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Jowar Thalipeeth

Hello dear readers! Today I’m going to share a healthy recipe called “thalipeeth” prepared with Jowar flour. This was prepared for Saturday dinner by Santoshi Nayak. It came out super duper tasty. She adapted the recipe from a food group and tweaked it as per our taste. Thank you Santoshi for passing the recipe and for the yummy thalipeeth and ... Read More »

Atte Bhajo/ Tapioca fritters, Kerala special

Hello dear readers! Today I’m going to share a recipe from Kerala cuisine. It is called as “Atte Bhajo” or Tapioca fritters. “Atto” means spider in Kerala Konkani , since it resembles like spider legs, the name “Atte Bhajo”… Tapioca is also called as ” Kappa” in Malayali. I was first introduced to this dish by my sister Shanta Nayak. ... Read More »

Varai Dosa , Healthy breakfast

Hello dear readers! Today I’m going to share a healthy breakfast recipe. I have been hunting for healthy recipe’s since few months and trying to eat healthy as much as possible. I don’t believe in starving but making some changes in life makes a lot of difference. I stumbled upon this recipe accidentally while browsing Shetty’s Kitchen facebook page. I tried ... Read More »

7 cups burfi , #2

Hello dear readers! I’m back after a short break. On this auspicious day of Diwali I’m going to share a sweet recipe. Today is Lakshmi puja and is celebrated all over India. This is the second recipe of 7 cups burfi in the space. I tried this for the first time and it came out good in the first attempt ... Read More »

Limbiya kanchi/Brined lemon

Hello dear readers! Today I learn’t one more recipe which I had in my bucket list, ‘Limbiya kanchi’ from my Amma. I wanted to learn this since long time and finally I made it today. Limbiyo means lime/lemon. Though I’m not a kanchi fan I always wanted to learn to make this. This is a kind of pickle. Goes well ... Read More »

Losoni Chutney pitti , Dried version of garlic chutney

Hello dear readers!  Today I will share an interesting recipe which we prepare  often and store it . This is garlic flavoured chutney powder. We may also prepare it with curry leaves. Whenever there is excess grated coconut I make this chutney powder.  I learn’t this recipe from my Amma. Ganesh Chaturthi has almost come to an end  and my ... Read More »

Spicy Kolhapuri Misal Pav

Hello dear readers ! Today I will share a fantastic recipe prepared by my sister in law Santoshi Nayak. It is a famous dish from the streets of Mumbai called as “Misal Pav”. She specially gets the Misal masala from Mumbai. Usually it is prepared with mixed sprouts like green gram, Matki and dried white peas called as vatana. But ... Read More »

Alsande Upkari

Hello dear readers! I’m back after a break. Today I will share a simple recipe of the g.s.b’s called as “Alsande upkari” . Alsando means long beans. Mangaloreans also call it ” Lattande” in the local language tulu. Coming back to the recipe we chop the beans either finely or medium size. So you may prepare upkari as you like. ... Read More »

Anjal Rawa fry

Hello dear readers! Today I will share a traditional Mangalorean fish recipe called Anjal Rawa fry . Being in coastal region we get very fresh catch here and we take full advantage of it. I love fish and it is very healthy too. Normally if the fish is deep fried it tastes better but I maximum shallow fry it in ... Read More »

Dal Makhni

Hello dear readers! Today I will share an interesting dal recipe. Dal is one of the comfort food. It compliments well with rice and roti. I’ve been following this recipe from quite sometime and is a favourite of all. This is Nita Mehta’s recipe from her book ‘Dal and Roti’. Recipe credit : Nita Mehta Ingredients: Whole urad dal -1 cup ... Read More »