Green Peas Oothapa

Ingredients: 1 cup Green peas. 1/2 cup Rice Flour. 1/2 cup Besan. 2 tsp Ginger-Garlic-Green chilli paste. 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder. Salt to taste. 2 pinch Fruit salt(Eno) Oil for smearing. Method: Crush grren peas in mixie to make paste. Remove in a big bowl,add besan,rice flour,turmeric,salt and chilli  ginger garlic paste. Mix well usingContinue reading “Green Peas Oothapa”

Schezwan Cheese Pizza

Shonty is a big time cheese lover,so I keep on doing experiments to satisfy his cheese hunger….this recipe is one out of those. Ingredients: 1 Whole wheat pizza base. 2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup. 2 tsp Chings Schezwan chutney. 1/4 tsp Oregano. 1 tsp Butter. 2 Slices of Cheese. Basil for garnish. Method: In a microwaveContinue reading “Schezwan Cheese Pizza”

Green peas & Corn Chatpata.

This is yummy to make easy dish,I tasted this first at my Sis in law,Ms Sudha Parab’s home.She makes it with fried peas,i did my version with boiled peas and corns….. Ingredients: 1 cup grean peas.(Boiled) 1/2 cup sweet Corn(Boiled/Steamed). Salt and pepper powder to taste. 1 tbsp Olive oil/butter. 1/4 tsp Chat masala. 1Continue reading “Green peas & Corn Chatpata.”

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”

Kelyachi (Raw Banana) Bhaji

Ingredients: 1 cup cubbed Raw Banana. 1/2 cup chopped Onion. 2 Green chillies chopped. 6 Curry leaves. 1 tsp Mustard seeds. 1 tsp Jeera. 1/4 tsp Asafoetida. 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder. 2 tbsp chopped Corriander leaves. 2 tbsp grated Coconut. 1/4 tsp Sugar. 1 tbsp Oil. Salt to taste. Method: Heat oil in a pan,addContinue reading “Kelyachi (Raw Banana) Bhaji”

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.”

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)”

Suki (Dry) Batata Bhaji

This bhaji is mostly made on day of fast,goes well with puri or chapati.Can also be had on its own. Ingredients: 4 medium sized potatoes boiled,peeled and chopped into small pieces. 1 tbsp Oil. 1 tsp Ghee. 1 tsp Mustard seeds. 1 tsp Jeera seeds. 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds. 1/4 tsp Asafoetida. 1/4 tsp HaldiContinue reading “Suki (Dry) Batata Bhaji”