Bhagar/Variche Tandul or Sama ke Chawal in Hindi or Barnyard millet in English is typically used during religious fasts in Maharashtra. Preparation is similar to making Upma but using ingredients that are ‘allowed’ for fasts.
On a recent trip to Kolkata, I found ‘Black Rice’ at the Biswa Bangla store when I was looking for Nolen Gur. As a habit I pick up my new ‘finds’ and once back home, search for ways to use them. A hectic travel schedule meant that the Black Rice packet was forgotten. …
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We are celebrating Nine years of Homestyle cooking at My Foodcourt! I have always been fascinated by the variety of the regional delicacies cooked in Indian homes. When I started blogging, we had a few events like the RCI that showcased regional cooking and which also introduced me to the different delicacies cooked in Indian homes. Instead of hosting an event, I thought of inviting my blogger friends from all over India and the world to share their classic, homestyle recipes….
Tomato Saar is a quintessential Maharashtrian preparation, also a ‘must have’ dish for most of our festive fares.
Tomato is paired with coconut and then tempered with a few spices to make a sweet-spicy-tangy ‘soup’ usually as an accompaniment to steamed rice, although it can also be served like a soup on its own….