Ajji’s Muga Ambat – Konkani Sprouted Green Gram Curry

Today being the birth anniversary of my maternal grandmother, what better recipe to dedicate to her than a simple yet delicious wholesome one pot recipe! I always looked forward to my grand mom visiting us in childhood as it meant we got to savour all the simple home cooked delicacies from the coast of Karwar.Continue reading “Ajji’s Muga Ambat – Konkani Sprouted Green Gram Curry”

Tomato Saar – Creamy Tomato Coconut Milk Soup

Some like it hot, some like it cold, (hope no one likes it in the pot 9 days old!!) Don’t some dishes simply say home just by looking at them? Well, this is one of those. Happiness is homemade as they rightly say. All ‘home’ requires here is some steaming hot plain rice, a happilyContinue reading “Tomato Saar – Creamy Tomato Coconut Milk Soup”

Tangy Raw Mango Rice South Indian Style

A simple quick summertime recipe making ideal use of the piquancy of seasonal raw green mangoes is an understatement I would say! Crunchy, tangy, protein-enriched carbs, gluten and dairy free, no onion garlic and delicious one-pot meal is perhaps the most accurate way to describe this dish. This South Indian style recipe, usually a lunchContinue reading “Tangy Raw Mango Rice South Indian Style”

Kairichi Vatli Dal – Marathi Raw Mango Chutney

The traditional Maharashtrian sweet & sour Kairichi Vatli Dal or Ambe Dal, a fresh piquant raw mango chutney, is a quintessential part of the menu of this first month of the Hindu calendar, Chaitra. This is a month that heralds the arrival of summer, the auspicious New Year day Gudi Padwa which we already spokeContinue reading “Kairichi Vatli Dal – Marathi Raw Mango Chutney”

Kanda Poha – Savoury Beaten Rice Snack

The Ram-Lakhan of Maharashtrian Breakfast Food (Kanda Pohe & Sabudana Khichadi) This reliable & rocking pair makes for one of the most popular breakfast items or tea time snacks that one can find anywhere in Maharashtra! So much so, that these items have now found themselves in most kitchens across India, possibly arguing about theirContinue reading “Kanda Poha – Savoury Beaten Rice Snack”