Maharashtra


In search of Ukadiche Modak in Pune 2

Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival celebrated almost everywhere in Western India is also a time to indulge your sweet tooth. To welcome Lord Ganesh we prepare laddoos, modaks, puran polis, kheer and other delicacies. The most famous of them all is Ukadiche Modak – A sweet rice flour dumpling filled with saran which is a coconut and jaggery filling and served hot with a generous serving of Ghee. A perfectly made modak demands a mix of […]

Ukadice modak Ganesh Chaturthi

Harihar Fort – An exhilarating monsoon trek 3

Have you ever experienced a 200 ft. long climb on steep rock-cut slippery stairs inclined at an 80 degrees angle in heavy rain showers ? If not, then you need to head to Harihar Fort in the monsoon to experience it. Bhavini heard about the steep ascend from her colleagues, and asked me to watch a Youtube video of the trek. I obliged and the video instantly stoked my sense of adventure. We had to […]

Harihar fort Sahayadris