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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Indo Chinese Mushroom Babycorn Capsicum Fry

Indo Chinese Mushroom Babycorn Capsicum Fry

When we went to the local super market this weekend, bought mushrooms. Mushrooms are a rich source of calcium and an all time favorite in my house. I cook lots of dishes with mushrooms. Today I thought I should try something different. I tried Indo Chinese Mushroom Babycorn Capsicum Fry with whatever thought came to… 

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Goan Dry Fish Curry with Dry Mackerel / Sukya Bangdyache Hooman

Sukya Bangdyache Hooman

Every time I visit Goa, I get dry fish from the local market. This comes handy when we feel like eating “hooman” i.e. Goan Fish Curry. At least if dry fish is there, this hooman can be cooked easily. In Goa hardly anyone prepares this Sukya Bangdyache Hooman or Dry Fish Curry as they get… 

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KingFish Fry

KingFish Fry

King Fish the king among fish. I love this fish since the time I ate it. Don’t remember since when 🙂 I remember my mom once made me eat this fish by carefully taking the rings out of it which comes after frying. Since I was not eating fish, she used to tell me to… 

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Pav / Bread

Pav recipe

Every time we went to Goa, the 1st thing my hubby would get is “Podeirale Oonde” – meaning Baker’s Bread. He would get the hot freshly baked Pav. When we used to return back to Bangalore, he would get a dozen back home and store in the fridge. He would heat and eat. He just… 

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Carrot – Onion Paratha

carrot onion paratha

In my previous post I mentioned about carrot cake. The cake turned out yummy no doubt. But I had lots of grated carrot left. I was wondering what I can do with it. I did not have the mood to prepare soup or salad. So I thought I should prepare parathas. Parathas are something which… 

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Carrot Cake

carrot cake

I thought I should improve my baking skills and thought of doing some serious baking. I found this interesting cake in one of the blogs which I am following. Thought of trying my hands on it and it turned out perfect. Got some good feedback from my colleagues at office too. I used exactly the same… 

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Chana Tondak / Goan Chana Masala

Goan Chana Masala Tonak

Anything from legume family is nutritious and good for health. The white peas are commonly known as Vatane in Goa. Any types of legumes can be used to prepare tondak or curry with coconut. for most of these procedure is the same. The recipe mentioned below is something which is very common in the Goan… 

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My Favorite Idli – Sambar

Idli - Sambar

On the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padva commonly known as Ugadi in South India, I decided to cook Idli – Sambar for breakfast. My hubby was travelling from Goa to Bangalore and I thought of surprising him with this delicious breakfast. When he came home, I knew he was tired travelling the whole night. On… 

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Methi – Tomato Rice

Methi - Tomato Rice

On this lazy Sunday I was not feeling like cooking anything special. My hubby was not in town and my little one only eats non – spicy stuff. I checked my refrigerator and found methi leaves. Thought of preparing some rice baath. I just mixed whatever I felt like and it turned into a very… 

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Strawberry cookies and more awards

Strawberry cookies

I baked these wonderful Strawberry cookies after India’s wonderful victory in the World Cup 2011. My heart was touched with all the emotional moments. Very proud of the Indian team. I am dedicating these cookies to my Proud Indian Cricket Team. Long live Team India.  Love you guys. Ingredients: 2 tablespoon All purpose flour/maida 1… 

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Eggless Tomato Omelette and some Awards

Eggless Tomato Omelette

Eggless omelette??? You might be wondering what you are reading. Well, friends I have been doing this eggless tomato omelette after I had in one of the hotel. I normally cook this for breakfast. My hubby loves it so much that he simply eats it plain. I once prepared it in my Goa home and… 

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Shevyacho Sheero / Vermicelli Sheera

Shevyacho Sheero

Today is a wonderful day. One of the best days of my life. Why???  Is it someones birthday? Or is it due to the India – Pakistan semi – finals of World Cup 2011? Well, it is my hubby’s birthday 🙂 And lot of good things happened in my life on this day in the… 

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Coriander Dosa

Coriander Dosa

I felt like innovating a little more with Dosas. Instead of preparing the normal dosa, I thought I should go one step further and prepare the coriander dosa. I just tried it and it turned out really great. Above all I have done this dosa without oil which makes them even more healthy. If you have… 

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Radish Subzi

Radish Subzi

 Since the day I fell in love with radish, I have started getting them home and experimenting with them in various ways. I was looking out for radish with leaves. Most of the grocery stores in Bangalore only sell the radish by discarding the leaves. I was on a hunt for radish with leaves. One… 

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Potato Capsicum Fry

Potato Capsicum Fry

It was Sankashti Chaturthi. This was a special one as it came on Tuesday and is well known as Angarki Chaturthi. Mom called up early morning to remind me that I should fast today or at least eat pure veg food. She also told me that if  I do this one successfully, it is equivalent to 21… 

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Garam – Garam Cauliflower and Potato Pakodas

Pakodas

This is something I loved since my childhood. My mom would prepare these pakodas almost everyday. Now I prepare these onion pakodas for my little one. She loves them, just the way I do … I am sure everyone loves them too 🙂    Potato Pakoda’s In Goa we call these pakodas as bhaji. We love… 

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