Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha

Just  like  the  Dosa and Idli of  the  south  stuffed  parathas  are  the  choice  of  breakfast for  many in the  north. Aloo paratha –  potato stuffed  whole  wheat   flat  bread is the  most  popular of  them all .  Fresh made  Aloo Paratha   served  with a  bowl of  curds (yogurt) and a  spicy pickle  makesRead more

Amritsari Kulcha – Potato Stuffed Kulcha

Aloo Kulcha Amritsari Kulcha

Have you had Amritsari Kulcha ? Amritsar is a  city in India, famous  for its  sights , sounds  and  of  course food.  This kicked up version of Kulcha  from  Amritsar  is  very   much like  the  city –  spicy , exotic  and  utterly delicious !!!  Punjabi food  is  rustic, rich, home style and  sophisticated, and  mostRead more

Jowar Roti – Shorgum Flat Breads

Jowar Roti

Jowar or  Sorghum  rotis , flat breads, are  popular in many parts of  South India. In fact  we had our  first taste of taste of  Jowar Roti  at Hampi in Karnataka.  These  Jolada Roties, as  they were  called  locally, are  soft and  extremely delicious.  They have  more of  a  melt in the  mouth  quality comparedRead more

Sourdough Naan – A Naturally Leavened Flat Bread

  Being  a  big  fan of   wild yeast I  had  to make a sourdough version of naan.  What is  so special  about  sourdough naan,   you ask ?     The  answer  lies  in the  depth of flavor ,  and  of course  there is  the  added  nutritional value.   Naan  by any method  is  aRead more

Whole Wheat Lacha Parathas

  Lacha paraths  are  the   puff pastry of  flat  breads.  With  their  beautiful layered look  and  the interesting  textural  contrast  these appeal to the  eyes as  well as  the taste buds. Often  served hot  with  spicy curries these flat breads are very popular  in India . In the  south   these  are  often  referred  toRead more

Rajastani Khoba Roti – Gems From The Desert

Flat breads  or  rotis  are  found  everywhere in  the  Indian  subcontinent.   Usually  made  to  order   and  eaten  warm  with accompaniments .  These are  made   with a  variety of  flours ,  but  wheat  remains  predominant .   A  tour of  the  region  will  definitely introduce  one  to the  lean rotis, layered rotis ,  stuffedRead more