Doodh Poha in a silver bowl on a dark green saree

Doodh Poha | A Recipe from Maharashtra and Gujarat

This week’s theme for the Foodie Monday Blog Hop is Cooking Without Fire, chosen by our fellow blogger Preethi Prasad of Preethi’s Cuisine. For this theme I have chosen Doodh Poha, a super simple dish made for Kojagiri Purnima (aka Sharad Poornima) in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Doodh Poha is essentially Poha

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Dahi Sabudana | Tapoica Pearls soaked in yogurt

Dahi Sabudana | Upvas Recipe from Maharashtra

Today, I present the recipe for Dahi Sabudana, a super simple and delicious dish that is eaten on days of fasting in Maharashtra. This recipe also heralds the start of my participation in the Foodie Monday Bloghop. This is a group of talented bloggers who post recipes centered around a member-suggested

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Methkut Powder

Methkut | A Versatile Spice Powder from Maharashtra

Today, I am sharing the recipe for Methkut, a versatile spice powder from Maharashtra that can be savoured with plain rice and ghee as a complete meal, or then used to spice up vegetables, Ukad and the like. I first made Methkut several months ago when I needed it for Kolhapuri Bhadang,

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Jwaaricha Peethacha Upma is a savoury dish made with Sorghum Flour Upma

Jwaaricha Peethacha Upma | Jowar Flour Upma | Sorghum Upma

Jwaaricha Peethacha Upma (Jowar Flour Upma | Sorghum Upma) is a recipe from the Marathwada region of Maharashtra. It is a great way to incorporate Jowar into your diet; apart from making the ever-popular Bhakri, Sorghum Dosa, or Thepla. I have been trying to incorporate as much of millets as I

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Nagpuri Gola Bhat

Nagpuri Gola Bhat | A Recipe from Vidarbha

Nagpuri Gola Bhat is a recipe that was requested by a reader of the blog. It is a rice dish from Nagpur in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, and was very new to me. So I loved learning about and making Nagpuri Gola Bhat. 🙂 Gola Bhaat is very simple to make and

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Dadpe Pohe | A Snack from Maharashtra made with Poha, Tomato and Onion

Dadpe Pohe | A Healthy Snack from Maharashtra

Maharashtrians celebrate Poha or beaten rice like no other state in India. Kanda Pohe, Batata Pohe, Vangi Pohe, Kolache Pohe, Peas Poha … I can go on and on with the list of the recipes. Today it is the turn of another recipe called Dadpe Pohe. This is a simple recipe made

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