Tag: Goan

Tallyanche Ambat Tik/ Goan Sardines Curry/ Teflache Human

Tallyanche Ambat Tik/ Goan Sardines Curry/ Teflache Human

A lip-smackingly delicious coconut based curry of Sardines finished with a hint of Sichuan pepper. Oil free! This curry is everything that a Goan looks for in a fish curry. It is tangy, sour and spicy. The name “Ambat-tik” aptly describes it. Ambat means sour […]

Dal Tomato Saar

Dal Tomato Saar

A thin and tangy dal preparation that goes well with varan bhat or can be had like a soup. Saar is a very thin spiced dal water. Sometimes it is made with just tomatoes too. Traditionally, it was made with the water left behind after […]

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 […]

Goan Chicken Cafreal

Goan Chicken Cafreal

A lip smackingly delicious, mouth watering recipe of chicken cooked in a coriander-spice mix. A personal favorite! This dish is very very dear to me. My dad would bring this as a take-out with some freshly baked local Goan pav aka bread on special occasions […]

Suke Bangdyache Human/Dried Salted Mackerel curry

Suke Bangdyache Human/Dried Salted Mackerel curry

Curry made with dried salted Mackerel and finished with tefal aka sichuan pepper for a mouth watering aroma! In the olden days, fish was cured with dry salt and preserved for eating in the monsoons when fresh fish was scarcely available. This fish came to […]

Masoorche tonak/Brown Lentils curry

Masoorche tonak/Brown Lentils curry

Brown Lentils cooked in authentic Goan spices in an onion-coconut base. Lentils cook very fast when soaked for a couple of hours. And hence, my mom would cook this fairly regularly for breakfast to go with some chapatis or with bread from the local baker. […]

Kobichi Kanyachi Bhaji/Cabbage Bhaji with onion

Kobichi Kanyachi Bhaji/Cabbage Bhaji with onion

Cabbage cooked in a seasoning prepared with onion, garlic and green chili. Cabbage cooks really fast and is very ideal to prepare for weeknight meals. This dish is very simple and flavorful and cooks in about 10 minutes. I like the cabbage cooked just right […]

Crispy Chicken

Crispy Chicken

Chicken marinated in a sauce mixture, deep fried and then tossed in a tangy sauce again to make it finger licking delicious! During our last visit to Goa, India, my sister and her family took us out for dinner one night at a new restaurant […]