Bread Chilla / Chila (Indian Pancake with Vegetables & Bread)

Bored of having same bread-butter / bread–omelette / bread-boiled egg! Try this Bread Chilla / Chila using same ingredients with a twist. It is a complete dish as bread, egg, vegetables, curd and semolina is used together. Those who are vegetarian can replace egg with some more all purpose flour and milk. During this lockdown… Continue reading Bread Chilla / Chila (Indian Pancake with Vegetables & Bread)

Ranga Aloor Pur Bhora Parota (Sweet Potato Stuffed Flat Bread)

I am a ‘Paratha’ lover, you must be aware by this time. I like to experiment with different types of stuffed and non-stuffed ‘parthas’. Recently I tried this ‘Ranga Aloor Pur Bhora Parota’ and it turned out really well. It requires very few ingredients available in your kitchen. Do try this recipe and serve as… Continue reading Ranga Aloor Pur Bhora Parota (Sweet Potato Stuffed Flat Bread)

Dudhi Na Muthiya / Lauki Muthiya (Steamed Bottle Gourd Snack)

This is a typical Gujarati recipe that can be served as breakfast, brunch or lunch or any point of time. It can be prepared with regular pantry items. This is a complete food balanced with carbohydrate and vegetables. It is a little time consuming but worth preparing this dish as it can be stored for… Continue reading Dudhi Na Muthiya / Lauki Muthiya (Steamed Bottle Gourd Snack)

Club Kachori (Indian Fried Bread)

‘Club Kachori’ is very famous in Kolkata. There is a famous vegetarian fast food joint in Kolkata named ‘Sharma’s’, that serves superb ‘Club Kachori’. I had once and decided to prepare at home. It was superb at first attempt. I tried this recipe at the beginning of lockdown, and though that will prepare later once… Continue reading Club Kachori (Indian Fried Bread)

Sabudana Pulao (Tapioca Pearl Pulao)

‘Sabudana’ or tapioca pearl is a very common breakfast option in Western part of India. Different preparation with ‘sabudana’ is prepared mainly during the days of fasting, like ‘Sabudana Khichri’, ‘Sabudana Vada’, ‘Sabudana Paratha/Chilla’. I remember my childhood days when ‘Thakuma’ (paternal grandmother) used to prepare ‘Sabudana Khichuri’ with moong dal on the days of… Continue reading Sabudana Pulao (Tapioca Pearl Pulao)

Palak Chole – Vegetable Crepe (Chickpea Curry with Spinach & Vegetable Crepe)

On Sundays or holidays sometimes we skip our breakfast and go for a brunch. Because most of the Sundays either we go for a movie or do our weekly grocery or vegetables and fish shopping. So, if we go to the fresh market shopping it takes atleast two hours time to clean and refrigerate them.… Continue reading Palak Chole – Vegetable Crepe (Chickpea Curry with Spinach & Vegetable Crepe)

Vegetable Au Gratin with Shrimp & Boiled Eggs

‘Gratin’ is a widespread culinary technique in which an ingredient is topped with a browned crust, often using breadcrumbs, grated cheese, egg and/or butter. ‘Gratin’ originated in French cuisine and is usually prepared in a shallow dish of some kind. A gratin is baked or cooked under an overhead grill or broiler to form a… Continue reading Vegetable Au Gratin with Shrimp & Boiled Eggs

Sabudana Khichdi (Tapioca Pearl Khichdi)

Whenever we think of making any ‘Vrat’ recipe, the first thing that comes to our mind is Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana Vada, Aloo Tikki and few other recipes. Sabudana Khichdi is a personal favourite of Man of the family so I prepare quite often for his lunch box. There are different version of this khichdi keeping… Continue reading Sabudana Khichdi (Tapioca Pearl Khichdi)

Lentil Crepe with Cheesy Mushroom Filling

It is a little elaborate recipe but nutrition packed and full of flavor. If you can prepare the filling before hand and store in refrigerator you can prepare the crepe next day and assemble everything together. I had it as brunch as I was alone and was not in at all moods to cook for… Continue reading Lentil Crepe with Cheesy Mushroom Filling