Spicy Rice Maharashtrian Style – Masala Bhath

Weekends are always hectic. Planning to prepare something special for Sunday lunch is always interesting and exciting. Especially if I am trying new recipes, I am filled with apprehensive thoughts like ‘will this dish will be accepted by all and etc etc’. This time I wanted to try something Marathi and I adapted this recipe […]

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Its Onion Rings!

Yes, Tee was right, the dish I made from this was Onion Rings. When I made this dish, it took me back to the time I first had it. It must have been more than 10 years back. Dad always used to take us for dinners often as he wanted to give a day off […]

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Batatyacha Rassa – Potato Gravy

This is going to be my first entry for RCI: Maharashtrian Cuisine Here is the recipe for Batatyacha Rassa Serves 4Preparation time – 10 minsCooking time – 10 mins Ingredients For RassaPotatoes – 4 mediumTomatoes – 2Green chilies – 4Turmeric powder – a pinchWater – as required For SeasoningMustard seeds – 1/2 tspCumin seeds – […]

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Allam Pachadi aka Ginger Chutney

This is a contribution from a dear friend of mine. She was kind enough to share this recipe. She read my post on Pesarattu and wanted me to try this out Ingredients needed: Dry Red chillies(long variety) – 15Ginger – small piece about 1 inch or soOnion – 1Salt to tasteLemon juice (2 lemons squeezed). […]

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Nawabi Chicken Biryani

It was Sunday time and I wanted to cook something wonderful for my hubby dear. This took me down my memory lane….I ended up dishing up this delicious Nawabi Biryani…This dish takes me back to my high school days when I used to eat meat. Amma used to make this especially for me as I […]

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Onion Pakkodas

On a rainy day what else can be so wonderful than snacking on a mouth watering dish like this. Ingredients needed: Flour to be MixedGram flour – 1 cupRice flour 2 tbspFried channa dal powder – 2 tbsp Onions – 2Cumin Seeds – 1 tspOilCoriander LeavesCurry LeavesSalt to tasteGreen chillies – 2Red chilli powder – […]

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Cut Mirchi

This is another variety made from Mirapakaya Bajji. This is for people who cannot eat hot Mirapakaya Bajjis. Required Ingredients.Prepared Mirapakaya Bajji – 5Lime JuiceOnions – 1 Cut the Mirapakaya Bajji into small pieces.Heat Oil in a kadai, deep fry the bajjis till they are little brown.Sprinkle lime juice on the cut mirchi.Serve with onions. […]

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Mirapakaya Bajji – Chilli Bajji

Mirapakaya Bajji or Chilli Bajji or Mirchi Bajji as it can be called is a pakora made with regular green chillies in a besan batter. This is very much like the Onion Pakodas or Plantain Bajjis you make. As I had mentioned in a post before, as a South Indian, I am little fussy about […]

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