Indian food is heavily influenced by cultural, religious & traditional choices. These cuisines vary significantly from each other depending on culture, climate & ethnic groups. Indian food is well recognized as a Global cuisine.

Staple foods of the Indian Food cuisine include rice, flour & a variety of lentils. Indian cuisine is mostly recognized by the spices that are used. Popular spices that make up the traditional Indian dishes include Cardamom (Elachi), Tumeric (Haldi), Cumin (Jeera), Coriander (Dhania), Black Mustard Seeds (Sarso), Saffron, Ginger, Garlic & Chili Powder. A popular & common spice that is also used is called Garam Masala which typically has a combination of five or more spices.

Some leaves are also used in the Indian dishes which give them their distinctive Indian flavor. Leaves used for various dishes include Curry Leaves, Bay Leaves, Fenugreek Leaves, Mint Leaves & Coriander Leaves.

Gulgula

Gulgula

GULGULA This Indian Recipe Makes ± 2 Dozens (± 24 Pieces)   Gulgula or Goolgoola is an Indian savoury that is made amid supplications & serves as an offering to gods. If made well, they are comprised of a crispy, brown shaded skin & a light, springy batter inside. Gulgulas are constantly joined by Veda (a customary Indian appetizing split…

Pumpkin Curry

Pumpkin Curry

PUMPKIN CURRY   This Indian Food Recipe Serves 2-3     Pumpkin curry is a vegetable dish which is well recognized in the Indian homes of South Africa. Many Indians of South Africa have certain religious fasts which compensates for vegetarian meals only. Pumpkin curry is known to be one of the must haves when it comes to…

Green Beans Curry

Green Beans Curry

GREEN BEANS CURRY   This Indian Food Recipe Serves 1-2   Green Beans Curry is a popular vegetarian dish in most Indian homes. The Indian culture most certainly love their vegetables & this dish is by far the easiest to prepare. Green beans, otherwise called string beans, or snap beans in the northeastern and western United States,…

Chops Chutney

Chops Chutney

CHOPS CHUTNEY   This Indian Food Recipe Serves 2-3   Chops chutney is a flavorful Indian dish prepared with lamb or mutton chops in a tomato based sauce. It is prepared with new herbs & flavors. Presented with either rice, roti or bread, it is a snappy & simple to get ready dish that utilizes common ingredients in your pantry. Chops…

Soft Puri

Soft Puri

SOFT PURI   This Indian Food Recipe Makes ± 21 Pieces   This Soft Puri recipe is a classic Indian treat which is well recognized in India & South Africa in Indian homes. Puri (likewise spelled poori) is an unleavened pan fried Indian bread, ordinarily devoured on the Indian subcontinent. It is had for breakfast or as a nibble or…