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Rajgira Sukhdi | Ramdana Sukhdi | Amaranth Bar

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Rajgira (royal grain) also known as Ramdana (God’s grain). The English word is amaranth grain. The origin of the word amaranth is Sanskrit and believe it or not, it means, ‘deathless’. Rajgira has enormous nutrition and to get this I always try to find a new way to eat this grain. This Rajgira sukhdi is easy to make and taste delicious.


Methi Masala Thepla | Methi Paratha | Thepla

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Methi masala thepla is delicious thepla are made from fenugreek leaves, whole wheat flour, and other Indian spices. There are few other similar methi flatbread recipes methi paratha and methi thepla on the blog. This one is very simple and needs very few ingredients. Also, this thepla is best for traveling as it stays good for the longest time.


Kopra Pak | Topra Pak | Coconut Mawa Burfi

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Kopra Pak is signature sweet of Diwali festival in Gujarat. This is another version of Coconut Burfi. Kopra Pak is very famous sweet in Gujarat and made during Diwali festival. Kopra Pak made from dry coconut powder. Another key ingredient is the mawa, which helps to bind the Kopra Pak well. Finally, cardamom adds aroma which makes this sweet very exotic and delicious.



Fulwadi | Traditional Fulwadi Recipe | Famous Gujarati Snack

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Fulwadi is a traditional Gujarati snack which is the perfect blend of sour, sweet and spicy taste. In old days it is very common in Gujarati marriages and other occasions. It is made from coarse chickpea flour, yogurt, sugar and lots of spices as main ingredients. It can be eaten alone or served with a hot cup of tea/ coffee. It also goes well with masala yogurt.


Kala Chana Curry | Gujarati Kala Chana Recipe | Kala Chana Masala

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This Gujarati curry is easy to make and yet very flavourful. Kala chana is rich source of protein, fiber, iron, and potassium, but the hard part is kala chana should be soaked at least 10-12 hours and pressure cook for a 7-8 whistle to cook really well otherwise it might be hard to digest for some people. This Kala Chana curry actually goes very well with puri but it can also taste great with thin wheat paratha.


Rajgira Bhakhri | Upvas Bhakhri | Farali Bhakhari | Rajgira Roti

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Rajgira/ Amaranth is one of the most protein-rich of any plant-based food. It is also rich in iron, calcium, manganese, and fiber. To get benefits of this amazing grain today I am sharing this bhakhri recipe. I add Singhara (water chestnut) flour for binding which is also considered as healthy ingredients. This healthy bhakhri is very easy and simple to make and you can eat this in fasting or any regular day with tea, coffee or curd.



Karela Cashew Subji | Karela Kaju Nu Shak | Crunchy Karela Cashew

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Today I will share another karela recipe from Gujarati cuisine. It is made from a bitter gourd, spices, sugar, cashew nuts, and onions. The cashew nuts give a crunchy effect to the dish. You can mostly find this dish on the menu during marriage functions. It is served with roti.

Rajwadi Khichdi | Shahi Khichdi | Vaghareli Khichdi

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An amazing khichdi made from rice and toor dal. This khichdi made with desi ghee which gives a rich flavor and taste. Green peas, eggplant, potato, cashew nuts, and spices are used to add volume and flavoring to the khichdi. Enjoy this unique and rich khichdi with fresh yogurt.


Athela Marcha | Green Chili Pickle

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Athela Marcha is a Gujarati style chili pickle. A delectable pickle made with medium chilies with a tongue-tickling mixture of crushed mustard seeds, salt, asafoetida and turmeric powder spiked up with a dash of lemon. You need to let the pickle stand for at least one day before serving, to allow the flavors to soak into the chilies.

Cereal Chivda | Healthy Chivda | Mix Cereal Chivda | Chivda

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Cereal is healthy but we don’t like to eat every day. It’s kind of boring, But not anymore. This cereal Chivda is so delicious that you want to eat each and every day. You can eat at the breakfast with tea or coffee or you can eat as a snack anytime. This is a healthy snack for kids also. For this Chivda, you need three kinds of cereal corn flakes, cheerios, and rice flakes. Sesame seeds, fennel seeds, peanuts, and spices make this Chivda so yummy...



Walnut Sukhdi | Walnut Bar | Sukhdi

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If you are walnuts lover this is a real treat for you. Walnuts sukhdi is a very very delicious way to eat your favorite nuts. I am among them. I love to eat walnuts and this is my favorite sweet. Walnut sukhdi stay good for a long time so you can take it with you anywhere. Whether you go for picnic of for long journey. Walnut is very healthy nuts and jaggery gives you energy. Since walnuts have its own fat you don’t need that much ghee that you need for regular sukhdi. So, enjoy this healthy and delicious sukhdi without any guilt.


Oats Bhakhari | Oats Indian Flat Bread | Oats Roti

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Oats is whole grain loaded with healthy carbohydrate, fiber, protein, and iron. This is an interesting form of eating oats for breakfast. Instead of having regular oatmeal you can enjoy delicious bhakhari. Oats bhakhari is the best way to eat oats. Start your day with tasty and healthy oats bhakhari as a wholesome meal. The recipe is simple and easy, like regular bhakhari.


Kadhi Chutney | Fafda Chutney | Famous Gujarati Besan Chutney

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Kadhi chutney goes very well with famous Gujarati Fafda. It is also called Fafda chutney. It is made with besan, yogurt, and various spices. It gives a unique taste to the snacks like khaman, Chorafali, and Fafda.


Dal Dhokli | Famous Gujarati Dal Dhokli Recipe

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Dal Dhokli is a wholesome one-dish meal from Gujarati cuisine. It is a common lunch for Sunday in most traditional Gujarati households! Dal Dhokli has same flavor and taste as Gujarati dal, the only difference is thin masala roti pieces are simmered in dal which is called Dhokli in Gujarati.



Wheat Laddoo | Gujarati Churma Ladoo | Churma Laddu

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Wheat Laddoo is traditional Gujarati sweet often made on festivals and religious occasions. This is also called Gujarati Churma Laddoo. This mouth watering and delicious laddoo are very similar to Rajasthani Churma. This laddoo recipe needs wheat coarse, suji, gram flour, ghee, sugar, cashew,  sakar crystal, raisin, cardamom powder and poppy seeds.


Green Pepper Subji | Simla Mirch Subji

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Green pepper or Simla mirchsubji is a very flavorful and easy to cook. This recipe has a Gujarati touch to it, bringing back childhood memories of watching mom make this favorite vegetable for dinner. It goes well with wheat roti.


Moriya Khichdi | Moriayo Khichdi | Samo Khichdi for Fasting

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Moriya/Moriayo/Samo khichdi is very popular Gujarati khichdi mostly made during fasting. It is easy and quick to make and served with yogurt.


Red Chora Curry | Red Cow Peas Curry| Gujarati Style Red Chora Curry

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Red chora is known as chora in Gujarat. Like other beans, they are very nutritious and have high iron content. This is Gujarati style chora recipe which is easy and quick. It goes well with any kind of roti.



Dudhi Chana Dal Subji | Bottle Gourd Chana Dal Subji | Lauki Dal Ki Subzi

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Dudhi/Lauki/Bottle gourd is very healthy and excellent for a low-calorie diet. In Indian cooking, bottle gourd is often combined with various lentils to make wonderful dishes. Here I add chana dal in this curry to make the perfect combination of vegetable and lentil (high protein).


Gujarati Dal | Toor Dal

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Gujarati dal is an integral part of Gujarati meals. It is made from Toor dal and spices. It is very comfort dal for an everyday meal in every Gujarati household. It is very famous for its spicy, sweet and sour taste.