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Tuwar Daal

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Tuwar daal, sometimes known as toor daal or tuvar daal, is a split yellow lentil. In Gujarati cooking these lentils┬ámake one of the easiest, tastiest vegetarian mains, which also happens to be nourishing too. Vegetarian, and vegan, these lentils are warming, filling and gently spiced – substantial enough as a main course or to accompany other dishes. (more…)

Sev Khamni – Gujarati snack

sev khamni-001Sev Khamni a widely available Gujarati street food snack, – or ‘naasto’ – which describes a small snack, usually in the afternoon with masala chai. The ‘khamni’ is the main part of this dish, a soft chickpea ‘porridge’ with ginger, garlic and chilli, it is then topped with ‘sev’ which are small fried chickpea noodles. It’s meant to be soft and comforting, to fill you up in the afternoon – the sev on top provides crunch and texture, the mix of soft and crunchy is very important in most Gujarati snacks. (more…)

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