Suran (Yam) Kaap

Kaap is a very common side dish made in most of the maharashtrian households. They are made out of many vegetables like potato,sweet potato,raw banana,brinjal… Here we have par boiled suran with kokum and salt,to remove itchiness of suran. Goes well with anything,dal rice,kadhi rice… Ingredients: 1/4 kg Suran (Elephant Yam). 4 Kokum. 1/4 cupContinue reading “Suran (Yam) Kaap”

Bharwa Bhendi (Stuffed Okra)

Bharwa bhindi is a side dish in which Bhindi (Okra / Lady Fingers) are stuffed with a tangy and spicy masala filling.Bhindis are mild in taste so their taste gets enhanced when filled with this flavour full stuffing.This dish goes well with phulkas or even plain dal rice. Same stuffing can be used to stuffContinue reading “Bharwa Bhendi (Stuffed Okra)”

Tendli and Batata Crispy (Ivy gourd and Potato Crispy)

This is another version of crispy tendli, here crisp fried tendli is mixed with crisp fried potatoes,easy to make yummy side dish,goes well with Dal and rice. Ingredients: 2 cups Tendli,slit thinly length wise. 1 cup potato strips (cut like fries) Oil for deep frying. 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder. 1/2 tspn Dhana Jeera power.Continue reading “Tendli and Batata Crispy (Ivy gourd and Potato Crispy)”

Crispy Tendli (Ivy Gourd)

This is easy to make yummy side dish,which can be served with roti or plain dal rice. Ingredients: 2 cups Tendli,slit thinly length wis. . Oil for deep frying. 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder. 1/4 tsp Amchur Powder. Salt to taste. Method: Clean and pat dry tends. Cut them lengthwise,make 8 peices out of eachContinue reading “Crispy Tendli (Ivy Gourd)”

Mirchi Pakoda (Chilli Friters)

Few years back I was posted in Chennai for few months, I have memories of having these pakodas on Marina beach, there are stalls selling these pakodas, which are freshly fried and tastes yummy….So whenever I feel nostalgic, I make them at home and now Shonty is also fond of it. Ingredients: 6 Bhavnagri Chillies.Continue reading “Mirchi Pakoda (Chilli Friters)”

Brinjal Bhajji.

I have memories of having these bhajjis mostly during Maharashtrian weddings.Whenever I get fresh big bring along, I make it a point to make these yummy bhajjis. Ingredients: 1 Large size Bring all. (Washed andSliced thinly). 1 cup Besan 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp red chilli powder. Salt to taste. Oil for frying. Method: Wash,peelContinue reading “Brinjal Bhajji.”

Besan Poli (Tomato Omelete)

Easy to make tasty dish,omelete without eggs. Ingredients: 1/2  cup Besan. 1/4 cup  Rice aata 1/2  cup  chopped Tomato 1/2 cup  chopped Onion 1/4 tspn Ajwain 1 tspn chili powder 1/2 tspn Dhana Jeera powder 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves A pinch turmeric Oil for shallow frying Salt to taste. Method: Mix all the ingredientsContinue reading “Besan Poli (Tomato Omelete)”