Poonam Bachhav

Poonam is a microbiologist by profession who turned food blogger due to her passion for cooking. She believes cooking is in her genes as she grew up watching her mother cook a variety of authentic dishes. Now herself a mother to an 8 yr old, Poonam strives to cook fresh food everyday without any artificial additives and preservatives. She writes about healthy and nutritious home-cooked food at her blog, Annapurna. Her recipes are simple, with easily available ingredients and step-wise pictures. You can visit her at https://poonambachhav.blogspot.in/

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Recipes and Articles by Poonam Bachhav

Traditional Anarsa Recipe With Curd (Apoopa)

Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:01

Traditional Anarsa Recipe With Curd is an authentic Maharashtrian sweet dish. It is a pastry-like snack and is made from soaked powdered Rice, Jaggery or Sugar , Poppy seed and Ghee. It is one of the most common sweets made for Diwali Faral. Anarsa also known as Apoopa are made specially during ...

Maharashtrian Dinkache Ladoo Recipe (Whole Wheat Flour Truffles With Edible Gum & Dry Fruits)

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 19:00

Maharashtrian Dinkache Ladoo Recipe is the Whole Wheat Flour Truffles With Edible Gum & Dry Fruits. Dinkache ladoo are made using whole wheat flour, skinned and split black gram (Urad dal) flour , edible gum , dry fruits (dry dates , grated dry coconut , nuts), sugar and ghee. All the ingredients ...

Amla Achaar Recipe | Hot & Sweet Indian Gooseberry Pickle

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 04:01

Indian meals are most often incomplete without pickles and Amla Achaar Recipe | Hot & Sweet Indian Gooseberry Pickle is one of them. Mother's handmade pickle is one of the indisputable additions in their kids travel bags upon relocation to anywhere outside their hometown.  This is my mum's ...

Penne Pasta In White Sauce Recipe

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 00:12

Penne Pasta In White Sauce Recipe is creamy, delicious and has healthy goodness of vegetables that is loaded into the pasta. Flavored with mixed dried Italian herbs, black pepper and dry red chilli flakes, this pasta dish is a treat to the taste buds and is ready within 30 minutes. Serve Penne Pasta ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Eggless Carrot Muffins Recipe

Saturday, 21 January 2017 00:11

These Eggless Carrot muffins are eggless, butterless, and to make it a healthier affair, I have replaced the all-purpose flour with whole wheat flour and added chopped almonds to them. The muffins turns out soft (a little heavy than maida version), moist and tastes awesome. Curd fluffs up the cake in ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Instant Lemon Pickle Recipe

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:17

Lemon pickle is popular pickle in India and there are many variations to it. But most of them need pickling time of about a month or so before they can be consumed as the recipe calls for keeping the pickle bottles in sunlight for the lemon skins to become soft. But this Instant Lemon Pickle Recipe ...

Kaanole Recipe (Maharashtrian Steamed Wheat Flour Sweet)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:18

Kaanole are steamed sweet delicacy from Maharashtrian Cuisine. Made from whole wheat flour and Jaggery, this sweet dish is prepared especially on the occasion of Naag Panchami in my family since ages. A dough is made with whole wheat flour , Jaggery syrup and oil and rolled out and made into small triangle ...

Gulachi Poli Recipe (Jaggery And Poppy Seeds Stuffed Paratha)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:16

Tilgul Poli or Gulachi poli is a traditional delicacy from Maharashtrian Cuisine. It is basically a Jaggery, Sesame seeds and Poppy seeds stuffed flat bread. In my family it is specially offered as naivedyam (offering to God) on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti. A crispy preparation which can ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Cashewnut Stuffed Paneer Balls Recipe

Monday, 02 January 2017 00:00

Cashew Nut Stuffed Paneer Balls are a tasty treat that serve as a perfect starter for any party. They can be served as a delicious tea time snack too.These deep fried paneer balls are crunchy on the outside and soft from within. The roasted cashew stuffing gives a nice nutty flavor and bite, to the otherwise ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes