Saturday, February 13, 2010
Tarla Dalal Launches her new book "Faraal Foods...for fasting days"
FARRAL FOODS… FOR FASTING DAYS
The word fasting brings to our mind Sabudana Wada, Doodhi ka Halwa and hot Faraali Pattice. Yes, this has been a part of the traditional meal for fasting days. But have you ever thought of relishing pakodas, idli-sambhar, misal and so on during fasts? My this book on “Faraal Recipes” is an attempt to demystify the world of Faraal foods with newer recipes to be enjoyed by one and all on fasting days.
This book offers a fabulous variety of recipes with something for every food lover depending on their tastes and preferences, from savoury combos to amazingly rich sweets. 34 recipes have been divided into 5 major sections viz. Drinks, Snacks, Main Course, Accompaniments and Desserts.
My diet–conscious readers will also be happy to note that I have not forgotten them. Many of the recipes like Pepper Kand Wafers, Upvaas Thalipeeth, Faraali Dosa are some healthy alternatives to Fat-laden ingredients, to help cut down on the recipe’s calorie count.
The book also provides you an insight on the most common ingredients allowed during fasts along with their names in regional languages for your easy reference. Although you are sure to notice same ingredients are used to cook many recipes, but believe me the end-result of each recipe is distinctly different and delicious.
Hope you enjoy this novel offering of mine and may you make your way to everybody’s heart, through their stomach with this innovative Faraal recipes.