Bharwan Mirchi (Stuffed Long Chillies)

Ingredients– 8 long chillies, washed, dried, slit on one side and deseeded 2 boiled and grated potato 3 tbsp besan (Gramflour) 1 finely chopped medium onion 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 1/4 tsp asafoetida powder 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp amchur…

Eggs Kejriwal

It happens that this recipe Eggs Kejriwal was invented in Southern Mumbai at the Willingdon Club. It is said that there was a man named Devi Prasad Kejriwal who liked eggs but his family were strict vegetarians. Kejriwal was a popular in the club and since he couldn’t get his favorite eggs at home, he…

Pindi Chole

Ingredients– 500 gm chickpeas Tamarind – 2 walnut sized pieces, soaked in 3/4 cup hot water and the pulp extracted 100 gm ginger, julienned 1/2 tsp baking powder Green chillies for garnish 3 tbsp oil Salt to taste Pindi Masala – Roast all the 7 masalas separately on a skillet till fragrant and the colour…

Bengena aru Bilahi Pitika (Roasted Brinjal and Tomato Mash)

Ingredients – 1 round purple brinjal with the stem intact 1 tomato, medium 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 green chilli, finely chopped 2 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped 1 tsp mustard oil Method– Wash the tomato and brinjal and rub till dry Rub some oil on the vegetables and make a few slits on…

Chole/Chana Masala Powder

Ingredients– 12-15 whole dry Kashmiri red chillies 3” cinnamon stick 2 black cardamoms 4-6 bay leaves 2 tbsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp caraway seeds (shahjeera) 4 tbsp coriander seeds 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp carom seeds (ajwain) 8 cloves 2 tbsp pomegranate seeds 1 tsp black peppercorns 1/2 tsp grated nutmeg 1/2 tsp dried…

Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce

Ingredients– Dry red chilli – 10 Garlic – 10 medium cloves Water – 3/4 cup Vinegar – 1/2 cup Sugar – 3/4 cup Fish sauce – 1 tbsp Salt – 1 tsp or to taste Cornflour – 1 tbsp Water – 2 tbsp Method – Take water in a saucepan and bring to a boil…

Vada Pav

This is an Indian potato burger. It’s a famous street food of Mumbai now eaten all over the country! Ingredients for the vada – 1 tbsp vegetable oil + more for frying 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 sprig fresh curry leaves 5 cloves garlic crushed 2” piece of ginger crushed 2 green chillies crushed 1/2…