Tag: #Food

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X is for… Xmas Cake #AtoZChallenge

Xmas Cake As we near the A to Z , it is getting harder and harder to find favorite foods with the last few alphabets. I thought long and hard about what food I like, from the alphabet ‘X’. and came up with …. nothing! So creative liberties shall be taken and my favorite Christmas …






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W is for… Watermelon Salad and Broken Wheat Porridge #AtoZChallenge

Watermelon Salad AND Broken Wheat Porridge Do you have any idea how difficult it is to find food starting with ‘W’ ! You do? Well, pat yourself on the back then, as I definitely did not! When I began looking for food I like, from ‘W’, I drew a blank. Then as it always does, …






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V is for… Vada Pav #AtoZChallenge

Vada Pav I call Vada Pav and Traffic the two great equalizers in Bombay. Whether you drive a BMW or Maserati or are driven around in one. Or you could be in a Nano or even riding a Scooty, we all halt and meet at the Traffic Signals, which are plenty. Similarly, you could be …






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U is for… Ukdiche Modak #AtoZChallenge

Ukdiche Modak The days leading up to the actual 11 days of everyone’s favorite God have all households bringing the Lord home busy. Cleaning up the house, decorating it, choosing a special place for the remover of obstacles to be seated on AND making his favorite food, the Modak. In Maharashtra Modak’s come in many …






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T is for… Thaalipeeth #AtoZChallenge

Thaalipeeth Growing up in Bombay meant enjoying a lot of Maharashtrian food, among many other cuisines. When I was a little girl, we had a cook called Gangubai who made us the most delicious Thaalipeeth, which is nothing but a super healthy, easy to make Roti. Thaalipeeth is a combination of 3 different Flours, Wheat …






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S is for… Sattu ke Laddu #AtoZChallenge

Sattu Ke Laddu How many of you have heard of and tasted Sattu? Well, for those who haven’t, Sattu is nothing but roasted Bengal Gram Flour which is also known as Dalia. It is packed with protein, it is an instant coolant, a great source of insoluble fiber and with a low glycemic index it …






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R is for… Rajma #AtoZChallenge

Rajma I wouldn’t be a Punjabi worth my salt if I didn’t mention Rajma in my list of favorite foods would I now! If you’ve ever had a Punjabi neighbour, chances are that multiple whistles of a pressure cooker would have woken you up on the one Sunday you got to sleep in. Because Sunday …






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Q is for… Qurma #AtoZChallenge

Qurma The goodness of vegetables, a taste that is not like the ordinary and a dish that saves my skin on many occasions. When I don’t know what to cook for dinner or I am one dish away from finalizing the menu for a party this Qurma is what comes to the rescue. I have …






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P is for…Pootharekulu #AtoZChallenge

Pootharekulu Putarekulu, or Poothareku as is it also known as, is the most unusual sweet I have ever seen or eaten. The origins of this sweet can be found in Atreyapuram, a village in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, in the Southern region of India. A particular Rice Batter, Powdered Sugar and Ghee …






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O is for… Obbattu #AtoZChallenge

Obbattu Obbattu. Holige, Parpu Poli. Bobbatlu. Bobattu or Puran Poli as I know it as, from growing up in Bombay. Many names, slight variations in the recipe and just the same deliciousness! Obbattu is a delicious Roti/Flatbread stuffed plump with a mix of cooked Chana Dal and Jaggery with hints of powdered cardamom making a …