Dudhi Bharta uses pumpkin (Kaddu) cooked with onion, and variety of spices. Pumpkin bharta generally served with phulka/roti and mango pickle.
Month: November 2019
Lauki Ka Bharta uses grated bottle gourd/lauki cooked with onion, tomato and variety of spices. It has a unique flavor as compared to the normal lauki curry. Bottle gourd is very healthy and reduces cholesterol. This bharta generally served with phulka/roti and mango pickle.
The fried Goan squids are simply the best to complement a glass of chilled beer. Squids are among the most consumed seafood in Goa and this snack will tell you why. The soft and spongy squids are fried to provide it with the crisp and crunchy taste. The medley of spices and vegetables added to […]
Foxtail Millet Rice Dosa is a very healthy food and very low in calories, plus it’s so delicious that you can never have enough of it. This is another staple that has been in India for centuries but under different names. This dosa gives you the best of both worlds, and is sure to become […]
Chako (Raw Jackfruit Bhaji) is Goans favorite veggie. It is a spicy, dry bhaji made using raw jackfruit and is absolutely adored. Tender most raw jackfruits to raw jackfruits that aren’t fully developed or aren’t completely mature will do to make this chako. It is served hot and is a Goan crowd pleaser.
Kirl/Quill (Bamboo shoots) are favorite among Goans. Quill (Bamboo shoots) are yummy and are used to prepare a variety of dishes. Bamboo shoots are used fresh or pickled to prepare a variety of dishes. The fresh tender bamboo remains crunchy even after cooking, whereas, the pickled bamboo shoots become soft over a long period of […]
Aakur Tonak is Goan monsoon vegetable and this dish is invariably prepared by all Hindus during monsoon season.
Aluche Tonak dish is very famous in Maharashtra and is known as Aluch Fadfade. The version/recipe presented herein is of the Goan version which is called as” Aluche tonak”. ‘Tonak’ is the general name given to gravy dish made using coconut.
This creamy and spicy curry is prepared mainly with green peas and mushrooms. The curry gets its flavor and richness from its tomato and onion-based sauce tossed in a cashew paste. It is an ideal side dish to roti/chapati and jeera rice or plain steamed rice.
A well-equipped Indian kitchen would have a different variety of spices stocked. We not only store these individual spices but more prevalent practice now a day is to store the blend of these spices (more commonly known as masalas). This Garam Masala is a traditional spice blend from Maharashtra that will spice up your recipes.