Nov 172014
Poori with Shrikhand

I love complicated foods, there’s something commendable when you can follow a complex recipe and be rewarded with a great taste its like finding your way through a giant maze. On a similar note, there’s something very comforting in making simple foods. This recipe is as simple as you can get, yet they taste so good they out shine some of the elaborate dishes. Poori with Shrikhand is considered a festive dish in Maharastrian and Want to know more about this recipe?

Jan 302013
Misal Pav

I often make pav bhaji for weekend snack/early dinner. When I was looking at other street foods from Maharashtra I stumbled upon the recipe for Misal Pav and I was sold just by its name. I had to try but since I didn’t have the white peas the original recipe called for, I substituted it with soybean (a healthier version). Misal in Marathi (the language spoken in Maharashtra, India) means “mixture” and often interchangeably used Want to know more about this recipe?

Sep 132012
Chavde (Mande)-- Ganesh Chaturthi Special

We celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in the month of September for the year 2012. Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, also known as ‘Vinayak Chaturthi’ or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’ is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is observed during the Hindu month of Bhadra (mid-August to mid-September) and the grandest and most elaborate of them, especially in the western India state of Maharashtra, lasts for 10 days, ending on the Want to know more about this recipe?