Marathi goda masala

Multipurpose Marathi masala(all purpose)For tinda, baingan and masala bhaat 1 cup dhania seeds1/2 cup jeera1tsp methi daana1tsp cloves12 elaichiCinnamon sticks1 cup dried red chillies Roast all the ingredients one by one in oil, grind to a fine powder. Store in an air tight container. 6-8 pods garlic1 cup grated coconut ( not dessicated)2-3 tsp RedContinue reading “Marathi goda masala”

Puranpoli, the marathi feast

Following mouth watering discussions on our FB forum, a good friend Geeta Kamat finally revealed the deep dark secrets to the perfect puran poli. Bear in mind that she is one of the most perfectest of perfect cooks ever, making even the humble potato stir fry look like a Robuchan’s Pommes Puree on his degustationContinue reading “Puranpoli, the marathi feast”

Stuffed Tinda / Indian Squash ( bharle dhemse)

Some recipes are forever! This particular one was my mum in law’s speciality. Aai used to make this with utmost pride and love, never rushing through it. Being raised in a purely non vegetarian household, I never understood her fascination for vegetables and to top it all, this was as bland and harmless as itContinue reading “Stuffed Tinda / Indian Squash ( bharle dhemse)”