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

Apple Onion Chutney Recipe

Sunday, 18 December 2016 00:00

Apple Onion Chutney is a spicy-sweet-tangy condiment makes for a delicious addition to any meal. This is a simple quick recipe where apples are cooked with caramelized onions and flavoured with ginger and allspice. This is a basic recipe, you can adjust the amount of ingredients to your taste. Apple ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Kamal Kakdi Tikki Recipe - Lotus Stem Fritters

Monday, 05 December 2016 00:13

Bhein or Kamal Kakdi is the edible Lotus stem popularly used in Asian cuisine. A variety of curries and salads are usually made using the nutrient rich stem. The stem needs to be cleaned and thoroughly washed before consumption. Bhein tikki is a typical Sindhi recipe made by stuffing the Lotus stems ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe

Sunday, 04 December 2016 00:04

Fresh cabbage leaves are wrapped around a vegetable and rice mixture and served with a tangy tomato gravy, to make these hearty Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe. There are many different ways and methods in which these rolls can be made. This is a quick and simple rolls recipe which does not involve any ...

Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto Recipe

Saturday, 03 December 2016 00:00

Pumpkin and Pistachios are paired together to make this aromatic Italian style rice preparation. The humble pumpkin adds its characteristic sweetness to this creamy rice. This Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto recipe is very simple but requires some patience, since the rice needs to be constantly stirred. You ...

Plum Clafoutis Recipe - French Style Batter Pudding

Saturday, 03 December 2016 00:00

Clafoutis is a classic French batter pudding traditionally made with cherries. You can also use blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, peach, pear or plums to make this delectable dessert. This recipe uses plums and rosemary. The tart plums pair well with the sweet, fresh, aromatic rosemary leaves. ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Dhingri Dolma Recipe -Awadhi Style Mushroom Paneer Masala

Thursday, 01 December 2016 00:00

Dhingri Dolma is an Awadhi style masala curry made using mushrooms and paneer. A rich onion-tomato gravy is flavoured with spices to make this scrumptious side dish. Shahjeera adds a royal aroma to the gravy, you can add cumin if you do not have this on hand. As a variation you can also add blanched ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Roasted Broccoli And Potato Dip Recipe

Thursday, 01 December 2016 00:00

Roasted Broccoli And Potato Dip is a flavourful and quick dip for your appetizer which is perfect for parties and get togethers. Potato and Broccoli are roasted and then mashed with some herbs and lime to make this lip smacking dip. Homemade curd is used to bring all the ingredients in the dip together ...

Maharashtrian Gavachi Kheer Recipe (Whole Cracked Wheat Pudding)

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:20

Wheat kheer is a traditional dessert usually made for festive fares in Maharashtra called Gavachi Kheer Recipe. Traditionally the Gavachi kheer is made using whole wheat grains which needs advance preparations like soaking and pounding them. This recipe uses whole cracked wheat (wheat daliya) which does ...

Baked Yogurt With Honey Cinnamon Grilled Fruits Recipe

Sunday, 20 November 2016 00:58

Baked Yogurt With Honey Cinnamon Grilled Fruits is one of the easiest desserts to make but looks so fancy that it will make you look like a culinary genius! The recipe is very simple and requires just a few simple ingredients. You can use any topping you like from simple fruit compote to grilled fruits ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Toffee Banana Recipe (Classic Chinese Dessert)

Monday, 07 November 2016 00:15

Toffee banana recipe is a typical Asian sweet/ dessert. Banana slices are dipped in a flour batter, deep-fried , then coated with caramelized sugar syrup (toffee) and then finally sprinkled with sesame seeds. This sweet has a combination of textures- the batter frying makes the fruit soft and sweet, ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Rice Flour Bhakri Recipe (Maharashtrian Tandalachi Bhakri)

Monday, 07 November 2016 00:03

Rice Bhakri (Tandalachi Bhakri) is a typical Maharashtrian flatbread made using rice flour. It takes just a couple of ingredients to make Rice bhakri and once you get a hang of it ,they are quite simple to make. Rice bhakri should be had hot, smeared with butter or ghee. Rice Flour Bhakri Recipe (Maharashtrian ...

Published in Roti Recipes

Sweet Potato Balls Recipe Stuffed With Cheesy Garlic Mayo Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:03

The Sweet Potato Balls recipe is a lip smacking, indulgent snack perfect for parties or as an after school snack for kids. These Sweet Potato Balls are stuffed with Cheesy Garlic Mayo is stuffed in a sweet potato covering making this an addictive snack perfect to go along with a glass of wine. Del ...

Enchiladas Stuffed With Beans and Tartare Dip Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Bean and Tartare Dip Enchiladas is a yummy twist to the regular Mexican dish. Wheat tortillas are rolled around a bean filling and is enriched with tartare dip filling and topped with tangy tomato sauce.These Enchiladas are a great dish for a party, or a homely weeknight meal. The Del Monte Tartare ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Mushrooms Stuffed With Carrots And Mint Mayo Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Mushrooms stuffed with carrots and Mint Mayo is an easy bite sized snack. Mushroom caps are stuffed with a mixture of carrots and Del Monte Mint mayo to make this crowd-pleasing appetizer. The delightful Del Monte mint mayo bursting with flavor adds zing to the filling and is sure to please those who ...

Tomatoes Stuffed With Mint Mayo And Paneer Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Tomatoes stuffed with Del Monte Mint Mayo and Paneer is a simple side dish/snack, easy to put together, perfect for picnics or get-togethers. The delightful Del Monte Mint Mayo bursting with flavour makes it a refreshing snack any time of the day .This mint mayo also goes well with crispy tikkas and ...

French Style Potato Salad Recipe

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:00

Boiled Potatoes are dressed in a simple mustard vinaigrette and herbs to make this hearty French Style Potato Salad. It makes for a tasty side dish or a light meal. Cook the potatoes till they are just soft and dress them when they are still warm, so that they soak up the flavors. Fresh herbs make it ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Creamy Spaghetti Pasta Flavored With Cheesy Dip Recipe

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:00

The Creamy Spaghetti Pasta Recipe is a creamy pasta dish that is quick and easy to make for a weeknight dinner. The recipe is incredibly easy, thanks to the delicious Del Monte cheesy dip, which saves you the hassle of making pasta sauce from scratch. A delightful blend of mayo, cheese, colored ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Monday, 31 October 2016 00:38

Roasted Cauliflower is a very simple but delicious side dish. Cauliflower florets are tossed with some olive oil and spices and then roasted in the oven. The humble vegetable gets an appetising make over as it slightly caramelizes and is sure to please even those who are not fond of it. Roasted cauliflower ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Yogurt Panna Cotta with Saffron and Honey Syrup Recipe

Monday, 31 October 2016 00:00

Yogurt Panna Cotta with Saffron and Honey Syrup, is a tangy twist to the classic Italian dessert. The yogurt not only perks up its taste, but helps to partly substitute the cream. You can change the flavor of the panna cotta as well as the topping to suit your taste. You can also use fresh fruits or ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Kobiche Vade Recipe - Cabbage And Multigrain Fritters

Sunday, 30 October 2016 00:40

Kobiche Vade (Cabbage fritters) is a tasty snack made using cabbage,multigrain flour and spices. The vade are shallow fried in an Appe patra/appam pan. You can alternatively use an air fryer or even deep fry them. You can use multigrain flour or thalipeeth Bhajani or just chickpea and rice flour to make ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Shrikhand Vadi Recipe (Yogurt Barfi)

Sunday, 30 October 2016 00:00

Shrikhand Vadi is a Maharashtrian sweet made using hung curd/yogurt and sugar. This sweet and tangy treat is utterly delicious yet simple to make. All you need is a few ingredients and some patience to continuously stir the mixture as it cooks. You can flavor Shrikhand Vadi with flavors of your choice ...

Savoury Yogurt Parfait Recipe

Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:59

Savoury yogurt parfait is a simple no-cook recipe in which vegetables, nuts, sprouts, herbs, popped seeds/grains pair together appetizingly with yogurt. It is a great option for a low-sugar, wholesome, savoury breakfast or lunch or snack. Packed with nutrients beetroot, carrot, radish also add colour ...

Published in Parfait Recipes

Bread Boats Recipe Filled With Spinach, Eggs And Sandwich Spread

Monday, 24 October 2016 00:01

Bread boats filled with spinach, eggs & Del Monte sandwich spread is a fun way to serve breakfast. This stuffed bread makes for a perfect Sunday morning breakfast to share with friends and family or a handy on-the-go snack. Hollowed bread logs are filled with a mixture of spinach, eggs and Del Monte ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Vegan Kofta Curry Recipe

Monday, 10 October 2016 00:27

Vegan kofta curry recipe is a delightful accompaniment to Roti or Rice. This is a simple and quick recipe with an end result that does not look like effortless recipe. Vegan koftas are made using vegetables and tofu and served in a spicy onion-tomato-cashew nut gravy. This is a great way to use leftover ...

Published in Kofta Recipes
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