Vegetable Moilee

This is a famous south Indian dish,tastes yum with rice or appam. I saw the recipe on Master Chef-Kitchen ke super stars and tried it out. This is one of easy and yummy dish. Ingredients: 1-½ cup mixed vegetables cubed  (carrot,potatoes,brinjal,pumkin,drumstics,french beans). 2 cups thick Coconut milk. 10 Cashewnuts. 1 Onion finely chopped. 2 tspContinue reading “Vegetable Moilee”

Carrot & Potato Soup

  I am a big fan of soups,I can make soup out of anything and survive on it. This is the first soup of this monsoon,many more will follow… Ingredients: 1 cup cleaned,peeled & roughly chopped Carrots. 1/2 cup cleaned,peeled & roughly chopped potatoes. . 1/2 cup cleaned & roughly chopped Carrots. 1 tbsp Olive oil/ghee/Butter. 1/2Continue reading “Carrot & Potato Soup”

Idli chat

  This is an easy to make tasty and healthy snack made from leftover idlis. Sweet curd can also be added to this recipe if desired. Ingredients: 8 Rice idlis(chopped into cubes). 1 tbsp Oil. 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds. 1/2 tsp Jeera. Pinch of Asafoetida. 6 Curry leaves. 2 Green chillies chopped. 1/8 tsp Chilli powder.Continue reading “Idli chat”

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”

Ratyalache(Sweet Potato) Kaap

Ingredients: 2 Ratalu(Sweet Potato) 1/4 cup rice flour. Oil for frying. Salt to taste. For the masala 1 medium sized onion. 2 tbsp Dhana(corriander seeds) 5 tbsp Red chilli powder. 1 tbsp haldi powder. 1 tsp black pepper powder. Method: Take a ratalu which is even in size(not zig zag) Deskin and cut into slices,keepContinue reading “Ratyalache(Sweet Potato) Kaap”

Peas (Matar) & Baby Potatoes Rice.

  Ingredients: 1 cup Basmati rice 1/2 cup Green peas. 10 Baby potatoes(deskinned) 1 large onion sliced. 1 tsp Jeera. 2 Tamal Patra(Bay leaves) 1 tbsp Malvani masala. 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder. 4 tbsp Vatan(See Glossary) 1 tsp Ghee. 2 cups Boiling water. Salt to taste. Oil for frying potatoes. Method: Wash and soak riceContinue reading “Peas (Matar) & Baby Potatoes Rice.”