Pumpkin Bharta | Doodhi Bharta

Pumpkin Bharta , Doodhi Bharta, Doodyache bharta, pumpkin recipe

Pumpkin Bharta also known as doodhi bharta is a simple yet nutritious dish made in Goa. I learnt this traditional Goan recipe from my mother. Whenever she made this pumpkin bharta, she called and told me the recipe and literally forced me to cook and publish it on the website. Today, this recipe of doodhi… 

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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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Oats Idli & A Review Of TTK Prestige Multi-Kadai

Oats Idli

Today’s recipe is oats idli which I made using a TTK Prestige Multi-Kadai. Yes! You heard it right. Ever since I collaborated with TTK Prestige, I am one of the first ones to try my hands on the latest innovative products from TTK Prestige which enter the Indian markets. You all know the brand Prestige… 

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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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Wheat Flour Ladoos | Pittyache Ladoo

wheat flour ladoos

Ugadi or padva is round the corner. You all might be making different varieties of sweets. Today I want to share with you all my mother in laws signature ladoos – Wheat Flour Ladoos. These are known as “Pittyache Ladoo” or “Gavachya Pitache Ladoo” in Konkani. In Goa we make these ladoos for various occasions… 

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Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread)

Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread)

For any festival or any function a sweet dish is a must. A sweet dish ends the show on a sweet note. In some functions puran polis are made instead of kheers and Gulab jamuns. Believe me, people rush to make these Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread) and everyone loves them. In Goa… 

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Patoli Recipe | Pattoleo Recipe | Coconut, Jaggery And Rice Dumplings Wrapped And Steamed In Turmeric Leaves

Goan Patoli

Pattoleo or patoli or patolyo or coconut and rice dumplings steamed in turmeric leaves is a traditional Goan food normally made on special occasions like Shravan Sunday or on 1st day of Ganesh Chaturthi. Shravan is an auspicious month in India which comes during mid or beginning of August. As soon as the monsoons start,… 

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Thayir Semiya | Curd Vermicelli

Curd Vermicelli

Thayir Semiya or Curd Vermicelli is a quick dish which you can make for lunch or for evening snacks. If you are bored of eating curd rice everyday, you can always make this Thayir semiya or curd semiya for a change. In South India, people consume curds everyday. Curds has numerous health benefits. It cools… 

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Open Faced Radish Sandwich

Open Faced Radish Sandwich

Radish sandwich makes a healthy and nutritious breakfast. You can either eat this as open faced radish sandwich, or slice it with another slice of bread and consume it. I have added a slice of cheese in this sandwich, but you can opt not to add it. You can also close this sandwich with another… 

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Fruit Sandwich

Fruit Sandwich

Fruit Sandwich is something that I discovered on the food menu at my office cafeteria. This sandwich makes a filling breakfast. Sometimes when I miss having breakfast at my home due to early morning meetings, I have this fruit sandwich in office. Recently I made this fruit sandwich at home and wondered why I never… 

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Grilled Pineapple Wedges And A Review Of Maharaja Whiteline Marvello 35 OTG

Grilled Pineapple Wedges, pineapple wedges, grilled pineapple, Maharaja Whiteline OTG

Some days back I received a brand new Marvello 35 OTG from Maharaja Whiteline. Since that day I have been baking and grilling and making lots of yummy and healthy dishes in my kitchen. Today I am sharing with you all grilled pineapple wedges recipe. I got inspired to cook this recipe after eating grilled… 

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Mooga Gathi | Goan Style Sprouted Green Gram In Coconut Gravy

Mooga Gathi

Moong Gathi or Mooga Gathi or Muga Gathi is a traditional Goan dish usually served in temples. This dish is made using green gram or moong sprouts in a delicious coconut gravy which is tempered with mustard leaves and curry leaves. This is a pure veg dish made without using onion and garlic. Yet this… 

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Palak Puris | Spinach Pooris

Palak Puris

Make your regular puris attractive by making these delicious and attractive whole wheat palak or spinach puris. These palak puris turn naturally green due to the addition of palak puree. Just mix palak puree in whole wheat flour and make a soft pliable dough. Use this dough to make puris. Spinach is highly rich in… 

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Broccoli And Aloo Lifafa Paratha

Broccoli And Aloo Lifafa Paratha

Broccoli And Aloo Lifafa Paratha – the name itself makes you think what the recipe is? You might be wondering what a lifafa paratha is right. Well today’s recipe not as complicated as it sounds. Lifafa means an envelope in Hindi. This envelop contains the stuffing which in our recipe is made with broccoli and… 

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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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Ambadyache Raite | Hog Plum Raita Or Chutney

Ambadyache Raite | Hog Plum Raita Or Chutney

Ambadyache Raite or Hog-Plum Raita is a traditional Goan dish that we make especially during Diwali. I learnt this dish from my mom-in-law. She makes this every year for Diwali breakfast. This year she gave me some hog-plums to carry to Bangalore and I thought that this is the best opportunity to prepare the traditional… 

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Varan Bhaat

Varan Bhaat

The festive month is here in India and everyone has started preparing various types of sweets and savory delicacies. Tomorrow we all will be celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi and all Hindus in Goa will eat pure veg food i.e. food without onion and garlic. The otherwise fish eating Goans are very strict when the festivals are celebrated… 

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Kuttu Ke Pakore | Buckwheat Flour Fries | Buckwheat Flour Pakode | Navaratri Special Recipe

Kuttu Ke Pakore

Kuttu Ke Pakore is another dish which is prepared in North India during the fasting days of Navratri. I learnt this dish when I went to Mastkalandar for the food tasting and demo session of Vrat Maha Thali and Utasav Maha Thali. Until this demo I did not know that a simple yet nutritious recipe… 

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Bhinda Bataka

Bhinda Bataka

Sometimes I feel like cooking some new recipes from the cookbooks that I have. Gujarati Kitchen by Bhanu Hajratwala is a cookbook that I had received for cookbook review. I finally ended up cooking a delicious dish – Bhinda Bataka from this cookbook. “Bhinda Bataka” as the name suggests is a combination of Bhinda (Okra or… 

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Amlechi Uddamethi / Goan Raw Mango Curry

Amlechi Uddamethi / Goan Raw Mango Curry

Uddamethi meaning udda – urad dal and methi – methi seeds is a pure veg traditional dish which we prepare for any festivals or special occasions. One of my favorite dish is Amlechi Uddamethi / Goan Raw Mango Curry and I never miss any opportunity to cook and eat this. This can be made with raw… 

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