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Gol Gappa (Crispy Shells Stuffed with Potato & Chick Peas)

30 May

Gol gappa is a very popular Indian street food, just like samosas. Each gol gappa is stuffed with fresh garbanzo beans (chick peas) and boiled potatoes, then topped with savory chutneys and spices. They are so addicting you’ll find that though this recipe serves 3, you may consume them all for yourself. I almost did… 

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Coconut Mint Chutney

19 Mar

Mint chutney is the most popular condiment in India.  It is served with almost every Indian dish because it so, so flavorful.  Dolly Auntie taught me to make a twist on the original by adding some fresh grated coconut and yogurt for a creamier version.  It was absolutely DELICIOUS.  Her and Uncle have a huge field of mint in their backyard which made making this recipri extra fun!  

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Potato Flatbread (Aloo Parantha)

15 Feb

Paranthas (Indian flatbread) are a staple food in the Punjabi culture.  They are quite universal.  They can be eaten for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner and stuffed with just about anything (potatoes, cauliflower, radish, paneer, etc.).  Thank you to  Dolly Auntie for teaching and helping me make my first parantha on my own!

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