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Koliwada Basa fish fry

Basa fish is a favourite of my son and myself. Especially we like Basa fish and fry from Sizzler ranch. Now we get the frozen basa fish easily in KFDC . I bought it recently and tried in Koliwada style. Of recent we also like to flavour with ajwain  for the fish marination . It gives a restaurant taste. You ... Read More »

Japanese vegetable tempura

This recipe is of Chef Ajay Chopra which I had noted down from a cookery channel. It looked so good I tried it the very next day. It came out crisp and perfect in texture. And one more plus point is, this recipe is eggless. You may use any vegetable of your choice like cauliflower,pumpkin buds or even paneer. Recipe ... Read More »

Hawa Hawai, Panchmahal hotel special curry

Hawa Hawai was our  favourite childhood dish. The name sounds sexy isn’t it ? As I have already shared in the space back then as kids, there was a tradition of Amma making Pulav every Saturday’s and Pappa would get some vegetarian gravy from different vegetarian restaurant’s . This particular dish was introduced to us by our Pappa. He used to get ... Read More »

Custard apple milkshake

This season we get best custard apple here and to make the best use of it we make milkshake with it. Though you may relish in the juice bars nothing like home made ones. This is very simple to prepare just like other milkshakes. Ingredients: Custard apple – 2 Milk – 2 cups Sugar – to taste Ice cubes – ... Read More »

Pesto Chapathi Quesadilla

This is an Italian snack  with Indian twist , Indian Quesadilla to be precise. Whenever there are leftover chapathi’s we can make this snack. I tasted this at Amma’s place when Santoshi had made for  evening snack. It tasted so good even I tried it at home. This is again a long due post .. I have many pictures in ... Read More »

Microwave Khandvi, recipe #3

Ever since I found this recipe it has become my comfort recipe to prepare Khandvi in Microwave. Next time would want to try pressure cooker method. I have already shared the manual methods of Khandvi in the space earlier. Khandvi is a favourite at our place. So I keep preparing it often. Do give it a try and send me ... Read More »

Urad maida polo

Udid/Urad maida polo is a staple breakfast of the G.S.B’s. I started liking this dosa recently. Tastes excellent with chutney. This is a very soft dosa . As kid, memory of this dosa  was mixing of the maida in the water overnight which was my favourite part and a real fun then. There are so many varieties of dosa’s and each day ... Read More »

Thaikile Muddho

This dish is usually prepared during Monsoon time as the leaves are easily available . Earlier the leaves would grow in the garden . But now it has become extinct since the garden is cleaned on regular basis for various purposes… Thayikile/thaikilo / Casia tora leaves are naturally  grown during Monsoon season and has many health benefits. It can also ... Read More »

Mushti Polo , recipe #4

This is the #4 th recipe of Mushti Polo and there are still more to come. I just like to try new recipe’s. Dosa’s are a staple of G.S.B’s . This recipe was shared to me by my neighbour and super cook Vidyakka. Speciality of this dosa is, a special kind of rice called ‘cut sambar’ is used in the ... Read More »

Pumpkin phodi /fritters

Some days back when I visited my aunt she was making pumpkin phodi during lunch time . I borrowed the recipe from her and tried it since there was pumpkin in stock . I liked the flavour very much and is very easy to prepare. We prepare the fritters  slightly differently. I will share the recipe in the coming days. Recipe ... Read More »