Batata Vada are a great dish to enjoy anytime! They are the one of the most delicious Indian appetizers and fairly common next to the “samosa.” Batata means “potato” and Vada means “round ball.” So, basically these are seasoned potatoes with different spices, veggies and herb and then made into little golf-ball size round balls … Continue reading Batata Vada (Fried & Seasoned Potato Rounds)
Dosa’s are savory rice and/or semolina based crepes that are common in South Indian cuisine. They are usually eaten with a spiced potato mixture and a spicy & sour lentil soup called “sambar.” If you’ve never had one – I highly recommend you do! You will love the flavors and texture of all the ingredients … Continue reading Dosa Stuffing (South Indian Style Potatoes)
Farari (not Ferrari, like the car) curries are fancy name for simple Indian curries made with minimal spices and ingredients. And, even though dishes like this may not seem as interesting because of their simplicity and lack of many spices, they are surprisingly extremely delicious and give Indian cuisine their “uniqueness.” The reason is that … Continue reading Farari Potatoes
Pakoras are a commonly found dish in Indian cuisine. They are fried pieces of dough with mixed vegetables and spices cooked into them. There are many type of pakoras or bhajiyas available to please any palate – lentil, spinach, onion, chili, stuffed vegetable pakoras, etc. One particular pakora, which happens to be a pretty popular … Continue reading Maru Bhajiyas (Indo-African Potato Fritters)
Havejia is a North Indian, specifically from the region of Gujarat in India, that is truly a special dish. The term Havejia basically means “Stuffed potatoes and eggplants.” It’s probably my #1 favorite Indian curry since I was young. (My mom made it the best, in my opinion.) Unlike a lot of traditional curries you … Continue reading Stuffed Eggplant & Potato Curry (a.k.a. Havejia)
It’s Friday!! That means we can relax, think about sleeping in the next day and what good stuff to eat tonight! In our house, we keep it simple on Fridays; either we eat leftovers, grab pizza or make a bunch of fun foods for our movie nights. And even though I cook for a living, … Continue reading 1 Pan Mexican Potatoes.