Bhel Puri is a delicious Indian snack, popularly categorized as Chaat (Street food). It has puffed rice as the base and other condiments are added to give an array of flavors and texture. The perfect evening snack.
Mumbai’s very own burger. The vada is made of a spicy potato filling deep fried in a gram flour batter. Along with a hot and spicy garlic chutney, it is served inside a small "Laddi Pav". I have fond memories of sharing a vada pav with my son while travelling on a business trip to Vapi by train. Although vada pav is a Maharashtrian dish, I was surprised to find it popular even in Gujarat. Another travelling ritual on my frequent drives to Pune is to stop at a small café on the highway to…
Vegetable Cutlet - A quick, easy and delicious Indian snack made from potatoes and other veggies. Crispy on the inside, soft and delicious on the inside. Probably the easiest way to have your family eat their veggies.
raj-kachori Maida/ All purpose flour 1 cup ceroti / fine semolina* 1/4 cup Corn flour 1 tsp Oil 2 tblsp Salt As needed Oil for deep frying * Optional Other ingredients for making raj kachori Potato 1 or 2 Kabuli channa(brown chickpeas) 1/2 cup Whole green moong 1/2 cup Curd 1 cup Sugar 1 tsp Papdi* 5-6 Green chuntey Sweet chutney Sev Coriander leaves, Chaat masala* Red chilli powder
This is the most commonly sold chaat in the streets of Mumbai. Almost every street has its own friendly bhelwala with his inimitable blends of chutneys and masalas. Bhel is a delectable combination of papadis, puffed rice, sev, onions, potatoes, raw mango and chutneys.
This dish actually makes a complete meal and one that takes very little cooking, especially if you have planned ahead and soaked the peas a day before. You can use a filling of your choice for the patties like peas, french beans, paneer, corn etc. I also like to eat just the ragda topped with the onion and chutneys with pav instead of the patties.