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Kuneh Ja Bhee|Steamed Lotus stem Chaat

Apart from the quintessential Papad, pickle, Kadhi and Saibhaji, Sindhis are well known for their love for the lotus stem and they are the most avid eaters of this slightly nutty, mildly sweet, crunchy stem. Their insatiable appetite for Bhee is the reason that lotus stems are particularly found in markets in and around Sindhi […]
Lotus Stem Tikki

Bheeya Ji Tikki|Stuffed Lotus stem Tikki

A Sindhi’s love for Lotus stem dates back to pre-partition era and our forefathers loved the nutty flavored, woodsy looking, stringy/hairy stem of Lotus flower so much that they started cultivating it here in India, around their homes, and hence  this Lotus stem or Bhee is still found mostly in Sindhi dominated areas.Those who grew […]

Tomato Toaster~Salsa Stuffed Toasted Sandwich

Long long ago when life was all about school, homework, friends, doll marriages, ludo, carom, skipping ropes, sibling fights and having crush on Bollywood stars, food was not a hyped fad and terms like Gourmet, Haute cuisine, Molecular gastronomy, were unheard of. Eating out was a luxury strictly indulged in, during Diwali and the family […]

Kirng Upma|Thick savory porridge using Samo seeds rice

Kirng or Samo seeds rice is often used in India to cook ‘fasting foods. Also known as Bhagar or Moraia , Samo seeds are  a kind of wild rice (seeds), hence named as ‘Jungle  rice’. Botanically known as Echinochloa colona, it is actually a weed growing in rice fields. Samo is widely used in India, […]

Bhelpuri With Salad|A Not So Sindhi Chaat Recipe

Bhelpuri~ One of the most popular chaat/ street food! Indians need no introduction for this quick to whip up, tangy mixture of puffed rice, boiled potatoes, chopped onion, farsan (crispy or crunchy, mixed fried munchies) mint and coriander chutney (dip), sweet tamarind/sonth chutney topped up with some crunchy sev (thin, fried, salted gram flour noodle […]
fresh garbanzo beans

Ubhaaryal Phota|Boiled Fresh Garbanzo Beans

A plateful of ‘Ubhaaryal Phota’ or the boiled, whole (in pods) fresh garbanzo beans stirs memories in many a hearts, particularly if you belong to the ‘pre gizmo-freak generation’. The generation who never got bored despite of the absence of social media networks, 3GS, WiFi, smart phones, X-box, infinite TV channels and coffee shops to […]
baked snacks dal tikki

Dal Tikki|Baked patty from leftover Dal

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 […]
Baked Potato chilly croquette

Baked Potato Chilly snack

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 […]
Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora or Bread bajji is one of the most popular deep fried snack.Made in minutes, using easily available, few ingredients, this one top the charts when it comes to sinful eating. Bread Pakora   Author: Alka Recipe type: Snacks Serves: 1-2 Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 15 mins Print […]
Sprouts alu tikki chaat

A Healthy Alu Tikki Chaat

Talking about a Mom’s worries, unanimously each of us would confess it to be  feeding our kids just the right food. Healthy food options aren’t hard to find, thanks to blooming internet resources, cookbooks, Cookery shows etc. To cook those healthy recipes too isn’t a big problem but the toughest challenge is to feed the […]
seyal phulka

Seyal Phulka (Leftover Rotis in Garlic tomato curry)

Seyal Phulka Spring announced its arrival, winter bid adieu, and summer is almost knocking at the doors. Holi(Indian Festival of colours ) is just few days away, and I am as usual grumpy and lethargic. No changes in  SEASON of my MOOD. The diet regime  seems to be improper, leaving me dull and tired whole […]

Reposting~ Dal Sandwich

Food blogging is Hazardous. Yeah, what else will you call an obsession when all you can think of, is cooking food (mind and not eating..for the eating part, a blogger keeps  hunting for a  scapegoat ) all day long, and many times in your dreams too. A recipe request by a reader of your […]

Took Patata~Double fried potatoes and a Good Bye

Farewell, My Friends, Adieu I hate to say good-bye Yet we have to say farewell For we shall meet again That I can foretell The future is unpredictable Tomorrow is uncertain Keep our laughs and memoirs But I wish you have no burden We shall keep on learning Remain as students and become as mentors […] Related Posts with Thumbnails