This is Ari Pathiri – the soft as feather rice flatbread. This gluten free bread goes by a few other names as well – nice pathiri , neriya pathiri and malabar pathiri , to name a few. As the last name on the list suggests it is very popular in the Malabar region of India. Read more
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
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
Kulcha is another popular flat bread from the Indian subcontinent. This is the flat bread you get more often from street food vendors served with a variety of spicy curries. If you have friends from Delhi , chances are they have a favorite street food joint that sells spicy chole and kulcha .
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
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
Every time we are in a North Indian restaurant the must order item from the menu is Naan. Soft and puffy this flat bread is the perfect way to scoop up the spicy curries or to wrap that hot juicy kabob . Making these the traditional way is an art. The bakers hand stretch theRead more
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