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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Paneer Bhurji (Crumbled Cottage Cheese Stir Fry)

Paneer Bhurji, Spicy Cottage Cheese Crumble

Paneer Bhurji is a delicious recipe which you can prepare within few minutes. This recipe is prepared in a similar style as egg bhurji. The difference is instead of egg, I have used paneer or cottage cheese crumble. This recipe is very simple and is prepared with minimum number of ingredients. Crumbled Cottage Cheese Stir… 

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Egg Bhurjee | Indian Style Scrambled Egg

Egg Burjee

This post was published on 9 June 2011. It has been updated today after 6 years on the same day with fresh images and re-posted. I did not want to change the text that I wrote in 2011 due to some lovely memories and hence leaving it as it is 🙂 Enjoy the recipe.  … 

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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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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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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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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 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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Kerala Style Mushroom Thoran

mushroom thoran

Thoran is a stir fry made with any type of vegetable and coconut in Kerala. Today’s recipe is mushroom thoran or mushroom stir fry Kerala style. This thoran is made with finely chopped mushrooms to which a paste made of coconut and shallots is added. It is then tempered with mustard and cumin seeds and… 

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Vaalchi Bhaji | Stir Fried Basale Leaves | Malabar Spinach Stir Fry

Vaalchi Bhaji

Vaalchi bhaji or Stir Fried Basale leaves is a healthy dish which we make in Goa. This is also known as Malabar spinach. This is a zero oil dish and the preparation is very easy. Just mix the ingredients, add water and cook it. The basale leaves are normally bland in taste. The addition of… 

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Chatpata Baby Potatoes | Stir Fried Baby Potatoes

Chatpata Baby Potatoes | Stir Fried Baby Potatoes

Stir Fried Tangy and Spicy or Chatpata Baby Potatoes makes a yummy and delicious starter in the veg menu. This dish is very easy to make and is a winner for any occasion. My family loved these chatpata baby potatoes/ Stir Fried Baby Potatoes and this dish is become a favorite here. Consumption of potatoes aids… 

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Goan Pumpkin Subzi | Dudyachi Bhaji

Goan Pumpkin Subzi

Goan Pumpkin Subzi is yet another delicious and healthy dish that we make in Goa specially on the vegetarian days. Today when I made this zero oil pumpkin subzi, it was devoured by all at home. Hubby gave me certain instructions to make this subzi and I twisted it according to the other subzis which… 

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Sprouted Chickpea Stir Fry | Black Chana Usal

Sprouted Chickpea Stir Fry | Black Chana Usal

Today’s recipe is sprouted black chick pea usali. This is a simple stir fry which I make for the busy weekday nights. The recipe gets cooked within few minutes and is delicious too. If you don’t like to have it for dinner, you can have it for breakfast too. It is nutritious and gives you… 

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Kelyachi Bhaji | Kacche Kele Ki Subzi | Raw Banana Stir Fry

Kelyachi Bhaji

Kelyachi Bhaji or Kacche Kele Ki Subzi or Raw Plantain/banana Stir Fry is a simple yet healthy and delicious stir fry. We make this subzi once a week and I love to make it because it is very easy to make and perfect to go in our lunch box. My kid also loves it because… 

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Aavryachi Bhaji | Broad Beans Stir Fry | Avarakkai Subzi

Aavryachi Bhaji , Broad Beans Stir Fry , Avarakkai Subzi

Very simple, healthy to eat is this Broad Beans Stir Fry or Aavryachi Bhaji. I got introduced to this vegetable only after coming to Bangalore. We don’t get this vegetable in Goa. But I cook this vegetable just like any other beans subzi. This is very simple and easy to cook, but sometimes it takes… 

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Moringa Leaves Stir Fry With Jackfruit Seeds | Drumstick Leaves Subzi | Maskachi Bhaji

Moringa Leaves Stir fry

Moringa leaves or drumstick leaves are an extremely rich source of anti-oxidants and are extremely good for health. People in India make lots of dishes with Moringa leaves.  In some countries, people make juice of Moringa leaves and have it on daily basis. It is believed that these leaves helps to ward off numerous diseases,… 

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Cluster Beans Subzi

Cluster Beans

Cluster beans are also known as Chidki in Goa or Gawar in Maharashtra. I have prepared this subzi in a typical traditional Goan style. The Keralites also prepare in a similar way. I have added little bit of jaggery as this subzi is slightly bitter. Apart from being good for diabetics, it is also a… 

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