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Mumbai “Moist Maker” Sandwich

Meet the Mumbai “Moist Maker” Sandwich. Stuff this ultra-crispy vegetarian toastie with masala potatoes, melting cheese, beetroot, onions and, wait for it… an extra slice of toast soaked in green chutney — a.k.a. the “Moist Maker”. Top with crunchy sev (fried chickpea flour noodles) for a true taste of Mumbai street food. You may have …

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Sabudana Vada (Tapioca Pearl Fritters)

Sabudana Vada are treasured potato and tapioca pearl fritters from Maharashtra, India. The crispy, golden vadas are a popular choice for fasting (upvas/vrat) but can be enjoyed at any time. They’re vegan, free from onions and garlic and can be suitable for a gluten-free diet. Serve them alongside your favourite chutney and masala chai. Tapioca …

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The Best Vegetable Samosas

When I think of Indian snack food, I instantly picture the three-pointed beauty of hot and crispy samosas, a.k.a. The Best Vegetable Samosas. Nothing says fast-casual Indian cooking more than a deep fried, carb-on-carb, potato-stuffed pastry. No two samosas are ever identical in shape and colour — you could say they’re as unique as we …

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Crispy Aloo Chaat Potato Skins

Hot, sour, sweet, salty and spicy are the famous characteristics of perfect Aloo Chaat. As well as having what’s known as “chatpata” flavour, the potatoes must be crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. It’s the law. Aloo Chaat is a spud-packed street food dish that’s traditionally served in a bowl and enjoyed …

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20-Minute Channa Bateta (Kenyan Chickpeas and Potatoes in Coconut Broth)

I had five new recipes lined up, ready to photograph and post but last week when I shared a photo of my dad’s signature Channa Bateta, I was inundated with requests on Facebook and Instagram for the recipe. This made me super nostalgic, thinking back to the days when I’d come home from school and …

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