Ash Gourd Halwa | Kuvalyacho Halwo

Ash gourd halwa

Navratri is about to start and I am sure you all are looking ahead to make healthy and delicious recipes for your family. During this season, ash gourds can be found in abundance. Various recipes can be cooked with ash gourds. One such recipe is ash gourd halwa. Ash gourd halwa also known as kashi… 

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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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Oats Idli & A Review Of TTK Prestige Multi-Kadai

Oats Idli

Today’s recipe is oats idli which I made using a TTK Prestige Multi-Kadai. Yes! You heard it right. Ever since I collaborated with TTK Prestige, I am one of the first ones to try my hands on the latest innovative products from TTK Prestige which enter the Indian markets. You all know the brand Prestige… 

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Eggless Rava Banana Cake

Eggless Rava Banana Cake

Today’s recipe is another traditional Goan recipe which I learnt from my mother-in-law – Eggless Sugarless Banana Cake. Yes you heard it right. Banana cake which is eggless and sugarless. This Eggless Rava Banana Cake is a healthy vegan recipe and you should give it a try. From the name this recipe sounds complicated. But… 

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Kelphulachi Bhaji (Banana Blossom Stir Fry)

Kelphulachi Bhaji

Kelphulachi bhaji also known as bonyechi bhaji is a traditional Goan delicacy. Banana blossom is known as Kelphul in Goan Konkani. This recipe is very simple to cook, but the process of cleaning the banana blossom is tedious. You need to have lot of time and patience to clean the banana blossom. I learnt to… 

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Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

Baked parmesan tomatoes

Baked parmesan tomatoes are a simple and tasty appetisers which can be made in few minutes. This recipe is low in carbohydrates and low in calories. Since it has tomatoes it boosts the immunity due to high vitamin C content. You can serve this dish as appetisers along with a dip or add it to 2 slices… 

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Wheat Flour Ladoos | Pittyache Ladoo

wheat flour ladoos

Ugadi or padva is round the corner. You all might be making different varieties of sweets. Today I want to share with you all my mother in laws signature ladoos – Wheat Flour Ladoos. These are known as “Pittyache Ladoo” or “Gavachya Pitache Ladoo” in Konkani. In Goa we make these ladoos for various occasions… 

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Sweet Potato Kheer | Kangachi Kheer

Sweet Potato Kheer

Sweet potato kheer or Kangachi kheer is another traditional kheer or pudding prepared in Goa. Sweet potatoes are found in abundance in this season in Goa and rest of India. In Goa sweet potatoes are known as “kanga” in Konkani. Sweet potatoes are used in making different types of dishes like kheer mentioned in this… 

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Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread)

Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread)

For any festival or any function a sweet dish is a must. A sweet dish ends the show on a sweet note. In some functions puran polis are made instead of kheers and Gulab jamuns. Believe me, people rush to make these Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread) and everyone loves them. In Goa… 

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Aloo,Gajar And Matar Ki Subzi

Aloo,Gajar And Matar Ki Subzi

Today’s recipe is Aloo,Gajar And Matar Ki Subzi without onion and without garlic. This subzi turns delicious and can be eaten on fasting days too. During the holy month of Shravan and during Navratri many people try pure veg no onion no garlic dishes. Try this recipe and I am sure everyone at home will… 

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Green Moong And Vegetable Idlis

Green Moong and vegetable idli

Green Moong And Vegetable Idlis are a perfect way to have healthy breakfast needed to kick start our day. Since these idlis are made with moong or green gram instead of rice, they are ideal for diabetic people. Green gram are high in protein and are packed with vitamins and minerals. I have also added… 

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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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Lauki Thepla | Bottle Gourd Thepla

Lauki Thepla

Lauki Thepla or Doodhi Thepla is a healthy and delicious flat bread which can be packed in the tiffin boxes or had for breakfast or dinner. These can also be made and carried while travelling. You can serve lauki thepla with curds or pickle or any vegetable of your choice. We loved having it with… 

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Patoli Recipe | Pattoleo Recipe | Coconut, Jaggery And Rice Dumplings Wrapped And Steamed In Turmeric Leaves

Goan Patoli

Pattoleo or patoli or patolyo or coconut and rice dumplings steamed in turmeric leaves is a traditional Goan food normally made on special occasions like Shravan Sunday or on 1st day of Ganesh Chaturthi. Shravan is an auspicious month in India which comes during mid or beginning of August. As soon as the monsoons start,… 

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Thayir Semiya | Curd Vermicelli

Curd Vermicelli

Thayir Semiya or Curd Vermicelli is a quick dish which you can make for lunch or for evening snacks. If you are bored of eating curd rice everyday, you can always make this Thayir semiya or curd semiya for a change. In South India, people consume curds everyday. Curds has numerous health benefits. It cools… 

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Open Faced Radish Sandwich

Open Faced Radish Sandwich

Radish sandwich makes a healthy and nutritious breakfast. You can either eat this as open faced radish sandwich, or slice it with another slice of bread and consume it. I have added a slice of cheese in this sandwich, but you can opt not to add it. You can also close this sandwich with another… 

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Kerala Style Mushroom Thoran

mushroom thoran

Thoran is a stir fry made with any type of vegetable and coconut in Kerala. Today’s recipe is mushroom thoran or mushroom stir fry Kerala style. This thoran is made with finely chopped mushrooms to which a paste made of coconut and shallots is added. It is then tempered with mustard and cumin seeds and… 

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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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Fruit Sandwich

Fruit Sandwich

Fruit Sandwich is something that I discovered on the food menu at my office cafeteria. This sandwich makes a filling breakfast. Sometimes when I miss having breakfast at my home due to early morning meetings, I have this fruit sandwich in office. Recently I made this fruit sandwich at home and wondered why I never… 

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Grilled Pineapple Wedges And A Review Of Maharaja Whiteline Marvello 35 OTG

Grilled Pineapple Wedges, pineapple wedges, grilled pineapple, Maharaja Whiteline OTG

Some days back I received a brand new Marvello 35 OTG from Maharaja Whiteline. Since that day I have been baking and grilling and making lots of yummy and healthy dishes in my kitchen. Today I am sharing with you all grilled pineapple wedges recipe. I got inspired to cook this recipe after eating grilled… 

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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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Banana Fritters In Rabdi | RasMalai With Banana Fritters

Banana Fritters In Rabdi , RasMalai With Banana Fritters

Banana Fritters With Rabdi is another innovation I did in my kitchen today. Rabdi or Rasmalai is a delicious dessert made with milk which has been simmered for long time and reduced to half. Rabdi is also known as Basundi in some places. The thickness of rabdi depends purely as per your choice. Banana fritters… 

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Palak Puris | Spinach Pooris

Palak Puris

Make your regular puris attractive by making these delicious and attractive whole wheat palak or spinach puris. These palak puris turn naturally green due to the addition of palak puree. Just mix palak puree in whole wheat flour and make a soft pliable dough. Use this dough to make puris. Spinach is highly rich in… 

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