HIRVI MIRCHI CHA THECHA / MIRCHI KHARADA THECHA ( MAHARASHTRIAN SPICY DRY GREEN GARLIC CHUTNEY )

Jowar bhakri/ Jolad rotti as it is called in North Krnataka regions needs only one accompaniment, this spicy Hirvi mirchi cha thecha / Mirchi Kharada thecha which is a almost dry chutney using  green chillies garlic  and  coarsely pounded to be had with bhakris.  Every Maharashtrian home has its small variation but by and large… 

Read More »

MANGO SHRIKHAND / AMRAKHAND

Mango season is incomplete without the famed Amrakhand or Mango shrikhand . A delicious way to enjoy hot pooris with mango shrikhand or even your phulkas will taste great if you are not keen about fried pooris.  When the dish is as royal and as elegant as Mango shrikhand, the main dish needs to be… 

Read More »

THAI GREEN CURRY WITH VEGETABLES AND RICE NOODLES

Thai green curry with vegetables and rice noodles. Ingredients 1 pack rice noodles 1 tbsp lime juice 1 bunch coriander leaves 2 bell peppers chopped into slices 200 ml coconut milk 1 sweet potatoes cubed ( optional , substitute with other vegetables like shredded cabbage) salt and pepper 1 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp Thai… 

Read More »

MIXED VEG BATATA BHAJI RASSA ( MAHARASHTRIAN )

I have  great penchant for simple side dishes from Maharashtra especially Mumbai eateries . One such dish that comes to my mind frequently is the batata bhaaji rassa which is a light thin gravy mad e with spices, potatoes, onions and tomatoes. Some use even mixed vegetables and the speciality of this delicious side dish is the use of special Maharashtraian… 

Read More »