Manju Modiyani

Masala Bhakri Recipe

Hello, foodies. Today I am sharing a very simple recipe. It’s called Masala Bhakri. Bhakri is a Maharashtrian term for flat bread made from jowar or bajra. They are thicker than chapatis and rotis. This one can be had for breakfast or for times when you want to cook something light. It also makes a healthy lunchbox recipe and a great accompaniment with side dishes instead of the usual plain

Jam Jar Oreo Milkshake with Ice-Cream Recipe

Hi again, foodies. Summer is getting brutal with every passing day, isn’t it? Let’s combat the heat with something cold and soothing. Presenting to you the Extra Thick Jam Jar Oreo Milkshake! Oreos are the most beloved little cookies and boy oh boy they are so versatile! You might have seen many recipes that use regular Oreos with the vanilla cream filling. However, I used the one with chocolate cream

Schezwan Bread Pakora Recipe

Hello, buddies. The weather has been a little hazy lately. The untimely rains made me crave for a hot and spicy fried snack. I didn’t have much at hand today, so I had to make do with whatever was available. I had half a bottle of schezwan sauce left from the Chicken Schezwan Noodles I made last week. A loaf of bread and some condiments. Bread pakora is what came

Chicken in Mustard Sauce Gravy Recipe

Hello, folks. Here comes the weekend special recipe. An extremely easy yet flavorful chicken curry recipe; with tender chicken coated in gravy laced with a punch of homemade mustard sauce. The mustard sauce had yellow mustard, vinegar, and a tempering of spices. This recipe was made by my friend at her place. And I didn’t have my camera, so I had to make do with my cell’s camera. Please excuse

How to Make Spicy Mutton Curry

Hello, foodie buddies. Today I am sharing a very special recipe. This one of the quickest yet delicious mutton curry recipes I have ever made. I made this for dinner tonight when we had guests at a very short notice. With very little preparation and slow cooking method, you do not need to worry much over the cooking process. Just toss everything in a skillet and let it simmer away for

Mango Milkshake Recipe

Hi again. I am back with another cool recipe, this time it’s a milkshake! Mango milkshake is one of my favorite milkshakes of all time. It’s nutritious and filling at the same time. When you pick mangoes for making mango milkshake, use good variety. Choose mangoes that are not fibrous. They should be ripe, firm, fleshy and juicy. Alphonso mangoes are your best bet. But if you do not get them,

Aam Panna Recipe / Raw Mango Cooler Recipe

Hi again, foodies. Looking for a quick summer cooler recipe, are we? It’s May and India is experiencing the typical, extremely scorching summer. Hence, it becomes necessary to make summer coolers at home rather than endlessly glugging store-bought aerated soft-drinks. Not only homemade coolers are refreshing, they are nutritious too.   Today I am sharing the recipe of Aam Panna. It is the most amazing summer cooler made from sour

Chicken Schezwan Noodles Recipe

Hello, buddies. What a magnificent Sunday it is! Sunday afternoons are meant to whip up easy and delicious recipes in the kitchen. Chinese food is so quick, ones you are done chopping the veggies, its just a matter of minutes to put the food on the plate. The stir-fry technique is one of my favorite cooking techniques of all time. It’s a lifesaver and the food cooked that way is

Watermelon Gingerade Recipe with Step-by-Step Pictures

Hello again, dear buddies. Hope you are having a great start to your weekend. So I am back with another summer special recipe. It’s a cold, fruity beverage, the Watermelon Gingerade. Watermelons, especially the red ones, are so very refreshing. Their flavor, sweetness, and color will make you go crazy for it during the scorching summers. That’s what lends this drink it amazing bright red color. For some flavor, I

Veg Hakka Noodles Recipe with Step-by-Step Pictures

Indo-Chinese dishes are one of my all time favorites. Never can I say no to a bowl of piping hot manchow soup or a platter of hakka noodles. Today I am sharing the recipe of one of the most iconic Indo-Chinese dishes, Veg Hakka Noodles! It is a very simple, quick recipe and nutritious recipe. I have added capsicum, carrots, french beans and cabbage to my recipe. You can add

How To Make Mango Lassi

Hi again, foodie fellas! It is a beautiful sunny day, isn’t it? It’s Saturday afternoon and the Sun is shining bright with all its might, as April approaches its end. Speaking of April, the summers here are pretty rough and not to mention hot. When we are feeling helpless about the heat, again, food comes to our rescue. I prepare a variety of summer coolers during the hot days; Lemonde,

Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

  Hi again dear readers. After a string of savory recipes I am sharing a cake recipe today. This is my 3rd chocolate cake recipe, and by far the best one. This is one of the recipes my Mom had learned during the late 1980’s. And now I am passing it on to you. This is an eggless chocolate cake recipe, which gives you a very rich, dense, intensely flavored,

Mutter Vadi Recipe / Green Peas Pinwheels Recipe

Hi buddies. Today I am sharing the recipe of Mutter Vadi. It is a snack recipe, easy to make and oh so delicious! Mutter vadis are like pinwheels stuffed with the grean peas filling. The outer shell is crispy and the filling is moist and flavorful. I got the idea of making mutter vadis from the traditional Maharashtrian snack, bhakarwadi. I have also tried making aloo wadis, which has the

Fruity Egg Sandwich Recipe

Hello, buddies. Looking for healthy breakfast recipes, are we? Today I am making an addition to the existing list of healthy and quick breakfast recipes. It’s a sandwich recipe. It’s nutritious because it has eggs in it. The health quotient just went up when I added a few raw veggies. And then I added fruit too. Now this isn’t something you do very often. Adding fruit to the sandwich not

Spiced Flatbread Strips Recipe

Hi again, foodies! Do you often have leftover rotis in the kitchen and you have no idea what to do with them? Well, today’s recipe will show you how we can use the leftover chapatis / rotis / flatbreads to make a delicious recipe. This is a quick, easy and healthy snack recipe. You can make it for breakfast or evening tea time. It’s saucy, spicy and tangy. Besides, it

Masala French Fries Recipe / McDonald's French Fries Recipe

Hello buddies. Hope you are having an awesome Sunday. Exam season is going on and I see kids everywhere trying their very best as they prepare for their finals. Being a student myself until last year, I know how stressful things can get. I remember the part which is about craving for yummy food after the strenuous revision session. So this post is especially dedicated to all those wonderful mommies

Honey-Garlic Maggi Recipe

Hello foodie buddies. Today I am sharing a lip-smacking and yet surprisingly simple recipe. It’s Saturday and who wants to cook lavish lunch instead of hanging around and watching TV? This is my attempt to give our favorite, beloved Maggi a makeover. You can use the usual noodles too. But then you will need to use those Maggi tastemakers anyway. But then the Maggi noodles would be left without any

Lemon Rice Recipe

Hello dear foodies! So after a few Maharashtrian recipes, it’s time to go South! Today’s recipe is Lemon Rice. It is one of the most popular rice recipes from the culinary world of South India. Be it tamarind rice, tomato rice, curd rice or sambar rice, I love them all. But I have a  soft corner of Lemon Rice. The flavors are so vibrant and refreshing. When you taste the

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichadi is a sago preparation generally had for breakfast in India. It’s quick and easy to prepare and requires no fancy ingredients. It is also had by someone who is observing a fast. But this one is not for them since it includes cumin and mustard seeds, curry leaves, lime juice and salt. If you exclude all these ingredients and replace salt with sea salt, you can have it

Vegetable Manchurian Recipe

Hi again, buddies. Today’s recipe is Vegetable Manchurian. It is an Indo- Chinese recipe and consists of fried veggie dumplings and cooked with gravy. It’s an all time favorite in my home. But I don’t like that dark and blackish color of gravy due to the soy sauce. So when I make this dish I add some finely chopped veggies to make it look colorful and tempting. Also the tiny