Basket of puris

Masala Puri (Tikhi Puri)

Bread, Video

Masala puri, or tikhi puri, are a traditional Indian balloon bread, a type of flatbread. Balloon breads are flatbreads that are fried and tend to balloon up in the fryer. Masala puri are a spicy flatbread (masala means spicy or spiced). To make regular puri, you would do everything the same but leave out the… Continue reading Masala Puri (Tikhi Puri)

Gujarati Dal - the flavors of this are a delicate balance of spicy, sweet and sour.

My Grandma’s Gujarati Dal


Dal was a big part of my childhood. Pretty much every time my grandma cooked for us, there was dal. And she cooked for us a lot. My grandma’s Gujarati dal was different than my mom’s. While mom’s was spicy and comforting, grandma’s dal had a whole different flavor profile. Grandma’s dal was traditional Gujarati… Continue reading My Grandma’s Gujarati Dal