Carrot Halwa, popularly known as gajar ka halwa is served during special occasions like celebrations and parties
Many Hindus eat sweet potatoes during religious festivals in the summer when the tubers are simply baked or boiled. At other times they are used in more flavoursome preparations such as this one.
Tapioca Patties (Sabudana Vada)
A chapizza is a modern twist on a traditional pizza, made using chapati flour on a curry paste base sauce. You can choose your own favourite toppings or keep it simple with a little cheese, mushroom and basil.
Samosas are either stuffed with minced meat or potatoes which is the more popular of the two. They do take time to prepare with several stages involved so if you are planning to make some for a special event, they can be filled and shaped the night before and fried on the day.
These are a vegetarian delight served in the street stalls of Kolkata. Most of these snacks are deep fried but I’ve created a ‘sauté’ version which tastes less greasy and if I may say, much better in flavour.