Papri Chaat

Papri Chaat

Papri Chaat is, in my opinion, the king of chaats. Just the sight of it makes me happy. And honestly, what's not to love? Chickpeas and potatoes drenched in spicy chutneys and a cooling yogurt sauce, topped with freshly ground cumin and crunchy papad. Sigh... (This can easily be made vegan by subbing the yogurt for a vegan option!)

Aloo Gajar Matar (mixed vegetable stew)

... it's often the easy, everyday recipes that stump us because we don't really give them any importance. Vegetables are easy to cook. They don't need a long list of whole and ground spices like Biryani, but they still need something, and i'm gonna break it down for you, one easy step at a time...

Veggie Patties

Veggie Patties

...sometimes you just want some light fluffy vegetables, packed with flavour and folded into a flaky puff pastry that's baked to a perfect golden brown.

Pakoray

Pakoray

It's Ramadan, and no matter how vigorously you swear off fried food before it starts, you end up in a downward spiral towards all the deep fried foods that have become associated with fasting, because who needs all the health benefits, right? And the king of fried food are delicious crunchy and fulfilling Pakorey. I refuse to call them potato fritters or onion fritters, or fritters of any sort. They are Pakoray, and that's what they shall be called...