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12 May, 2018

Amti/ Tur Dal Amti/ Toor Dal Amti

Amti/ Tur Dal Amti/ Toor Dal Amti
Comments : 22 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Curry, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Gravy, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, legumes, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Protein Rich Food, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Stew, Toor Daal on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Amti/ Tur Dal Amti/ Toor Dal Amti is an example of delicious Maharashtrian cuisine, subtle yet spicy sweet sour yet mild. An Amti is a staple in Maharastrian homes being largely vegetarian lentils play a large part providing proteins to the diet. My mother –in –law made this amti everyday sambhar and rasam were rarely
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12 January, 2018

Til Laddu/ Sesame Seeds Ladoos/Tilgul/Ellu Unde

Til Laddu/ Sesame Seeds Ladoos/Tilgul/Ellu Unde
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Dessert, Festive Cooking, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Desserts, Indian Sweets/Barfi, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Laddu/Laddoo/Unde, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Ocassions, Protein Rich Food, Sankranti Special, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Til/ sesame seeds laddu are called Tilgul in Marathi and Ellu Unde in Kannada. Same name for the same delicious ladoos traditionally made for Makar Sankranti. Wish you all a Very Happy Sankranti! Tilgul ghya and good bola! Ellu bele  togond ellu bella hante ironu! For Sankranti, we eat a lot of jaggery and sesame
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8 January, 2018

Kande Pohe Recipe for Quick Breakfast or Snack

Kande Pohe Recipe for Quick Breakfast or Snack
Comments : 3 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Breakfast, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack, Tiffin box ideas on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Kanda Pohe is a Maharashtrian dish classic, quick, fuss-free and nutritious breakfast or snack. Since you can make it very quickly it is a great way to welcome unexpected guests or even your child’s demands of something made quick. The main ingredients for Kande Pohe are poha /pressed rice,    onions, mustard seeds, turmeric, green chillies and
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5 October, 2017

Watli Dal|Watali Dal|Vatli Dal

Watli Dal|Watali Dal|Vatli Dal
Comments : 12 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Chana daal, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, legumes, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Protein Rich Food, Salad, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Watli Dal a snack made from soaked Chana dal. The soaked dal is ground with green chilli before it is cooked.  Watli dal tastes best warm with chilled panha. Chana dal is used to make Ambe dal too but then Ambe dal is not cooked and uses raw mango. Here is the recipe for Ambe
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4 July, 2017

Sabudana Vada Recipe|How to make Sabudana Vada|Fasting Foods

Sabudana Vada Recipe|How to make Sabudana Vada|Fasting Foods
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Deep Frying, Fasting Foods, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Sabudana on by : ArchanaPotdar
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 Sabudana vada is a deep fried snack from Maharashtra and is ideal for today’s  Ashadhi Ekadashi or Ashadhi a fasting food. Traditionally Sabudana vada  is served with spicy green chutney and chaha or tea. To enjoy its flavours eat it hot. Sabudana vada or Sago vada are crunchy yet filling and nutritious. The vada just melts in your mouth.
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4 January, 2017

Sajji Rotti for Bhogi Habba~Sankranti Special

Sajji Rotti for Bhogi Habba~Sankranti Special
Comments : 12 Posted in : Bajara/Pearl Millet/Sajji, Bajra, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Festive Cooking, Flours, Gujarati Cuisine, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Flat Bread, Karnataka Cuisine, Lists, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Sankranti Special, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Whole grains on by : ArchanaPotdar
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As 14th January fast approaches, we have a festival coming up. Sankranti or Sankramana. The day before is celebrated in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh as Bhogi and we celebrate the fresh farm produce . Tumgai palaya, Sajji Rotti being today’s highlights along with Good Saar and Huggi. But a bit more about the famous festival. The
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3 January, 2017

Deep Fried Modak~ Ganesh Special

Deep Fried Modak~ Ganesh Special
Comments : 14 Posted in : Blogging Marathon, Deep Frying, Festive Cooking, Ganesh Festival Recipe List, Goan, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Lists, Maharashtrian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Deep-fried modak are obviously deep-fried in oil, unlike the steamed Modak. The shell of the deep fried modak is made from whole wheat flour and the stuffing is traditionally jaggery and fresh coconut. The fried modak last longer and taste different. Also unlike the Ukdiche modak where you get the finesse after practice, this modak does
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26 September, 2016

Simple Chawali chi Pale Bhaji or Stir fry with Cowpea Leaves

Simple Chawali chi  Pale Bhaji or Stir fry with Cowpea Leaves
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Accompaniments, Alsande/Chavali/Chawali, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Leafy Vegetable, Leafy Vegetables, legumes, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Quick Meals, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Stir Fry, Stir-Fry or Dry Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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My sister in law keeps telling me she made “chavli chi bhaji dal ghalun” which is a  delicious leafy vegetable of cowpeas made with dal. Yes, it’s the vegetarian way of increasing the protein content in all possible ways. She has started this since she has settled in Pune. For ages now, I have been mystified
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