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Vegetable Kolhapuri Curry, and Ganesh Chaturdi

I know this Kolhapuri recipe is no where linked with Ganesh festival, but today I feel like sharing my way of celebrating Ganesh Chaturdi with my family as the festival is approaching near by. I was born in Ganesh Navaratri's and co-incidentally my favorite God is also Ganesha. I like all his stories and qualities, his love towards parents, siddhi and buddhi. I am from Hyderabad, the metropolitan  multicultural and multilingual city. Here, every festival is celebrated with wonderful colors, and lights. At every main street, you can see vendors selling Ganesha's statues and Pathri (Leafs and flowers offerd to God). Kids of our colony used to collect the funds to put their own "Bala Ganesha", where as older people used to keep the bigger Ganesha "Siddi Vinayaka" decorated with lights and flowers. There used to be heavy devotional music, poojas and very important part prasad (Food offerings to God) all day.

On first day of Ganesha festival, me and my father …

Bread bonda

It's been almost a month now, I have no blog post yet. I do not blame me for this delay, I balme my college (Like in telugu Movie Bomarillu Dialoge "Antha college ee chesindi!!" ;)haha! ). Finally my Fall Semester started and I am having classes every day for this sem. As ususal assignments started from Day 1. Taking a little time to post this yummy recipe.

For me bread always used to be an excuse when I was young, I used to think that bread and apple is only for those who fell sick. As we grow up our choice and taste will change along with time. Now, bread is  must in my weekly grocery list. It is like an all purpose food. We can make filling and appetizing snacks, breakfast n many more with in no time.  If you have any extra bread in your home and it is soon going to expire and you do not know what to do, then here is the excellent recipe for you, that is instant and super delicious.

Ingredients:
Bread-10 slices for 10 Bondas(I used whole wheat bread)
Oil for deep f…