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Grilled Pavbhaji Sandwich

Grilled Pavbhaji Sandwich

A perfectly grilled yummy sandwich made using leftover pavbhaji. Kid friendly! Sometimes when we make Bombay pavbhaji, there is some leftover bhaji which is not sufficient as a meal by itself. So this can be transformed very easily into a grilled sandwich or an open […]

Khatkhaten/Goan Curry with assorted vegetables

Khatkhaten/Goan Curry with assorted vegetables

Vegetables cooked in a simple coconut-dal based curry and flavored with tefal aka sichuan pepper. Khatkhaten is a very authentic Goan dish made with vegetables. Most parts of India have a mixed vegetable curry of some sort. In Kerala, it is Avial. In Bengal, it […]

Beetroot raita with onion

Beetroot raita with onion

A vibrant beetroot raita/salad with just the basic ingredients. Sometimes all that you need with a meal is a simple accompaniment. This is especially true if the main course consists of a dish which is either heavy on spices, rich or consists of something fried. […]

Salad with homemade Ranch dressing

Salad with homemade Ranch dressing

A refreshing salad made with homemade Ranch dressing. So yummy! Lets talk about the salad first. It is very delicious on its own or paired with a meal. It is very versatile too. You can just feel free to add anything that you like. I […]

Tomato Onion Raita

Tomato Onion Raita

A simple, healthy yet tasty raita made with tomatoes and onion with a hint of cilantro! This weekend we had some guests over for dinner. Since the guests were of Goan origin, I put together a menu with main focus on Goan authentic dishes such […]

Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

Asparagus grilled to perfection on a cast iron grill pan. So tender and flavorful! What do you do when you miss the summer and all the grilled food that comes with it? Do not fret! Use a cast iron grill pan. Gives you the same […]

Batata talasani/Spiced Potato Juliennes

Batata talasani/Spiced Potato Juliennes

Potato Juliennes cooked in a spicy seasoning. Easy and tasty recipe! Mr. Chocolate Guy loves this dish. He calls it potato chips bhaji. I guess he calls it by this name because the potato cut here is just like french fries ( which are also […]

Oven roasted Cauliflower

Oven roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower oven roasted with spices and then finished with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese … so yum! As much as I like to cook and eat, I do not like spending my whole time in the kitchen. I want to be in and out soon. […]