Goan Alsanyache Tonak recipe| Red Cowpeas gravy

‘Alsanyache Tonak‘ is a recipe from a beautiful Indian coastal state – Goa. Alsane is a type of pulse which is staple in Goa & appearance very similar to rajma or chawali (black eyed peas). Due to abundance of coconut, it is commonly used in most of the Goan recipes. And this alsane recipe is…

Egg Bhurji Recipe|| Indian style spicy scrambled eggs

‘Egg Bhurji’ also known as Anda Bhurji is a famous Mumbai street food. It’s an Indian version of scrambled egg recipe with onion, tomatoes, coriander and ground spices. In Mumbai, you can come across multiple small food stalls or trucks selling hot spicy egg bhurji for breakfast or snacks. And of course, each one has…

Easy one pot recipe – Shrimp Pulav

‘Shrimp Pulav‘ is my go to recipe for any busy or lazy day 😉. It is a real one pot wonder, requires staple ingredients from Indian pantry and there is minimum preparation time. I always like to store packet of shrimps in my freezer section, so just thaw and use in the recipe. A delicious,…

Maharashtrian Takachi Kadhi| Yogurt based Indian Curry recipe

‘Takachi Kadhi ‘ is a creamy, slightly sour curry with hint of sweetness which is prepared using yogurt. This one is a special recipe from Indian state – Maharashtra while similar recipe you can find in state of Gujarat as well. But gujarati kadhi is slightly sweeter than takachi kadhi. Recipe requires few ingredients and…

How to make Kalya vatanyachi usal| Dry black peas gravy

Indian cuisine has variety of recipes using legumes or pulses. Numerous types of pulses available across regions in the India. These pulses are typically dry/hard and needs overnight soaking. ‘Kala vatana’ or ‘Dry black peas’ is one such legume among many. And one of my childhood favourite recipe is Kala vatanachi usal or Kala vatyanacha…

Fodanicha Bhaat| A delicious recipe using leftover rice

A bowl of hot steamed fluffy rice always tastes good with dal or any gravy. And many times we make extra rice for lunch or dinner and end up with leftover rice which tastes dry on the next day. But what if I tell you there actually is a recipe using leftover rice. And this…

Homestyle Bhendyachi Bhaji| Stir fried Okra

Bhendi or Okra is one of my favourite vegetables and whenever I am craving for homely simple meal, I like to make this super easy ‘Stir fried Okra‘ recipe. In UK, Okra is not easily available but you can find them in Indian grocery stores. Very simple to prepare, it has slight crunchy okra with…

Melt in mouth Indian cookies – Nankhatai

Nankhatai’s are sweet and crumbly eggless Indian flavoured cookies prepared specially for Diwali. But you don’t need to wait until Diwali to enjoy these cookies, they can be prepared and relished throughout the year with hot cup of tea. Nankhatai’s are prepared using maida or plain flour and flavoured with cardamom. I like to use…

Suranachi Bhaji| An easy recipe with Elephant foot yam

In this post, I am going to share an easy and tasty recipe prepared using ‘Suran‘. Suran which is also known as ‘Elephant Foot Yam’ or ‘Jimikand’ is a large tuber. It looks like a hard rock with dark brown outer cover and light pink or beige from inside. It is hard to cut but…

Rawa(Semolina) coated fried Sea bass

Fried fish is one of the must have food at our home. Personally, I do enjoy eating crispy, spicy fried fish with hot steamed rice. Rice-curry and rawa fried fish is a match made in heaven 😋. My personal favourite fish options for frying are king fish, pomfret, bombay-duck, Indian salmon or Indian mackerel etc….