Category Archives: Seasonal Veggies

Ganpati special – Green Peas or Vataanyachi bhaaji

I wrote about the Ganpati celebrations at my grandparents’ home and the festivities that followed. If you’ve read about it here, you will have noticed the rather unusual menu for that day. There is a simple explanation to it. The … Continue reading

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Carrot Koshimbir

Next up, in the salad repertoire this week, is Carrot Koshimbir. As with most recipes featured here, this salad can be rustled up quite quickly making it a great addition to a weekday dinner.  It never fails to liven up a … Continue reading

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Shirale- vataane bhaaji (Ridge gourd with peas)

Healthy, unusual and very tasty. Most people I spoke with have never heard of this combination, but nevertheless, it exists and is an essential part of a Shravani Somwar meal. It’s also perfect for a quick weekday meal and I … Continue reading

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Vatanyacha Phadna or Sugar Snap Peas

Spring brings fresh sugar snap peas to mind and here’s a simple and delicate dish that makes the most of these jade beauties. Black pepper adds a kick to this dish while the caramelised pods sprinkled with grated coconut yield a sweeter … Continue reading

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