Bhatura (Fried Leavened Flat Bread)

Bhatura (Fried Leavened Flat Bread) is one of the most popular, tasty and is very well known, not just in India but all across the world where you can find an Indian restaurant. Yes I know, its a sinful food, its fried and unhealthy but sooo tasty. For those who are calorie conscious, look away…

Sada Thepla (Spiced Flatbread)

Sada Thepla (Spiced Flatbread) – the simplest form of spiced flatbread from Gujarat. Very often the first question asked by people in the morning in any Gujarati household is “What’s for breakfast?” and every so often the answer is theplas. In Indian, thepla are prepared on average every alternate morning. Here in the UK, thepla…

Bateta Na Thepla (Spiced Potato Stuffed Indian Flat Bread)

Bateta Na Thepla (Spiced Potato stuffed Indian flat bread) or in other words aloo de parothe, or aloo paratha. Who does know about these and who mouth doesn’t just break out in floods of water when they are talked about. I know because I am writing this post just two days after making them and…

Bhakhri (Slow Baked Indian Flat bread)

Bhakri or bhakhri is a crispy slightly salty almost biscuit like Indian bread which can be eaten with any curry. Bhakhri originates from the state of Maharashtra but has been well adopted by Gujarat and other nearby states. In Gujarat it has now become a traditional bread which is very often eaten at the start…

Phulka Rotli (Whole Wheat Chapattis)

Being bought up in a Gujarati family, phulka’s are part of our staple diet and like most Indian ladies; I make them almost every day. They are made for lunch and dinner every day, particularly in India and are served with any curry or lentil/dahl cuisine. Phulka rotli is also known as “rotli” in Gujarati….

Vegetable Thepla (Spiced Vegetable Flat Bread)

This is a wholesome no onion no garlic vegetable thepla recipe I cooked with my mum during school holidays. Theplas are an inherent part of Gujarati meals, and are used for regular meals, travelling and for picnics. They are very often eaten with yogurt, sweet and sour pickles and masala tea. There are many variations…