Masala Khakhra, a Crispy, Healthy Snack

Masala Khakhra

Remember New Year’s Eve?  After seven head-numbing cocktails and looking enviously at everyone else in their slim-fit jeans, you promised yourself that starting tomorrow you were never going to look at another potato chip as long as you lived. For real. But now it’s halfway through January, you’re tired of eating those carrot sticks when the munchies… 

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Sweet and Sour Potatoes, Gujarati-Style

I was at the dying Border’s in downtown Silver Spring the other day, browsing through mostly-bare shelves of fiction, travel guides and cookbooks and trying to spot bargains along with just about everyone else in the world, or so it seemed. For those of you who don’t know, Border’s is one of those mammoth bookstore chains… 

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Brown Rice Dhokla

Brown Rice Dhokla

Gujarat is a beautiful swath of land not unlike an alligator’s head that sweeps into the Arabian Sea and kisses Pakistan’s southeast border. This is the state where India’s most illustrious son, Mahatma Gandhi, was born. A land that was once the playground of Krishna, the charismatic child-god and friend of cows whose antics cram… 

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