Goli Bhaat | Maharashtrian Varhadi Pulav

Goli Bhaat

Goli Bhaat is the Maharashtrian Vegetarian dish adapted from the popular meat biryani. This is also called as the varhadi Pulav popularly served during weddings. The meat version of this biryani is served during weddings and the name indicates that it’s for the Varhad, meaning the wedding guests. The biryani is quite elaborate with various […]

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Chak Angouba | Manipuri Vegetable Pulao

Chak Angouba

Chak Angouba is the Manipuri Style of Vegetable Pulao that uses mixed vegetables and simple spices. This Veg Pulao is their staple food and prefers to use black rice than normal white rice. Chak Angouba uses herbs like Chives, though you can use spring onions to substitute. If you are going to use the regular […]

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Maharashtrian Poori

Maharashtrian Poori

Maharashtrian Poori is a deep fried Indian Flatbread from the state of Maharashtra region. This poori is made with spices and herbs and is an ideal food to be packed for school or travel as well. When Vaishali had shared it last week, I had to make it right away. This poori is made with all […]

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Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu, a typical dish from the Tamil Cuisine, is an easy side dish made for meals and served with rice. The Poricha Kootu concept is more of a TamBrahm cuisine where the gravy is seasoned with peppercorn and a ground masala and uses different water vegetables. I share my lunch with my colleagues and […]

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Green Chutney | How to make Kothamalli Chutney

Kothamalli Chutney

Kothamalli Chutney or Green Chutney is a simple and easy condiment that you can make to serve with Idli or Dosa. This chutney is so simple and tastes wonderful with soft hot Idlis. We often make this chutney with some changes to the same proportion and each version tastes great. Off late things have been […]

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Shahi Paneer Tikka

Shahi Paneer Tikka

Shahi Paneer Tikka is a grilled paneer tikka made with a shahi masala in a mix of spices and served with grilled vegetables. This surely makes a wonderful party starter. Shahi Paneer Tikka is made with a shahi masala along with kasuri methi and spices. A party is incomplete without this on the starter table […]

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Dhapate from Maharashtra

Dhapate

Dhapate is a multigrain roti from Maharashtra and is made by mixing all the grain flour along with spices and vegetables. The first time when I read it, I thought this will be an excellent roti to enjoy and it is healthy too as we will be including so many different grains. This is almost […]

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Raja Kebab | How to make stuffed Papad Rolls

Raja Kebab

Raja Kebab is a stuffed paneer potato filling in a papad that is deep fried and served in bite sized pieces. These make a fantastic party starter and delicious evening snack. When I wanted to make Awadhi Thali or the Mixed North Indian Thali, Vaishali suggested this Raja Kebab that was her restaurant. This is […]

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Bharli Batata | How to make Stuffed Potato Masala

Bharli Batate

Bharli Batate is stuffed potatoes cooked in a similar way to the stuffed brinjals a popular dish from the Maharashtrian Cuisine, using their Goda masala along with more spices. This is a rich gravy that pairs well with roti or rice. When I planned my Maharashtrian Thali, I again checked Vaishali’s Thali and then consulted […]

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Xalapan Molotes | How to make Molote

Xalapan Molotes

Xalapan Molotes are corn based pastry filled with different ingredients and served as an appetizer or snack from the Mexican Cuisine. When it came to selecting some dish starting with X, I had to think of using either an adjective or some word starting with X on city or some other reference. I had them […]

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