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  • Ratho Babu, chaha? gushed Bakul, and ran off to make tea even before Ratho Babu had finished nodding his head.


  • Or you might be more in the mood for some tea-time snacks, washed down with steaming hot chaha (chai) or a cool beverage.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • During the monsoons that are really heavy in Mumbai and everything comes to a virtual standstill many Mumbaikar dreams of sitting at the window to watch the pitter-patter of the rain with Onion bhajji and chaha (tea).

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Don't forget to offer Kadak chaha with the chivda bhel.

    Chivda bhel

  • The most popular beverage is, somewhat counter-intuitively, drunk piping hot: chaha or chai, strong black tea with milk and sugar.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • You get sukha bhel - bhel without chutneys, chana daal - fried chana daal mixed with onions and lemons, just superb Shreeji Khaman (dhokla), fresh coconuts (at Dahanu), sweetest chickoos ( at Gholwad), and some nature's bounty like sweet bundles of lemongrass together with mint leaves (lemongrass - paati cha in Gujarati, gavti chaha in Marathi), starfruit - Karambole, & of course, you get this cutlet.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Where I come from, the tradition is to make a pan-fried dish of beaten rice called "poha" and serve it with tea or "chaha".

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • I thought lemon grass was a sour tasting herb used in thai cooking and what you have shown is what we call gavati chaha in marathi. we add it to tea in winters and it has medicinal properties.

    Scenes from a Mumbai Marketplace

  • Yeah Lemon grass that I saw was available in US is a thick woody stem-but this is the lemon grass that we get in India , same thing that you called gavti chaha or chai ki patti

    Scenes from a Mumbai Marketplace

  • Read more ... chaha na usne mujhe bas dekhta raha meri zindagi se wo is tarah khelta raha na utra kabhi meri zindagi ki jheel mai bas kinare par betha pathar phe ...

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