Lauki Nu Muthia | How to make Steamed Bottle Gourd Muthiya

Lauki Nu Muthia

Lauki Nu Muthia is a healthy Gujarati breakfast dish made with bottle gourd, flours, and spices. This can be steamed or deep fried and often served for breakfast or as a snack with different chutneys. I have made Palak Muthias very long ago and have been wanting to make these bottle gourd version. I was […]

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Rajasthani Mirchi Vada Pav

Rajasthan Mirchi Vada Pav

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada Pav or also known as Jodhpuri Michi Vada is a popular street food, commonly served as a breakfast dish. This is a spicy bajji or pakora as the North Indians refer, where you have the Green chili stuffed with a spicy potato stuffing spiced with North Indian spices. Mirchi Bajji is one of my […]

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Ram Ladoo Recipe | Deep Fried Moong Dal Fritters Chat

Ram Ladoo

For the final day of Street Food, I picked up something at the last moment, something I have been seeing around the blogosphere, very differently called the Ram Ladoo, from the streets of Delhi. The first time I had a proper look at it, I was quite skeptical about why this is called a ladoo, […]

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Maharashtrian Misal Pav | Misal Pav Recipe

Maharashtrian Misal Pav

For the final day of Indian States, I had selected Maharashtra. I had been eyeing their Thali for the longest time. I was so sure that this occasion, I will finally make it. The next push came when Pradnya so lovingly gifted us goodie bags with Maharashtrian spice powders and much more. I feel so […]

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Hotel Sambar | Tiffin Sambar ~ Restaurant Style | Step by Step

Being a Madrasi, having a fetish for Sambar is nothing new. However, when I see how my colleagues love the Hotel Saravana Bhavan Sambar, makes me wonder if there is a different sambar all together! After all, a sambar is a simple, everyday dish right! Hotel Saravana Bhavan is a chain of hotels that specializes […]

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Jantikalu or Muruku for Indian Cooking Challenge!


There are certain dishes that I can go on and on about for hours together. And Murukus is one among them! I have been in love with these since time immemorial and yet never got around learning to make them. Yes, this was on top of my mind when I wanted to launch Indian Cooking […]

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