Dal Pakwan

Dal Pakwan is a classic Sindhi Breakfast Dish

Sindhi Dal Pakwan Recipe | How to make Dal Pakwaan from scratch recipe by foodomania

Look, I made Dal Pakwan! Can you believe I hadn’t tasted this Sindhi delicacy until a couple months ago?

A dal pakwan is a combination of dal (lentils) and pakwan (crunchy snack). The idea is to dip the pakwan in the dal and eat it. Adding to the flavors are sweet and spicy chutneys and onions and cilantro that take this dish up a notch. You don’t have to serve them on the side,  but I highly suggest you do.

Dal Pakwan has quickly replaced my favorite Ragda Puri. Both are similar in that there’s a lentil based curry and something crunchy served with sweet and spicy chutneys. The next time you have some time and want to make something peppy, think of making the Sindhi dal pakwan!   (more…)

Aamras

Aamras – the Indian flavored Mango puree that everyone just loves!

Aamras Recipe | Indian Flavored Mango Puree | Easy Aamras with Puri

Mangoes are in season!

I’m yet to meet someone who despises mangoes. How can one really?  For someone with a sweet tooth as intense as mine, desserts are the bane of our existence! Moderation, Special occasions are words we don’t find in our dictionary. But dessert cravings can be managed. A mango is all I need to forget about that chocolate cake (wait – did I say cake? gotta make me some of that now!).

Aamras is simply mango puree flavored with cardamom or ginger. That’s it. You can probably stop reading now since that’s all there is to this recipe! But if you want, I’ll write it out for you!

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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…)

Green Peas Kachori

Green Peas Kachori with step by step instructions

Multigrain Peas Kachori Recipe by Foodomania.com

I made Peas Kachori! That’s something I thought I’d never say.

I always thought Kachori involved a lot of labor (which is not all that wrong) and was difficult. Well guess what? After making tonnes and tonnes of bread recipes, Kachori seems like a walk in the park! Not to mention, spicier and tastier than any pizza or calzone I’ve ever made.    (more…)