Cabbage Stir Fry

Cabbage Stir Fry

Cabbage Stir Fry is a simple recipe which you can prepare for lunch or dinner. You can have this stir fry with rotis or phulkas. Cabbage Stir Fry is a simple and easy to make recipe. It is a meal in itself. Cabbage is very good for diabetic people. I made a simple stir fry with… 

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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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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 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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Aloo,Gajar And Matar Ki Subzi

Gajar Aloo 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… 

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

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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Chatpata Baby Potatoes | Stir Fried Tangy Baby Potatoes

Stir Fried Tangy and Spicy or Chatpata Baby Potatoes makes a yummy and delicious starter in the veg menu. This dish is very easy to make and is a winner for any occasion. My family loved these chatpata baby potatoes and this dish is become a favorite here. Consumption of potatoes aids bone health, manages… 

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Goan Pumpkin Subzi | Dudyachi Bhaji

Goan Pumpkin Subzi

Goan Pumpkin Subzi is yet another delicious and healthy dish that we make in Goa specially on the vegetarian days. Today when I made this zero oil pumpkin subzi, it was devoured by all at home. Hubby gave me certain instructions to make this subzi and I twisted it according to the other subzis which… 

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Sprouted Chickpea Stir Fry | Black Chana Usal

Today’s recipe is sprouted black chick pea usali. This is a simple stir fry which I make for the busy weekday nights. The recipe gets cooked within few minutes and is delicious too. If you don’t like to have it for dinner, you can have it for breakfast too. It is nutritious and gives you… 

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Moongachi Oosali | Goan Style Sprouted Green Gram Stir Fry

Moongachi Oosali | Goan Style Sprouted Green Gram Stir Fry

Moongachi Oosali | Goan Style Sprouted Green Gram Stir Fry  is another traditional Goan dish and every time I make it I go into a flash back of the past… memories from the past when I was a kid. My brother used to go to a “baal-wadi” or play group and the teacher used to… 

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Kelyachi Bhaji | Kacche Kele Ki Subzi | Raw Banana Stir Fry

Kelyachi Bhaji

Kelyachi Bhaji or Kacche Kele Ki Subzi or Raw Plantain/banana Stir Fry is a simple yet healthy and delicious stir fry. We make this subzi once a week and I love to make it because it is very easy to make and perfect to go in our lunch box. My kid also loves it because… 

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Aavryachi Bhaji | Broad Beans Stir Fry | Avarakkai Subzi

Very simple, healthy to eat is this Broad Beans Stir Fry or Aavryachi Bhaji. I got introduced to this vegetable only after coming to Bangalore. We don’t get this vegetable in Goa. But I cook this vegetable just like any other beans subzi. This is very simple and easy to cook, but sometimes it takes… 

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Cluster Beans Subzi

Cluster beans are also known as Chidki in Goa or Gawar in Maharashtra. I have prepared this subzi in a typical traditional Goan style. The Keralites also prepare in a similar way. I have added little bit of jaggery as this subzi is slightly bitter. Apart from being good for diabetics, it is also a… 

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Desi Health Bites – Sprouted Green Grams And Cherry Tomatoes Stir Fry

Today’s post is a simple yet healthy Sprouted Green Grams And Cherry Tomatoes Stir Fry. Sprouts as you all know are wonder foods. They are excellent source of protein and calcium. They help to develop immunity against certain diseases, are excellent for weight loss and promote healthy hair.There numerous health benefits of sprouts. Apart from… 

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Cauliflower Stir Fry

Cauliflower Stir Fry

Cauliflower Stir Fry is one of the easiest recipes using cauliflower. This recipe is quick and is easy to prepare. You can prepare this recipe during the morning rush hour and pack it for tiffins with phulkas or bread. You can even make a roll with the phulka/chapati and use this stir fry as a… 

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Red Leafy Amaranth Recipe | Tambdi Bhaji

Red Leafy Amaranth or Tambdi(Red) Bhaji is commonly grown in Goa by some localites. It has numerous health benefits as it is packed with antioxidants, proteins, vitamins, calcium, carbohydrates and iron. It is served with rice. There are lot of ways by which this can be cooked. You can add pulses like Dal to the… 

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Drumsticks Subzi | Drumsticks Stir Fry | Goan Sangachi Bhaji

Drumsticks Subzi

My Mom taught me to prepare this Drumsticks Subzi during my recent trip to Goa. My Dad being a pure vegetarian, my Mom prepares different types of veg dishes specially for him. My Dad loves this dish. My hubby too loves a lot of vegetarian dishes as they are good for health. This dish is… 

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Aavryachi Oosali | Hyacinth Seeds Stir Fry | Aavrekai Stir Fry

When he tells me that he will soak and pressure cook the hyacinth seeds/aavrekai/aavre, you just make the stir fry, I can never say NO. He keeps saying that he loves the “Oosali” 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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Spicy Mushroom In Sriracha And Sambal Oelek Sauce

Spicy Mushroom In Sriracha And Sambal Oelek Sauce

During my trip to The USA in November 2013, my husband got lots of sauces for me. He got introduced to Sriracha sauce and Sambal sauce through some friends and also when he visited some Asian restaurants. He knew that I as a foodie would love these sauces. He immediately found out the names of… 

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Ridge Gourd Subzi | Ridge Gourd Stir Fry | Ghosale Bhaji

Ridge Gourd Subzi | Ridge Gourd Stir Fry | Ghosale Bhaji

My hubby ensures that we eat one particular type of vegetable everyday. So on the normal weekdays, I have to compulsorily prepare one type of a subzi. In the weekends itself myself hubby gets loads of vegetables at home. My fridge gets loaded and normally overflows with different types of veges. We have made it… 

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Eggplant Stir Fry | Brinjal Subzi

During the busy office days, it becomes very difficult to cook a delicious meal after office. Ever since my maid servant left I have started cooking recipes which takes very less cooking time and are extremely easy. Initially I had some domestic help. Now I have to handle all the things myself. My typical day… 

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