Til Sankri (Tilgul)

Til Sankari is a sweet snack that is perfect with some tea or to serve as a munchie. Sesame Seeds give a wonderful depth while the peanuts add texture to this gorgeous bites of sweetness. Tilgul is distributed and exchanged during Sankranti, an Indian festival especially in the State of Maharastra. We thank Pinal for sharing this awesome recipe with all of us. This is also known as Til Sukhadi or Tul Sukhadi. Prep Time:…

"Til Sankri (Tilgul)"

Beetroot Salad (Kosambir)

We are always looking for fun way to incorporate vegetables that are good for us into our diets or be it just to sneak vegetables into out kids food. Beetroot (aka red beet or beets) is a nutrient rich vegetable which is known for its benefits with cardiovascular health and hypertension. Besides it being very nutritious, beets are beautiful to look at due to their deep color, be it the red or the golden (in…

"Beetroot Salad (Kosambir)"

Varan (Maharashtrian Daal)

Varan is a Maharastrian style no-frills daal that is made in every home in the region and completes every meal. It’s a very comforting dish and is usually served with plain white rice. The classic combination of the two – the Varan (dal) and Bhaat (rice) is usually said together and is considered one word – Varan Bhaat. There is no hard and fast rule that you cannot enjoy this Dhal with Chapatis or parathas.…

"Varan (Maharashtrian Daal)"