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Vaangyache bhareet – Aubergine raita

Vaangyache bhareet is a cooling and tummy friendly aubergine raita. Baingan bharta just got a Maharashtrian makeover! Flame roasted aubergine, onion, tomatoes add body to this dish. Chillies and some basic spices start a flavour party. Yoghurt adds the cool … Continue reading

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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

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Welcome to Varan Bhaat!

Welcome to Varan Bhaat! As any good Maharashtrian will testify, Varan Bhaat is soul food indeed! (For the uninitiated, this means Daal-Rice.) This blog is filled with nostalgic memories and the flavours of my childhood. Perhaps it’s a sign of … Continue reading

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