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Vidarbha Special: Kala Masala (Garam Masala)

Hi Folks, Extremely sorry for the long gap. I was away on the tour to Western India from Vidarbha region; so today we have bought for you a special dry powder masala recipe known as Kala Masala originating from Nagpur…. Continue reading →

Pudachi Vadi(Sambhar vadi)

  Pudachi Vadi is a speciality of Vidarbhan Food Culture. This cuisine is specially prepared during winters, due to the availability of coriander in abundance. Its basically more or less like the coriander stuffed spring rolls but in a more… Continue reading →

Litti Chokha: Healthy traditional…perfect on chilly winter evenings

I once had this litti chokha at a food festival in Pune…the ladies preparing this delicacy looked so quick with their movements busy roasting the littis on a tandoor covered with a mesh. The look didnt attract me…but my friends… Continue reading →

Vanilla Sponge Cake (Evening Cake)

After multiple attempts of baking when I have reached a satisfactory benchmark, I have made an attempt to jot it down for my friends. This recipe has been a blockbuster amongst  my family and friends. So lets get started: Ingredients:… Continue reading →

Instant Rava Appam (Healthy Breakfast recipes)

Appam has always been one of my favorite morning recipes not because its tasty but also healthy and can be prepared with different combinations like sweet, spicy with different stuffings. Appam can be made in different ways fermented batter/ instant… Continue reading →

Singhada Dhokla (Water Caltrop)

As Navratri comes closer, we have friends and family members who fast for nine long days. Bored with those typically Sabudana recipes and oily fried potato recipes? We bring to you “yummy like mummy” desi recipes which would help you… Continue reading →

Bajra Methi Debra

Pearl Millet commonly known as Bajra in India is rich in essential compounds like protein, fibre, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. Due to its rich composition of minerals and proteins, Pearl Millet has many health benefits. Very essential in controlling diabetes,… Continue reading →

Janmashtami Special: Desi Sevaiya Kheer

On the eve of Janmashtami I prepared this traditional desert known as Kheer. Its a very auspicious occasion for us to prepare these Milk originated deserts because its believed that Sri Krishna loved milk products. So here is my recipe… Continue reading →

Alivache ladoo (अळिव लाडू)

Once I tasted this yummy soft jaggery coated Indian ladoos at one of my aunt’s place. These are highly nutritional ladoos given to the lactating mothers in India. Well known as watercress seeds, contains significant amounts of iron, calcium, iodine, and… Continue reading →

Ukadiche Modak

  Ganapati Bappa Morya…..Ukadiche Modak coming soon…! Please follow and like us:

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