The very mention of Kharvas invokes a strong sense of nostalgia and refreshes childhood memory for me. This delicately flavored pudding, which is made in parts of Maharashtra and Karnataka … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 4 Comments

Chirote in a cinnamon and orange zest syrup with Vanilla ice-cream and orange-reduction sauce

I was not a big fan of desserts while growing up, I still like them only on moderation; but there was one traditional Maharastrian dessert which my grandmother and mother … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Narali Bhaat (Maharashtrian style sweet coconut rice)

The month of Shraavan brings about a lot of feasting and fasting in India, as also some cheerful weather from the alternate wet and dry spells of the monsoon. One … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lasun-Paticha Thecha (Maharashtrian style spicy garlic-chives relish)

Sides like chutneys, pickles,murabbas, relishes and raitas are such an inseparable part of the every-day Indian meal. Always served on the left side of the plate, meant to be consumed … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lal Bhoplyache Bharit, microwave version (Maharashtrian style Red-pumpkin dip)

A lot of my friends and family members often complain about how Microwave cooking is unsuitable for Indian cooking; and how most of them end up using the microwave just … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

Methamba (Maharashtrian style raw Mango relish)

I have been very irregular with the blog for the past month or so; for it was one of those times when there was fair bit of work pressure and … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 7 Comments

Maharashtrian Kala Masala

The spice blends which are central to Maharashtrian cooking are the Goda Masala and the Kala Masala. These spice blends are used to flavor a variety of vegetable, poultry, meat, … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · 13 Comments