Coconut and Kairi(raw mango) Chutney

This chutney is a must in our house during mango season,I usually store raw mango peices or paste in fridger and use it through out the year in chutneys,dals or gravy. The tanginess of raw mango gives this chutney  its unique taste. Ingredients: 2 cups Grated coconut. 3 Green chillies. 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste.Continue reading “Coconut and Kairi(raw mango) Chutney”

Coconut & Peanut Chutney

Ingredients: 2 cups Grated coconut. 1 cup Roasted peanuts. 1 tbsp Tamarind paste. Small lemon size ball of jaggery. 3 Green chillies. Few chopped leaves of corriander. Salt to taste. For tempering: 1 tbsp Oil. 1 tsp Mustard seeds. 1 tsp Asafoetida. 6 cloves of Garlic. 3 Red chillies. 1 tbsp oil. Method: Mix allContinue reading “Coconut & Peanut Chutney”

Saboot Masoor Khichdi

This is a one dish meal.You have masoor,rice and veggies in it.During my college days,when I used to travel to Bellapur,my mom used to pack this for me for lunch.so I have my childhood memories attached with it. Curd,pickle and papad goes very well with this dish. Ingredients: 1 cup Masoor 1 cup Rice 1/2Continue reading “Saboot Masoor Khichdi”

Rava Fried Fish

This is an traditional malvani recipe,here Fish is coated with home made masala and rava and shallow fried till crisp.The fish fried in this way is crispy from outside and moist from and soft from within. The fish can be marinated and stored in deep fridge for days and fried whenever required. Fishes like Paplet,Bangda,Continue reading “Rava Fried Fish”

Kobi (Cabbage) Bhaji

  This is one of the easiest and fastest made Bhaji. Ingredients: 2 Cups Cabbage.(Finely chopped or thickly grated). 1 small Potato,washed,de skinned and sliced. 3 Chopped Green chillies. 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp asafoetida(hing) 5-6 Curry leaves. 1 tsp haldi(turmeric powder). 1/2 tsp Sugar. 2 tbsp Grated Coconut. 1 tbsp Chopped Corriander. 1Continue reading “Kobi (Cabbage) Bhaji”

Chatpata Chana Chat.

This dish gets its distinct taste from the addition of green chillies, black salt, chaat masala, onions and lemon juice. Even tamarind chutney and green coriander chutney can be added to this recipe to perk up the flavors more.  I have a childhood memory of having this hot chat from a vendor selling it onContinue reading “Chatpata Chana Chat.”

Onion & Corn Toasted Sandwich.

When I was a kid,dont exactly remember my age,this appliance had come in market by name of Inframatic.It was  a sandwich maker with changeable plates.I remember every house in my building had it….My mom used it to the fullest,she is still using it,even after so many years.She used  to make dosas,idlis,sandwiches,omlets,chicken…….and many more things usingContinue reading “Onion & Corn Toasted Sandwich.”

Aamrasatla Sheera

This is my Mavshi’s (Mom’s sister) recipe.I am posting this today on Mother’s day,as a tribute to her…She is a fantabulous cook and makes awesome food,Other than my Mom’s food it’s her food that  my family and I relish on.This is  just to tell her that I love her and she means a lot toContinue reading “Aamrasatla Sheera”