Alsi Shengdana Lasun Chutney

I have made this Alsi Shengdana Lasun chutney by adding flaxseed to the traditional Maharashtrian Peanut-Garlic chutney.

So this chutney is a great way of including 3 superfoods—garlic, flaxseeds, and peanuts—into your daily diet.

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Nuvvula Avisa Podi | Til Flaxseed Chutney Powder

Til Alsi Chutney Powder | Sesame Flaxseed Podi

Til Alsi Chutney Powder (Sesame Flax Seed Chutney Powder) is a great way to get benefits of two ultra-nutritious seeds: sesame seeds and flaxseeds

This Podi is iron-rich, omega-3 fats rich, and fibre rich.

East it mixed with rice or use is as a side, either way it is delicious.

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Mod Alelya Methichi Usal

Sprouted Methi Seeds Sabzi | Mod Alelya Methichi Usal

Mod Alelya Methich Usal is a traditional recipe from Maharashtra made with sprouted fenugreek seeds.

I learnt this recipe from my friend Anupama Michael.

This dry sabzi made with sprouted methi seeds is a classic example of “Food as Medicine”. The methi promotes milk production in lactating mothers, helps control blood sugar, slows hair-loss, and aids weight loss.

What more can you ask for!

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Tilachya Vadya

Tilachya Vadya for Makar Sankranti

Makara Sankranti celebrations are incomplete without sesame, peanuts and jaggery.

Tilachya Vadya that are traditionally made for Sankrant in Maharashtra celebrate all three ingredients.

You can make this delicious burfi in under 40 minutes. Ideal for last minute preparations. 🙂

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Vangyache Thalipeeth with butter

Vangyache Thalipeeth | Roasted Eggplant & Jowar Flatbread

Vangyache Thalipeeth is a traditional flatbread from the Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

I love this smoky, spicy flatbread that is made with roasted brinjal and jowar (sorghum) flour.

Have some left over Vangyache Bharit (Baingan Bharta)? Try this recipe. 🙂

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Khandeshi Dubuk Vade: Gram flour dumplings cooked in a spiced broth

Khandeshi Dubuk Vade

There are some dishes that capture your imagination and this recipe for Dubuk Vade caught my eye long ago, when I saw it on a Maharashtrian food group.

A specialty of the Khandesh region of Maharashtra, Dubuk Vade are small portions of spiced besan batter cooked in a gravy spiced with kopra, onions, garlic, and the famous Khandeshi Kala Masala.

Do try it and you will be a fan for life!

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