Kites of different shapes ,sizes and colours dot the sky as the sun commences its journey towards the Northern Hemisphere (onset of Uttarayan).The harvest festival-Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Lohri is celebrated in most parts of India with all the traditional festivities and feasts. ‘Bhogichi Bhaji’ is a traditional winter recipe made all across Maharashtra on the day of ‘Bhogi’ which…
The festival of lights is here. The entire city is lit up with colorful lamps and lanterns.I don’t need to mention that the fireworks have already begun. I love this festival.Diwali also brings along my favourite treats (Faral).I am really glad Vee has chosen JFI theme as Diwali treats. Anarsa is one of my most favourite snacks for Diwali.I remember how we would eagerly wait every Diwali for my Grandmother to make them. The ingredients are quite simple..Rice and jaggery. The end result though depends on 3 Ps- Preparation, Patience and Practice. I learnt to make them from my Grandmother….
I found Ambat chukka on but is very sour to taste.) In fact I googled to find out what it is called in other languages and was surprised
In spite of it’s bitter taste, the innumerable health benefits of Methi leaves, makes it one of the most healthy greens recommended by dietitians,Moms and grandmothers alike. Methi parathas make for a great Lunch box meal or a handy on the go snack. Serve them with your favorite pickle,chutney or curd.