I am back from a weekend of food and fun in Pune. There is a sudden chill in the weather here; the nippy, foggy mornings making it all the more difficult to get back to work on a Monday morning! We love this season for the bounty of veggies that it offers. The farmer’s market is flooded with variety of colorful veggies, rarely found during the rest of the year. So, many of my recipes this season, will be celebrating winter vegetables. One such recipe is Masale bhaat. The veggies which go into this spicy Rice are available year round….
Manga Ogre or green Mango rice is a tangy flavourful rice that is made using summer’s bounty of green mangoes, along with some coconut and mustard seeds.
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…