Ambadyachi Uddamethi / Goan Hog Plum Curry

Ambadyachi Uddamethi

Ambadyachi Uddamethi or Goan Hog Plum Curry is a post which I intended to post during the shravan of 2016. But it got delayed due to some unexplainable reasons. I wanted to post this recipe in shravan month of 2017, but again it got postponed due to my travel and office work. Let me not… 

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Goan Style Black Eyed Peas Curry | Chawli Tonak

Chawli Tonak

Goan Style Black Eyed Peas Curry | Chawli Tonak or chawliche tonak is another delicious Goan style legume masala preparation. Chawli is also known as cowpeas or black eyed peas. In Goa, we prepare different types of curries like hooman, kadi, khatkhatem, varan, toi, saar, tonak, xacuti, uddamethi etc.  Tonak means a spicy curry made… 

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Alsande Usali

Alsande Usali

Alsande popularly known a kidney beans is a rich source of protein. This Alsande Usali is a nutritious recipe which can be prepared within 30 minutes. It can be served with chapatis or with rice as a side dish. Alsande are a type of black eyed beans which are available in Goa during summer. Appearance wise… 

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Kadai Mushroom

Kadai Mushroom

Food that is cooked with love turns lovely. Today I cooked this dish Kadai Mushroom in my kitchen and my hubby had his fingers licking. When he loves something that I cook I feel great and happy. Cooking something delicious is an art. When we cook with a happy mood, the happiness goes in the… 

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry And A Review Of TTK Prestige Clip-On Pressure Cooker

Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry

In my previous posts, you have read the various recipes which I made using TTK Prestige products. TTK Prestige is one of the best kitchen appliances brand in India and they have collaborated with me to create delicious and healthy recipes. Today’s post is about the review of TTK Prestige Clip-on Stainless Steel 5 ltr… 

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Avaryachi Usli | Field Beans Stir Fry | Avarekalu Usli

Avaryachi Usli

When he tells me that he will soak and pressure cook the field beans/avarekalu/avare, you just make the stir fry, I can never say NO. He keeps saying that he loves the “Usli” that I cook and since I feel lazy to cook during weekdays, he himself soaks it and even pressure cooks them and… 

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Goan Surmai Fish Curry (Seer Fish Curry) & A Review of TTK Racer Mixer Grinder

Racer Mixer Grinder

Mixer grinder is one of the most essential product that we need in our kitchens. Indian cuisine is made up of lots of chutneys, curries and ground masalas. We use a mixer grinder almost every single day. In today’s post I will be sharing a review of TTK Racer Mixer Grinder and a delicious Goan… 

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Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer or Mutter Paneer is a delicious recipe made with cottage cheese or paneer and green peas in a tomato and onion gravy which is mildly spicy. This is one of the popular Punjabi recipe. This is one of my favorite recipes and I have been preparing it every now and then. Just today,… 

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Goan Moolyacho Ross | Goan Radish Curry

Goan Moolyacho Ross | Goan Radish Curry

Goan Moolyacho Ross | Goan Radish Curry is a traditional Goan preparation which I learnt from my mom during her recent visit to Bangalore. Since my dad is a pure vegetarian, mom made this curry to eat along with rice. Ross means Goan curry and moolo means radish. This curry is similar to Goan drumstick… 

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Sarson Ka Saag

Sarson Ka Saag

Sarson Ka Saag is a healthy curry which is normally made during the winter season in Northern parts of India specially Punjab. In English, Sarson Ka Saag is known as mustard greens. Traditionally this dish is served with makki di roti which means maize flour flat bread and a blob of butter. This is a… 

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Persian Eggplant Stew ( Khoresht Bademjan )

Persian eggplant stew

Today’s recipe is Persian Eggplant Stew or Khoresht Bademjan which is very popular in Parsi cuisine. “Khoresh” means stew in Parsi. This stew is made with eggplant, tomatoes and spices. This stew is normally served on a bed of steamed basmati rice. You can add meat to this stew or make this classic veg version. Eggplant… 

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Khubyache Sukhe | Goan Black Clam Sukha

Khubyache Sukhe or Goan Black Clam Sukha is a dish made with black clams, grated coconut, kokum and spices. This recipe is normally cooked dry and is cooked along with the half shell of the clams. We also make tonak or curries and cutlets with black clams. The same recipes can be cooked by replacing… 

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Pepper Cauliflower | Cauliflower Pepper Fry

Pepper cauliflower

Pepper cauliflower is a delicious and nutritious side dish which can be served for lunch along with jeera rice and dal. The dish is very simple and easy to cook and is ideal for packing in the lunch box too. This is a simple stir fry with the taste of salt and pepper. I normally… 

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Goan Chana Ross

Goan Chana Ross

Goan Chanya Ross or Goan Chana Ross is a recipe which my mom taught me. Dad being a pure vegetarian, my mom has to cook both veg and non-veg dishes on a daily basis. The veg recipes which my mom makes are equally delicious and these days I am learning all the recipes from my mom… 

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Butter Chicken Recipe With Tandoori Mayo

Butter Chicken Recipe With Tandoori Mayo

Butter Chicken or Chicken Makhani is a creamy and delicious preparation of chicken in rich tomato gravy. Be it any parties or any festive occasion, butter chicken always steals the show. This dish actually originated in the Mughlai region but now it is been prepared almost everywhere in the world. I have added pan fried… 

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Peanut Curry | Shengdanyachi Amti

Shengdanyachi Amti

Peanut Curry or Shengdanachi Amti is a Maharashtrian curry made especially during fasting days. This curry is usually served with varicha bhaat which is made using samo seeds. This varicha bhaat and no onion and no garlic shengdanyachi amti is usually made during the holy month of shravan  or Navratri when most people fast. Peanuts… 

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Valchya Bhajjiche Tonak | Malabar Spinach Curry

Valchya Bhajjiche Tonak

Malabar Spinach Curry or Basella Soppu Curry or Vaalche Bhajiche Tonak is a recipe which is almost extinct. This is a traditional Goan recipe. As you all know that nowadays with more and more gourmet foods and junk entering Indian markets, people have started losing the healthy traditional recipes. Talk to today’s generation about this… 

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Goan Colocasia Leaves Masala | Terren Tonak

Goan Colocasia Leaves Masala , Terren Tonak

Terren or Terre leaves or Colocasia leaves are found in abundance in Goa during the monsoon season. They grow in plenty in backyards or in forests. Terre or Terren is a type of colocasia leaf. Other is “Aluche pan” and both can be cooked using the same recipe. Various types of delicious dishes are cooked… 

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Rajma Stir Fry | Kidney Beans Stir Fry

Rajma Stir Fry | Kidney Beans Stir Fry

Today’s recipe is Rajma Stir Fry | Kidney Beans Stir Fry. Rajma rules the kitchen in every North Indians home. But other than that people everywhere also consume kidney beans due to the health benefits it provides. They are rich in protein. Consumption of rajma strengthens the immune system, lowers blood cholesterol, prevents diabetes, prevents… 

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Mooga Gathi | Goan Style Sprouted Green Gram In Coconut Gravy

Mooga Gathi

Moong Gathi or Mooga Gathi or Muga Gathi is a traditional Goan dish usually served in temples. This dish is made using green gram or moong sprouts in a delicious coconut gravy which is tempered with mustard leaves and curry leaves. This is a pure veg dish made without using onion and garlic. Yet this… 

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Egg Butter Masala

Egg Butter Masala

Egg butter masala or Egg makhani is similar to paneer butter masala. The dish turned delicious and is a must try for any special occasions. Butter masala is a delicious creamy curry which is mildly spiced. To the same gravy you can either add paneer and make paneer makhani or boiled eggs or marinated chicken… 

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Vaalchi Bhaji | Stir Fried Basale Leaves | Malabar Spinach Stir Fry

Vaalchi Bhaji

Vaalchi bhaji or Stir Fried Basale leaves is a healthy dish which we make in Goa. This is also known as Malabar spinach. This is a zero oil dish and the preparation is very easy. Just mix the ingredients, add water and cook it. The basale leaves are normally bland in taste. The addition of… 

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Suran Tonak | Goan Style Yam Masala

Suran Tonak , Goan Style Yam Masala

Ingredients:                                     Prep. Time: 60 Minutes, Serves: 6 2 cups yam, suran, peeled and chopped 1 cup coconut, grated 1/2 cup Kabuli Chana / white chickpeas 2 medium sized onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 5 peppercorns… 

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