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Butter beans and Bibbe humman


Humman is a traditional G.S.B curry flavoured with asafoetida/hing. Basically Humman is prepared spicy and is strongly flavoured with hing. My Aayi used to prepare this often with potatoes. The same recipe is used for prawns too which we call as ‘sungta hinga uda or humman’.  You may check the recipe here of Sungta hinga uda and click here for ... Read More »

Kulitha Koddel /Horsegram gram curry


Hello dear readers! I’m back after a long break. Today I will share the recipe of Kulitha Koddel, a traditional G.S.B curry . We use the basic masala for most of our curries but some curry is prepared spicy and some less spicy. Koddel is usually tempered with garlic. And I temper loads of it as I love garlic. Kulith ... Read More »

Losoni saru/Garlic saru


Hello dear readers ! Feels so good to be back in the space. Today I’m going to share an easy peasy recipe of losoni saru. Losonu /losoni means garlic . So this is a garlic flavoured soup which is served with the rice and makes a great comfort food. This is my daughters personal favourite too. The recipe was passed to ... Read More »

Kadgi Phodi /Raw Jackfruit fritters


Kadgi is raw jackfruit and phodi means fritters and together it is called as Jackfruit Fritters. This is a traditional G.S.B dish and is prepared in every Konkani/ Amchi household. I’m really surprised how I missed posting this recipe. This is prepared with raw jackfruit . I like to make the fritters when the jackfruit has developed tender seeds as it ... Read More »

Vali Pathrado


I tried this pathrado recently and it became a superhit at our place . I have mentioned random measurement below as we prepared with the eye measurement . Vali is Indian spinach or ‘Basale’ as in Kannada . You may have this pathrado either steamed or fried. Both tastes equally good. You may also tawa roast the pathrado. I have added ... Read More »

Shevai , Konkani special


Shevai is nothing but string hoppers or Idiyappam of Kerala and Tamil Nadu . This is one of the post that got buried and I was searching it desperately in the published posts because I  believed that I had already drafted it . Finally I found the pictures in one of the folder and I thought of sharing it to the earliest . Shevai ... Read More »

Ponsa Idli / Jackfruit idli /Ponsa Muddo


Ponsa idli or jackfruit idli is a sweet idli prepared often during summer and monsoon  during the jackfruit season . Though it contains loads of calories , Amma says all seasonal fruits and vegetables must be consumed atleast in small quantities as it has its own benefits  . Amma prepares the jackfruit conserve with jaggery and stores it throughout the year ... Read More »

Tingalavare Kolombo / Navy beans sambhar


This is the first post of July month . I just now realized that I have  many posts to share and there are countless pictures  lying in the folders . Some of the interesting posts that I will be sharing soon are shevai or string hoppers , ponsa idli or jackfruit idli ,bread cheese discs etc .Coming back to  ‘ Tingalavare kolombo’ it ... Read More »

Shrimps and spinach curry / Sungat galnu vali ambat


We , G.S.B ‘s often prepare ‘ Vali Ambat ‘ or ‘sukkale sungat  ani vali ambat ‘ / dry prawns and spinach curry . Sometime back Amma had prepared vali ambat adding fresh prawns and once she prepared vali ambat with a combination of  dried prawns and fresh shrimps . It tasted out of the world . And I had to share ... Read More »

Kothambhari Palle Saru


This is an authentic saru recipe prepared in most of the Konkani household . ‘Kothambhari palle’ or ‘pallo’ means coriander  leaves . This saru is very  aromatic which goes well with rice . The recipe was shared to me by my Amma . She had adapted the recipe from Jaya V Shenoy’s recipe book and had modified as per the ... Read More »