Tag: Traditional Recipes

Breakfast recipes, Traditional Recipes

Ghavan-The easy to make Maharashtrian gluten-free Dosa

Ghavan is what I call the Maharashtrian crepe. It is a traditional breakfast recipe widely made in the Kokan region of Maharashtra made with Ukada tandul ( a kind of brown parboiled rice ).

Breakfast recipes, Recipes, Traditional Recipes

The famous Chura Matar Poha recipe

Chura Matar Poha is a winter delicacy from UP and Bihar that is served as breakfast but the recipe varies from region to region.  Unlike the traditional Kanda or bata poha of Maharashtra, it is made from green peas, no onion, and spices like pepper, garam masala.

Ingredients, Main Course Meals, Vegetables

All about the Dragon Stalk Yam (Shevala/Shevla)

With the first few showers of rain, you get a variety of interesting leafy vegetables which are available just for a short time. One such vegetable is Dragon Stalk Yam which is mainly available just before the monsoons begin. Though you do get it during the rains too though the ones you get just before …

Main Course Meals, Vegetables

Malabar Spinach/Mayalu : Availability, Nutrition and Usage.

Malabar Spinach was one of my grandma’s favorite leafy vegetable. Ever since she passed away somehow we never made it even though it is my mother’s favorite too. Suddenly around 1.5 months back my mother walked in with a Mayalu plant. My joy knew no bounds and I couldn’t resist going down the memory lane …