Dates & Figs Nuts Burfi | Dates & Figs Nuts Energy Balls | Khajur Anjeer Burfi

I am finally preparing some postpartum snacks with mom, before Baby V is here. These very delicious Khajur Anjeer Burfi’s are perfect concoction of all the nuts to give me energy and help me recover post delivery. It is super easy to make because all you have to do is pulse all the dry fruits…

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Aakha Ringan Bateta nu Shak | Gujarati Eggplant and Potato Curry

Aakha Ringan Bateta nu Shak is a deliciously rich concoction of a tomato based curry, flavored delicately with garlic, peanuts and roasted gram flour. This curry is spiced with daily Indian ground spices with notes of cinnamon and clove powder. There are so many versions of Ringan Bateta nu Shaak in Gujarat. Every city has…

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Sabudana Khichdi | Sabudana ni Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichdi is a gluten free pilaf made with Tapioca Pearls. This khichdi is made in Gujarat on fasting days and during the festival of Navratri. My mom is visiting, and so I had to record her uber delicious recipe for you guys. The key to a good Sabudana Khichdi is perfectly fluffed tapioca pearls.…

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Bhaat na Muthiya | Gujarati Bhaat na Muthiya Recipe

Bhaat na Muthia is a very famous Gujarati delicacy made using leftover rice and spices. These muthias (dumplings) are steamed and then fried, enjoyed with masala chai as a snack, or a light lunch or dinner. Why do we call this delious dish muthiya. Well here is why. Muthiya is a famous snack from Gujarat…

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Papdi Khichu Recipe| Khichu Recipe | Papdi no Lot

Khichu aka Papdi no Lot has been a heart warming recipe, for decades. This recipe is so easy and quick made with rice flour and green chilies, a few spices, served hot with peanut oil and pickle masala. I have fond memories of my Ba, mummy and kaki in the kitchen, early morning at 4…

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Pulao Recipe | Vegetable Pulao Recipe | Pulao/Pilaf Recipe

Call it Pulao, Pilaf, Veg Pulao or Vegetable Pulao. All this comes down to one bowl of hearty deliciousness. This veg pulao recipe is my family recipe, we used to enjoy on Sundays when everyone was bored of eating Vaghareli (Masala) Khichdi. The goodness of fried potatoes, Ivy gourd and caramelized onions bring a unique…

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Semiya Payasam | Semiya Payasam Recipe | Vermiceli Kheer

Semiya Payassam or Vermicelli Kheer is a delicious milk based sweet with added goodness of vermicelli sev, sugar and cardamom powder along with roasted nuts in ghee. This delicious Indian sweet has many different names and versions that are created all over India, and easily is everyone’s favorite. If my husband and I agree on…

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Makai Na Vada | How to Make Makai na Vada

Makai na Vada or Makai na Dhebra is a quintessential snack in a Gujarati household. These vadas are packed with delicious sweet and spicy flavors. In my family these vadas were made quite often as these always were a family favorite. When I moved to the States, I used to miss these so much. So…

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Gujarati Dal | Gujarati Khatti Meethi Dal | My Mom’s Recipe

This dal takes me back to my mom’s kitchen every time I make it. It is one of those precious recipes that is very close to my heart and I have been cherishing it since I took my first bite probably. So, when I say that my mom’s Gujarati Dal recipe is famous, it is…

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Peanut Chikki Recipe | Peanut Brittle

Sankranti is just around the corner, and one of the most enjoyed festivals in Vadodara, Gujarat. The preparations for this week would start a week before the festive days are here. People actually even start practicing the art of kite flying a few days before the day. On Sankranti mornings, we woke up with loud…

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