Thalipeeth Bhajne

Maharastrian Thalipeeth Bhajne Atta is readily available in supermarkets which is easy to use but not necessarily fresh. Why buy when it can be easily made at home ? Lightly dry roast all the listed ingredients one by one on lowest flame until they turn light brown and cool them down completely. Keep stiring constantly…

Thalipeeth / Multigrain Savoury Pancakes

Kasa Kai !!! Baraa Haiii !!!
A rustic maharastrian delicacy holds its promise to be lip smackingly tasty and nurtitous at the same time !!
#bhookhlagehai #thalipeeth #marathi #jevan #yummy #multigrain #breakfast #healthy #snacks

Mushroom Broccoli Salad

We all clear out our refrigerator time and again. At such times , there are too many lost and found kitchen ingredients !! Some growing unexplainable things on them and some perfectly fit to eat and then there are some almost ready to take a dive to down south !! This recipe is a concoction…

Aloo Paratha / Potato Stuffed Indian Flatbread

Aloo Lovers Delight !! Aloo Paratha … Thandi dahi di katori te garma garm aloo da paruntha !!!
Bhookh lagee hai anyone ?!!!
#aloo#paratha#parauntha#breakfast#punjabi#bhookhlageehai

Egg Curry

It’s been a week I blogged ! Life has been busy with this and that. Such times calls for a quick and easy meal fix. Today’s recipe is mainly prepared in India and its neighbouring countries. There is no one recipe. Each state in India has its own version. Usage of locally found ingredients, spices…

Tomato Upma / Tomato Semolina Porrdige

Upma comes from southern part of India. It is made with Semolina / Rava which is nothing but coarsely ground ( tiny or medium big ) wheat or rice. Rava is believed to be nutritious. It contains carbohydrates, fiber, fat, protein, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, sodium, etc….. With so many nutritive qualities, this hero…

Pizza Sauce / Nacho Dip

Pizza is a religion. Unarguably, it is the most popular food in the whole world. I am yet to meet a person who hasn’t eaten a slice of pizza in his/her life. How can it ever go wrong !!?? Yeasty flat bread baked to perfection; loaded with melted mozzarella cheese , tomato sauce and what…

Surti Undhiyu / Winter Vegetable Curry

Undhiyu is a delicacy from Gujarat in India. All the ingredients going in this recipe are mostly available during the winter months of November to February. It is community food. Often made when whole family has gathered for a feast. More the hands, less the work. It is tedious cleaning the vegetables.  People end up…

Corn Pakoda / Corn Fritters

Fried food and winters go hand in hand ! Scratch that … Fried food is imperative during winters ! πŸ˜†πŸ˜† Pakodas or pakoras are apparently from Indian subcontinent. My take on the matter is;  it’s part of world cuisine. Every country, ,state , city, town or village has its version; waiting to be discovered by…

Gajar Halwa / Carrot Pudding – Delicious Three Ingredient Dessert

Carrot is a root vegetable originally grown in parts of Β Asia like Afghanistan and Iran mainly for its fragrant leaves and seeds. Back then, the root was not used much due to its bitter taste and woody texture. Quite different from what we eat today !! Thank God for advancements in agriculture, science and technology;…

One Pot Hyderabadi BiryaniΒ 

You read it right !!!! One Pot Hyderabadi Biryani. Being a clever cook ( read lazy and cheat cook πŸ˜„) has its benefits. You learn to innovate and create recipes and methods which suits your mood, time and inclination. This recipe is an adaptation of authentic Hyderabadi Biryani. It is quite close to the authentic…

Palak Pakoda Kadhi (Spinach Yoghurt Curry)

Fresh produce is now no longer dependant on weather. Green houses and agricultural boom has ensured that every vegetable is found on the super market shelves all year round. Back in the days when I was a child ( oh so long long ago πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…), my mum would stop buying green leafy vegetables around monsoon…