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Perfect Kathiyawadi Undhiyu

When it comes to Gujarati specialities, no dish is more celebrated than this Perfect Kathiyawadi Undhiyu. A legendary dish of seasonal, and often stuffed vegetables, traditionally cooked upside down in an earthenware pot. The name undhiyu comes from the word ‘undhu’ which actually means upside down! You might be happy to hear that for ease …

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Perfect Handvo (Gujarati Lentil Cake)

The most Perfect Handvo (Gujarati Lentil Cake) recipe. Gujarati Handvo is a golden, fermented rice and lentil cake with vegetables. Some Gujaratis call this delicious tea-time snack Ondhwo. This recipe for Handvo is one I make from scratch, using whole, soaked lentils and rice. No packet mix or handvo flour necessary. What is Handvo? The …

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Garlic Butter Khichu (Papdi no Lot)

Follow my video tutorial and make this easy Garlic Butter Khichu (Papdi no Lot) recipe. These steamed Indian rice dumplings are soft and chewy in texture. I dip them in the most delicious garlic butter to finish. The combination of garlic butter and cumin against the blank canvas of the rice flour dumpling is so …

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Athela Marcha (Instant Chilli Pickle)

Athela Marcha (Instant Chilli Pickle) is a Gujarati-style Indian chilli pickle. Fresh green and red chillies, carrot strips and raw mango make for an amazing condiment. This instant chilli pickle will forever be “Gujarati wedding pickle” in my eyes. The mustard seed-flecked chillies and carrots always have a place at the dinner table. How to …

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Perfect Patra (Timpa/Alu Vadi)

Learn how to make Perfect Patra (Timpa/Alu Vadi) with me! Here’s a foolproof step-by-step Patra recipe with pictures and video so you too, can make this Gujarati and Maharashtrian favourite with ease. This is the ultimate guide to homemade Patra. What are Patra? Patra are colocasia leaves we spread, stack, roll, steam and fry. Roll …

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