Chatpata Kala Chana Chaat – Mumbai Street Food – No Oil Recipe

The lane in which I shop for vegetables is chock-a-block with temptations. At the start of the lane is a fellow who stocks exotic vegetables and always tries to lure me into buying some. And am I seriously tempted! Then comes this gentleman who make some of the nicest and

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Vegetable Manchow Soup – An Indo-Chinese Favourite

I have been having this yearning for Indo-Chinese food all of last week and have been driving my colleagues at work batty with my flip-flops at lunch; I keep saying I want to order Chinese and then would chicken out at the last moment saying I want to stick to

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Matar Poha | Peas Poha – A Healthy Snack

Matar Poha or Beaten Rice with Peas – A No Garlic, No Onion Recipe

With the onset of Shravan, I avoid onion and garlic as much as possible. This also means that I have to forsake my favourite Kanda Pohe for other equally delicious variations such as Bata Pohe or the Matar Pohe.

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Moong Bhajiya

Moong Dal Bhajiya

Moong Bhajiya is perfect for those times when your heart craves a crunchy spicy snack to accompany the piping hot cup of tea or coffee!

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Matki Chi Usal – A Protein-Rich Curry from Maharashtra

Matki Chi Usal is found in almost all Maharashtrian homes and is very popular with Mumbaikars as well; you will find many a street food stall selling Usal Pav (along with the popular Misal Pav, which uses Usal as a base) at lunch. Usal is a generic term for sprouted beans

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Masala Toast – Mumbai Street Food

Truth be told, I am not a big fan of sandwiches. I find them bland, cold (I am a  fan of warm/hot food) or then just too unwieldy to eat in polite company. The only form of sandwich that I can remotely consider eating is the Masala Toast; it is hot

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