Desi Pasta

Desi Pasta ? Well yeah, I tried out this new form of pasta and named it as “Desi Pasta“. While doing my weekly grocery shopping, I came across a packet of pasta and decided that I should do some experiments with this. I tried this new dish in totally an Indian style and it turned… 

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Thalipeeth & My Kenstar Food Processor

On a typical weekday it’s a very difficult routine. That too with a toddler in her terrible two’s who keeps on falling ill since she went to the day care. The day never ends for me. But still I have to manage for good. I always wanted to cook something easy after coming back home…. 

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Rawa Fried Mushrooms

Rawa Fried Mushrooms

During the rainy season in Goa, we get fresh mushrooms from the forest. Those are the tastiest mushrooms I have ever had. People who stay in the forest get those mushrooms for us. They work at our backyard and farmhouse. Sometimes we buy the forest mushrooms from the local market. These are sold at exorbitantly… 

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Fried Prawns | Rava Fried Prawns

Rava Fried Prawns is the dish which makes my mouth water. Even now while I am blogging about this dish, it’s making my mouth water. This is very simple to cook and taste is awesome.In Goa we cook this dish atleast once a week. If no prawns are available, we rava fry any fish. We… 

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June Whip-Up Challenge turned out lucky

Yes, this was one of the event I participated in and to my surprise I won the giveaway. I am extremely happy as this is the first time that I won a giveaway. Event Name : Whip-Up Something New – June ChallengeClick here to see the beautiful round-up of the event. Since I celebrated my… 

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Mushroom Masala

Mushroom Masala

Mushroom Masala is something that I cooked almost 2 week’s back. I was not finding enough time to post this recipe. My office and personal life kept me too much engaged. Today somehow I thought of posting this. This is one of the best dish that can be found in my kitchen. I should say… 

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Ultimate Upma

Upma

Upma is what I cooked today for breakfast. Almost the entire week we had chapatis for breakfast and were bored of the same. Thought of doing upma / uppit. Also found grated coconut in my fridge and was happy as I don’t have to grate coconut early in the morning. Kicked off the day with… 

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Delicious Eggless Mango cake

I was thinking of preparing this since a long time. I really wanted to try out something special with mangoes.My mom was at my home last week. She had got some mangoes from Goa. Also my hubby got mangoes from the local mega store. There were so many mangoes lying around. So finally I picked… 

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Chicken 65

Chicken 65

My mom was at my home this weekend. She visited my place after an year. She has heard a lot about my cooking skills and my blog and finally she is convinced that her daughter cooks well. But still I have a lot to learn from my dear mom and I will continue learning all… 

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Dum Aloo

Dum Aloo

Since today is a Monday, I had to cook something veg. What to cook was another question. I had some baby potatoes lying in my kitchen store. Was wondering what I could do with this. My hubby dear likes unique dishes. And when I cook something, he expects the taste to be great. He secretly… 

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Baked Baby Potatoes

Baked Baby Potatoes

Baked potatoes is something I wanted to try. This was a pure experiment, which was highly successful. I actually just wanted to see if I can bake potatoes. So I tried things like marinating them in a combination of simple spices and then baking them to perfection. This experiment was an easy one and did… 

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Fruit Punch

Fruit punch is something I love. Whenever we go to any restaurants I always go through the menu card and order fruit punch first. This time I thought I should give it a try and tried it with just mango and strawberry crush. When my hubby tasted this, he almost screamed with joy “fruit punch!!!”. He… 

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Instant Ragi Dosa

Ragi Dosa

Ragi is popularly known as red millet or finger millet has numerous health benefits. It is a rich source of calcium and iron and good for diabetic. It also aids in weight loss and bone development. Ragi Dosa is something I cook for breakfast specially when I have very less time during the morning rush hour…. 

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Goan Fish Curry with Silver whiting or Lady Fish / Muddoshi Hooman

In Goa, fish is found in abundance. If you happen to visit Goa, make it sure to visit the Colva beach early in the morning. You will get to see at least 20-40 trawlers full of fish and fisher folks coming to the shore and emptying the fish there. The fisher folks wait for their… 

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Prawns 65

Prawns 65

Whenever my hubby feels like eating fish, he just goes to the local super store and gets it. If he does not get the fresh fish, he goes to another store and finally gets the best fish in town. This weekend he got one of the best prawns. Normally, I prepare the Goan prawns curry… 

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BottleGourd Juice – Specially for weight watchers

BottleGourd Juice

BottleGourd commonly known as Lauki in Hindi, and Sorekai in Kannada. It is rich in vitamin C and has numerous health benefits. It is recommended to have a glass of this BottleGourd juice on empty stomach early in the morning to loose weight. Take care not to strain the pulp after making the juice, because… 

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Sweet Corn Masala

Every week I go to More Megastore which is close to my house for the weekly grocery shopping.This weekend I bought a packet of sweet corn. When I bought them, I thought that I would prepare fried rice and include them in it.But somehow I did not feel like cooking fried rice, and prepared another dish with… 

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Stuffed Bhendi / Stuffed Okra

Last weekend was indeed a very memorable one. My in-laws were with me in Bangalore and we had a fantastic time together. Though theirs was a very short visit, we had lot’s of fun. During this time, I thought I should cook something special. My hubby suggested stuffed bhendi / okra.The dish turned out yummy.I… 

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Refreshing Kokum Sherbet

Ingredients:5-6 dry kokum pieces1/2 tsp asafoetida1/4 tsp sugar (optional)1 cup water / SodaCoriander leaves for garnishingPinch of salt Procedure:Soak the dry kokum in little water for 30 Min’s.After 30 Min’s, add 1 cup water or soda to this. To this, add all the other ingredients mentioned above. Stir well. If needed add ice cubes and drink. This… 

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Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

I was wondering what to post today. Long back I had come across this recipe in some blog in which it was mentioned to add moong dal powder to the lemon rice. I actually forgot where I had read it. This is a simple lemon rice which I once prepared on a lazy day. The… 

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Stuffed Brinjals | Bharli Vangi ( Step – by – Step )

Stuffed Brinjal

Stuffed Brinjals or Bharli Vangi or Bharwan Baingan is a dish which I loved since childhood. My mom has a unique style of preparing this. My mom once prepared this dish for a cookery contest and she had won the 1st prize for this dish. My mom in law has yet another style of preparing this. The… 

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