Am I the only one who dreams about crispy and spicy snack? I translated my craving to these “Stuffed red chilli fritters” or “Mirchi Pakoda | Bhajiya”, when I recently went to grocery store and found these perfect yummy red chillies. Seeing these chillies, I got immediately tempted and bought them, only to translate these into a scrumptious snack for my evening tea.
Pav Bhaji (पाव भाजी) is a spicy curry of mixed vegetables (bhaji) cooked in a special blend of spices and served with soft buttered pav (white rolls slightly toasted with butter). It is any Indian food lover’s dream to have it hot with a piece of buttery shallow fried bun and some chopped onions.
Choose what you call it, if in India, you will call it Dry Potato Sabzi / Curry, or Sookhi Aloo Sabzi (सुखी आलू की सब्ज़ी), or if you in western country, its more commonly known as Bombay Aloo or Potato, it is one of the simplest curry made of potatoes with spices. Its magical to see how simple spices can add so much flavour to potatoes.
Kuttu ke Puri (कूटु के आटे की पूरी) is something which is most commonly consumed during the days of religious fasting e.g. Navratri, Shivratri, Ekadashi. This buckwheat flour poori (puffed bread) is not much different from normal puri, except that here I add grated boiled potato in the dough for that added flavour. There are few other flours like and , which can be used to make fasting (vrat) food. Here I am sharing the step by step pictorial recipe of Buckwheat flour poori.
Recently I tried Makhana Kheer, then I thought why not try out something different with Makhana / Lotus Seeds? My quest led me to try out these cutlets made from Makhana, something which I would call easy to make. A perfect starter for any day, and best you can have it during Navratri and whilst fasting. Below is my detailed step by step pictorial recipe of “Makhana Cutlet (मखाना कटलेट) or Lotus / Foxnut seeds cutlet”.
Vrat wali aloo Sabzi (Simple Potato curry with out garlic or onion) is simple and delicious and is ready is minutes. This curry / sabzi is consumed mostly during the days when one observing fast and restricts from consuming garlic or onion. This “Falahari” sabzi goes well with Kuttu ke poori (Buckwheat flour puffed bread).