In Maharashtra State, sesame seeds are traditionally eaten during the Harvest Festival (Makar Sankrant) for good luck & prosperity. My delicious & simple Sesame Seed "Fudge" (Til Chikki) is a yummy way to eat your sesame seeds & ensure a good year ahead. So make it your family & friends today :-)
A delicious & simple, traditional chicken and rice dish from India. The yummy one-pot meal takes very little prep work and cooks up quickly in no time, making it perfect for those busy weeknights or for unexpected dinner guests. Feel free to add your favorite vegetables for a complete meal.
My Maharashtrian Baby Eggplant & Potato Curry is a delicious combination of baby Indian eggplants, potatoes, warm spices & lovely aromatics. You can find these lovely baby eggplants in most Indian/Asian stores. So do try making this dish soon, your family will love :-)
Who thought Indians didn't make Xmas cookies? There is quite a large Anglo-Indian Catholic community in India that would beg to differ! Kulkuls are delicious & crispy cookies that are enjoyed especially during the Christmas holidays. Making kulkuls is also a fun way to get together with family.
A typical khichidi is any mix of dal and rice cooked together. It's a great way to add some protein into a mainly vegetarian diet. Try my simple Moong Dal Khichidi - it's an easy to prepare, delicious & winning combination of moong dal and rice cooked together until perfect.
Alu Vadi is a typical Maharashtrian dish made using colocasia leaves (aka taro leaves). It's a bit hard to describe, but it's a layered and stuffed roll that's steamed and then pan fried. It's also super delicious and worth the extra effort. It's perfect as an appetizer, side dish or snack.