Gujia / Karanji

Advertisements Gujia or karanji is a sweet dumpling made during festival season specially in diwali . The gujhia is filled with a mixture of grated and roasted dry fruits, khoya, coconuts and to add a grainy texture, a little suji . Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Yield: 10 gujias INGREDIENTS: For outer covering: Maida/ …

Bhakarvadi

Advertisements Bhakarwadi,  is a traditional sweet and spicy snack . It is made from gram flour dough made into spirals stuffed with a mixture of coconut, poppy seeds and sesame seeds. It is then fried until it gets crispy. It can be stored for weeks and enjoyed as an evening snack. Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 20 to 25 mins Yield: makes around 35 …

Poha Chivda

Advertisements A very popular snack made during diwali preparation. Diwali faral is incomplete without this chivda. It is made with corn as well as flattened rice flakes. Usually it is made in large quantities and stored in an air tight container. Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 15 mins INGREDIENTS: Poha / flattened rice: 3 …

Peanut Chutney

Advertisements I have posted another version of peanut chutney before made using red chilli powder. Here we dont add powder, instead spicy green chillies are used. Preparation time: 15 mins INGREDIENTS: Peanuts: 1 cup Garlic: 6 to 7 cloves Cumin seeds: 1 tsp Green chillies: 4 to 5 Salt: for taste PREPARATION: Dry roast peanuts …

Zunka

Advertisements Jhunka is a dish prepared in Maharashtra, Goa and North Karnataka . It is also known by the name of pitla. Its prepared using  gram flour (besan) mixed with water to form a stiff paste. It is then sauteed in oil with other ingredients and served with roti or bhakri. Preperation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 10 mins INGREDIENTS: Gram flour/ besan: 1 cup Onion: 1 finely …

Peanut garlic Chutney

Advertisements A simple version of the chutney made with very few ingredients. This is a maharashtrian recepie . It can be made in bulk and stored to use it regularly. This chutney tastes yummy when had with khichdi, roti or rice. There are 2 versions of this recepie , the other one I will be …

Vegetable Upma

Advertisements Upma, uppumavu or uppittu is a dish most common in South Indian, Maharashtrian, and  Tamil breakfast; cooked as a thick porridge from dry roasted rava /  semolina . Various seasonings and/or vegetables are often added during the cooking, depending on individual preferences. Today it is popular in most parts of India and is prepared in various ways. I have made this recepie with few veggies , …

Poha (healthy version)

Advertisements A very popular maharashtria  dish , Poha ; made with flattened rice flakes. I have uploaded normal poha recepie before , this is the healthier version . Must try !! Preparation time : 5 mins Cooking time : 10 to 12 mins Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS: Poha: 2 small cups Onion: 1 finely chopped Green …

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