Tag: Goan

Goan Style Kale Bhaji/Kale Sabzi

Goan Style Kale Bhaji/Kale Sabzi

Kale cooked with chillies and coconut. Needs zero oil, yet so delicious! This is one more recipe that I tried experimenting with local produce. Some times, it is weird, but when I am grocery shopping, just looking at some thing gives me ideas on how […]

Kanyachi Bhakri/Onion Bhakri

Kanyachi Bhakri/Onion Bhakri

Rice/Rawa/Jowar flour combined with simple ingredients to form a yummy pancake. Can be made completely gluten free as well. Kanyachi Bhakri with ‘loni’ or homemade whipped butter is all deliciousness in your mouth. The hands-on time for this is very little and requires no preparation […]

Goan Alsande Tonak/Chavli Tonak

Goan Alsande Tonak/Chavli Tonak

Black eyed beans cooked in authentic Goan masala.  Tonak-pav is a favorite in Goa. Tonak is a very flavorful and spicy coconut based curry. It is made with peas and beans, shrimp, crab and vegetables. It makes the meal more tastier, People usually prefer to […]

Valpapdechi bhaji/Goan style green beans

Valpapdechi bhaji/Goan style green beans

Green beans seasoned with the simplest of spices using minimal amount of oil. Contains no onion or garlic! This is a very basic vegetable dish. Simply prepare a tempering and let the green beans cook in them to absorb all the flavor. Can’t be more […]

Varan/Vann

Varan/Vann

Goan Vann is a very simple dal recipe without any spice. My family loves it. Dal is simply flavored with lots of cumin and is cooked with ground coconut. Varan accompanied with piping hot rice with a dollop of ghee is just so comforting! Gentle […]

Batat Fodi (Panfried Potato)

Batat Fodi (Panfried Potato)

Potato slices coated with spices, dipped in semolina and panfried! This is one of the easiest dishes to prepare, yet is very delicious. This method of frying can be used basically on a host of vegetables such as eggplant, mushrooms, onion slices, radish, green banana, […]

Batat-Sungtache Tonak

Batat-Sungtache Tonak

Prawns/Shrimp cooked with potatoes and tomatoes with fragrant spices. Shrimp is very versatile. It tastes good fried, in rice dishes such as pulao, fried rice and biryani, grilled, in curries etc. You don’t have to put in a lot of effort to prepare any dish […]

Suki Sungta Kismoor (Dried Shrimp Kismoor)

Suki Sungta Kismoor (Dried Shrimp Kismoor)

Dried Shrimp seasoned with a mouthwatering mix of coconut, onions, chillies and tamarind! The coastal areas are known for their sea food. Our ancestors were smart enough to preserve anything and everything including fish and shrimp. This came in handy in the monsoons when there […]