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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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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Mango Halwa | Preservative Free Home-Made Mango Jam

Mango Jam

This Mano Halwa or Preservative Free Home-Made Mango Jam recipe was first published on 31 Jul 2014. Though I have been making mango halwa every season, I got a chance to re-click this recipe today. I have updated the post with new pictures. Not changing the content in intro part below 🙂      … 

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Mango Popsicle

Mango Popsicle

Mango Popsicle were on my mind since a long time. I have been making ice-creams and kulfis since years, but somehow they never made to the blog. Reason – they were immediately consumed by my family due to excitement. This is the season of mangoes in India and this is the perfect time to try… 

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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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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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Vegan Eggless Omelette

Vegan Eggless Omelette

Every morning a question comes to my mind as to what to cook for breakfast. I prepare this Vegan Eggless Omelette on days when I don’t eat non-veg like Mondays and Thursdays. This is a low calorie weight loss recipe which can be prepared for breakfast or evening snacks. Instead of eggs chickpea flour (besan)… 

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Pudina Pulao Recipe And TTK Prestige Microwave Pressure Cooker – A Product Review

Prestige Microwave Pressure Cooker

Today’s recipe is mint rice or pudina pulao which I made using my Prestige Microwave Pressure Cooker. Yes you heard it right! Prestige Microwave Pressure Cooker – the first Microwave Pressure Cooker in India. Whenever we speak about pressure cookers, Prestige is the brand which first comes to our mind. Prestige Microwave Pressure cooker is… 

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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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Beet Greens Stir Fry | Beetroot Leaves Subzi

Beetroot Greens

Today’s recipe is beet greens stir fry or subzi. Yes! You read it right stir fry made with beetroot leaves. There is a story behind how I came across these leaves and how I cooked with them. It was by chance that I came across these leaves in the grocery store. Almost everyone was discarding… 

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Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer

Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer

Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer or “Kokondudhi kheer” is a yummy kheer made with bottle gourd, jaggery and coconut milk. In Goa bottle gourd is known as “kokondudhi”, also known as lauki in Hindi. This kheer is normally cooked with sago or sabudana traditionally. But we cooked it without sabudana this time.  You can serve… 

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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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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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Goan Masoorchi Usali | Brown Lentil Stir Fry

Goan Masoorchi Usali

Goan Masoorchi Usali is a quick and simple stir fry that we make in Goa. In Goa we make different types of usali or usal. Goan Moogachi usali (green gram stir fry) and chanyachi usali (gram stir fry) is all time favorite. However, I thought of making this usali with masoor and it turned delicious…. 

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Shrimp Stir Fry With Cheesy Dip Mayo

Shrimp Stir Fry With Cheesy Dip Mayo

Being a working woman I always try recipes which are quick and easy to make, specially for busy the weeknight dinners. Today’s recipe is a delicious stir fry made with shrimps or prawns, some vegetables like bell pepper, onion, tomato, broccoli and Delmonte Cheesy Dip mayo. This Shrimp Stir Fry With Cheesy Dip Mayo can… 

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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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Goan Banana Yellape | Appe | Paniyaram Recipe And A Review Of Tupperware Speedy Chef

Goan Banana Yellape

Today’s recipe is a sweet dish known as Goan Banana Yellape. This is also known as appe or paniyaram in South India. These Yellapes are made with mashed banana and rava or semolina. This is another specialty from Goa. I learnt this dish from my mother in law who is currently in Bangalore to stay… 

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Veg Tortilla Pizza With Mint Mayo

veg tortilla pizza with mint mayo

Veg Tortilla Pizza With Delmonte Mint Mayo is a crispy and cheesy pizza which you can make in flat 15 minutes. Yes believe me, this is a simple yet delicious recipe which you need for those sudden mid-night cravings. All you need are some tortillas, mozzarella cheese, some vegetables and Delmonte Mint Mayo. You don’t… 

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Goan Nevri | Gujia | Karanji

Nevri or gujia or karanji

First of all let me wish you all a very Happy Diwali. During any festival in India, different types of sweet and savory dishes are cooked in almost every home. We not only make these in our homes, but we also share them with our neighbours and relatives. In Goa, we make nevri or sweet… 

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Spicy Mushroom And Broccoli Stir Fry With Tandoori Mayo

Spicy Mushroom And Broccoli Stir Fry With Tandoori Mayo

Today I made a stir fry with mushroom, broccoli and Delmonte Tandoori Mayo. This recipe is very easy and gets ready in few minutes. You can have this stir fry with chapatis or rice or with noodles. So when you are in a hurry or want to make something really quick, you can make this… 

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Tomato Onion Bruschetta With Mint Mayo

Tomato Onion Bruschetta With Mint Mayo

Today’s recipe is Tomato Onion Bruschetta made with Delmonte Mint Mayo. A bruschetta is an Italian dish normally served as an appetizer. It consists of toasted bread which is topped with tomatoes and herbs. In this recipe I have topped the toasted bread with mint mayo over which a mixture of finely chopped onion, finely… 

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