Anjali Tathavadkar

Anjali Tathavadkar

Trained to be a Cost Accountant; presently a home maker. I love writing on finance, healthcare, diet plans, travel for several blogs and websites. Nutrition and healthy diet are topics very close to my heart and revel in inventing delicious new healthy recipes at home.

Uttar Pradesh Cuisine- Blend of the Royal & Common….

    Uttar Pradesh, the largest state of the country has passed on a legacy of rich and lip-smacking recipes to the nation which leaves individuals satiated in full measure. The cuisine which is as diverse as its topography is a result of the influences of varied cultures and rulers...

Maharashtrian Breakfast Recipes: Prepare Misal-Pav in Easy Steps!

Misal Pav

Misal Pav is one of Maharashtra’s most lip-smacking recipes which serves as a breakfast item or can be a whole meal by itself. The dish which is a combination of sprouts and farsan is wholesome and very filling. Nutritious sprouts are cooked with masalas and served with a fiery, tangy...

Maharashtrian Cuisine- Tingling Variety that is Simple to Make

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Maharashtrian food is a blend of mild and spicy recipes that set your taste buds tingling and asking for more.  With such a vast area under its belt, the state’s cuisine differs as you start moving from its coastal region towards the Deccan Plateau. The food preparations of coastal Konkan...

Kerala’s Royal Sadya Feast & More….

kerala-food

Kerala is a treasure trove of spices having attracted traders for the same reason since ancient times. It’s no wonder that Kerala recipes include heady combinations of varied spices like nutmeg, pepper, cloves, cinnamon, turmeric and cardamom in just the right combinations. Endowed with a long coastline, Kerala cuisine includes...

A complete WIKI guide of Gujarati Cuisine: Best of Gujarat

gujarati food

Gujarati cuisine comes from Gujarat, the state with a long coastline on the western part of the country. In spite of being close to the coast, Gujarati food is more known for its lip-smacking, delicious vegetarian fare more so because of the effect of Jain philosophy and culture. The varied...

Dr. Prakash Baba Amte- Amazing Example of How Man & Wild Animals Can Live in Perfect Harmony

prakash baba amte

Have you ever wondered whether it is possible for a kid to play with a python around his neck or a grown up to feed a leopard and other animals of the wild? Yes, it is possible at ‘Animal Ark’, Hemalkasa, home to Dr. Prakash Baba Amte and his family...

Nutritious Whole Wheat Flour Chocolate Cake- Microwave Way!

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Who in this world can resist the sinful delights of cakes? However, with today’s generation being very fitness conscious they have to curb their sweet cravings if they want to be in total control. Cakes include two big avoidable white foods that are supposed to do nothing for your health...

Tomato Chutney to Add Zing to Your Lunch or Dinner

Tomato chutney

Chutneys hold a place of special importance in Indian cuisine. Rightly so, how boring it would be to eat roti and subzi or rice and dal without some accompaniment to make the meal more interesting! There are varied forms of chutneys typical to each region of the country and each...

Badami- A Fascinating Site for the Heritage Traveler

The Temple

The journey As per the Hindu tradition, it is mandatory for a newly-wed couple to pay a visit to their ‘kula-devi’ or the family deity, at least once in their lifetime. For some, it becomes a sort of an annual ritual to make the visit as in our case where...

Tarakashi Jewelry – An Amazing Gift Option

People fondly bid goodbye to the passing year and usher in the new one with much gusto and enthusiasm. Why not surprise your loved one with a beautiful piece of Tarakashi Jewelry this year! I just happened to see a beautiful silver pendant set bought by my friend- a piece of...

Traditional – Masala Jowar Roti (Jwariche Thalipeeth)

Jowar roti

Jowar has been a part of the Indian diet since ancient times and its nutritional value is well-known. Being gluten-free, it is valued by all those who are allergic to gluten besides the regulars. Masala jowar roti or ‘Jwariche Thalipeeth’ as it is more popularly known as a spicy, tasty...

Sweet Steamed Jowar Circles (Jwariche Dive)

Jowar recipes

For those who have a sweet tooth, here is a recipe which not only fulfils the sweet cravings but is highly nutritious, too. ‘Jwariche Dive’ as it is called, this recipe combines the goodness of jaggery with high nutrition of jowar to provide a meal by itself. The steamed process...

Traditional – Plain Jowar roti Recipe

Jowar roti

Jowar (Sorghum) roti is a staple diet of interior Maharashtra and parts of Karnataka. In fact the combination of jowar roti, ‘jhunka’ (sort of curry made with besan flour) and raw onion forms the meals of many workers in Mumbai. This became very much popular in Maharashtra through the ‘jhunka...