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 )”

Methi chi Bhaji (Fenugreek Leaves Vegetables )

Green leafy vegetables are very nutritious.Methi leaves are used to make the parathas, muthias,and other various dishes….Today I am posting a very simple recipe of methi,which goes well with chapati or bhakri,but I enjoy it with steamed rice….yum ! Here goes the recipe……potatoes or soaked yellow mung dal can also be added to this dish.Continue reading “Methi chi Bhaji (Fenugreek Leaves Vegetables )”

Bhandarewali Aloo ki Sabzi

Aloo,potatoes are made in various types, dahi wale aloo,aloo jeera,aloo roast,aloo ka Bharta. ……it’s a never ending list.Every house old has its unique recipe of aloo. This recipe is known as bhandarewale aloo as it is made in Gurdwaras during Langar and is mostly served with puris,I usually serve it with ajwaini puris. You canContinue reading “Bhandarewali Aloo ki Sabzi”

Narlachya dudhatil Makai (Corn in coconut gravy)

This recipe belongs to my neighbour Mrs Khanzada,whenever she makes it a bowl full of it has to come to my house,so finally I decided to ask her for the recipe and was totally amazed by it,as it is such an easy and simple recipe. This dish can be served with rice or bhakri,but IContinue reading “Narlachya dudhatil Makai (Corn in coconut gravy)”

Simla Mirchi (Capsicum ) vegetable with jaggery.

This is a vegetable made with sweet twist,it is spicy with little  jaggery in it. Ingredients: 1 cup Capsicum(diced) 1/2 cup Potato(deskinned & Cubed) Optional.. 1/2 cup Onoin (chopped) 1/4 cup Tomato (chopped) 1 tbsp Oil. 1 tsp Mustard seeds. 1/2 tsp Jeera . 1/4 tsp Asafoetida. 1 tsp Chilli powder. 1/4 tsp Haldi powder.Continue reading “Simla Mirchi (Capsicum ) vegetable with jaggery.”