Sindhi and Punjabi cuisine is very simiar.So are the nature of communities.Both communities make some common recipes due to proximity of region.Here is a recipe of simple Sindhi Aloo wadi which is a flavorful curry.It is a traditional curry which you can make when there are no veggies at home.You just need a tomato gravy for it.Simple yet flavorful.
Main ingredients-What are 'wadiya'?
During Partition, both communities faced a lot.They started with whatever little they had.They worked hard.After partition, they started business and shops.Many became restaurateurs and hoteliers.Some sold 'golgappas' on street.Many started 'chaat bhandars' across India.Many started cottage industries.Prepared home made 'khiche','kachri','aloo papad','wadiya' and 'moong papad'.Women worked from home while men sold these on bicycles.Even today, you will find this industry thriving.
We make it using lentil paste.It is then rolled via rolling pin.
You can make it in many variants of flavors and heat.Some like it plain,while others spicy.
We then mix chunks of lentils with salt.Dry them in a dehydrator or in hot summer sun.
Store in a clean dry container, when they turn hard enough.
All you need is some basic spices, tomatoes and potatoes.
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