Moogachi Usal | Sprouted Green Gram Curry

‘Moogachi Usal‘ is a vegan friendly Maharashtrian recipe using sprouted green gram lentils. Lentils are good for us and sprouting increases their nutritional values even more. Hence, in Indian cooking it is always advised to sprout them and then consume. You can make wonderful gravies with sprouted lentils or enjoy them in salad. Sprouting process…

Batata Poha Recipe | Indian Breakfast recipe with flattened rice

‘Batata Poha‘ is a simple yet flavourful Indian breakfast recipe. It is very popular snack item from two Indian states – Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. These both states has their unique recipe and I am going to share my ‘Maharashtrian style batata poha‘ version in this post. Poha is prepared using rice (thus also known…

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,…

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….

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…

Stir fried potatoes – Batatachya Kachrya!!

If anyone has to select one versatile vegetable then it has to be Potato. They are easily available throughout the year and shine in almost every cuisine. So far I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t like potatoes (or is there anyone who hate potatoes..nah!!). Indian cuisine has variety of recipes with potato as hero ingredient…

Gluten free Pearl Millet Idli Recipe

‘Idli‘ is a popular Indian breakfast recipe served with sambar and chutney. Typically Idli’s are prepared using batter of rice and urad dal. But in this post, I have given a twist to regular rice idli recipe and prepared it using ‘Pearl Millet‘ or ‘Bajari‘ (as known in India). Millet are small-grained cereals widely used…

Sabudana Vada in Appe pan

Sabudana which is also known as Sago or Tapioca comes from tropical palm trees. In India, Sabudana is used to make various fasting recipes. Hence during festive or fasting season you’ll find variety of food prepared using sabudana. Among various recipes, Sabudana Vada is one of the popular snack. Traditionally it is deep fried but…

Kulith (Horsegram lentil) Pithi !!

Horse gram lentil is called as Kulith in Maharashtra. This lentil is very famous for its nutritional benefits and it is advisable to include horse gram in your regular diet. Usually, whole horse gram lentil is used to make curry or dal while Pithi is prepared using powdered horse gram. Powdered horse gram is easily…

Maharashtrian Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichdi – A popular maharashtrian breakfast recipe !! Sabudana is also called as tapioca pearl or sago and it is a starch extracted from tapioca roots. Thus sabudana has neutral taste while it turns starchy and chewy once cooked. This khichdi is typically prepared during a “fasting period” as sabudana is known as fast…