Dal Amti

Amti is a maharashtrian dal recepie which is very easy to make and is had along with rice , roti or bhakri. I have made this with moong dal, you may even use tuvar dal. Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 15 mins INGREDIENTS: To boil: Moong dal: 1/2 cup Galric: 3 to 4 crushed … Continue reading Dal Amti

Peanut Chutney

I have posted another version of peanut chutney before made using red chilli powder. Here we dont add powder, instead spicy green chillies are used. Preparation time: 15 mins INGREDIENTS: Peanuts: 1 cup Garlic: 6 to 7 cloves Cumin seeds: 1 tsp Green chillies: 4 to 5 Salt: for taste PREPARATION: Dry roast peanuts till … Continue reading Peanut Chutney


Jhunka is a dish prepared in Maharashtra, Goa and North Karnataka . It is also known by the name of pitla. Its prepared using  gram flour (besan) mixed with water to form a stiff paste. It is then sauteed in oil with other ingredients and served with roti or bhakri. Preperation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 10 mins INGREDIENTS: Gram flour/ besan: 1 cup Onion: 1 finely chopped … Continue reading Zunka

Vegetable Upma

Upma, uppumavu or uppittu is a dish most common in South Indian, Maharashtrian, and  Tamil breakfast; cooked as a thick porridge from dry roasted rava /  semolina . Various seasonings and/or vegetables are often added during the cooking, depending on individual preferences. Today it is popular in most parts of India and is prepared in various ways. I have made this recepie with few veggies , you … Continue reading Vegetable Upma


Most popular sweet made during ganesh festival. Modaks are usually made during festivals and sankashti. Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Yield: 20 modaks INGREDIENTS: Roasted Rice flour: 2 big cups Grated coconut: 1 n 1/2 cups Grated jaggery: 1 cup Cardamom: 1 tsp powdered Raisins: 1 tsp chopped Salt: a pinch Ghee: … Continue reading Modak