Vinayaka Chaturthi Pooja

Vinayaka Chaturthi is celebrated with much enthusiasm at our home. Amma usually gets up early and starts the preparation early on to complete the pooja on time. She normally makes the flour and everything herself. Sometimes the day before, the flour gets done. At hubby dear’s place it gets done as in Bombay, with much […]

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Kesari Bhath ~ A Delightful Dessert!

Kesari Bhath is something that’s very dear to me. This is one sweet that my nephew and nieces always want, when they visit us. The first day breakfast menu will always be Idly, Sambar, Chutney and Vada with Kesari Bath. My sis-in-laws will ensure that the kids had their breakfast before letting them peep at […]

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Bisi Bele Huli Anna | How to make Bisi Bele Bath

Bisi Bele Huli Anna or Bisi Bele Bath is a traditional rice dish from Karnataka. This makes a delicious complete healthy meal on its own as it has rice, lentils and vegetables. This popular one pot meal is a hearty and comforting dish from Karnataka, a south Indian State. Bisi Bele Bath translates to Bisi […]

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Kori Kundapuri ~ Chicken Kundapuri & Ghee Rice

One of my readers asked me if I knew how to make Coondapur style Ghee Roast Chicken. Well I didn’t, but then there is no point why I should not try to know what it is, right?. When I did a little research, I came to know that this is chicken roast dish served with […]

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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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Gajjar Ka Halwa

Gajjar Ka Halwa or Carrot Halwa is heaven to taste. A well made gajjar halwa is great to behold with the different dry fruits added with orange and milk solids mixed with pista, badams and cashews..not to mention raisins…Amma first made this when she got her Electric Rice cooker some 20 years back. Gajjar halwa […]

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Here it is finally…..Kolhapuri Mutton!

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Here’s the post on my much ‘wanted to try’ recipe. Ever since I came across this featured by Sanjeev Kapoor, I had wanted to try and participating in RCI : Maharashtrian Cuisine was just an excuse for me to try my hand at this. After much anticipation I got down getting all the ingredients ready. […]

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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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Batatyacha Rassa – Potato Gravy

Here is the recipe for Batatyacha Rassa Serves 4 Preparation time – 10 mins Cooking time – 10 mins Ingredients For Rassa Potatoes – 4 medium Tomatoes – 2 Green chilies – 4 Turmeric powder – a pinch Water – as required For Seasoning Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Asafetida […]

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