MAIN COURSE RECIPES

Sprouted Matki Bhaat  (Sprouted Moth Beans Rice)

Sprouts are highly nutritious, and when cooked...

Tomato Thali – A vegetarian thali

A simple veg thali in which all items have...

Paneer Chilly Gravy | Indo-Chinese Paneer Gravy

Paneer Chilly Gravy is a popular Indo-Chinese dish which...

Maharashtrian Vegetarian Thali |Traditional Maharashtrian Thali

When it comes to food, Maharashtrian cuisine will never...

Papdi Aloo Sabzi (Flat beans and potato Sabzi)

Papdi Aloo Sabzi is a quick, simple “no-frills” sabzi...

Drumstick Curry | How to make Drumstick Curry

Drumsticks / Moringa also  known as Sahjan in Hindi...

DESSERT RECIPES

Mango Kulfi | How to make Mango Kulfi at home

Summers are here and so is the king of fruits – mango. With the rising temperature, the need to indulge in frozen dessert also...

SNACKS RECIPES

Mini Batata Vada

Are you looking for a starter/snack recipe for a party, that will look impressive and be loved by your guests? Make  these mini batata vadas, prick a fancy tooth...

Falafel

Falafel is a deep fried patty made from ground kabuli chana (white chickpeas) and certain vegetables like carrots, cabbage, capsicum etc. In the Middle East, it is a popular...

Khandvi | Suralichi Vadi

Known as Khandvi in Gujarati and Suralichi Vadi in Marathi, this is a delicious, soft, melt in the mouth snack made with gram flour and buttermilk. This is a...

Medu Vada

Medu Vada is a South Indian delicacy prepared using split black gram (udad dal).  It can be served for breakfast or as a tea time snack. It pairs well...

Chinese Bhel – a popular street food of Mumbai

Chinese Bhel, an Indo-Chinese dish, ironically is a popular street food of Mumbai.  This super addictive Chinese bhel is nothing but crispy fried noodles tossed in sauces (schezwan sauce...
Ponsa Mulik

Ponsa Mulik – a summer delicacy

Ponsa Mulik | Ripe Jackfruit Fritters is a deep fried snack from the Konkani cuisine. They are crispy outside, soft on the inside and tastes awesome. Jackfruit | Kathal...

Sweet Shankarpali

Shankarpali or shakkarpara is a traditional snack made during Diwali. This makes for a good tea-time snack. Here goes the recipe : Ingredients 1 ½  cups Refined flour (Maida ) ½ cup...

Khaman Dhokla

Once I had some vegetarian guests coming over, for which I wanted to make some non-fried snack. That’s when a friend of mine  came to my rescue and gave...
Kanda Bhajiya

Onion Pakodas | Kanda Bhaji

Onion Pakodas are one of the many famous street foods of Mumbai. Simple to make, delicious to taste, this makes for an ideal snack with a cup of tea,...

BREAKFAST RECIPES

Carrot Oats Idlis

Instant Oats Carrot Idlis – healthy breakfast dish

Idli, a staple food of South India is now popular all over India. It is considered to be one of the most delicious and...
Oats Breakfast bowl

Oats Strawberry Breakfast Bowl | Oats Breakfast Bowl

If you are looking for a quick, healthy breakfast option for your rushed mornings, then Oats strawberry breakfast bowl is the perfect dish. Fibre...
Bhajani Thalipeeth

Bhajani Thalipeeth – a healthy breakfast dish

Bhajani Thalipeeth -a traditional Maharashtrian breakfast dish using multigrain flours and spices I have earlier shared the recipe of thalipeeth where I had  used flours...

Moong Palak Cheela

Last night, I had soaked moong dal (split green gram) for making Cheela for breakfast. Today, when I was getting ready with all the...
Rava Dosa

Rava Dosa | How to make Rava Dosa

Rava Dosa is a fairly simple dosa which requires no grinding and no fermentation. You just have to mix a few ingredients and the...

GARDENING

How to grow Spinach in containers |Pots

                            The love of gardening is a seed                            ...

Beautiful Buds

Flowers have always been a symbol of beauty. However, since the time, I have taken to gardening, I have started enjoying the buds as much as the flowers. Each one of them, so different...

Parijat flowers

I couldn’t have asked for a better start to the new year than this. On the very first day of 2019, my Parijat plant started flowering. A few months ago, someone got a sapling of...

Periwinkle | Vinca

Periwinkle, Vinca, Sadaphuli, Sadabahaar….all these are names of  the tiny beautiful starry flowers which range in colour from pink, dark pink to white and purple. Sadaphuli (Marathi), Sadabahaar (Hindi) means always flowering.  The tiny...

My Lavender Hibiscus

I bought a hibiscus plant from a nursery in Lonavala last December.  The guy at the nursery assured me that it was a blue hibiscus plant. There were many similar plants growing in the...