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Kurmure chikki – Sankranti special

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In India, Makar Sankranti signifies the end of long, cold wintry days. It heralds in spring and a feeling of festivity. In a Maharashtrian household, Sankranti is traditionally celebrated with til laddoos. These are a delicious combination of sesame seeds (til) and jaggery … Continue reading

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Paatvad or Alu vadi

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Alu wadi or Paatvad are an all important feature of a Pathare Prabhu Shravani Somwar meal. These are made from the leaves of the colocasia plant also know as ‘alu’ in Marathi. Alu wadi or Paatvad are similar to a … Continue reading

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Summer Food Fiesta

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Summer has well and truly arrived in India. In Britain, we live in hope. 🙂 As an ode to summers that we all love and long for, I have teamed up with Archana Doshi of Archana’s Kitchen to bring you a Summer Food Fiesta. Send … Continue reading

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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

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Pathare Prabhu Curries

Tired of the usual dal as accompaniment for your meals? Add one of the Pathare Prabhu currys to your meal for a refreshing change. There are many to choose from with as many interesting names. Many of them use coconut … Continue reading

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