Zucchini Kofta Curry

Zucchini squash is one of the vegetables available throughout the year. I plant several varieties of squash in my California garden and usually have an abundant supply from March until October. I freeze some for winter, some in chunks for roasting and some grated to add to Daals and to make Kofta. This recipe makes […]


Gul Gula (Whole Wheat Sweet Dumplings)

  Gul Gula or Pua is a deep fried, crispy-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside, sweet treat that my mom made on my birthday and other special occasions. It is also one of the sweets prepared on the festival of Karva Chauth. Even though Gul Gula is deep fried, it does not soak up much oil if the temperature […]


Puri (Fried Indian Bread)

There are many kinds of Indian breads. Most of them are unleavened flat breads made with whole wheat flour and water. Puri is a deep fried bread, rolled, fried and served fresh as it comes out puffy from the hot oil. It is fun to make and fun to watch and both kids and adults […]