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Sarson Da Saag

Sarson da saag is best served with Makki di roti.Sarson means mustard leaves.This is a typical Punjabi dish.Makki di roti and sarson da saag is mostly prepared during winter. Ingredients: Sarson (mustard leaves)-1kg Spinach-250gms Turnips-2 peeled and chopped(optional) Garlic-3-4flakes Ginger-2” piece Greenchilli-1 Salt-to taste Makki ka atta (maize flour)-2tbsp Jaggery powder-1 ½ tsp Temper: Ghee-3tbsp Green chillies-2 finely chopped Ginger-1” ... Read More »

Makki Di Roti

Makki Di Roti is a flat Punjabi bread made out of maize flour .It is yellow in color when it is ready and has much  less adhesive strength.The best accompaniment is Sarson Da Saag (Mustard leaves curry),Buttermilk and a generous blob of butter. Recipe adapted from Show me the curry and Nita mehta Ingredients: Makki Ka Atta (maize flour) – ... Read More »

Chicken Satay

Chicken satay is a very famous Malaysian street food.It has the succulent taste and it is very delicious to eat.We were first exposed to this dish by my sister when she took us to Yo china restaurant when it had  just started in Mangalore.But now the restaurant is closed for the reasons unknown.My kids enjoy this dish to the core.At present we ... Read More »

Kadai Paneer

 Kadai means Indian wok and paneer means Indian cheese.Kadai paneer is a spicy dish with rich tomato  based gravy.Paneer is made from milk and it is a good source of calcium.Most of the kids and adults  love it. Ingredients: Paneer-200grams Onion-1 (paste this) Ginger garlic paste-2tsp Tomato puree -2 tomatoes Coriander powder-1tsp Turmeric powder-1/4tsp Cumin powder-1/4tsp Garam masala powder-1/4 tsp ... Read More »

Bili Holige (chiroti rawa chapathi)

Bili holige is a dish from Karnataka and is famous in Bangalore.Bili means white in Kannada.Holige means stuffed paratha.But in this recipe I am not using any stuffing.There are various recipes and names for this rotti.This dish is prepared  by using Chiroti rawa.Chiroti rawa is  very fine wheat rawa.This chapati is very soft and  very tasty .No one can eat ... Read More »

Chatpata Corn

Corn is very delicious and  high in nutrients.The first thing comes in my  mind about corn is roasted corn on cob and the boiled corn.There are various recipes based on corn and this is one of them.The first thing my kids want when going to the  mall or fair is Corn Chaat.This is a very simple recipe and  I have ... Read More »

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 »