Cafe Durga, Kothrud

Café Durga – a much hyped place by Cold Coffee lovers. This is a very famous place for Coffee; and quite crowded as well. It’s a popular hang-out place for MIT & Law college students. I tried Cold coffee, Poha and Misal Pav here. Cold Coffee is fine. Poha reminded me of my college canteen,…

Naturals Ice-Cream, Kothrud

Naturals is one of the places, you would like to visit to have a wonderful experience with ice creams..! This small outlet is at the Karve Statue signal on the main road with very small indoor seating area. Similar to other Natural’s outlets, they have a lineup of flavors but I really like the natural…

Vada Pav – Potato Fritter Sandwich

Straight out of the heart of Mumbai, Vada Pav has iconic status in India. These are aromatic fried potato-fritter sandwiches, slathered with coriander and tamarind chutneys and served on a buttered, toasted Pav. Pavs are small square shaped white bread rolls which are available at local bakeries. You can also use bread roll or slices…

Batata Vada

Batata Vada is a popular Indian vegetarian fast food in Maharashtra, India. It literally means potato fritters. The potato filling and the batter used to coat the filling are the only two components of batata vada. There are a lot of variations in the way they make the potato stuffing. I like my batata vada…

S.P.D.P. – A Mouth-Watering Indian Street Food

Sev puri dahi batata (spdp) is a famous chaat in Pune, India. The Puris are topped with sev, boiled potatoes (batata) and then topped with beaten curd and a range of sweet and spicy chutney and Sev. The Puris are thin, crisp, fully puffed and made from Sooji or whole Wheat. You can buy ready-made pooris…

Pani-Puri

My Hubby’s all cousin sisters were at my home this weekend…So it was something similar to a girls get-toghether… Girls love Pani-Puri…So Snacks Menu was Pani-Puri and SPDP. Puris are fried puffed crisp dough balls. Pani literally means water. Here the Water is spicy, tangy and sour. The spicy taste of water is balanced by…

Tamarind Date Chutney

This sweet chutney can be used to prepare chaat items like pani puri, bhel puri, sev puri, dahi sev batata puri, ragda patties, aloo tikki, samosa and bhajiya. It’s a one stop chutney recipe solution for all your chaat and fried savory snacks. Ingredients: ½ cup seedless Tamarind ½ cup seedless Dates ½ cup grated…

Tomato-Onion-Cucumber Salad

My hubby is watching over his weight recently, so I have started experimenting with healthy foods as well. Here’s a recipe of Tomato-Onion-Cucumber salad. Cucumber has its cooling effect and keeps you hydrated. Cucumber flushes out toxins in our body, helps weight loss and lavishes us with vitamins. Onions contain chromium, which assists in regulating…

Mint Coriander Chutney

This chutney has the aromatic freshness of mint combined with the earthiness of the coriander. This is an easy chutney recipe made only with four ingredients, namely fresh mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chillies and lemon juice. This chutney is used as a spread for sandwiches. You can serve the mint chutney with any snack…

Unique Brew, Wakad, Pune

This is an amazing cafe, with good ambiance, comfortable seating, awesome food and cool staff. As name suggests, unique brew provides dishes with unique taste. It is a small outlet but they have nice ambience which creates good mood. I have visited this place multiple times and every time I had the same great experience…

Cafe Coffee Day, Wakad, Pune

Cafe Coffee Day always had been my favorite hangout. It’s the best place to just chill-ax with your friends, catch up with them or just hang out with a book. I am not a big fan of Hot Coffee. My favorite is ‘Café Frappe’ – an awesome cold coffee with vanilla ice-cream. They serve amazingly…

Portico – Sayaji Hotel

We visited this Place for a Saturday Dinner to celebrate my husband’s promotion in June 2013. My Sister-in-law had tried this place earlier with her team mates. She only made the reservation and we landed here for Dinner. The ambiance is really very good! We were welcomed with affection and navigated to our table. They…