Category Archives: Batate (Many ways to cook potatoes)

Potatoes are an eternal favourite and the go-to ingredient when you run out of menu ideas. Difficult to go too wrong with these! Of course, an added bonus is that kids love them. :)

B for Batatewade

These golden balls are a very popular street snack in India. The one rule of eating out in India is that if it’s fried, hot, and spicy, you’re probably good to go. Oh, and always follow the crowds. That won’t be … Continue reading

Posted in A-Z 2016, Batate (Many ways to cook potatoes), Savoury snacks, Teatime snacks or Brunch ideas, Vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

S is for Sabudanyachi Bora (Potato and Sago dumplings)

You probably are familiar with this in another form – the famous sabudana vada. This bite sized version makes a great bar snack or a tea time treat. They are called ‘bora’ because in this shape they resemble an Indian … Continue reading

Posted in A-Z Blogging Challenge 2015, Batate (Many ways to cook potatoes), Savoury snacks, Teatime snacks or Brunch ideas, Vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Rai chi batati – Mustard spiced potatoes

Potayto, potaatoh! I haven’t met anybody (yet!) who doesn’t like potatoes. And even if they don’t, Rai chi bataati or Mustard spiced potatoes are sure to make them a convert to the cause. This version serves 2-3 as a side dish. … Continue reading

Posted in Batate (Many ways to cook potatoes), Vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Bhujne : one of the two dishes that every good PP kitchen must produce

Bear with me, I know the word does not trip off everyone’s tongue easily and my explanation below is a sort of an essay. But believe me when I say, that once you’ve eaten this dish you’ll be looking for … Continue reading

Posted in Batate (Many ways to cook potatoes), Gravy dishes | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Batatyachi bhaaji or Potatoes– a million ways

I exaggerate but there well may be a million ways of cooking potatoes. As fellow potato lovers will know this is one ingredient that has been a life saver on those ‘what do I cook today’ days. I use potatoes … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Batatyacha Kees or Spicy Julienned Potatoes

Potatoes and peanuts may sound like a strange combination to the uninitiated but it tastes heavenly. Probably one reason why this dish also doubles up as a ‘faraal’ dish on upvaas days. Traditionally, this recipe calls for the potatoes to … Continue reading

Posted in Batate (Many ways to cook potatoes) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Kurkureet batate or Crispy potatoes

This tops the charts in our house, as far as potato preparations go! Serves:  2 persons, as a side dish Ingredients: 500 gms potatoes 1 ½  tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon red chilly powder or hot paprika 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Batate (Many ways to cook potatoes) | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments