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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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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Ragi Roti

Ragi Roti

Today’s recipe is a diabetic recipe named ragi rotti or ragi roti which is popular in Karnataka. This dish made with millets is ideally served for breakfast, but you can have it for snacks as well. Ragi is considered as poor man’s staple because it is very nutritious and is not very expensive. Preparing this… 

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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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Upma Made Using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

My latest love in the kitchen is this brand new Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker Touch. You might be wondering why I love it so much, right? Yes! There is not one, but multiple reasons for my love towards it. The more I use it, the more I am falling in love with it. It is… 

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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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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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3 Bean Salad

3 Bean Salad

3 bean salad is a healthy salad which can be had for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can have it as snacks too. This salad is high in fiber, protein and nutrients. Beans are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals such as folate, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. You can pack it in lunch box and carry it to… 

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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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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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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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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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Stuffed Mushroom

Stuffed Mushroom

Stuffed Mushroom is a delicious dish which can be served as starters or appetisers. While choosing mushrooms for making stuffed mushrooms, choose button mushrooms which are not too small. The stuffing is made with mushroom stems, onion, tomato and garlic mixture. You can even add finely cut prawns or clams to the stuffing. Top the… 

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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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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

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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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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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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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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