Chocolate Pancake

I gifted myself with a book…aah! Chocolate by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor. This is the first receipe that I tried from it… Now Shounak wants this everyday for breakfast… Ingredients: 1/4 cup Cocoa powder. 1/2 cup Chocolate chips. 3/4 cup Maida ( Refined flour). 11,2 tsp Baking powder. 1/4 tsp Salt. 1 Egg. 2 tbsp CasterContinue reading “Chocolate Pancake”

Multi Grain & Oats Pudla.

Pudlas are easy to make pancakes made from Besan,spices and vegetables,here is a dish in which I have made some changes to make it little more healthy. Ingredients: 2 Cups Multigrain Aata.(Easily available in market,I used Pilsbury Multigrain Aata) 1/2 cup Oats(mildly roasted). 1 tsp Chilli powder. 1/2 tsp Dhana-Jeera powder. 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder.Continue reading “Multi Grain & Oats Pudla.”

Green Apple (Cooking Apple) Chutney

  This is a dish which can be made and stored in refrigerator for as long as year.I am not very good in preserving food,on other hand my mom is best at it ,she can make jam,pickle or squash out of anything…this is also her receipe. Ingredients: 4 Green cooking Apples. 1 1/2 cup Sugar.Continue reading “Green Apple (Cooking Apple) Chutney”

Vatli Dal (Grounded Chana Dal)

Vatali Dal is an authentic Maharashtrian recipe,It is made mostly for Haldi Kuku in month of Chitra(first month as per hindu calender) and served with panhha(sweet raw mango drink). Ingredients: 2 cups Chana dal.(Wash and soaked in 4 cups water for 5 hours). 1 tsp Mustard seeds. 1 tsp Jeera. 1/4 tsp Asafoetida. 6 CurryContinue reading “Vatli Dal (Grounded Chana Dal)”

Puran Poli

  Puran poli is a classical Marathi dish, which is a dessert served during auspicious occasions and during important festivals such as Holi, Padwa in Maharashtra. Although it resembles a roti, a poli is actually very different.The stuffing is known as puran and the outer cover is known as poli. The perfect preparation of puran poliContinue reading “Puran Poli”

Pudina (Mint) Chutney

  This chutney has the aromatic freshness of mint combined with the earthiness of the coriander leaves. This chutney can be Served  along with any  indian appetizers like tikkas and kebabs or can be used to prepare our favourite sandwiches or chats.  Ingredients: 1 cup chopped Pudina (mint leaves) 2 cups chopped dhania (coriander leaves)Continue reading “Pudina (Mint) Chutney”

Khajur Imli Chutney

This sweet and sour chutney is an essential accompaniment to most chaats, this chutney can be stored refrigerated for upto a month and deep frozen for more than 6 months. Ingredients 2 cups Khajur(dates) seedless.   1/4 cup Imli (tamarind)  deseeded.   1 cup grated Gur (Jaggery).   2 tsp chilli powder.   1 tspContinue reading “Khajur Imli Chutney”

Urad Dal Vade

Ingredients: 1 cup Urad Dal 2 tbsp Chana Dal. 1/4 cup Jowar Aata. 1/4 cup Wheat Aata 1/2 cup Rice Aata. 1 tsp Badishep powder(fennel powder) 1/4 tsp Methi powder(fenugreek saads powder) 1/2 tsp Jeera & Dhana powder (coarsley grounded) salt to taste. 1 tbsp Hot Oil. Oil for frying. 1 Onion cut into 4Continue reading “Urad Dal Vade”

Methi Dal

Ingredients: 1 Cup tur dal (Soaked in two cups of water for 2 hours). 1 Tomato chopped. 1  Onion chopped. 1 cup chopped Methi(Fenugreek) leaves. 2-3 Green chillies. 5 cloves crushed Garlic. 1 tbsp oil. 1 tsp mustard seeds. 1 tsp jeera. 1/2 tsp asafoetida. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder. Salt to taste. Method: Pressure cookContinue reading “Methi Dal”

Kandya chya Paticha Pithla.

Pithla,is a well known dish from Maharashtra.For many a comfort food when paired with rice or bhakri. Main ingredient of pithla like kadhi is besan,but the consistency is thicker than kadhi. There are many variations of pithla made based on the ingredients available in a particular season like plain pithla,methi pithla,palak pithla,shengancha pithla,kandyachya paticha pithla….andContinue reading “Kandya chya Paticha Pithla.”