Methi Cornbread

Over the past few months, as the amount of cooking being done at home has gone up, we have also found ourselves looking for new recipes, in an effort to make the weekly menu plan more interesting. Particularly recipes for great side dishes as options to rice or chapati. In one of these recipe searches, […]

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Alu wadi

Alu wadi or alwachi wadi is a Marathi snack made from Colocasia leaves. The leaves are layered with a thick paste made of besan (gram flour), jaggery, tamarind pulp and spices. After layering, the leaves are rolled up and steamed. After steaming, they are cut into round discs and either eaten straight away with a […]

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Panki craving

The first time I tried Panki was at Swati Snacks in Mumbai and I remember I was blown away by the dish. Panki, a Gujarati dish, is a steamed pancake made from a simple batterĀ of rice flour and yoghurt which is allowed to sit and ferment slightly for 3-4 hours. This is then flavoured with […]

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Chakli

Chakli is a fried snack made from wheat flour and flavoured mildly with spices. A good chakli should be crispy and crumbly to eat. But often chaklis which are store bought tend to be quite hard and not as enjoyable to eat. At home we make chaklis with an equal combination of whole wheat and […]

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