Poori & Moogachi Patal Bhaji / Whole green gram gravy

I had mentioned earlier that @ my hometown Belgaum, Poori Bhaji means poori served with mix veg kurma or coconut based patal bhaji usually sprouts gravy. Patal bhaji is one of my favourites, and I really missed the resto style flavours, so decided to try it out @home. After a few trials I managed to […]


Upma is one common healthy breakfast recipe that is delicious too at the same time. Upma is one recipe that comes in handy even when no vegetables are available. This is a no onion no vegetable recipe prepared with handy ingredients available. Posting my variation to the very simple upma. Please note upma and sheera […]

Pineapple sheera / Pineapple rava kesari

Pineapple sheera is an easy peasy naivedyam recipe that has a delicious flavour of fresh pineapple and can be whipped up real quick. It is also known as kesari when saffron or kesar colour is used.  Pineapple is not tolerated by all. Raw pineapple may itch the throat, it does itch mine. Hence you first […]

Mix Vegetable Kurma 

Poori Bhaji when mentioned, we usually consider it to be poori served with dry potato sabzi, but at my hometown Belgaum, Poori Bhaji means poori served with mix veg kurma or patal bhaji usually sprouts gravy or potato curry. Today I’d like to share my version of mixed vegetable kurma recipe that is creamy, spicy, […]


Sabudana Khichdi is one of the most favourite traditional fasting day recipe. It can be prepared as a breakfast dish, a fasting food or as snack. It is a delicious dish to savour on.. Quick and easy to prepare, its equally tasty too. RECIPE:  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sago/sabudana (approximately 1/4th kg) 1/2 to 3/4th cup roasted […]

Pohe with the addition of peanuts and steaming hot filter coffee

Pohe is a traditional popular dish that is very versatile and can be prepared at short notice.A very versatile, quick, flavourful, power packed breakfast / snack recipe I’m posting my version. I’m posting Pohe with peanuts (having a shelf life of 2 months)from the Nasik region that I purchased from an exhibition.These peanuts give an […]

Ras Appe / Appe dipped in sweet coconut milk ( Version 2)

Magh Ganeshotsav, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha in the Magh month that falls in(January – February). Ganesh Jayanti 2020 is today January 28. This day is believed to be the birthday of Lord Ganesh in many parts of Maharashtra and Goa. The festival is of great importance to Ganapati devotees in Maharashtra. On this occassion […]