Leftover Upma Cutlets I had a whole bowl ful of leftover Upma Sometime back. Nobody wanted to have it again so we just asked our cook to make Cutlets with it. A lovely snack . And come to think of it who doesn’t love Cutlets. However much we might be on a diet but One…

Kantola/ Spiny Gourd / Teasle Gourd A lovely vegetable with amazing help benefits. Aids digestion , full of antioxidants, very good for diabetes. Looks like Karela but not bitter at all 300 gms Kantola ( washed and sliced into thin roundles ) 1/2 cup onions thinly sliced 1/2 tsp saunf Pinch of hing 1 tsp…

Nachni / Ragi Rotis Soft Fluffy Nachni Rotis We’ve tried making Nachni Rotis in various ways using hot water, normal water , adding a little wheat flour but they were always quite tough and would crack up.would puff up and we had to gulp down the hard Rotis. But a Maharashtrian neighbour came to our…

Vaghareli Rotli This dish is made with leftover rotis. A wonderful gujju dish. A complete meal by itself one could perhaps just have a bowl of salad alongside it. Very muchon the lines of the Marwadi “Papad Ka Saag. ” To be consumed immediately after it’s made. Because the longer it is kept the more…

Shengdana Chutney ( Dry Peanut Chutney) Versatile chutney. Sprinkle on Poha , Upma Rice. Add it to a roll. Make it without garlic to eat when fasting. 1 cup peanuts ( raw or roasted) 4-5 dried red chillies 2 tsp red chilli powder 4-5 cloves garlic 2 tsp cumin seeds Salt. 1 tsps oil. If…

Tomato Sooji Dosa Recipe credits. Chef Sanjay Thumma( Vah re Vah Chef) I loved this recipe when I saw it and made it. Best part you don’t have to make a chutney have it with any pickle or just by itself. 1 cup Sooji (soaked) 2 tbsp urad dal ( soaked) 2-3 green chillies or…

Ghia/ Bottle Gourd Soup 2 cups ghia chopped 1/2 cup onions sliced 2 tsps oil Salt 1/4 tsp cumin Cracked Pepper Lemon juice Roasted Garlic Dried Parsley An absolutely no fuss recipe. A delight to the palate. Heat the oil in a vessel. Tip in the oil/ butter. Add the cumin. Add the onions and…

Rosti I’ve made a very basic rosti. Full of starch and carbs . 2 cups grated potatoes. Grate from the largest holes 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cracked pepper 2 tbsp oil/ butter 1 tbsp parmesan cheese Just before making squeeze out some liquid from the potatoes. Mix in the salt and pepper . Discard…

Nachni Puda / Pua Today being Navmi we Marwaris offer Kheer Puda and the Rakhis that each one of us had worn to GOGGA also known as Jahar Veer Gogga is a folk deity, worshiped in northern states of India especially in Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Punjab region and Uttar Pradesh. He is a warrior-hero of…

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes 2 large Firm Tomatoes Cheese mix 1/3 cup grated Parmesan Cheese A pinch of salt1/4 tsp of garlic powder1/2 tsp cracked pepper 1/3 tsp dried basilA few sprigs of thyme Chop the tomatoes into thick roundles And keep them on a fresh kitchen tissue . This is so that the excess liquid…

Raw Cocoa -Date-Himalayan-Pink Salt-Chilli Flakes Ice Cream. Recipe Courtsey. Nandita Amin. I love her recipes and she makes everything so healthy and delightful. Her recipes are an example of healthy = interesting and delicious Not boring . Copy pasting her lovely recipe so easy to make. Raw Cocoa-Date-Himalayan Pink Salt and Chili flakes sugar free…

Carrot Tomato Shorba It's a lovely delicious Shorba. Quick and simple. Shorba simply means Stew. It originated on the Balkans region and is also called Chorba. Shor= salty/ brackish and Ba= Stew. I've added a bit of celery and Parsley tooAnd these herbs truly enhance the deliciousness of this Shorba. Just sharing (people who are…