Jeera Aloo Sabji

Jeera Aloo Sabji is one of the easiest dishes you can make. It hardly takes time and very quick to prepare. Jeera or Cumin is my favourite spice. I tend to add it more to many of my regular dishes as well. When I started cooking, this was one of the spice I was very […]

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Vankai Urulagadda Kura and a new Award

Vankai Urulagadda Kura or Brinjal Potato Curry as it can be called is a very simple yet tasty curry that goes as an excellent combi for Chitramma and of course with Rotis. But the strangest part was accepting the fact that at my in-laws place, they eat this with Sweet Polis or Puran Polis as […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#3

Today’s lunch box features my Athamma’s cooking. She is an enterprising lady who can quickly change ingredients based on their availability at hand. The result has always been outstanding. But one disadvantage I found was, we never can predict what she adds to the dish. Also, if I want to recreate the same thing, I […]

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Pav Bhaji

What pizza is to Italy or the hot-dog is to America, pav bhaji has the same connotation to western India. Pav bhaji or pao bhaji is a specialty Indian dish with origins in Mumbai and Gujarat. In Marathi pav means bread (the term derives from the Portuguese “pao”) and bhaji means a curry and vegetable […]

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Chole Masala with Aloo

Or Chana masala, Chickpeas Curry. How can I talk about Bhatura and not mention Chole! Well we normally make Channa curry for pooris or chappattis, but with Bhaturas it tastes simply out of this world. The version that was prepared this time, was a very simple one. To get thick consistency we added potatoes. Else […]

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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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