Dhapate is a spicy, flavorful and delicious roti (flatbread) from Maharashtra. Highlight of this bread is the coarsely ground cumin, garlic and green chili paste — this adds so much flavor and makes the whole kitchen smell great. Serve with some pickle and yogurt for a filling meal.
Thalipeeth is a simple Maharashtrian roti made with bhajani or thalipeeth flour. Bhajani is nothing but a mixture of various flours and is sold with the same name in Indian stores.
Gulab Shrikhand is rose flavored yogurt dessert that is a perfect summer dessert, light, sweet and refreshing.
Pav Bhaji is a popular Street food in Mumbai. here’s the recipe to make it right at home.
Blogging Marathon# 48: Week 1/ Day 3 Theme: Nashta Time Dish: Sabudana Vada For the final day of this week’s marathon, I made this delicious low fat sabudana vada. I bookmarked Varada’s recipe the minute I saw it and was waiting to make them. Unfortunately I ran out of sabudana and didn’t get a chance to buy it until last weekend and then I made it for our evening snack this week.
Here’s something different from all the different baking and kid friendly dishes I have been posting all week. A deliciously creamy Indian dessert made with yogurt and flavored with saffron and served with some fruit. I was never a big fan of Shrikhand growing up and don’t remember eating it many times. Even after started liking it, I’ve never made it at home because straining the yogurt seemed to be a big step and also I didn’t want my yogurt-hating husband to find some strange contraption in the fridge and chuck it without telling me (I have done something similar…
Ragda Pattice is a very popular Chaat item from Mumbai. This was the first dish I made for Maharashtra, but changed it to Vada Pav and kept this for ‘Cooking from Cookbook Challenge’ instead. I’ve never made ragda pattice at home until I saw this recipe being made on a Telugu cooking show and made it twice since then. I remember enjoying this snack on the road side stalls in Hyderabad, one particular one close to my aunt’s house was our favorite. Prepping the chutneys (green & sweet) is the most time taking for making chaats and if you have…
Vada Pav is a very popular Mumbai street food — aloo bonda served as a burger between buns. Those bondas sandwiched between buns slathered with spicy, sweet chutneys transform them into very addictive snack.
This sweet and tangy chutney is a must with any chaat. Balance is the key for this chutney, so adjust the quantities according to your personal taste preference. Recipe adapted from Tarla Dalal’s site:
Green Chutney is the quintessential ingredient for all the chaats. It is very simple to make with few ingredients but balance is the name of the game when making this dish. A little too much of any ingredient will change the taste. So adjust the ingredients as per your personal preference.