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    Russian Salad

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    Chicken Ibrosi

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    Baby Anjal tawa fry

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    Losoni saru/Garlic saru

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Karbeva saru,Curry leaves soup


As promised I’m going to focus more on Konkani cuisine this year and will try to post as much as I can.This is an authentic saru prepared in most of the Amchi homes. My sister Shan prepares this often and is the most favourite saru of my daughter.This saru goes best with rice and papad. I adapted this recipe from ... Read More »



I had prepared this dosa long back and found this in one of my old album .I adapted this recipe from my F.B friend Mrs Rekha Acharya.I thank her for this wonderful recipe.Bellappa is similar to Appam but I’m not aware why the name.My aunt used to tell Vellappa too…Since this is an old picture I do not have many ... Read More »

Chane upkari /Black bengal gram dry dish


This is a simple dish of the  Amchi’s and also a popular one.This is best relished with Poha chutney or with the main course.I adapted this recipe from my Amma.’Chana’,’chano’or ‘chane’ is black bengal gram which is packed with nutrients.Generally Konkani’s prepare the chana dishes on Friday’s or during some festive occasions.We prepare different dishes  with Black chana like chana ghashi,chana sarupkari,soyi bhajjile ghashi ... Read More »



Appam is a popular pancake/dosa of Kerala and Tamilnadu.I first tasted this dosa when I was a kid at my papa’s sister’s place in Calicut.Uncle was an expert in preparing this fluffy dosa.We would wait for our turn to relish the piping hot appams right from the tawa to our plates.They used to prepare it in a traditional appam kadai ... Read More »

South Indian Style Mushroom Biryani


This is an authentic South Indian style biryani where we do not have to give dum to the biryani.When I first tasted this biryani it reminded me of the same taste of biryani that I had tasted in Kerala during our visit.This biryani may be also prepared with mixed vegetables,paneer,egg or with chicken.Even Andhra Chicken Biryani tastes similar to this ... Read More »

Tomato soup


                               There was one point in my life where I believed only tomato soup existed.This is the first soup I ever tasted in my life as a kid.Amma used to prepare this yummilicious soup for the family and I would garnish loads of bread croutons and ... Read More »

Chibbada Harshyale,Musk melon in coconut milk


Chibbada Harshyale is a popular sweet dish of the G.S.B’s.Chibbad means Muskmelon.There are different varieties of Muskmelon like Honeydew,Cantaloupe etc.You may prepare this dish with any of them.Best prepared with the soft varieties..Few days back we had a Swedish couple for dinner and I had prepared some Amchi delicacies like Bibbe Upkari,Ambe upkari and  I prepared this as the the ... Read More »

Methi Chaman Biryani by Santoshi Nayak


                            Biryani’s are always my our all time favourite dish.This biryani is a combination of Cottage cheese and fenugreek leaves blended with spices.This was prepared by my sister in law Santoshi Nayak who is no less than a  Master Chef .She comes out with great dishes which ... Read More »

Darjeeling chutneywale chawal


I adapted this recipe from Chef Vikas Khanna’s recipe book ‘The great India cookbook’.There are many interesting recipes in the book which I have bookmarked.Chef mentioned in the book  that this is the recipe of Masterchef India contestant Joseph Rozario’s recipe where he has given full credit and I really appreciate the simplicity of the great chef Vikas Khanna.Many a times I like ... Read More »

Instant Chicken Sukkha,Mangalorean special


This recipe was shared by one of my colleague when I was working and is  always a superhit at our place.In this sukkha special brand of powder called BONS  masala is used.You may also use other brand of chicken sukkha masala powder. But since Bons masala gives me a good result, I use the same.If you do not find the powder you ... Read More »