Recipes

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…

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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.…

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Coconut Chutney Recipe

Coconut chutney is a type of side dish usually served with Idli/dosa or with most of South Indian snacks. I often make this recipe as it’s my personal favourite and can be ready in no time. I like to add fresh coriander leaves in chutney which not just gives freshness but also adds lovely green…

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Batata Kaap| Fried Crisp Potato Slices

‘Batata Kaap‘ are shallow fried potato slices coated with some spices and semolina. It is slightly crisp from outside while soft from inside. This can be served as a side dish with dal-rice or roti-sabzi. I usually like to relish it with yellow dal or masoor gravy along with rice. Recipe is super simple and…

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Maharashtrian Koshimbir| Simple Salad Recipe

‘Maharashtrian Koshimbir Recipe’ – In my native language salad is called as ‘Koshimbir‘ and in this post I am going to share a recipe which is very simple, easy yet enjoyable. The best part, you’ll need some handy ingredients from the kitchen and will be ready under 15 minutes. In my previous few posts I…

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Kadwe Vaalach Birad| Sprouted Field Beans Curry

Kadwe Vaal is a local name for Field beans which are easily available in Indian state – Maharashtra. There are variety of recipes using beans belongs Indian cuisine but this one is very specific to Maharashtra state. Kadwe vaal are dried beans, so they need to be soaked and then sprouted before using for recipe.…

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Kulith Aamati | Horsegram Daal

Kulith which is also called as ‘Horsegram‘ is a legume commonly used in Indian cuisine. It is known as ‘Superfood’ for its rich nutrients and medicinal properties. It is consumed as sprouted, whole or ground. I have already shared recipe of ‘Kulith Pithi‘ on my blog which I prepared using ground kulith/horsegram. In this post,…

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Maharashtrian style Batatyachi Bhaji !!

‘Batatyachi Bhaji‘ is a simple preparation with parboiled potatoes. This side dish is a household recipe of Maharashtrian cuisine. And it is one of the favourite dish for special occasions like weddings, festivals etc. No meal is complete without yellow batata bhaji and typically it is served with hot puris along with Shrikhand and Dal-rice.…

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Stir Fried Ivy-Gourd | Tondalichi Bhaji

In this post, I am going to share one of my favourite vegetarian recipe which is ‘Stir Fried Ivy-Gourd‘ or ‘Tondalichi Bhaji‘. I enjoy my vegetarian meals as much as I enjoy non-vegetarian food. While talking about favourite vegetarian meals, I must say that my inclination is more towards pulses or lentils rather than leafy…

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Mangane | Sweet Dish with Sago & Chana Dal

Mangane is an unexposed Indian sweet dish from small, charming state of Goa. Recently, I have posted many Goan recipes on my blog which I have acquired from my MIL; ‘Mangane‘ is one of those recipes. It is kind of kheer or payasam prepared using chana dal, sago and coconut milk while jaggery is added…

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Aromatic Mackerel Curry with Tirphala

In this post, I am going to share recipe of my favourite Mackerel curry. Personally, I don’t like to eat fish dunked in a curry, but they actually give flavours to the whole curry. Still I simply love to relish curry without eating fish chunks 😜. And this mackerel curry is most special due to…

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Akkha Masoor Daal Recipe

‘Akkha Masoor’ also known as whole red lentil and commonly used to prepare Daal in Indian households. Red lentils can be found in grocery stores in two forms either whole lentil with skin on or split lentil. In this blog post, I am going to share recipe of dal using whole red lentil. This is…

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Instant Rawa Idli Recipe

If you are looking for an easy and instant breakfast options then you must try this Rawa Idli. Typically, Idli is prepared using fermented batter. And to prepare this batter first you need to soak the dals then grind them and ferment. Fermentation process takes 8-12 hours depending upon temperature of the region. Thus preparing…

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Spicy green chilli pickle recipe

Pickle is a side dish in Indian cuisine and made using variety of vegetables or fruits. It is preserved in vinegar or edible oil along with other Indian spices. No Indian meal is complete without any pickle, it makes your regular meal appetising and satiating. Pickle making is an age-old rituals in Indian homes and…

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How to make nutritious Nachani Satva|Finger Millet pudding at home

Finger millet which is commonly known as nachani or raagi has zillions of health benefits. This tiny, red coloured millet is recommended to include in your daily diet. If you consider Indian cuisine, there are number of recipes using raagi as main ingredients. And one such recipe is Nachani Satva which is nothing but a…

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An easy Vegetable Pulav Recipe

Vegetables Pulav is a perfect recipe for any potluck or party. It’s very simple, easy and hassle free recipe. You can use your favourite and seasonal veggies to make this pulav. Serve it with any side dish like gravy or raita and papad. I often make this pulav on special occasions and serve with simple…

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How to make Chickpeas Curry

Chickpeas are widely used legume in many cuisines across the world. Chickpeas are also known as Garbanzo beans or Egyptian peas. At my home, we call it as ‘ Kabuli Chana’ while it is known as ‘Chole’ in northern part of India. Chickpeas are high in protein and used in variety of recipes – you…

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Goan Street Food – Ros Omelette

Everyone loves street food and India is famous for variety of street food recipes. Ros Omelette is one of the my favourite street food. This is regional speciality from beautiful coastal state of India – Goa. Though it’s not popular in other Indian states but quite famous in Goa and you can find it at…

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Spinach Daal Khichdi Recipe

Daal Khichdi is an easy recipe from Indian cuisine made using lentils and rice. Though recipe is very simple, one can modify it as per the taste. Primarily, yellow or green moong dal along with rice goes into the recipe but one can include other lentils or pulses to make it more healthy. Khichdi is…

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Alphanso Aamras Recipe !!

Aamras which literally means mango juice and this name is derived from sanskrit words : aam (mango) & ras (juice). Aamras is an Indian recipe prepared using alphanso variety of mangoes. Alphanso is a seasonal fruit available mid april through end of june. This variety is very famous in India and expensive as well. Alphanso…

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