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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 »

Ragda Patties

This is the second recipe of Ragda Patties I’m sharing in the space. Last time I had shared the recipe from Tarla Dalal’s book which I had tried then. This is the recipe which we follow  past few years. Patties recipe was shared to me by Santoshi Nayak. Santoshi is too good with chat preparations. If you land at ‘Sai ... Read More »


Dabeli is a popular street food of Gujarat . I first tasted this snack at Amma’s place when Santoshi had prepared it some years back . Ever since that it has become a regular preparation at Amma’s place . Back then we used to get the Dabeli masala powder from Mumbai as it was not easily available in Mangalore . But ... Read More »

Cheese Masala Pav,A popular street food of Mumbai

I’m visiting this zone after a long gap.Most of us love chaats,do you?Well, I tasted this recipe for the first time recently when Santoshi prepared it for the evening snacks.She adapted this recipe from Aparna Bhats blog who partly followed Tarla Dalal’s recipe and I followed it too.You may also check A cook at heart blog also. This is a ... Read More »

Palak pathe ki chaat

Its been a long time since I worked in the chaat zone.Chaats are always a all time favourite at our place and nothing like home made chaats.Palak Pathe means Spinach leaves.This is a chaat which is prepared with Spinach leaves.Spinach is good for health and rich in iron and other nutrients.I adapted this recipe from foodfood channel and modified as ... Read More »

Dahi papdi chaat

According to Tarla Dalal what we commonly know as sev puri  in Mumbai is known as papadi chaat in Delhi.It is similar ,but not the same.Papadi chaat as the name suggests has lots of papadis,tossed in a blend of chutneys,curds and potatoes.Papdi or Papadi chaat is a popular street food of North India.I have used readymade papadis in the recipe.Would ... Read More »

Dahi puri

Dahi puri is one of my favorite chat.My favorite joint is Janata delux  restaurant where we get the best dahi puri which they serve chilled and is little sweetish in taste.You may also check the recipes of my  other chats here.Most of the chaats are somewhat similar with khatta meeta(sour and sweet) in taste.If the chutneys are ready chaats are ... Read More »

Pani puri shots

Pani puri or gol gappe,popular chaat of India…so many names but yet taste is divine.In India ,they are called by different names in different parts of the continent. Pani comes from the Hindi word for water,that is Mint water here  and puri is deep fried  Indian bread.There s a typical way to eat this yummy chat.We have to place one full puri in ... Read More »

Canapes chaat

Happy Karva Chauth ladies!Canapes chaat  is one of the easiest chaat and one of my favorite too.I first tasted this chaat when I was a kid at a friends place,immediately noted the recipe from my her mom and still continue to prepare this for my kids.My kids just enjoy eating this for evening snacks.I prefer home made chaat over street ... Read More »

Ragda patties

This is my first chaat dish of this month. Ragda Patties is a very popular Indian fast food. As far as I know it is the  most famous street food  in Mumbai. As a kid, whenever I used to get the news that my dads cousins were coming  to Mangalore from Mumbai, the first thought which used  to come to my mind ... Read More »