Gul-Chun Ghalun Ghavane(Rice pancake with coconut and jaggery filling)

  It is said that Ganpati Bappa likes sweets made from Rice floor,jaggery and coconut,hence modaks are his favourite,but when you dont have much time to spare,this dish is made as offering to Bappa,made from same ingredients as modaks but less time consuming….tasty and yummy… Ingredients:  2 cups Raw rice.(any variant) 1/2 cup Rice flour.(Optional)Continue reading “Gul-Chun Ghalun Ghavane(Rice pancake with coconut and jaggery filling)”

Phulka (Indian Flat Bread)

Chapatis or phulkas is a staple food in many parts of India. These rotis get their name Phulkas because they swell up with steam while being cooked. Ingredients: 1 cup Wheat flour. 1 tsp Oil. Salt to taste. Ghee for brushing. Method: Combine flour,oil and salt in a bowl and knead into a semi softContinue reading “Phulka (Indian Flat Bread)”

Kothimbir (Corriander) Vadi

This is a very famous Maharashtrian recipe.There are two versions of this recipe,will post another version also,soon. Ingredients: 1 cup cleaned,washed and chopped Corriander leaves. 1 & 1/2 cup Besan. 2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds . 2 tsp Ginger -Garlic paste. 1 tsp Chilli powder. 2 tsp Dhana-jeera powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder. 1/4 tspContinue reading “Kothimbir (Corriander) Vadi”

Malvani Prawns Curry

  Malvan being a coastal area, coconut and fish along with rice forms our staple food,this fish curry made in coconut milk when combined with rice is a combination to die for.It goes well with rice,chapati,bhakri,ghavana almost everything……and tastes best if had a day after cooking.Most of the fishes like pomfret and surmai are cookedContinue reading “Malvani Prawns Curry”

Mango & Choclate Chip Muffins

These yummy muffins are a must in my house during mango seasoon.The fabulous combination of two favourite treats-Mangoes and Choclate!I am sure all kids will love this….. This recipe is an adaption of a recipe from Tarla Dalal. Ingredients: 1 cup Maida. 1 tsp Baking powder. A pinch of Baking Soda. 8 tbsp Condensed milk.Continue reading “Mango & Choclate Chip Muffins”

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”

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”

Saboot Masoor Khichdi

This is a one dish meal.You have masoor,rice and veggies in it.During my college days,when I used to travel to Bellapur,my mom used to pack this for me for I have my childhood memories attached with it. Curd,pickle and papad goes very well with this dish. Ingredients: 1 cup Masoor 1 cup Rice 1/2Continue reading “Saboot Masoor Khichdi”