Rice and Vegetable Croquettes Recipe

vegetable and rice croquette

I am calling these rice and vegetable croquettes to simplify the name, but they should actually be called ‘kitchen sink’ croquettes, or ‘clean out your fridge’ croquettes. You will be amazed at the different ingredients here. One thing is for sure! They are chock full of a variety of vegetables, high in fiber, not to… 

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Mango Chili Stir Fry Recipe

Mango Chili stir fry recipe

I am blogging after a long time, and even the new schedule I have committed to – one post a month – seems hard to achieve. This is because I am busy building a business from the ground up and am blogging regularly on topics related to my business. This recipe is actually the second… 

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Dinkache Laadu (edible gum with mixed nuts) – PostPartum nutrition

Dinka Ladu

‘Dinka’ means edible gum, and is also known as ‘Gaund’ in Hindi. ‘Laadu'(marathi) or ‘Laddu’ (Hindi) is just a sweetmeat in a round form, such as my Rava Besan Ladu or Churmura Laddu. The ‘Gum and dry fruits’ laddu is a typical Maharashtrian delicacy which is generally made for new mothers. All the ingredients used… 

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Bharli vangi or Bharva Baingan – stuffed baby eggplants

Bharli Vangi

Bharli vangi or Bharva Baingan – stuffed baby eggplants are made in some form across the various regions of India. Recipes differ from place to place. This is a classic Marathi or Maharashtrian recipe. As traditional as this is, every family has a twist on it, and will taste different from place to place. Some… 

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Chana Masala with zero oil – High on Flavor

Zero Oil Chana Masala

I dare you to step out of your comfort zone and try this. Not only is this high on flavor, but is also low in calories. Directly minus the calories from the oil you would use otherwise for a chana masala. The trick to this is not harping on the fact that there is no… 

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Tofu Kebabs or Tofu Paneer Tikka – Pan grilled perfection

Tofu Kebab

Its been a long time since I have had time to blog about something. This recipe is something I make often and is a favorite but seems so commonplace to us that it does not feel like something you would blog about. I make this with tofu, but the same technique can be applied to… 

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Pav Bhaji -homemade yet streetwise

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji hardly needs any introduction. It is one of the most popular street foods in Maharashtra, originating in the city of Bombay. It is said ( several internet sources) that mill workers in the 60s hardly got enough time to have any proper food during their short breaks. And Pav bhaji was born. Pav… 

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