Starters and Snacks

Tapioca Patties - Sabudana Vada

Tapioca Patties - Sabudana Vada

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa, popularly known as gajar ka halwa is served during special occasions like celebrations and parties
Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

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

Tapioca Patties - Sabudana Vada

Tapioca Patties (Sabudana Vada)
Chapizza

Chapizza

A chapizza is a modern twist on a traditional pizza, made using chapatti 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.
Batata Poha - Potato with Rice Flakes

Batata Poha - Potato with Rice Flakes

Spiced Rice Flakes Snack - Poha

Spiced Rice Flakes Snack - Poha

Chicken Cutlets

Chicken Cutlets

Samosas

Samosas

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.
Olive Pakoras

Olive Pakoras

Vegetable Rissoles - Vegetable Chop

Vegetable Rissoles - Vegetable Chop

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.
Gram Flour Potato Balls - Batata Vada

Gram Flour Potato Balls - Batata Vada