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Jeev kadgi bhajo / Breadfruit fritters

Hello dear readers! Today I will share one more summer/monsoon season special fritters called as ‘Jeevkadgi bhajo’. Jeevkadgi means breadfruit most commonly called as ‘Jeegujje’ in the local language ‘Tulu’ in Mangalore. Breadfruit is usually available during summer season and continues its availability  until few months of monsoon. I have already shared the ‘jeevkadgi phodi’ recipe in the space. Usually ‘bhajo’ ... Read More »

Bikand thallale/ Jackfruit seeds fritters

Hello dear readers! Today I’m going to share one more summer / monsoon recipe. Jackfruit is abundant during summer in Mangalore. Most of the independent houses have a tree or there are friends or relatives who share the crop. We g.s.b’s reserve the jackfruit seeds/Bikand  throughout the year and use it as required. One favourite dish is ‘Bikkand thallale’ , that ... Read More »

Tandoori Momos

Hello dear readers! Some weeks  back I had come across the recipe of Tandoori Momos in a you tube channel cookingshooking.com . I had put it in my to do bucket list. Surprisingly my daughter Sanjana also came across it accidentally and requested me to prepare it as she is a big Momos fan. Without any delay I prepared it ... Read More »

Batata vada/ ambado

Hello dear readers! Today I will share the recipe of batata ambado or vada. Batata vada reminds of Madhuri Dixit’s song. It was a popular song of the 90’s.  And while it came to preparing the vada’s, my Mamama would make  the best batata amabado. My aunt has inherited some of her cooking skills and some dish tastes the same ... Read More »

Minty Soya Chilly

Hello dear readers! Today I will share my sister Shanta Nayak’s recipe again. Minty Soya chilly  is one of her signature dish. It is mildly flavoured with mint and has a mixture of tangy and sweet taste. It is our family favourite dish too. This is also one of my personal favourite from her repertoire of dishes.  I have compiled ... Read More »

Nendrabale Kele Phodi/ Kerala Banana fritters

Hello dear readers! Happy Ugadi/ Yugadi for all those who celebrating ! Today is the new year of the g.s.b Konkani’s . We call this day as “Samsaar Padva”. Today’s day we prepare  many traditional dishes.There are many other rituals too which I will share when I get to know. Technically it is my birthday too. Yes, I was born ... Read More »

Kananga Phodi/ Sweet potato fritters

Hello dear readers! I’m back after a short break. Today I will share a very simple recipe of sweet potato fritters which is pan fried or tawa fried. This goes well with the main course or as a snack. The recipe is very simple just like any other phodis. Ingredients: Sweet potato – 1 Chilly powder – 2 tsp or ... Read More »

Crunchy Beans

This is a simple stir fry recipe which I noted  from Shilpa Shetty’s cookery show. She shows some interesting easy peasy recipes which looks very pleasing. This is the second recipe which I tried from her show and it came out very good. I modified as per our requirement and availability of the ingredients. I had also tried her recipe ... Read More »

Kurkure Bhindi

This is a very simple recipe which I had tried sometime back. The minute I saw  Vah Chef’s post I wanted to give it a try. But it took me a while to try this goodness. This is such an tempting dish that one can go on eating. It makes an excellent party snack. Recipe courtesy – VahRehVah.com Ingredients: Bhendi/Okra/Ladys ... Read More »

Japanese vegetable tempura

This recipe is of Chef Ajay Chopra which I had noted down from a cookery channel. It looked so good I tried it the very next day. It came out crisp and perfect in texture. And one more plus point is, this recipe is eggless. You may use any vegetable of your choice like cauliflower,pumpkin buds or even paneer. Recipe ... Read More »