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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 »

Kali thori gabbo galnu gashi ,Whole black pigeon peas curry


This curry is one of  the traditional Konkani curry  . Kali means black and thori means pigeon peas . This pulse or whole grain is commonly found in Mangalore . We G.S.B ‘s prepare different types of dishes from this pulse like upkari , sarupkari , Bhendhi etc . I will share the recipes whenever possible . Gabbo means banana ... Read More »

Karathe god ani theek nonche / Bittergourd sweet and spicy pickle


This is one of my favourite pickle which  I am sharing with you all today.My son Pratham had plucked a big batch of bimbul /sorrel fruit which had cropped in our patch and it striked me to prepare this pickle. My better half bought fresh store bought bittergourd and I prepared this pickle the same day. Amma helped and instructed ... Read More »