Gujarati Mung Bhaat (Gujarati Mung Bean Soup with Basmati Rice)

Mug Bhaat (Mung Bean Soup with Basmati Rice) is a classic Gujarati dish which is cooked throughout the year. ‘Mug’ in this instance refers to the mung beans and bhaat is for the basmati rice. Very often, it is a dish which is made of special occasions such as the Hindu New Year, birth of…

Lilu Fulawar Nu Shak (Broccoli Curry)

It is well known that broccoli has many beneficial properties such as being extremely nutritious with vitamin C and dietary fibre as we as containing anti-carcinogenic properties. Without exception, this is a ‘must eat’ on everyone’s weekly dish list! In Gujarati broccoli is known as lilu fulawar and is a part of the cauliflower family….

Posho Bateta Nu Shak (Green Beans and Potato Curry)

This is a classic, quick and easy dish to prepare. It can be made as a side dish or as a main to serve with rotli or paratha. This is a comfort recipe which can be made when you want something quick and easy but tasty, satisfying and filling. Posho or fansi are the name…

Vatana Bateta Nu Shak (Potato and Peas Curry)

This is a classic, quick and easy dish to prepare. It can be made as a side dish or as a main to serve with boiled rice. This is a comfort recipe which can be made when you want something quick and easy but tasty, satisfying and filling. Vatana bateta nu shak is also known…

Bateta Ne Bhaji Nu Shak (Spinach and Potato Curry)

Bateta Ne Bhaji Nu Shak (Spinach and Potato Curry) – a very delicious, healthy and mildly spiced Indian curry recipe made with potatoes and spinach. I say Indian purely because this dish is eaten all over India and different recipe versions are also available. It is known as palak aloo in Hindi. There are two…

Phul Kobi Bateta Ne Mattar Nu Shak (Cauliflower, Potato and Peas Curry)

Phul Kobi Bateta Ne Mattar Nu Shak (Cauliflower, Potato and Peas Curry) is a classic favourite in any Gujarati household. As its name suggests, this curry is made from cauliflower, potato and green peas. All the ingredients are available fresh and in order to bring out the right level of flavour, I only use three…

Ringan Bateta Nu Shak (Aubergine and Potato Curry)

Ringan Bateta nu shaak (Aubergine or Eggplant & Potato Curry) is a delicacy in a Gujarati household and in almost every traditional Gujarati function. It is my husbands favourite and a wonderful comfort food for him after a long day at work. The potatoes and aubergines are chopped slightly larger in size to maintain shape…

Kala Chana (Black Chickpea Curry)

Kala Chana Masala – Black chickpea curry. This was a staple curry at home when we were children. Every Friday my mum would make this curry with boiled basmati rice. Kala chana is a delicious, filling and protein rich curry. It has a low glycemic index which makes it perfect for a health balanced healthy…

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…