Tag: No onion-no garlic

Gujarati Khatti Meethi dal

Gujarati Khatti Meethi dal

A very aromatic dal preparation cooked with jaggery and lemon juice. There is a little story behind this. When my kids were babies, I once got the bright idea to call in a cook to make some meals as an extra help. So after much […]

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 […]

Spiced Apple Cider

Spiced Apple Cider

Apple Cider steeped in spices … so warm and comforting in the cold weather! What more can I say!!!

Kobiche dangar/Cabbage cutlet

Kobiche dangar/Cabbage cutlet

Cabbage mixed with chick pea flour and a few spices and pan fried. Tastes really yum! This is my mom’s recipe. She would make this on days that we were pure vegetarian which in our family also meant a meal prepared without onion and garlic. […]

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a perfect side to a thanksgiving meal but good for anytime of the year! This is perhaps the easiest dish to make for thanksgiving. You just dump everything into the pan and let it cook for a couple of minutes and you […]

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, […]