If you are a fan of Aachari Baingan, then try this healthier and quick version of the original favorite in which the eggplant is deep fried. After many experiments, I came up with this recipe to maintain the taste and yet do away with the oil. For those very special occasions, I still revert back to the ‘old faithful’, but to feed my family on a normal basis, this one works great."Eggplant in Exotic Spices"
Spinach is not the only healthy leafy green vegetable. Mix fresh Methi Leaves with potatoes for this delicious and healthy subzi. The kids won’t even notice the greens mixed in with their favorite – potatoes! Ingredients: Potatoes – 3 cups, diced (about 3 medium potatoes) Fresh Methi Leaves – 1 bunch, washed well and roughly chopped Oil – 4 tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf) – ¼ tsp Haldi (Turmeric) – ¼ tsp Hing (Asofoetida) – pinch…"Aloo Methi"
Varan is a Maharashtrian 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)"