Prawn Puri

Prawns in a lovely, spicy tomato masala served on a deep fried Puri (roti) Prawn Puri is one of the most ordered starters at Indian restaurants and also one of my family favourites too.  Although served as a starter in restaurants, I sometimes serve it as a main meal as, seriously speaking, just one of…

Missi Roti

Roti made with daal and a concoction of spices and ingredients Missi roti is something made in many Punjabi homes regularly as food wastage is something that is very much frowned upon. My parents would remind us all the time how fortunate we were to be having 3 good meals a day when there were…

Lachha Paratha – easy version

Layered flaky crispy paratha This Paratha originated in the Indian state of Punjab. Lachha meaning “layered ring” in Punjabi and rolling it into a pin wheel shape. The dough is rolled, pleated and folded to form a ring. This ring is then rolled out again and fried with a little oil on a hot pan or tava. This…

Aloo Paratha

Crispy, fluffy, roti stuffed with spiced potatoes Paratha is a very popular Sunday breakfast, brunch or lunch in the Punjab – and it is rated highly on the list of favourite breakfasts for my family too. Aloo Paratha in particular is a very popular choice – the crispiness of the roti which is stuffed full…

Roti – Chapatti – Phulka

I started learning how to make Roti from a very early age and haven’t stopped since, as my own children are big fans of them over rice. Many a Roti gets made in my home every meal time. One can easily eat 2-3 of them at a time so if we have all the family…