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Clams Sukkha (Kubbe Sukkhe)

Clams sukkha or Kubbe sukkhe in Konkani is again a Konkani preparation.Kubbe means clams and Sukkhe means dry .They are surprisingly high in Iron.They are a good source of phosphorus,Zinc,Copper etc. Seafood is generally cooked in mud vessels in South Kanara as it enhances the flavor.Coming back to the recipe this is again my mom’s recipe.This dish is my son’s ... Read More »

Kabuli chana cutlets

Chickpea or Garbanzo beans is most commonly known as kabuli chana in India.Chickpea is rich in protein.It is one of the oldest cultivated legumes.This recipe is my own creation .What better way than this  to make the kids eat.Be it kids or grown ups,one will enjoy this yummy cutlets with ketchup or chutney. Ingredients: Kabuli chana or chick pea-1 cup ... Read More »

Dhali Thoy

Dhali Thoy is a popular Konkani special dhal which is a must in most of the GSB homes.This dhal is prepared with tuvar dhal (split red gram).Any functions like weddings,temple functions,you’ll get this yummy dhal to relish it.The aroma of asafoetida is simply aromatic.This dhal is a very good combination with rice.During weddings and temple functions this is served on ... Read More »

Bitter Gourd chutney (Karathe kismuri)

Bitter gourd chutney is known as karathe kismuri in Konkani. Bitter gourd consists lot of health benefits. It is an excellent source of Vitamin C and  is very low in calories. It stimulates easy digestion. It has the ability to lower blood glucose in diabetics. Coming back to the recipe, this recipe is of my  late mamama’s(maternal grandmother). She used ... Read More »

Prawn Biryani

Prawn Biryani is one my favorite biryani. About this recipe let me tell you’ll, I had been to cooking class just after my marriage .Shashi V Shetty was  very well known for her cooking classes back then. My besty Amitha and me had attended her Biryani classes and learn’t the technique. She taught us Chicken biryani, Prawn biryani and Mutton biryani in the ... Read More »

Chicken dum biryani

This chicken biryani is one of the memorable  recipe for me.I borrowed this recipe from my best friend  Lakshmi kudua’s mother,Purnima aunty,18 years back and have been preparing it since then.Purnima aunty is a pure vegetarian who cooks excellent non vegetarian dishes.This is the first handwritten recipe in my recipe book which I noted when I just got engaged and ... Read More »

Mussels masala fry

Mussels ,most commonly known as Neeli in konkani ,found  abundant in Kerala.Mussel farming is most common in North Kerala.Studies say that people who consume Mussels have lower risk s of suffering from arthritis.It is also an excellent source of omega3 fatty acids,iodine etc Ingredients: Mussels-15 Chilly powder-2tsp Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp Vinegar-1 tsp Pearl onons-12 Garlic-6 Curry leaves-10 -12 leaves Coriander ... Read More »

Pomfret with ginger and onion curry

This is an authentic  konkani preparation prepared in most of the GSB homes.Pomfret with ginger and onion is known as  pomfret alle piyavu in konkani. Alle means ginger and piyavu means onion.This fish  has many health benefits.It contributes to one of main table fish in India.It is also known as  Silver pomfret. It is very tender while it gets cooked and very ... Read More »

Ras Malai

Rasmalai  or Rosh malai is a popular sweet  originated from East India and throughout the Indian Subcontinent.Ras means Juice  and malai means cream.I never thought I would be actually preparing this one day.Yes,this recipe is so easy and tasty,anybody can prepare this delicacy with ease.Recipe adapted from:Showmethecurry.com Ingredients: Whole Milk – 8 cups (divided) Lemon Juice – 2 TbspWater – ... Read More »

Finger chips tossed with herbs

This  is one of the most commonly served starter . They can be savored  anytime , day or night . Be it kids or elders , all enjoy and relish it . This compliments well with tomato ketchup . This is the star of any party . You may serve these munchies only with salt  or with salt and chilly ... Read More »