Surti Undhiyu / Winter Vegetable Curry

Undhiyu is a delicacy from Gujarat in India. All the ingredients going in this recipe are mostly available during the winter months of November to February. It is community food. Often made when whole family has gathered for a feast. More the hands, less the work. It is tedious cleaning the vegetables.  People end up…

Corn Pakoda / Corn Fritters

Fried food and winters go hand in hand ! Scratch that … Fried food is imperative during winters ! ­čść­čść Pakodas or pakoras are apparently from Indian subcontinent. My take on the matter is;  it’s part of world cuisine. Every country, ,state , city, town or village has its version; waiting to be discovered by…

Gajar Halwa / Carrot Pudding – Delicious Three Ingredient Dessert

Carrot is a root vegetable originally grown in parts of ┬áAsia like Afghanistan and Iran mainly for its fragrant leaves and seeds. Back then, the root was not used much due to its bitter taste and woody texture. Quite different from what we eat today !! Thank God for advancements in agriculture, science and technology;…