Poha Chivda

Poha Chivda is a savory snack. If made using the right amount of ingredients it is also a relatively healthy snack option to much on, with your Tea or otherwise. You could eliminate using the Peanuts and Cashewnuts to make it completely healthy. Poha is flattened rice and also called beaten rice. It is called… Read More Poha Chivda


Peanut Masala

Serves 2 Ingredients 1 Cup Peanuts, with skin, dry roasted till they emit a fragrance and change colour. 1 Medium Sized Onion, chopped very fine 2 Green Chillies, chopped very fine 1Tbsp, chopped fresh Coriander Leaves Freshly squeezed Lime (Nimbu) Juice, to taste Salt to taste Method Add all the ingredients in a serving bowl,… Read More Peanut Masala

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U is for… Ukdiche Modak #AtoZChallenge

Ukdiche Modak [ctt template=”8″ link=”348Mv” via=”yes” ]No state in India celebrates the annual Ganpati Festival with as much festive fervour as Maharashtra does! [/ctt]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… Read More U is for… Ukdiche Modak #AtoZChallenge


Egg Kagina

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp Oil 2 Eggs 2 Medium sized Onion, slit lengthwise 2 Green Chillies, slit Salt, to taste Turmeric, 1/4th Tsp 2-3 Tbsps Water Method: Heat the Oil in a pan Add the Onions and saute till transparent, throw in the green chilles and saute for another 2-3 minutes Add Salt and Turmeric and… Read More Egg Kagina


Aatte Ka Halwa

(Whole wheat Flour Pudding)     Ingredients: 1 Katori Whole Wheat Flour ( Gehun ka aata) ½ Katori Ghee ½ to 3/4th Katori  Sugar (or as per taste) 1 and ½ Katori Hot water Pistachio slivers for garnishing (Any sized Katori/cup/glass/vessel would do, just use the same one to measure all the ingredients) Method: Heat Ghee… Read More Aatte Ka Halwa


Stuffed Karela

  Ingredients: 5-6 regular Karelas or 7-8 Baby Karelas  Method: Scrape off a bit of the hard skin, slit lengthwise and deseed. Boil water, add salt to it and cook the Karelas in it till ALMOST done and NOT fully cooked. When done, drain the water and keep aside. For the Stuffing: 2 Tbsp Oil… Read More Stuffed Karela


Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli is a one-pot, Gujrati meal, which is filling and delicious. The Dal is tangy with a hint of sweetness Ingredients: For the Dal – Part 1 ½ Cup Tur Dal 3 and ½ cups Water 1 medium sized Tomato, chopped fine 1 large Green Chilly, Slit 1/4th Tsp freshly grated Ginger Salt, to… Read More Dal Dhokli