Madhuli Ajay

Giving up a lucrative career tinkering with Analytical equipments, Madhuli Ajay chose to tinker in her Food lab- developing new recipes & satisfying her culinary travel cravings. She has been sharing heirloom recipes on her blog 'My Foodcourt' for the past 9 yrs. Madhuli bakes to feed her soul. Testing recipes & photographing food for a cookbook, has fuelled her food photography passion. Based in the gorgeous 'Wine Capital' of India Nashik, Madhuli also loves spending time in her little kitchen garden.

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Recipes and Articles by Madhuli Ajay

कढ़ाई टोफू - Kadhai Tofu Sabji (Recipe In Hindi)

Saturday, 14 October 2017 09:00

कढ़ाई टोफू की सब्ज़ी में टोफू और दूसरी सब्ज़िओ को रोज के मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह एक सरल रेसिपी है जो आप अपने रोज के ...

Instant Goad Kairi Loncha Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Raw Mango Pickle)

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 00:11

Pickles are an integral part of Indian cuisine. A wide variety of pickles are made, preserved all across the country and are used to spice up everyday meals. Most pickles need some pickling time before they can be consumed. This instant Mango pickle requires just under 10 minutes to make and can be consumed ...

Sweet Dashami Recipe (Maharashtrian Flatbread Made With Wheat Flour & Sugarcane Juice)

Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:00

Sweet Dashami is a typical Maharashtrian flatbread (Roti), which can be made savoury or sweet. Sweet Dashami Recipe is usually made by mixing wheat flour with milk and sugar or jaggery. This recipe uses fresh sugarcane juice instead of milk and sugar. Knead the dough together with whole wheat flour, ...

Gujarati Mooli Bajra Muthia Recipe (Steamed and Tempered Grated Radish And Bajra-Besan Dumplings)

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 13:00

Muthia is a Gujarati traditional snack prepared by steaming dumplings made with a spiced mixture of flours and vegetables. The healthy snack is a great way to sneak in vegetables especially for fussy eaters. This Mooli (radish) - bajra flour version of Muthiyas has a unique flavour and taste. They can ...

Rava Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Semolina-Cucumber Flatbread)

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 13:00

This Rava Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Semolina-Cucumber Flatbread) is proof that few, simple ingredients can create a wholesome, delicious and healthy meal to get you through the day. Cucumber adds a refreshing flavour & taste to this quick & easy Thalipeeth. Serve Rava Kakdi ...

Kanda Kairichi Chutney Recipe (Maharashtrian Onions & Raw Mango Chutney)

Monday, 05 June 2017 15:00

Kanda Kairichi Chutney Recipe (Maharashtrian Onions & Raw Mango Chutney) is a quick side dish that can jazz up a meal. Tart unripe mangoes team up with sharp pungent onions to make this tangy,sweet & spicy condiment. Serve Kanda Kairichi Chutney Recipe (Maharashtrian Onions & Raw Mango Chutney) with ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Pumpkin Creme Brulee Recipe

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 11:00

Crème Brulee which actually means ‘burnt cream’ is a rich custard topped with caramelised (burnt) sugar. The fancy sounding, elegant dessert is in fact very easy to make, but will make you look like a culinary genius!, with Pumpkin Creme Brulee Recipe. Silky, creamy custard topped with crunchy caramel ...

Published in Party Dessert Recipes

Mexican Cornbread Recipe

Saturday, 13 May 2017 09:00

Mexican Cornbread is a delicious accompaniment to many Mexican dishes and perfect for sharing with family and friends. The moist spicy bread is easy and quick to make. For a variation can add colored peppers and cheese to the batter before baking. Serve Mexican Cornbread Recipe with a Mexican menu of Mexican ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Polenta Pizza Topped With Vegetables Recipe

Friday, 12 May 2017 11:00

Polenta Pizza Topped With Vegetables Recipe is a fun twist on the classic pizza. Topped with vegetables, this yummy pizza is quite easy to put together and makes for a hearty meal any time of the day. Use any vegetables of your choice for topping. Serve Polenta Pizza Topped With Vegetables Recipe with ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Maharashtrian Style Takatla Palak Recipe (Spinach curry cooked with buttermilk)

Friday, 12 May 2017 00:17

Takatla Palak Recipe is a typical Maharashtrian recipe where spinach (palak) is cooked in a buttermilk gravy. This simple, slightly tangy curry served with rice is comforting not only in the hot summer months but all year round. Adjust the consistency of the curry to your liking. If it is served with ...

Stuffed Gilka Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Stuffed Silk Squash)

Friday, 12 May 2017 00:11

Stuffed Gilka is a spicy, flavourful side dish that takes the humble Gilka (silk squash) to another level. The spiced filling mixture is versatile and can be used to stuff other vegetables like brinjals, potatoes, okra etc. Serve Stuffed Gilka with Dal Tadka, Kachumber Salad and Tawa Paratha for a spicy, ...

Punjabi Style Tinda Sabji Recipe

Sunday, 07 May 2017 13:16

Punjabi Style Tinda Sabji is a flavourful curry, perfect for a quick weekday lunch. The humble tinda when flavoured with Garam masala and other spices is sure to win over the most ardent Tinda skeptics. Quick and easy Tinda sabji along with Chapati makes for a delicious lunch box meal. Serve Punjabi ...

Mooli And Moong Dal Sabji Recipe

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:06

Mooli (Radish) and Moong Dal Sabji is a simple stir fry and makes a perfect side dish along with rotis or rice. Instead of discarding radish greens use them (fresh) along with the root to enhance the taste as well as health benefits. It is equally delicious when cold and hence also makes for a good lunch ...

Breakfast Enchiladas With Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 11:08

Breakfast Enchiladas with Mushroom sauce is a Mexican inspired wholesome meal, where vegetables, scrambled eggs are wrapped in tortillas and topped with a roasted mushroom sauce. This is a great make-ahead meal since you can make the different components in advance and then assemble them just before ...

Farfalle In Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Friday, 21 April 2017 13:01

Farfalle with creamy Mushroom sauce is a quick pasta dish apt for quick weeknight meals. The creamy mushroom sauce is easy and a nice change from the usual red or white sauce. It can be served hot for a wholesome meal or cold as a refreshing salad. You can use fresh or dried Mushrooms as per their availability. Serve ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Baked Bitter Gourd Bhajji Recipe (Karela Fritters)

Thursday, 20 April 2017 15:01

Baked Bitter Gourd Bhajji Recipe (Karela Fritters) is a delicious way to enjoy the goodness of bitter gourd. Bitter gourd slices are coated with a spicy batter and then baked till crisp instead of deep frying to make this tasty snack. Marinating the slices in salt and then rinsing them reduces their ...

Noodle Sizzler With Garlic Pepper Sauce And Baked Vegetables Recipe

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 16:23

Noodles are tastefully paired with baked vegetables and topped with garlic pepper sauce to make this appetising Noodle Sizzler with Garlic Pepper Sauce and Baked Vegetables. The colourful vegetables and the dramatic ‘sizzle’ makes this simple meal look exotic. Use any vegetables of your choice. The ...

Published in East Asian Cuisine

Baked Brie In Puff Pastry With Fruits Recipe

Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:21

Baked Brie In Puff Pastry With Fruits Recipe with is a delicious party hors d'oeuvres. The soft oozing cheese makes this appetiser an instant crowd pleaser. Even though the name sounds fancy, it is very easy to put together this snack. Use any fruits/nuts of choice in Baked Brie In Puff Pastry With Fruits ...

Published in Party Dessert Recipes

Spaghetti With Broccoli And Smoked Almonds Recipe

Monday, 06 March 2017 00:22

Spaghetti with Broccoli and smoked almonds is a tasty, healthy meal perfect for days when you are pressed for time. Broccoli, toasted smoked almond slices and chillies are tossed together to create this simple, appetising dish. Serve Spaghetti with Broccoli and smoked almonds with Pizza Margherita for ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Black Bean Soup With Mojo Recipe

Friday, 03 March 2017 00:07

Black Bean Soup with Mojo is a wholesome, flavourful soup perfect for quick, light meals. The Cuban inspired Mojo sauce adds a zesty, garlicky flavour to the soup. You can use any vegetables of choice. In fact this is a great recipe to use up leftover vegetables lurking in your fridge. Adjust the amount ...

Published in Soups

Mix Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Thursday, 02 March 2017 00:07

Mix Vegetable Risotto is a creamy, cheesy, Italian inspired rice dish loved by kids and adults alike. It is a very simple recipe but requires some patience, since the rice needs to be constantly stirred. You can add some dry white wine to the rice if it is not being served to kids. The ricotta cheese ...

Methi Jowar Roti Recipe (Fenugreek & Millet flatbread)

Friday, 24 February 2017 00:00

Methi Jowar Roti is a gluten free healthy flatbread that incorporates the goodness of greens as well as millets. The distinct bitterness of the fresh fenugreek leaves is balanced by the nutty sweetness of Jowar. This recipe is quick and simple. It is made in the style of Bhakri, which is directly cooked ...

Beetroot Rosti Recipe

Thursday, 23 February 2017 00:07

Rosti is a classic Swedish potato pancake usually served for breakfast. Beetroot Rosti Recipe is a beetroot variant of the classic dish that adds a vibrant colour and also makes it healthier. You can make a large rosti as it is traditionally made or small patty sized mini rostis. Fresh dill adds a unique ...

Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart Recipe

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 00:16

Chocolate salted Caramel Tart is a sinful dessert made by filling buttery sweet pastry with gooey caramel and rich dark chocolate ganache. The salted butter compliments the sweet caramel and bittersweet ganache. The different components can be made ahead.You can also garnish the tart with coarse sea ...

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