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T for Thaalipeeth (with red pumpkin and peas)

Thaalipeeth is a popular Maharashtrian griddlecake or flatbread – made from a variety of grains, or a combination of a few. Veggies are not a common ingredient, though my mum does add roasted and mashed aubergine, on occasion. This red pumpkin and … 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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