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Masale Bhaat | Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat

Masale bhaat is a traditional Maharashtrian rice preparation.  Rice is cooked with vegetables and masalas (spice powder). I have given below the recipe for...

Stuffed Brinjal | Bharli Vaangi

Stuffed Brinjal / Bharli Vaangi - an authentic Maharashtrian dish. Brinjals are not liked by many. But, this is a must try recipe for even...

Vaalachi Khichdi | Maharashtrian Field Beans Khichdi

Vaalachi Khichdi  - a flavourful khichdi from the Maharashtrian cuisine made with lima beans/field beans/vaal and rice. Khichdi  is the soul food of India. Every...

Ninaav | A traditional CKP dessert

Ninaav is a traditional sweet made by the Maharashtrian CKP community during the end of Shravan month. Ninaav literally means ‘one that does not...

Mango Sheera

Sheera or suji ka halwa is a simple, delicious dessert made from rava, milk and sugar. As dessert or breakfast dish or as prasad...

Churma Laddoo | How to make Churma Laddoos

Churma Laddoo - Healthy delicious laddoos made with wholewheat flour and jaggery. Ganesh Chaturthi, one of the prominent Indian festivals is here. It is celebrated...

Gopalkala | Naivedya for Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami is the birth day of Lord Krishna and is one of the most important Hindu festivals. Hindus celebrate Janmashtami by...

Narali Bhaath | Sweet Coconut Rice

Narali Bhaath or Sweet Coconut Rice is a traditional Maharashtrian dish cooked specially on Narali Purnima , i.e. a full moon day in...

Patolyas  | Manjal Irreda Gatti | Patolis

Patolyas in Marathi, Patolis in Konkani, Manjal Irreda Gatti in Tulu (Manjal Irre = turmeric leaves and Gatti = steamed dumplings)  - different names...

Pumpkin Puris  | Kaddu ki Puri | Bhoplyache Gharge

Pumpkin Puris known as Bhoplyache Gharge in Marathi is a Maharashtrian dish made with red pumpkin, wheat flour, semolina and jaggery. In Maharashtra, Bhoplyache...
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Fresh Turmeric Pickle | Gujarati raw turmeric pickle

Fresh Turmeric Pickle – Gujarati style pickle made with  raw turmeric and mango ginger. Today I am sharing an easy pickle recipe which I recently...

Kanchipuram Idlis | Spiced Idlis

Kanchipuram idlis - Idlis made with an elaborate tempering of spices. Kanchipuram idlis are a speciality from Kanchipuram, a small town in Tamil Nadu. The...

Nolen Gurer Mishti Doi

Nolen Gurer Mishti Doi - Sweet Curds made with milk and date palm jaggery. Nolen Gurer Mishti Doi is a popular Bengali dessert. It is...

Strawberry Shrikhand

Strawberry shrikhand - a quick and delicious dessert. Strawberry Shrikhand made with strawberries and hung curd is a delicious dessert during winter when the market...

Corn capsicum rice

Corn capsicum rice- an interesting rice preparation with corn and capsicum. Corn capsicum rice  tastes great with curds or dal tadka. Try this rice if...