Kobi (Cabbage) Bhaji

  This is one of the easiest and fastest made Bhaji. Ingredients: 2 Cups Cabbage.(Finely chopped or thickly grated). 1 small Potato,washed,de skinned and sliced. 3 Chopped Green chillies. 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp asafoetida(hing) 5-6 Curry leaves. 1 tsp haldi(turmeric powder). 1/2 tsp Sugar. 2 tbsp Grated Coconut. 1 tbsp Chopped Corriander. 1Continue reading “Kobi (Cabbage) Bhaji”

Chatpata Chana Chat.

This dish gets its distinct taste from the addition of green chillies, black salt, chaat masala, onions and lemon juice. Even tamarind chutney and green coriander chutney can be added to this recipe to perk up the flavors more.  I have a childhood memory of having this hot chat from a vendor selling it onContinue reading “Chatpata Chana Chat.”

Onion & Corn Toasted Sandwich.

When I was a kid,dont exactly remember my age,this appliance had come in market by name of Inframatic.It was  a sandwich maker with changeable plates.I remember every house in my building had it….My mom used it to the fullest,she is still using it,even after so many years.She used  to make dosas,idlis,sandwiches,omlets,chicken…….and many more things usingContinue reading “Onion & Corn Toasted Sandwich.”

Aamrasatla Sheera

This is my Mavshi’s (Mom’s sister) recipe.I am posting this today on Mother’s day,as a tribute to her…She is a fantabulous cook and makes awesome food,Other than my Mom’s food it’s her food that  my family and I relish on.This is  just to tell her that I love her and she means a lot toContinue reading “Aamrasatla Sheera”

Yummilicious Chocolate Cake

This is again my mom’s recipe.Here we will make a basic chocolate cake and cover it with Ganache,to give it a rich taste.Ganache is a French term referring to a smooth and velvety mixture of chocolate and cream. Its is believed to be originated in Switzerland .To make Ganache, hot cream  is poured over chopped chocolate,Continue reading “Yummilicious Chocolate Cake”

Kala Vatana Sambar(Black Pea Gravy)

This is a traditional Malvani dish.Can be served with  rice,bhakri,aamboli,malvani vade,puri… Ingredients: 1 cup Kala Vatana.( soaked in water overnight) 1 tbsp Oil. 1 small onion chopped. 1 tbsp Malvani masala. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder. 2 tbsp vatan.(Refer Glossary). Salt to taste. Method: Add Malwani masala to washed and soaked kala vatana. Pressure cook inContinue reading “Kala Vatana Sambar(Black Pea Gravy)”

Aamboli (Urad dal & Rice dosa)

This is a traditional malvani dish, commonly made in every malvani house.Like ghavan these can also be had with almost everything…like  chicken curry, egg curry,vegetables,chatni but the best accompaniment is kala vatana sambar(black peas gravy) …. Ingredients: 1 cup Urad dal(skinless split black gram) 3 cup Rice. 2 tsp methi seeds. Salt to taste. Oil. Method:Continue reading “Aamboli (Urad dal & Rice dosa)”

Masoorichi Aamti.(Gravy)

  This is one of my favourite dish,I love to have it with Puran Poli.It can be used as accompaniment with rice,bhakri,chappati……It has a nice flavour of garlic,which gives it an unique taste. Ingredients: 1 cup Masoor.( soaked in water for 2 hours) 1 tbsp Oil. 5-6 Garlic cloves. 5-6 Curry leaves. 1 tbsp MalvaniContinue reading “Masoorichi Aamti.(Gravy)”