Katachi Amti ( Curry)

Katachi Amti is a traditional Maharashtrian dish which is prepared from leftover water of chana dal (Split chickpeas) or using soaked and boiled chana dal. It’s a spicy dal with a watery consistency. It is usually prepared along with Puran Poli, Rice. In Maharashtra traditional Katachi Amti has been prepared during festivals. Preparation Time: 15…

Puran Poli

Maharashtrian Puran Poli is a sweet flatbread savoured on almost all the occasions in India. Served piping hot with lots of Clarified Butter, it is flavourful. In Maharashtra it can be prepared during festivals like Gudi Padwa, Guru Pournima, Ganesh Festival, Diwali, Holi. It is also quite popular in Gujarat also. In Maharashtra, it is…

Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun | Ratalyache Gulab Jam

Hello my readers, Hope all are doing well..!!! As the month of Savan / Shravan is approaching in India many people practice fasting these days. During these days fasting food is prepared and there are very limited options like sabudada (sago) khichdi, sabudana wada, varai bhat, fried potatoes, chips, etc. Today I am going to…

Dal khichdi

Dal Khichdi is a tasty and healthy main course rice recipe where moong dal (green grams) is pressured cooked with rice and then flavored with garlic, cumin seeds and red chilli. Say no to your regular, boring Khichdi and try this restaurant style Dal Khichdi at home. This recipe is a go-to dish when you…

Sabudana Appe / Appam

Sabudana vada is a well known fried snack and most favored recipe by people who go on fasting (vrat/ upvas) on auspicious days like Ekadashi, Maha Shivratri, Sankashti Chaturthi or during Navratri. Let’s try to make these vade healthier by avoiding frying. Appe tastes the same as sabudana vade. You can call these as non-fried…

Shev Bhaji

The spicy gravy made with onion, dry coconut and shev. It is very famous dish in Maharashtra. Basically my mother use to make this recipe in very different way because she used “Pata-Varvanta” to grind the gravy masala instead of Grinder. I still remember the taste of that shev bhaji. Nowadays my husband who is…

Curry Leaves Dry Chutney

Curry leaves are an often used ingredient in Indian cooking. Curry leaves are used extensively in Maharashtra. Curry leaves impart a wonderful aroma when they hit the oil and any seasoning that you make comes to life with these little leaves. Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Yield: 1 Cup Serve: 15 Type: Basics…

Jamun Shots

Trending the charts of Juice Bars this monsoon season is the Jamun Shots. Sure shot hit for Jamun lovers. With the right mix of flavours, Jamun Shots has always been everyone’s favourite. The Jamun Shots recipe is very simple and can be preparing at home in very few minutes. Jamun is a beneficial fruit. Jamun,…

Paneer Butter Masala

Restaurant / dhaba style delicious North Indian main course vegetable Paneer Butter Masala. Paneer Butter Masala is also known as Paneer Makhanwala where fresh paneer pieces are cooked in Indian spices. Today I am sharing a very simple, quick and authentic vegetarian Paneer recipe to make at home- Paneer Butter Masala. Preparation Tme: 10 Mins…

Momos

Momos are originating from Tibet. It is a popular street food in the country, largely in North-India. These popular street dumplings stand as the most favourite food for kids today as well all age groups like You & Me. This can be prepared with different varieties of stuffing like Paneer, Cheese, Chicken, Mutton. Since the…

Balushahi

Balushahi is a popular Indian sweet prepared for special celebrations, in festivals as well in wedding feasts. Balushahi is readily available in sweet shops but it is more fun to prepare it at home. Balushahi is a traditional dessert originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is similar to a glazed doughnuts in terms of ingredients, but…

Masale Bhaat / Masala Rice

Masale Bhaat recipe in Marathi cuisine is a popular Maharashtrian recipe with the mixture of spices like goda masala and vegetables. It can be generally served as an one pot meal or complete meal without any side dish to it in lunch or dinner. This recipe can be prepared on festivals or for guest (especially…

Kala Jamun / Mawa Bati

Kala Jamun / Mawa Bati is a rich mithai which is made by stuffing Mawa based dough with a mixture of nuts or dry fruits. This recipe can be prepared in any occasion to enhance the sweetness of that occasion. I have made this recipe for my brother’s birthday. So I am very excited to…

Momo Parathas

Momo Parathas recipe is an unique way of preparing parathas with mainly cabbage & onion stuffing. You can make these Parathas for a healthy breakfast , lunch or dinner. You can relished those with Schezwan chutney. I am a huge fan of Paratha and have made different types of parathas on a regular basis almost with…

Gola Bhaat

Gola Bhaat is a speciality of Vidarbha Maharashtra. Gola bhaat is a traditional recipe from Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.  Golas (Balls) are cooked with little spicy rice. It is simple & easy one pot meal. Maharashtrian cuisine has its own distinctive attributes, while sharing much with other Indian cuisines. Traditionally, Maharashtrians consider their food to be more austere than others. Besan…

Kanda Bhaji / Onion Fritters

Hello my readers, Today I am releasing a Monsoon & Winter special snack recipe- KANDA BHAJI. This snack is at the heart of all Indian food and makes a great combination with a hot cup of tea. Kanda Bhaji is one of the very famous street foods of Mumbai. It is very crispy and delicious…

Popcorn Bhel

The quick hunger buster for your quick hunger!!! Today I am releasing a Monsoon Season special healthy snack recipe. In this lock down surprise your loved one and family with simple & easy Popcorn Bhel. You can munch this piquant bhel with your favourite movies, TV shows or as an evening snack with cup of…

Shevai Kheer / Vermicelli Pudding

We all love to eat desserts; whether baked, frozen or cooked – even very simple ones like pudding, they round off a meal so beautifully. If you have someone dropping in at short notice, this kheer is a good recipe to try. Shevai / Vermicelli is actually prepared by using whole wheat flour or Maida…

Dal Goje / Varan Fal/ Dal Dhokli (Phara)

In daily routine it is a very big question… What to Cook in Lunch or Dinner?  To solve this question sometimes my partner comes to rescue and this time he taught me new recipe which I am going to share with you all. Dal Goje (Phara) is traditional North Indian recipe and can be prepared…

Patvadi Rassa (Red Spicy Gravy)

Patvadi Rassa is a Maharashtrian recipe. Rassa means red spicy gravy. This is a monsoon special recipe. Its taste get enhance when consumed with Bhakari or Poli (Chapati). This typical Marathi recipe has different versions in different parts of Maharashtra by having little variation in Rassa. As Monsoon Season is approaching I am very excited…

Sheera / Suji ka Halwa

Sheera is a sweet vegetarian dessert recipe made of Rava (semolina/suji). Sheera is also served as a holy offering (Prasad) in India. Go ahead give it a try to this amazing Sheera recipe. Preparation Time: 5 mins. Cook Time:  15 mins Serve: 4 Type: Sweet Ingredients: 1 Cup Rava (semolina/suji) 1 Cup Ghee (Clarified Butter)…

Carrot Barfi / Gajar Wadi

Gajar Barfi is like Gajar halwa and it can be served as dessert. Barfi is rich in Vitamin A, which is good for health, especially for your eyes. Preparation Time: 15 min Cooking Time: 30 min Serve: 15 Pieces ( depends on size ) Type: Sweet / Dessert Ingredients: 4 cups of grated Carrot. 2 tbsp ghee (clarified…

Spinach Cheese Balls

Healthy appetiser recipe, prepared with spinach and cheese cubes. Appetisers can be eaten during cocktail hour or can be served as the only meal in casual parties. Generally small kids don’t like spinach due to its taste, but this recipe can really play as taste changer to your kids and spinach haters. Preparation Time: 10…

Drumstick Masala – Oil Free

Drumstick Masala  is a delicious gravy recipe. You can pair this side dish with steamed rice or parathas. Drumsticks are known to have medicinal properties and can cure many ailments. Try this easy and OIL FREE recipe. Preparation time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Serve: 3-4 Type: main course Ingredients: 4-5 Drumsticks (cut into…

Biscuits Rava Cake

One of my close friend requested me to share cake recipe as he wanted to bake it for a very special occasion of his Dad’s birthday. I am sharing with you all the Cake which I have baked with Hide & seek biscuits and Rava in Idli Maker. It is very easy and simple recipe….

Aloo Paneer Potli

Aloo Paneer Potli is a North Indian snack recipe. This snack recipe is served with evening tea. Preparation Time: 20 mins Rest Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 40 mins Type: Snack Ingredients: For Stuffing: 1 tbsp Oil, 1 tsp Cumin seeds, 1 tbsp ginger-garlic-green chilli crushed, Curry leaves, 1 cup chopped Onion, Coriander…

Soya Chaap

Homemade Dry Soya Chaap – Veg Starter. It is a fantastic protein source for the vegetarians. Soya Chaap is quite a popular street food across the Northern Region of India, especially in Delhi. Preparation Time: 20 mins Boiling Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Type: Starter / Snacks Ingredients: 1 cup Soya chunk, soaked…

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is Street Food from Mumbai and it’s available all over India. It is a popular spicy vegetarian street food loved by all! It’s also made and cooked with different ingredients but I like the simple one. Try this easy and tasty recipe at home! Preparation Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 40 mins Serves:…