As a kid when it was summer a long visit to my grandma’s house was a must. She prepared fabulous dishes ( I loved her food so I don’t mind calling myself biased ). One of my favorite dishes during summer was the tangy and spicy Kairi/raw mango gravy.
Shirvale is a traditional recipe made in the Kokan villages (Maharastra, India) with Rice / Ragi or Nachni(finger millet) flour and served with sweetened coconut milk. It is one tedious recipe. Mainly made for special occasions.
Carrot Kanji is one of the well-known and must-have fermented beverages. Generally made during winters, with or without beetroot.
Mumbai ⇒ Narsobachiwadi ⇒ Kolhapur ⇒ Kudal ⇒ Mumbai One of the longest and most amazing recent trips where I could combine 2 of my greatest passions of travel and food. Away from the chaotic Mumbai to the calm-vibrant Kolhapur and then to my soul city of Kudal in Kokan, Maharastra.
Hummus is a famous dip from Middle Eastern cuisine. Also, when it comes to dips and sauces it is one of my favorites.
As a kid, one of my all-time favorite dish at lunch or dinner at my grandma’s place was Dalithoy.