Garlic Red Chilli Coconut Chutney

garlic red chilli coconut chutney

Garlic Red Chilli Coconut Chutney is one of my favorite chutney. Chutneys are also known as Indian dips. The garlic red chilli chutney recipe is very easy to make. Just mix the ingredients and blend them together in a blender. You can alter the addition of red chillies as per the spiciness. This garlic chutney… 

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Patal Potato Bhaji

Patal potato bhaji, potato bhaji

Patal potato bhaji is an authentic Goan recipe which we have been making since ages. Patal potato bhaji means potato subzi with slight gravy. This is a delicacy and served in most of the Goan restaurants like Cafe Tato, Cafe Real, Cafe Bhonsale, etc along with pav. We even make it at home and serve… 

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Goan Velli Sukhe | Anchovy Semi Gravy

Vellyache Sukhe, Anchovies curry, Anchovies recipe

.Vellyache Sukhe or Goan Anchovy Sukha is a dish which I loved since childhood. I had originally posted this recipe on 28-Jan-2014. Today after 3 years, I thought of updating the recipe with fresh pictures. I will not do much edits to the content or recipe of Vellyache Sukhe. Velli fish is commonly known as White Sardine…. 

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Goan Prawns Curry With Ladyfingers

Goan Prawns Curry With Ladyfingers, Goan Prawns Curry, Prawns Curry, Goan Fish Curry

You might have heard about the famous Goan Prawns Curry right? Well, did you know that our famous Goan Prawns Curry has different versions? We make it by adding raw mangoes, bilimbi, hog-plums, lady fingers, etc. We also make it with or without onion. Today’s recipe is another version of Goan Prawns Curry i.e. Goan… 

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Green Beans Stir Fry | Val Papdi Bhaji

Green Beans Stir Fry, Val papdi Bhaji

Today’s recipe Green Beans Stir Fry is a simple and easy recipe. Made from French beans, it is rich in iron. This recipe is popular in Goa and is known as Val papdi Bhaji in Konkani. Some people also call it as papdi bhaji. Valpapdi or Green beans are very good source of iron which… 

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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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Methi Dosa / Methyeche Pole / Fenugreek Pancakes

Methi Dosa , Methyeche Pole , Fenugreek Pancakes

Methi dosa or methi pole or methyeche pole is another dish that I learnt from my mother in law. We made this recipe for breakfast and had it along with garlic chutney. You can have it with pudina chutney too. My daughter had it as it is without any chutney. The recipe is very simple… 

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5 Types Of Poha (Fov / Beaten Rice / Avalakki) To Make For Diwali

Poha varieties for Diwali

It’s Diwali time in the India. Entire country is celebrating Diwali. Here is wishing you all a Very Happy Diwali.  In a diverse country like India, different types of festivals are celebrated. Diwali is one such festival which is celebrated by all religions together in India. In Goa, we make different types of poha or… 

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Ash Gourd Halwa | Kuvalyacho Halwo

Ash gourd halwa

Navratri is about to start and I am sure you all are looking ahead to make healthy and delicious recipes for your family. During this season, ash gourds can be found in abundance. Various recipes can be cooked with ash gourds. One such recipe is ash gourd halwa. Ash gourd halwa also known as kashi… 

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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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Kantola Fry | Forest Bitter Gourd Fry | Fagla Fodi

Fagla Fodi, Teasel gourd fry, Kantola, Kakrol, Forest bitterourd,spiny gourd

I was always a fussy eater in my childhood. I don’t know how many of the yummy things I have missed in my life due to this fussiness. One such thing would have been “Phaglacho Fodi” or “Fagla Fodi”. “Fagla” are also known as Forest Bitter Gourd or Kantola or kakrol or spiny gourd or… 

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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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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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Kelphulachi Bhaji (Banana Blossom Stir Fry)

Kelphulachi Bhaji

Kelphulachi bhaji also known as bonyechi bhaji is a traditional Goan delicacy. Banana blossom is known as Kelphul in Goan Konkani. This recipe is very simple to cook, but the process of cleaning the banana blossom is tedious. You need to have lot of time and patience to clean the banana blossom. I learnt to… 

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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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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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Goan Fish Curry With Prawns | Sungta Hooman

Sungta Hooman

Goan Fish Curry With Prawns is my favorite curry among the various fish curries that we cook in Goa. Infact 90% Goans love Prawns curry. Last weekend my brother and his wife had come to visit us. This time I told my brother that I will cook food for them and requested them not to… 

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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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Goan Surmai Fish Curry (Seer Fish Curry) & A Review of TTK Racer Mixer Grinder

Racer Mixer Grinder

Mixer grinder is one of the most essential product that we need in our kitchens. Indian cuisine is made up of lots of chutneys, curries and ground masalas. We use a mixer grinder almost every single day. In today’s post I will be sharing a review of TTK Racer Mixer Grinder and a delicious Goan… 

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Sweet Potato Kheer | Kangachi Kheer

Sweet Potato Kheer

Sweet potato kheer or Kangachi kheer is another traditional kheer or pudding prepared in Goa. Sweet potatoes are found in abundance in this season in Goa and rest of India. In Goa sweet potatoes are known as “kanga” in Konkani. Sweet potatoes are used in making different types of dishes like kheer mentioned in this… 

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