Paplet Curry (Pomfret Curry)

Malvan being a coastal area, coconut and fish along with rice forms our staple food,our fish curries are made in coconut milk, when combined with rice is a combination to die for.The distinct flavour to this curry comes from the use of coconut oil. It  go well with rice,chapati,bhakri,ghavana almost everything……and tastes best if hadContinue reading “Paplet Curry (Pomfret Curry)”

Prawns Pulav

Prawns pulav is a spicy rice preperation usually made using small prawns. It has a distinct flavour of Malvani masala and Kokum. Traditionally served garnished with grated coconut and chopped corriander leaves. Ingredients : 1 cup deshelled,deveined ,cleaned and washed Prawns (small size) 1/2 cup Onions finely chopped. 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste. 1 tbsp MalvaniContinue reading “Prawns Pulav”

Kolambi Chi Bhaji (Prawns Masala )

This is very easy to make prawns masala dish,usually small size prawns are used if you are using large size prawns,cut them into 2 or 3 peices. This dish has a unique taste of Malawani masala and Kokum, fresh grated coconut can also be added to this dish before serving.Goes well with rice flour bhakri.Continue reading “Kolambi Chi Bhaji (Prawns Masala )”

Fried Bangda (Indian Mackerel )

  Bangda (Indian mackerel) is one of the tastiest fish.It is used in curry as well as fried.My mom uses fresh/dried turmeric leaves to flavour bangda Curry.Sol kadhi,rice and fried bangda is an ultimate comfort food for any malvani. To clean bangda,slit it in a slanting way chopping off its head and open up itsContinue reading “Fried Bangda (Indian Mackerel )”

Khekda Masala (Crab Masala)

Whenever you buy crabs make sure you buy female crabs as they have eggs in their stomach,which gives extra flavour and thickness to the gravy.As per my mom,cleaning crab is an art.In crabs the two big legs (not the walking ones)are the most dangerous ones .The 10 walking legs are relatively very less harmful. I mostlyContinue reading “Khekda Masala (Crab Masala)”

Muddushyachi Chatni (Lady fish in dry gravy)

Muddushe (lady fish) is a small type of fish ,mostly found in khadi(back waters). It is one of the tastiest variety of fish. Ingredients: 8 Muddushya (Lady fish) 1 small Onion chopped. 1/4 cup grated Coconut. 6 Peppercorns. 4 Kokum 2 tbsp Oil. Salt to taste. For the masala 1 medium sized Onion. 2 tbspContinue reading “Muddushyachi Chatni (Lady fish in dry gravy)”