Desiccated Coconut and Mango Ladoo

A beautiful ladoo, that’s loaded with the fresh flavor of desiccated coconut and mango. The two flavor come together so well , that I bet no one can resist having more than one ! They are loved by kids and adults alike. The grand fiesta of the 10 day long Ganesh festival is going to end today , with Ganesh Visarjan. There will be lots of processions , dancing , music and the quintessential Dhol Tashe with it. The celebrations today won’t be complete without some sweets. So today made these soft , fudgy and full of flavor, Desiccated coconut…

Kairi Kanda – Raw Mango and Onion salad

Kairi kanda ,as it is called in Marathi , is a salad made with raw mango and onions. It’s a favorite condiment for any meal during the mango season. It’s a kind of side dish, that can instantly spice-up a regular meal. Is there anyone out there like me who loves raw mango? I just love the tangy flavor that you get the moment you take the first bite. The natural raw mango flavor is something that I can’t put down in words. Its just awesome. And that’s the reason we use it in a lot of recipes. I still…

Mango Soft Serve

My family ( hubby’s side) is one of the biggest mango lovers I’ve ever known. They enjoy , every mango out there, be it any type, to the same extent. AAMRAS is a permanent accompaniment with every meal that we have throughout the mango season. Even people visiting us during summer vacations, go through all the trouble to get Mango Petis( Wooden boxes having anywhere around 4 to 6 dozen mangoes) for us. And we do the same , ofcourse if we visit them! So every year we get to taste the finest mangoes of almost every variety . From…

Mango Panha Recipe

Summer. It doesn’t seem to be ending soon, does it. As the temperatures soar high , my brain radar constantly searches for something chilled to drink. I avoid any aerated drinks or packaged fruit juices (as much as possible) in my house. So it’s an even bigger task to make mocktails or fruit punches that’ll interest my kids. I am constantly experimenting with fruits and flavours. I Also tried some mocktails for birthday parties and other get-together, and everybody loved them! And You know what? Peer pressure always works! When your kids friends say , that they loved the fruit…

How to make Pani Puri at Home

This is as good as it gets! These gol gappas taste awesome! The “ paani” makes it a lip-smacking treat! And above all its really simple to make. I had tasted home-made gol gappas at my sisters place a few months back. Took the recipe and tried it yesterday myself!. It turned out amazing! Also having gol gappas at home means there’s no upper limit to the number you can have! Gol gappas remind me of my senior school – college days . Those days, going out with friends never meant pizza or burger joints . Even treats didn’t have…