm setting, no tiffin packing, no early- morning- rising, no school timetables and no studies, carefree days, its back to school routine…sigh ! Now with the life slowly coming back on a routine track, its time to plan menus ahead of each day, so as to […]
Panchratni or panchratna (meaning 5 Jewelled ) dal is a mix of 5 dals, and though it is one of most favored Mughlai dal, it is equally popular in Punjabi cuisine as Dal panchmel or Dal panchratni. Though Tidali dal (Three dal mix) is more popular in Sindhi cuisine, but occasionally this creamy and protein […]
A tangy lip smacking chaat recipe…. green chilly fritters dunked in curd and chutneys and garnished with Nylon sev.
Now that we are done with Holi, the festival of colors for Indians, its time to share with you, this year’s Holi Special Sweet, Seero Malpuro or Malpua served with Sooji Halwa. Making a sweet dish is always a challenging job for me, because I am paranoid about adding the heaps of sugar as suggested […]
Thaadal or Thandai is a refreshing drink made from milk , poppyseeds, almonds and flavored with peppercorns, rose petals and elaichi, usually served on occasion of Mahashivratri and Holi festival.
A nutritious Porridge made from Jowar(sorghum) and Milk, with a subtle flavor of Green cardamom.
A flavorful Indian Curry made using potatoes,Paneer, mushroom and nutrela TVP, in spicy onion tomato based gravy
A simple yet flavorful smooth gourd with Chandadal recipe