Chunda / Chundo – Gujarati Mango Pickle.

“Chunda / Chundo – Gujarati Mango Pickle”  Chunda or Chundo – A Traditional Gujarati Mango Pickle made with Raw mangoes. Its sweet, its sour and hot too… This recipe is from my mom who actually learnt it from my Massi (my mom’s sister), who had amazing Gujarati neighbours….in fact she called them her extended family. …

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Kanda Batata Poha

“Kanda Batata Poha” “Kanda Batata Poha” is a  traditional breakfast dish from the Indian state of Maharashtra.As the name suggests its made from  “Poha” or “Flattened rice”, “Kanda” which means “Onion” and “Batata” which means “Potato” in Marathi. Poha is an extremely simple and easy dish, prepared with minimal spices yet very flavorful and nutritious. In fact its one of the most …

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Tauk Dal (Raw green mango cooked in Red lentil or masoor dal)

“Tauk Dal” “Tauk dal” Tauk is a Bengali word which means sour, a simple yet flavorful preparation of Masoor dal or red lentil along with Raw mangoes.Having grown up in Kolkata, Tauk dal or “Aamer Dal” as its commonly known, is one of those dishes which Mom used to prepare very frequently during the summer …

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Green Peas N Tomato Rice

“Green Peas N Tomato Rice”  Green Peas N Tomato Rice is a spicy and tangy preparation of rice. Its not only easy to cook but quite flavorful too, I have used chopped mint and coriander leaves which add freshness to the dish.A great option for the lunch box and is loved by kids too. Ingredients …

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Sabudana Vada

“Sabudana Vada” “Sabudana Vada” is a traditional deep fried snack very popular in the Maharashtra, in Western India.These deep fried vadas are very crunchy on the outside and have a really soft core, usually served along with Green coriander chutney and a cup of hot tea.Not to forget Sabudana Vada is also a preferred snack during religious fasting …

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