Vegetarian Lasagna

This is – quite possibly one of the best ever Vegetarian Lasagna I’ve eaten! 

How to make Vegetarian Lasagna from Scratch recipe | Step by step pictures | Homemade Vegetable Vegetarian Lasagna recipe by foodomania.com

True story. (Refer headline to this post). Vegetarian Lasagna has been on my to-cook list for so long. I finally got down to making this last year. To my surprise, I nailed the recipe in the first time. I tried it again last week and decided to share the recipe with all of you!

A cross between Pasta and a Casserole dish, Lasagna combines best of both worlds. It is time consuming and requires good planning for all the different layers. But if you plan well, it is a breeze to put together! You don’t need to be intimidated by this recipe at all!    (more…)

Sindhi Koki

An attempt to make the Sindhi Koki recipe

How to make healthy Sindhi Koki Recipe at home with step by step pictures - by Kavitha Ramaswamy @ Foodomania.com

My Sindhi friend and colleague tells me this is veryyyyy close to her authentic Koki recipe.

Why did I tell you this?

Because it is difficult to nail the perfect Sindhi Koki. So I’m mighty pleased that I came thisssss close to the Koki she is used to. I’m going to keep trying. But apparently every Sindhi household has its own version of the Koki. So there are tonnes of possibilities.    (more…)

Malabar Paratha

Make popular layered flatbread Malabar Paratha (or Parotta) with this easy-to-follow step by step pictorial.

Malabar Paratha Recipe | Kerala Parotta or Barota or Layered Flatbread | Malabar parotta recipe by Foodomania.com

I love Malabar Paratha. I like to call this Parotta. A popular Kerala street food, this is a great alternative to flatbreads liek roti or paratha. It is similar to lachcha paratha, but made with all purpose flour instead of wheat.

Thin layers of dough neatly stacked on top of the other and fried to crispy perfection makes this flatbread unlike any other. It is traditionally served with Vegetable Kurma, but honestly- it tastes brilliant with any spicy Indian side dish.   (more…)

Vada Pav

Vada Pav is not just food; it is an emotion – every Mumbaikar ever.

Vada Pav Recipe | Learn how to make Bombay Vada Pav with this step by step tutorial | Foodomania.com

Vada Pav. The name alone is enough to bring a smile on every Mumbaikar’s face.  I have fond memories of eating this delicious and filling snack almost every day during college. Vada Pav and Pani Puri were solely responsible for my brush with obesity in my late teens and early 20s. I’m healthier now, it’s all good. But my love for this snack still continues with an intensity like never before. I was delighted to recreate one of my favorite fast foods at home!

Go make some Vada Pav and enjoy it with a hot cup of Masala Chai.    (more…)