Stuffed Shenga (Stuffed Drumstick)

My son,Shounak is just back from Goa…my mom has sent me some nice and fresh Shenga(Drunsticks) from her garden.Shonty refuses to eat shenga if bought locally,says “I eat shenga only from mimmi’s(that’s what he calls his granny)garden”. So now a days,I am making variety of  shenga dishes & Shonty is relishing on them. Ingredients: 6Continue reading “Stuffed Shenga (Stuffed Drumstick)”

Corn Matar Upma

This is an easy to make and yummy to eat dish.I call it  comfort food,I usually make it for breakfast but at times make it as a short cut lunch or dinner….This is my mom’s recipe,.My sis in law makes a different version of Upma and calls it tikhat sheera,will post that soon…. Ingredients: 1Continue reading “Corn Matar Upma”


This is a hot favourite sweet dishmade in almost every house during mango season.Usually served with Puris,can also be had on its own. Ingredients: 4 big size ripe Mangoes  1 tsp Elaichi (Cardamom) powder. 1/2 tsp Sunth(Dry ginger) powder. 2 pinch Salt. Method: Wash mangoes. Peel and cut into small pieces. Grind the mango piecesContinue reading “Aamras”

Bhendichi Aamti with Kairi(Raw Mango)

This dish is also known as veg Fish.During month of shravan when some people dont eat non veg and crave for fish curry…this dish comes to rescue.Goes very well with steam rice. Ingredients: 250 gm Bhendi(lady finger/Okra). 4 pieces of Kairi(Raw Mango) 1 small Onion chopped. 1/4 cup grated Coconut. 1 cup Coconut milk. 6Continue reading “Bhendichi Aamti with Kairi(Raw Mango)”

Onion Uttapam

  Ingredients: 1 cup Urad dal(skinless split black gram) 3 cup Rice. 2 tsp methi seeds. 2 Onions chopped. Few sprigs of Corriander leaves.(Finely chopped) 2 Green chillies finely chopped. 2 tsp pieces of Cashewnuts. Salt to taste. Oil. Method: Start a night before.Add methi to urad dal.Soak urad dal and rice in water seperatelyContinue reading “Onion Uttapam”

Green Salad.

This is a simple salad which goes with any dish, and is nice to have on a warm summer day.Tastes yummy if served chilled. Ingredients: 1 Cup Cubed Cucumber 1 Cup Chopped Lettuce 1/2 Cup Chopped Tomatoes. 2 tbsp chopped Capsicum. Dressing: 1 tbsp Salad oil. 1 tbsp honey. 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder. SaltContinue reading “Green Salad.”

Modak(Sweet Rice Dumpling)

Modak has a special importance in the worship of Lord Ganpati.Modak is believed to be his favorite food and thus modakapriya is one of his name . Ingredients: For the outter covering: 2 cups Rice flour(flour of washed and dried rice). 2 cups Water. 2 tbsp Ghee. salt to taste. Stuffing: 3 cups Grated coconut. 2Continue reading “Modak(Sweet Rice Dumpling)”