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Durban Soji Recipe

The History of Soji in Durban Soji, also known as Kesari, is a semolina-based sweet dessert prominent in many parts of India. The history of Soji in Durban traces back to the period when the first indentured Indian laborers were brought to South Africa in the late 19th century. With them, they brought their rich […]

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Gluten-Free Indian Naan Bread

Naan is a popular Indian flatbread, traditionally baked inside a tandoor or clay oven. This soft, chewy bread is the perfect accompaniment to curries, kebabs, and a variety of Indian dishes. However, traditional naan is made with wheat flour, which contains gluten, making it unsuitable for those with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease. But worry […]

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How to Make Gluten-Free Roti

The beauty of food lies not only in its flavors, but also in its adaptability. Dietary needs or lifestyle choices should never stand in the way of savoring your favorite dishes. This statement is particularly true for Indian cuisine, where the traditional wheat-based roti, a staple for many households, often presents a challenge for those […]

The Perfect Samosa Pur: A Step-by-Step Guide

The art of preparing the perfect Samosa Puri or Pur as better known in South Africa – the crisp, flaky, and wonderfully layered wrapper for the much-loved Indian snack, the Samosa – is a tradition that has been passed down through generations. Yet, many people find the prospect of making samosa pur at home quite […]