A book titled ‘Rare Gems- a non vegetarian gourmet collection from Maharashtra‘ received from its author Aditya Mehendale ji. The author has documented many rare recipes in his book. Some to be named are Saoji mutton, Nagpuri Kala pulao, shahlyatle maase, shevand koli masala (lobster with koli spices and green mango), Pomfret curry with triphal, catfish curry, malwan spice mix, pathare prabhu spice mix, mutton curry with roasted coconut, Biriyani with prawns cooked in coconut milk, Kolhapuri Kombdi Dum Pulao (Slow cooked chicken pulao), spiced rice with mutton and eggs etc.
The book also includes the photographs of the cooked recipes too. In fact more than hundred rare recipes associated with Kolhapur, Pathare Prabhu, koli, konkan, Malwan, Nagpur Saoji and Varhadi has been documented with the photographs in this book. The book is available online on Flipkart and Amazon. The Author belongs to the Sardar Raste family. He is passionate about food and cooking. In his introduction in the book, he had started with the following beautiful lines👇
“IF YOU DO WHAT YOU LOVE, EVERYONE WILL LOVE WHAT YOU DO!”.
My best wishes to the author and for his book.