Maharashtrian recipes

Red Pumpkin Sabzi Recipe

Kaddu Sabzi (Red Pumpkin Curry / Laal Bhoplya chi Bhaaji)

When I started giving sabzi-roti to Devansh for lunch, I would more often than not cook a vegetable from the gourd family—bottle gourd, pumpkin, little gourd, or snake gourd. Toddlers find these vegetables easy to chew plus they are easy to digest. Even now that he’s almost four, Devansh doesn’t find these sabzis boring as …

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Baby Methi and Aloo Sabzi (Potato and Baby Fenugreek Leaves Sabzi)

I am a bit of a control freak when it comes to buying vegetables. I like to select each French beans pod, okra, gawar (cluster bean), you name it. I buy from this vegetable-vendor couple just outside my colony who have the patience for this whimsical habit of mine. They occasionally keep baby methi, or …

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Thalipeeth using Baingan Bharta (Multi-grain Pancake using Smoked Eggplant)

I don’t know whether to call this a healthy breakfast recipe or a healthy snack recipe. My mom has it for breakfast if there’s any baingan bharta  leftover from dinner; I make it as an evening snack for Devansh if we had baingan bharta for lunch. Either ways, it’s my mom’s recipe, and both, the kiddo and …

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Tadke Wali Roti with a Fruit and Veggie Twist (Phodnichi Poli)

Waking up Devansh at 7:30 in the morning for his school is a huge struggle. Luckily I don’t have to send tiffin with him as they serve food at the nursery he goes to. But if I had to give him tiffin, I am sure I’d be packing phodnichi poli in his lunch box pretty …

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