Monday, 21 April 2014

Spicy Roast Potatoes

Dear Gujarati Food Made Easy Lovers!

I hope you are having a super start to this week as today is after all a Bank Holiday! :) Happy Easter to those of you who celebrate!

We had a roast dinner on Saturday night and for that, I made Spicy Roast Potatoes. It's a simple but delicious recipe that has been handed down from my grandmother to my mother, and from her to me. And what better accompaniment to spice up your traditional Sunday Roast?

Here is a picture of the final dish:
(serves 3 people generously!)

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Aubergine and Vadies Curry (Baingan/Vengan Vadi nu Shaak/Subze)

Happy Hanuman Jayanti Gujarati Food Made Easy Lovers!

On this auspicious occasion, I would like to share the recipe for Aubergine and Vadies Curry/Subze otherwise known as Vengan/Baingan Vadi nu Shaak. It's an acquired taste but one of my favourites! Here is what it looks like; the final product:

(enough for 2 generous servings; served best with chapatis)

Vadies are usually made of lentils and spices and then dried out in the sunshine. They are best homemade but for busy people, you can purchase packets of Vadies at any good Indian grocery store. I still have to learn the recipe for Vadies myself, so when I have it, I will put it up for you all.

This is what Vadies look like in their dried form:

Ok, so the recipe is as follows: