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Pathiri, bhakri, ubbu akki rotti – Brown rice flatbread

I did not know it was called ‘pathiri’ and when I made rice flour bhakris by cooking the rice flour and then rolling them into thin discs, I joyfully thought I had hit upon a great method of making them.  Pooey! And then guffaws followed, as my little bubble of joy burst into laughter at read more

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Zunka (with spring onions) | Patichya kandyachi peeth perun bhaji

Zunka is a traditional side dish from Maharashtra made with roasted gram flour.  This rustic side dish has an extremely appetizing, and sunny appearance because of the bright yellow colour and the contrasting greens from the spring onion.   The basic version is made with white onions (recipe here). I came across this version of read more

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Nachni chi bhakri |Ragi Roti |Finger millet flatbreads

  I often acknowledge that I am forgetful but did not realize how much till I noticed that the latest addition on my side bar that says “coming up next” has been there since the last three posts! I have been meaning to post the method to make the perfect gluten free flatbread for quite read more

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Kothimbir Vadi – Savoury Coriander Gramflour Cakes

Mr.P is an excellent cook when the right mood prevails.  It seems to happen rarely but when it does the kitchen bustles with energy and the house smells good.  This is his speciality.  I’d rather have him make it than make it myself.    I an fortunate that my daughter and husband are both fond read more

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Jhunka or Zunka

    Zunka: zunka or jhunka is a rustic, Maharashtrian delicacy made of bengal gram flour or besan. My sister-in-law made this once, and I got hooked to it forever. It has a sunny yellow colour, a delicate aroma that entices your senses even before you have taken your first bite. Try it – I read more

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