Maharashtrian thalipeeth

Thalipeeth is basically a Maharashtrian old dish. This is a paratha of mutli grain its very healthy and taste too.

1 cup whole Wheat flour
1/2 cup Jawar Flour
1/2 cup Rice Flour
1/2 cup Besan / Gram Flour
3/4 cup Thick Poha
1" piece of Ginger
4 Green Chillies
2 cup Fresh Coriander
1 tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Ajwayan / Carom seeds
2 tsp Red Chilli powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 cup finely chopped Coriander leaves
1/4 cup finely chopped Onion

Take whole wheat flour, jawar flour, besan, rice flour, soaked poha in a mixing bowl.
Add Coriander , garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, ajwayan, ginger and green chilli paste, salt to taste, onion,
Mix everything together very well.
Start to add water and knead it in to stiff dough.
Keep it to rest for 15 mts.
Take rolling board, over that place aluminium foil, sprinkle handful of water over foil.
Take small ball from thalipeeth dough and start to flatten it to make flat bread.
Poke a whole at the center of thalipeeth, sprinkle sesame seeds(optional).
Add 1/2 tsp oil over hot skillet.
Place thalipeeth, gently place the edges and separate foil from thalipeeth.
Cover and cook until gets good golden spots.
Flip and let it cook for other 3 to 4 mts.
Serve hot with pickle, raita or plane yogurt!

Creamy strawberry

Strawberry is all time favorte in my house and if it comes something like this my kids just enjoy the whole big glass of creamy strawberry.


fresh strawberry:--------2 packets(chopped)
full cream:-------------- 400gm.
sugar:------------------ 3-4 tbsp.
vanilla beans:----------- 3-4pinch.


wash and cut strawberry's put it in a bowl add sugar and keep in freeze for 1hr.
whip the cream till it become thick add vanilla beans and give slight fold.
add strawberry's and 2tsp syrup of the remaining strawberry and sugar.
fold it very gently.. and keep in a freeze for 1 hr, or till it set.
serve chill...

Chocolate crackles

Anytime favourite of all the kids... 3 ingredients chocolate crackles recipe.


200g compound chocolate
1/4 cup (20g) desiccated coconut + a little for sprinkling
3 cups rice bubbles


. Place chocolate in a glass heat-proof bowl and microwave on medium high for 1 minute and then stir well. You may need to heat in further 10 second bursts to entirely melt.
. Add the coconut to the bowl and stir.
. Pour in the rice bubbles.
. Stir to coat with chocolate and fill patty pans or cupcake cups with mixture, sprinkle with coconut and refrigerate for 10 minutes to set.

Nutella choco cookies

It doesn't get any easier than these 4 ingredient Nutella biscuits. Just throw them all together, mix and then bake. Yum


1cup (150g) plain flour.
1 egg.
1/2 cup (115) caster sugar
1 cup nutella


Preheat oven to 180°C conventional (160°C fan-forced). Line a baking tray with baking paper and set aside.
Place all ingredients into an electric mixer and mix until all ingredients form a dough.
Roll tablespoon-sized balls and place them onto the tray. Use a glass to press the balls out into even-sized discs.
Bake for 12 minutes. Leave to cool on the baking tray for 5 minutes and then transfer to a baking rack to cool further.

Guava sabji

Guava is all time favourite and alwage available fruit so something different to make so, why not the sabji.


Guava:----------- 1/2 kg White (cutted roughly)
curry leaves:-----------7-8
jeera :---------------1tsp.
cumin seed:------------1/2tsp.
lemon juice:------------1/2tsp.
chaat masala:----------1tsp.
red chilli powder:----------1tsp.
jaggery:-----------1/2tsp(finely chopped)
black salt to taste.
oil abt 2tsp.


In a kadai, add oil, as the oil get heated add cumin, jeera, curry leaves.
Then add chopped onion, satue till it get transparent, then add tomatoes
As the tomato release the water add red chilli powder and turmeric
Satue for another 2-3 mins, then add jaggery and add guava.
Stir nicely so guava gets coated properly by masala, then add chaat masala
Let it cook for 5-6 mins, then add lemon juice and salt.
Remove from flame.


Wont over cook guava.

Simple chocolate cake

Easy chocolate cake recipe


1 cup (150g) self-raising flour, sifted
1/3 cup (50g) cocoa, sifted
1 cup (220g) caster sugar
1/3 cup (80g) butter, softened
1/2 cup (125ml) milk
2 eggs


Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and flour or grease and line a 24cm cake tin and set aside.
Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix on high for 4 minutes.
Pour into cake tin and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the cake springs back when lightly touched in the centre.
This recipe is great for when you have to whip up a cake in a hurry.
This recipe work for cupcakes too. Just pour even amounts into 12 patty pans and bake for 12-15 minutes at 180°C.
I have tried this recipe using my blender and food processor. It gives the same great results every time.