Soya Chunks Veggie Pulav

A fragrant rice preparation , loaded with Soya chunks and veggies ! Perfect for weeknight dinners or a quick lunch. Just team it up with some curd , raita and some chutney or mango pickle . It is one healthy , nutritious , filling and tasty bowl of rice. For most of us living a modern Indian lifestyle , weekdays are the most difficult. Its easy to give in to packaged ready-to-eat stuff , just to reduce the stress of weeknight dinners. Recipes like pulav and khichdi are on the top of our weeknight chartbusters , right? Moreover if you…

Eggless Vanilla Cake

EGGLESS VANILLA CAKE This is one of the classic eggless recipes ever. I am sure you will find thousands of recipes for this one on the net. Sharing this recipe , as this one marked the beginning of my baking story! Last week I happened to recreate this magic , and the story went like this …… Everyday I have to pack a small snack box for kids to carry . More often than not I find myself looking for quick fixes, and end up sending them a few biscuits or cake packs that are easily available in the super…

Methi Muthe Recipe

METHI MUTHE It was never , love at first site for me. Personally I am not very fond of the greens anyway. But it was definitely love at first bite….. And am sure it would be for all of my readers who have a spicy palate! Methi muthe or Fenugreek wheat flour kababs are one of the traditional Indian recipes , that’s healthy , nutritious and can be prepared in around 15-20 minutes tops. I tasted these for the first time on a day when we were running out of Breakfast options. My MIL suggested we make methi muthe. She…

Kadhi Marathi Style

A lot of time I end up with sour curd at home …..mostly because I forget to put it in the fridge when its done . If the curd is sweet , we have a lot of takers for it at home but no one wants to have sour curd. So what to do with it? Sour curd makes one of the best authentic Maharashtrian Kadhi! So whenever I have Kadhi on the menu , everyone kind of knows how it got there. Kadhi is quintessential to the Maharashtrian Cuisine . For all the festivities , puja or any celebration…

Peanut Chutney fasting special !

Peanut chutney fasting special! In Maharashtrian families ( or hindu families) , there are a lot of occasions when people have to fast. During these days only “satvik” or fasting food can be consumed. The food includes fruits, milk, sabudana , sweet potato, potates , bhagar etc. The Peanut Chutney is a condiment that you are allowed to consume while fasting. Sabudana vada tastes amazing with this chutney! So here is the recipe for peanut chutney fasting special! Happy fasting! Peanut Chutney Recipe

Spiced Buttermilk / Mattha

MONSOON…….. COME SOON! This year the Monsoon seem to be a little delayed, And Summer has comfortably settled in. The hottest topic around is, How to beat the heat? And my answer to it is – Summer Coolers ! And today its going to be Spiced Buttermilk! Spiced buttermilk is a great accompaniment for any maharashtrian meal. It is an essential component of buffet menus at all marriages , ceremonies or pujas in Maharashtra. But you can enjoy it equally well as a summer cooler. It is a healthy drink and is good for your stomach ( quoting my mom!)….