• 351. instant pudla (puda, chila)

    December 22, 2013mayurisjikoni

    perk me up snack    Pudlas made from besan (chana) flour are a common feature in most Gujarati homes. Serve it for breakfast, as a snack or a light meal. This dish is so versatile that it can be made to suit any palate be it the young ones or the old ones. Amazingly easy and tasty, one can add anything to it. Add freshly chopped spinach, fenugreek, spring onion or coriander. Add tomato puree, grated carrot, beetroot or even a finely chopped onion. Serve it with pickles, tomato ketchup, chutney or chilli sauce. Kids love it topped with yummy grated cheese or paneer. Though I prefer them hot just off the tawa, kids love to take them in their tiffin box as a snack.…

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  • 177. moong dal pudla or chilas

    September 5, 2012mayurisjikoni

    healthy snack Pudlas, pudas, chilas is basically several names for a very healthy simple snack. Very popular in most gujarati families as a quick snack. Its so similar to the dosas of the south but without the sambhar and vegetable or to the french crepe but full of spices. I prefer to use the non stick tawa to avoid any messy, sticky pudlas etc. Serve them hot as cold ones don’t taste that great. Serve with pickles, chutneys or if my cousins from Harrow were coming down all they would need is a huge bottle of Heinz ketchup. Kids love pudlas. Mine use to have them with ketchup and I could easily sneak in the fenugreek or spinach without them knowing. What is the green…

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