Category Archives: NORTHINDIAN

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdiThis gujarati sweet sukhadi is an honest straight forward dish with no complicated procedures and proves to be a best authentic sweet with no compromise.As in most of the gujarati sweets jaggery is given more importance because jaggery has a special character to balance the heat of the body keeping it warm.The ingredients used in each region is purely influenced by the climate of that area.While selecting jaggery it should be dark coloured one and that is the good one compared to golden hard jaggery. Continue reading

puri for panipuri /making pani puri

puri for panipuri  /making pani puri

puri for panipuriThis whole may month is vacation period for most of our kids and for me too it’s a relaxing week here at my mom’s place.Till these years I haven’t stayed long at my mom’s place.This time only my mom was very much pleased and happy that I was with her for longer days.During my last visit I did pani puri with puri for panipuri. It was a real hit everybody my brother,sil,kids and my amma loved it totally.I did it from scratch from making puri to pani of-course my sister-in-law helped in rolling and frying. Continue reading

recipe for aam ka panna /mango panna (raw)

recipe for aam ka panna /mango panna (raw)

recipe for aam ka pannaExcellent dosage of this aam panna(raw mango)drink brings us back from exhaustion and thirst that is a common thing to happen due to heatwaves.This time kallamani variety(a variety of mango)I got from the market was very perfect with light sourness and with a sweetish tinge(the way I like). Normally,raw mangoes naturally has its landmark acidic taste which is the main kick that drives us to overindulge.Many add sugar to this (recipe for aam ka panna)  drink but I like adding jaggery and it can be prepared as a concentrate and stored in fridge.If you are storing it in freezer then it will keep for longer. Continue reading

bharleli vangi recipe /bharli vangi (stuffed brinjal)

bharleli vangi recipe /bharli vangi (stuffed brinjal)

bharleli vangi recipe /bharli vangiI know now the reason why this bharleli vangi recipe /bharli vangi is so much a hit dish!its a casual common authentic dish of maharashtra.Nowadays I have made it as one of my common dishes to make it often because it has won all the appreciation from my family members especially my hubby was totally in love with this exceptional dish.Loved the combination of coconut,sesame and jaggery with a hint of tanginess from the tamarind. Continue reading

authentic maharashtrian goda masala recipe

authentic maharashtrian goda masala recipe

maharashtrian goda masalaIt’s quite questionable why the very same group of Indian spices are sometimes roasted and sometimes added as such!its all because for the reason that each method gives away different flavours with wide array of aromatics releasing from these spices with its own uniqueness.The preferences of spice mix differs between states that’s the reason why each region has its own “masala powders”and these masala mixes are inevitable authentic condiments in Indian cooking.Its the reason why every dish gives different taste and without these spices Indian cooking becomes meaningless.The landmark goda masala from maharashtra(authentic maharashtrian goda masala recipe) Continue reading