Cauliflower and Batata Bhaji

There are various recipes of making cauliflower bhaji,north indian style,simple Maharashtrian style etc… This one is made using malvani masala,is bit spicy ans very flavour full.Malvani masala is easily available in market.Each malvani family has its own specific recipe for the same. Here i have added potato,even green peas can be added to this recipe.GoesContinue reading “Cauliflower and Batata Bhaji”

Neer Phanas Kachrya (Bread fruit Vegetable)

In continuation to my posts from my mom’s house in Goa,today’s specialty was Neer Phanas Kachrya. Neer Phanas is also known as bread fruit.Usually we make kaaps as side dish from it. My mom has a huge tree of Neer Phanas in her back yard and we get a good yeild of Neer Phanas everyContinue reading “Neer Phanas Kachrya (Bread fruit Vegetable)”

Vali chi Bhaji (Long Beans Vegetable)

Presently I am in Goa,at my mom’s house,she has a well cultivated terrace garden which has variety of fruits and vegetables.Vali or long beans is one of  the vegetable grown abundantly in her garden. Usually these beans are not cut but broken into 1 inch peices with hand and the tender seeds are also usedContinue reading “Vali chi Bhaji (Long Beans Vegetable)”

Aathlyanchi Bhaji (Jack fruit Seeds Vegetable)

Jack fruit is a delicacy in Malvan/konkan region.Jack fruit Seeds are stored tand used throughout the year.They are high in complex carbohydrates, fiber,vitamin A and C. They can be enjoyed  just by boiling or roasting on charcoal.Traditionally they are added to Dals or pulses like kala Vatana.(Black Vatana). Yesterday I received a surprise  courier fromContinue reading “Aathlyanchi Bhaji (Jack fruit Seeds Vegetable)”

Tondli chi Bhaji (Ivy Gourd) Vegetable.

This is a simple vegetable dish which goes well with phulka. There are various ways of making this vegetable , today I am posting a typical maharashtrian recipe. Ingredients: 2 cup Tondli (Ivy Gourd) washed,and cut into thin roundels. 1  Onion 2  Green Chillies  (cut into peices) 1 tsp Mustard seeds. 1/4 tsp Asafoetida. 1/2Continue reading “Tondli chi Bhaji (Ivy Gourd) Vegetable.”

Batata Kachrya (Spicy Potato Vegetable)

This is one of my favourite potato dish.I have childhood memories of one of my aunt making this for me everytime I used to visit her house.Goes very well with meetha dal and rice,though I can have it on its own also.This dish requires little extra oil to give crispiness to potatoes.I usually let it cookContinue reading “Batata Kachrya (Spicy Potato Vegetable)”

Gavar and Ratalu bhaji (Cluster Beans and Sweet Potato Vege )

This is a simple vegetable dish which goes well with phulka. Ratalu adds a little sweet taste to this dish which is balanced by using ginger-garlic green chillies paste.Also it has a distinct flavour of Ajwain. Ingredients: 1 cup Gavar (Cluster Beans) washed,de stringed and cut into 1 inch peices. 1/2 cup cubbed Ratalu (SweetContinue reading “Gavar and Ratalu bhaji (Cluster Beans and Sweet Potato Vege )”