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. Allam Pachadi aka Ginger Chutney Ingredients needed: 15 – Dry Red chillies (long variety) 1 inch – Ginger (small piece about or so) 1 […]

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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 […]

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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. Onion Pakkodas Ingredients needed All Purpose Flour (to be Mixed) 1 cup – Gram Flour 2 tbsp – Rice Flour 2 tbsp – Fried Channa Dal Powder 2 – Onions 1 tsp – Cumin Seeds Cooking […]

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Cut Mirchi | Andhra Cut Mirchi Bajji

Cut Mirchi

Cut Mirchi is a fritter made with green chilies deep fried in gram flour batter. In this version, the bajjis are cut into smaller pieces and fried again to reduce the heat. This is one of the popular street food in Anantapur, Andhra, where you can get the Mirchi Bajji, Cut Mirchi sold on the […]

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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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Uggani | Borugula Upma | Puffed Rice Upma

Uggani

Uggani is a popular breakfast dish from Rayalaseema, Andhra Pradesh. This dish is prepared with Borugulu or Puffed Rice. When I say Rayalaseema, I need to be more specific and say this is a popular snack in Ananthapuram district and not elsewhere, as I never knew it is done in Tirupati or surrounding, even though […]

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