Toshka ~ A Damascus Sandwich

Toshka - Damascus Sandwich

Toshka is a delicious street food mostly made with an Arabic flatbread stuffed with kebabs and white cheese. These are then baked over charcoal or on a flat griddle. Toshkas are originally from Aleppo and travelled to Damascus where it took a different form, though retaining the name. In Damascus, Toshka is a type of […]

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Amritsari Aloo Paratha | How to make Aaloo Paratha Amritsari Style

Amritsari Aloo Paratha

Amritsari Aloo Paratha is one of the popular Street Food available and a common breakfast dish offered by the Street vendors.The regular Aloo Paratha is made with basic spices and mashed aloo. Whereas this version of paratha has the special Amritsari spic mix added. When Vaishali had shared it for Raksha Bandhan special breakfast, I […]

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Rice Stuffed Mirchi Bajji

Rice Stuffed Mirchi Bajji is a twist to the regular Mirchi Bajji or for that matter, a stuffed bajji. We are familiar with Potato Masala stuffed Mirchi Bajji, I wanted to try something different and wanted to make use of the leftover rice. So this got done. I have picked up to make One ingredient, […]

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Qistibi | Flatbread stuffed with Potatoes

With just two more to go for Cooking Carnival, I have a new Flatbread from the regions of Tatarstan and Bashkortostan. Both these regions are federal subjects of the Russian Federation. I seem to have forgotten my geography that I don’t even remember ever reading about these regions.  I landed in this Flatbread when I […]

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Turkish Gozleme | Turkish Flat Bread with Potato and Cheese

We are starting the last week in our Cooking Carnival, the September Mega Marathon. I have been doing Potato as One Ingredient theme all of this month, with each week with a subtheme featuring Potato as the star ingredient. I have done Fries and Chips, Starters, Gravies and Breakfast for the past four weeks. For […]

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Papas Rellenas | How to make Cuban Potato Balls

This is really such a delayed post. This was the complicated starter that I planned. I had to drop the other one that was planned as well. Papas Rellenas is a peru starter and commonly made in near by areas as well. This Cuban version is actually made with meat. I made it vegetarian by […]

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Llapingachos | How to make Ecuadorian Potato Pancakes

For the fourth day of Tea Time Snacks, I have patties or a pancake as it is referred from Ecuadorian cuisine, Llapingachos. I looked up this dish and had a couple of references, however, I went to this source, where it is mentioned that Llapingachos (yah-peen-GAH-chos) are a traditional Ecuadorian dish.  These are potato pancakes […]

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