This wheat flour based sweet is easier to prepare than any of the other traditional gujarati sweets. Since it does not have too much ghee and is trouble-free to prepare, you can even make it often as an evening snack. Remember to grate the jaggery thinly to avoid lumps. In the winters, you can also add edible gum (gaund) to this recipe as done in many states of gujarat.
Batata vada is another gujarati dish that has broken all geographical and cultural barriers to become world-famous! nothing but crisp potato fritters encased in a gram flour batter, these are enjoyed occasionally by all… while some even go a step ahead and make it a part of their weekly or even daily routine! for such people who want to keep relishing batata vadas frequently, try cooking it on a tava instead of deep-frying without compromising on the taste.
Batata Vada ( Gujarati Recipe) recipe | Gujrati Recipes | by Tarla Dalal | Tarladalal.com | #570
As the name suggests, this kadhi recipe hails from the bhatia community. It is a sweet and sour version made with cooked toovar dal water, curds and vegetables. This interesting combination of ingredients makes all the difference—be it in terms of taste or aroma. You can even add sliced potatoes to this recipe.
This dish is also called sukhadi in some parts of Gujarat. This is a version of Golpapdi, that is served warm and not cut into the traditional diamond shaped cubes. The trick to making this version is to add the gur after the wheat and ghee mixture has cooled to a comfortable temperature and yet allows the gur to melt and caramelize thus giving it a characteristic
Garam Golpapdi recipe | Indian Microwave Snack Recipes | by Tarla Dalal | Tarladalal.com | #4943
Like all traditional bhajias, kand na bhajia is also made by deep-frying thin slices of purple yam dipped in a gram flour batter. However, the coriander seeds, sesame seeds and the freshly-ground pepper powder that are added just before frying give it an edge over its counterparts! serve this on a rainy day, accompanied by a cup of piping hot tea or coffee to enhance the experience.
Here is another tea-time snack that is sure to please you. “muthi” means fist in gujarati, and the dish is named such because the mixture is shaped into cylindrical rolls using the fist. One thing to remember while making doodhi muthia is that bottle gourd has high water content. This water itself is sufficient to impart softness to the muthias, and it is not necessary to add any more water while making the dough.