Vada Pav is one of the most popular street food from Maharashtra, India. Vada is a spicy potato mixture with a coating of gram flour, deep fried in oil. Pav is a special kind of soft bread, almost square in shape.
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Orange flavored sponge cake which is butter less, eggless and amazingly soft. The orange zest adds great flavor to the cake.
Sabudana Khichdi is a fasting recipe made from sago, peanuts and potatoes. It is one the most famous Maharastrian breakfast recipe:)
Chocolate cake full of almonds and made in 20 mins from scratch in microwave!
A sweet, simple and easy dessert made from yoghurt, strawberries and multigrain crunch cereals. This large parfait can be made for a delicious breakfast too.
Simple and easy veg cheese sandwich made with bread, onions, tomatoes, butter, cheese and coriander mint chutney.
Multigrain Crepes/Dosa which is made from all organic flours and vegetables is a healthy meal accompanied with rich dry fruit melody made from high in iron dryfruits.
Cancer Institute Foundation (CIF) Kitchen Khiladi Contest 2013 was a huge success with participants from all over the bay area, esteemed judges, CIF volunteers and amazing audience.Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, India is a Hospital and Research Institute delivering free cancer care for thousands of poor patients over the past 50 years. You can read more [...]
Healthy nutritious whole wheat tortillas tacos stuffed with chicken and guacamole is the one of the most simplest and nutritious recipes of mine. It didn’t take me more than an hour to prepare this meal.
A pancake is a thin, flat, round cake prepared from a batter and cooked on a hot griddle or frying pan. Pancakes are one of most popular breakfast items in the United States and in some other countries around the world. We especially enjoy having pancakes with maple syrup, and coffee. Sometimes we tend to [...]
Nankhatai is a shortbread cookie from India. It is very close to ‘Pecan Sandies’ in United States. It is made from flour, sugar, clarified butter and nuts.There is interesting history behind origin of Nankhatai. Nankhatai originated in Surat, a large port city in Gujarat.
It is the simplest pineapple jam made with 4 ingredients which are pineapple pulp, lemon, sugar and water. It is the perfect jam to spread on toast or you can eat a spoonful to satisfy your sweet tooth. It hardly takes an hour to make it. This homemade pineapple jam is healthy and without any [...]
Pasta In White sauce is a delicious Italian dish made from adding pasta to flour, garlic, milk and cheese sauce. Béchamel also known as white sauce is one of the mother sauces of French cuisine and is used in many recipes of Italian cuisine, for example lasagne. It is used as the base for other [...]
Spinach Mushroom & Cheese Puff Pastry is made by stuffing the puff pastry with sautéed spinach-mushroom filling and cheese. It is an oven baked recipe. Pretty amazing for an evening snack. It can be a great appetizer for parties.
Kothimbir vadi is a crispy fritter made from coriander leaves and chickpea flour. It’s a favorite Maharashtrian snack. It’s a savory and crunchy evening snack. Just like Khekda Bhaji, I love to eat Kothimbir vadi with hot tea during monsoon season:)
About Kanda Bhaji/Khekda Bhaji Recipe
About Thalipeeth Recipe Thalipeeth is a multigrain and spicy pancake which is very famous among Maharashtrians. It is extremely nutritious and a common breakfast recipe at my home. In India you can get a specific flour known as ‘Bhajani’ which is the main ingredient for thalipeeth. If you can’t find it then you can make [...]
About Pongal with Tomato Chutney Recipe Pongalis a popular rice dish in Tamil Nadu and other South Indian states. Pongal is unique to Tamil cuisine, pong means ” boil over” or “spill over”. There are two varieties of pongal, namely, sakarai pongal (sweet pongal) and ven pongal (spicy pongal). The unqualified word pongal usually refers [...]
About Egg Bhurji Recipe Egg Bhurji famously known as Anda Bhurji is one of the favourite street food in Mumbai. This is the best thing you can have at late hours in Mumbai especially after shaking your leg at the disc:)I have tasted egg bhurji at almost all the possible areas in Mumbai like Dadar, [...]
About Kande Pohe Recipe I have grown up eating pohe almost once a week as breakfast. Poha is a healthy Maharashtrian snack which is made from flattened rice sautéed with onions and potatoes. It is a very commonly served snack to guests. It is a quick and easy recipe to make and very delicious. It [...]
Eggs are a great breakfast food when you’re running late in the morning and don’t have time for a full meal. Cooking eggs sunny side up will take about 5 minutes and provide you with enough nourishment and protein to start your day off right. When cooked, sunny side up eggs have an intact yolk [...]
I stayed in Dadar, which is the heart of the city of Mumbai as well as the locality of maximum maharashtrian population. Sabudana Vada is a favourite amongst maharashtrians. It is a monsoon special crispy fried preparation. Despite that it is deep fried, it is sumptuous and light. It is also eaten on days of [...]