Anita Mokashi

Anita Mokashi is based in California, but born and brought up in Mumbai, India. Her blog Crave Cook Click is mostly about Indian cooking, but occasionally she shares recipes from other cultures and cuisines too. Anita is also the publisher of a popular photography blog.

A Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe for Navratri

Navratri, meaning “nine nights” is a Hindu holiday that celebrates the feminine form of the Devi, or godess. In honor of this nine day celebration where one must fast, this is a sweet potato recipe to have in small amounts throughout the celebration.

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Coconut Milk Egg Curry

This simple curry is easier to make than meat curries, but still has plenty of protein. The coconut milk gives the dish rich flavor and enhances the spices.

Rava Besan Ladoo

Rava Besan ladoo is a treat made during various Indian celebrations. Rava and chickpea flour, or besan, together add rich flavor and texture.

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Spiced Paneer Spaghetti

Spaghetti tossed with tomato sauce made of chilies, garlic, and soy sauce. Add the crispy, pan fried paneer at the end for delicious, salty bites.

Indian Khandvi Snack Rolls

Try khandvi for your next appetizer. A rolled, savory snack made of cooked yogurt and flour that is topped with Indian spices, mustard, and sesame seeds.

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Coconut Rava Ladoo

Coconut Rava Ladoo

These super rich sweets are a traditional maharashtrian sweet made during Diwali festival in India.

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Karasev

Karasev

Karasev is a savory and crispy snack made from rice flour, besan, pepper and garlic that is popular during Diwali.

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Vada Pav

Vada Pav

Vada Pav is a popular street food from Maharashtra, India that consists of a spicy, deep-fried potato mixture served on a roll with chutney.

Orange Sponge Cake

Orange Sponge Cake

This soft, citrusy cake is made without eggs or butter and is delicious served with afternoon tea.

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney is one of the most ubiquitous side dishes, in all of south india. Idli, dosa, any savoury snack is generally accompanied by coconut chutney.

Nutella Brownies

Nutella Brownies

Nutella Brownies are brownies made from just 3 ingredients, Nutella, flour and eggs. They are soft and taste amazing with ice-cream.