Pratibha’s Dhokla

In honor of my visit to Nani’s Kitchen (literally), Nani’s Kitchen is back!  Dhokla is a savory, fluffy, cake-like breakfast/side dish that our family has been making for generations–it is a gujarati specialty.  Nani remembers learning how to make it from her mother and mother-in-law back in Kenya, and all of her daughters continue to make it. The interesting twist in this particular recipe is … Continue reading Pratibha’s Dhokla

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I have been making these muffins since a long time and everyone who has eaten them loves them, especially Kiran! These muffins are incredibly rich and spicy, delicious with coffee or cold milk and great to take to the beach and long trips. Makes 12 regular or 48 miniature muffins. Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1.25 oz) sliced unblanched almonds 1 and 2/3 cups all purpose flour … Continue reading Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pratibha’s Yogurt-Orange Pancakes

This pancake recipe is so delicious it has been getting Seema and Meera out of bed since they were little kids (which is NOT an easy task).  It’s also healthy and very easy to make without eggs. Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1/3 cup fresh orange juice 3/4 cup plain yogurt Grated rind of 1 orange (optional) 2 Tbs. sugar 1 egg (Eggless alternative: 1 Tbs. of … Continue reading Pratibha’s Yogurt-Orange Pancakes