These soft-melt-in-your-mouth Chawal Chapatis are a treat for you eyes too, not just visually. They pair beautifully with a simple Daal and Subzi or an exotic, spicy Mutton Curry or Keema. Prepare to be amazed! Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Makes – 10-12 chapatis Ingredients: Rice Flour – 2 cups Boiling Water – 1.5 cups Salt – 1/2 tsp, optional Additional Rice Flour – for dusting Method: 1. In a sauce pan,…"Rice Flour Rotis (Chawal Atta Chapatis)"
Malabar Parottas or Kerala Parathas are a street food originating from the Malabar region along the coast of Southern India. Some secrets can’t always remain hidden, and this bread has made it’s way all over the country and the world. It’s flaky, crispy and crumbly nature makes it a favorite amongst all age-groups. Try your hand at it and trust us, you will not be disappointed. Prep Time: 1 hour Cook Time: 15 min Makes:…"Malabar Parotta (Kerala Paratha) Indian Bread Recipe"
Mediterranean Cuisine for me is one the fall-backs I go to anytime I just don’t feel like Indian food. Pita Bread is almost like Chapatis, something that looks so familiar yet tastes so different. Traditionally, made with All-Purpose Flour, Whole Wheat Pita Bread is a little healthier twist on it without compromising on the flavors. Enjoy them as wraps, sandwich-pockets or as pita chips, they are easy to make and great to have around. Prep…"Whole Wheat Pita Bread Recipe"
Sunday Breakfast for us, growing up was very often stuffed Parathas – all kinds of stuffing, Green Peas being one of them! There was a certain comfort and relaxed aura to it that still brings back some wonderful memories. As mothers now, it is a great way to repackage the vegetables and feed our children and also the ease of making Stuffed parathas is great – your Carbs and Veges all together – just serve…"Green Peas (Mutter) Stuffed Paratha"
Theplas, another variation of parathas that have a great shelf-life and have an amazing flavor. The yogurt in it makes them soft and the fenugreek makes them healthy and very delicious. A spicy paratha that is synonymous with the State of Gujarat. Have a piece of Gujarat! Prep Time: 10 min Cooking Time: 2-3 minutes each Makes – approx 20 theplas Ingredients: Fenugreek Leaves – 2 tbsp (fresh or dried) Whole Wheat Flour/ Atta –…"Gujarati Thepla Recipe"
One of the the yummiest flat breads to come out of India is the Appam, native to the state of Kerala. Made from rice and coconut that is fermented with yeast, appams are soft and fluffy with a hint of sweetness. They are perfect to enjoy along with Potato Stew, Avial and Kerala style chicken, among other dishes. Try this very simple recipe for Appam."Appam Recipe (Hopper) – Kerala Cuisine"
These days, everyone is looking to replace white rice in their diet. It becomes increasingly more difficult when making South Indian specialties such as idli and dosa, both of which are heavily rice based. This Millet Idli and Dosa recipe successfully replaces a majority of the rice with heart healthy, magnesium rich, hulled millet. Millet idlis are super soft and fluffy and the millet dosas are full-bodied and delicious. Double the batch to make two…"Millet (Bajra) Idli – Dosa"
Dosa is on the menu today with this crispy restaurant style dosa recipe. Dosa, a delectable crepe made from rice and urad daal, can be had plain or as “Masala Dosa” with the addition of Potato Masala. Be sure to also check out our recipes for Potato Masala, Sambhar, Coconut Chutney and Dry Chutney Powder to make a complete meal."Crispy Dosa"
Enjoy this power & protein packed paratha with a gorgeous green color. The creaminess of the Avocado in the paratha is keeps the paratha soft and give them that wonderful buttery texture and flavor. These are great for journeys and to make-ahead and save for later. Prep Time: 5 min Rest Time: 15-20 min Makes: 15 parathas (approx) Ingredients: Ripe Avocados – 2, medium Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp Salt – 1 tsp or to…"Avocado Parathas"
If you are looking to add some variety to your everyday chapati or roti, try adding different grain flours. This Multigrain Chapati recipe (Multigrain Roti Recipe) incorporates 5 different grains to give a delicious rustic flair to regular chapati. You can find these flours at either your local Indian grocery store or whole foods/bulk store."Multigrain Chapati Recipe"
Nothing beats the aroma of fresh bread baking in the oven…except the aroma of fresh bread combined with tantalizing spices baking in the oven. This Eggless Paneer Masala Bread recipe is a feast of the eyes, nose and tastebuds, yet so easy to make. Your family, friends and neighbors will be running over to see what’s cooking!"Paneer Masala Bread"
Sometimes it is very hard to replicate the texture of eggs but here is our version of Eggless French Toast that just can’t be beat! Try the sweet version for the sweet tooth or the savory one when you are just in the mood for something a little “not so sweet” 🙂 Enjoy! Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 10 min Makes – approx. 5 slices Ingredients: For the Batter: Besan/ Chickpea flour – 1/2…"Eggless French Toast – Sweet & Savory"
Disclaimer: Mangala Deshmukh is NOT a licensed Dietician/ Nutritionist. The information on this website is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, cure or treat any medical or other condition. Always seek the advice of your health provider prior to starting any diet. Colorful and gluten free rainbow puris are excellent take alongs. Make the dough the previous evening and refrigerate it.. Pull it out at least half an…"Gluten Free Rainbow Puri"
If you’re looking for a filling meal on the go or a one shot, all in one item, you’ll want to try this Gobi Paratha recipe. Spiced cauliflower flavored by fresh herbs is stuffed into a flatbread and then pan fried. Serve it with mango pickle and yogurt or raita and you have a delicious meal."Cauliflower (Gobi) Paratha"
Dal Bati Churma is a very popular Rajasthani dish. The mere mention of the crumbled Baatis with the Panchmela Daal is enough to get the taste glands working overtime. The simple version is with just the Baatis and Daal on top with drizzle Ghee is the more rustic and traditional way to serving this awesome dish. We have dressed it up a bit with a lot of garnishing to give it more texture and flavors.…"Baati (Daal Baati) and Choorma – Rajasthani Cuisine"
Chole or Chana Masala, a spicy garbanzo bean curry that is popularly found on most Indian restaurant menus, is almost always paired with Bhatura or Bhature. The bhatura recipe is a little different than the standard poori (puri) recipe in that the dough is made with a leavening agent like yeast or baking soda. In this video, we will show you a yeast free (no yeast) bhatura recipe as well as one with it…you decide…"Bhatura (Bhature)"
So Gujjus and snacks can never be parted! And we can honestly say, Gujaratis do make the best snacks! This Dhebra is easy and amazing and right from the State of Gujarat and now we can all relish and enjoy it. It is a bread or a snack that is healthy (no frying needed), full of flavor and has a great shelf-life. Make a few or a stack and take it along for the road…"Dhebra (Gujarati Snack)"
Rajastan is famous for it’s rustic cuisine and Bajra ki Roti comes front and center. Bajra, or Pearl Millet, is a hearty gluten free grain that is easily digestible and contains many beneficial nutrients. It is packed with protein, high amounts of fiber, B-complex vitamins including niacin, thiamine, and riboflavin. Try this recipe for Bajra ki Roti with Kande ki Subzi (Onion Subzi)…simply delicious!"Bajra ki Roti (Millet Flat Bread Recipe)"
If you are looking for an easy bread recipe that doesn’t require too many ingredients or fancy gadgets, this recipe for Focaccia is the one for you. This rustic Italian bread is perfect as an appetizer served with dipping oil, a side to your favorite pasta dish or as delicious sandwich bread. Focaccia — very versatile, very delicious!"Focaccia – Easy Bread Recipe"
“Sarson Da Saag, Makki di Roti, bhai wah kya swad”…that reminds me of Dara Singh. Anyone having grown up in India knows exactly what I am talking about. Besides the fact that it was Dara Singh saying those famous lines, the sentence holds so very true…the abundance of flavor and nutrition packed in this meal is amazing! The blob of butter on the top completes the meal…you’ve just got to try it the Punjabi way!…"Makki Di Roti (Punjabi Corn Flour Bread)"
Garlic Bread brings this awesome warm feeling of flavor and Italian food. An Italian meal just can’t be complete this wonderful, flavorful and so easy to make addition. Enjoy our favorite part…Garlic Bread! Prep Time – 5 min Cook Time – 15 min (including toasting time) Ingredients: Bread Butter Minced Garlic Minced Green Chillies (optional) Salt (if using unsalted Butter) Dried Oregano Method: 1. Depending on the bread you have, melt the required amount of…"Garlic Bread"
Phulka, Fulka, Phulki, Roti are only some of the names given to this wonderful Indian unleavened bread. We at ShowMeTheCurry will refer to it as ‘Phulka’ – a staple in most Indian households and enjoyed on an everyday basis. The look my kids get on their faces when the Phulka balloons up and the ‘Wow’ each and every time are the small pleasures in life! Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 15 min Makes: 8-10…"Phulka (Roti)"
Rotli or Roti is yet another type of unleavened Indian bread that can be enjoyed with any vegetable or curry. Rotli, as they are known in Gujarat, India, are rolled very thin making them light and soft. They are cooked in two different steps — first on a tawa (or skillet) and then finished off on the open flame making them balloon up. Try these wonderfully soft and fluffy rotlis, or rotis but be sure…"Rotli (Roti) Indian Bread Recipe"
Looking for a hearty and healthy weekend breakfast idea? Running out of things to feed the kids after school, filling enough to keep them happy until dinner? Look no further. This wonderful Indian recipe for Masala Egg Paratha is perfect. With it’s fun presentation, everyone will be asking for more."Masala Egg Paratha"