Maharashtrian Crêpes (Ghavane) / Neer Dosa

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Ghavane is specially made by people living along the konkan coast. It is like crêpes made from rice batter. It is generally eaten along with chutney or gravy or vegetable (bhaaji). Very little ingredients are needed to make ghavane and yet it is very tasty. You can say its a kind of bread like chapati or bhakari. It is known in South India as Neer Dosa i.e., water dosa.

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Besan Ke Laddu

In Indian families ladoos are offered as sweets. Whether there is a festival or pooja at home or any religious occassion; it is incomplete without ladoos. On the occasion of Diwali, ladu is of special significance. We make many kinds of ladoo like the Boondiche Ladoo, Naralache Ladoo, Kankeche (wheat flour) Ladoo, Tilache Ladoo (tilgul), Rawa Ladoo. The most loved and easiest one is the ‘ Besanache Laddoo’.

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Samo Rice Upma (Variche Tandul / Bhagar / Kodri)

Years ago people found many edible plants and seeds that grow in adverse conditions, and which form part of their diet. In several other countries these grasses and plants are mowed down and destroyed as weeds. One of them is Samo Rice which has different names in India like Variche Tandul, Bhagar and Kodri. Samo rice is quite delicious which is specially made for fasting. Even though you do not go for fasting just try it for a change instead of rice.

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