Tag Archive | masala ingredients

Shenganchi Amti (Drumstick in coconut Gravy)



This is a typical malwani fish gravy recipe, here fish is substituted with drumsticks. This is made especially in month of Shravan, when non veg is not cooked in most of the houses,people satisfy their urge of eating fish by making this dish.

I have got a gift from my mom, fresh drumsticks from her garden .


So today I tried my hand on  this dish and result was awesome.


4 Drumstick deskinned and cut into pieces

1small Onion finely chopped.

1 cup Coconut Milk.

Salt to taste.

For the masala

1 medium sized Onion.

1/2 cup grated Coconut.

2 tspn Dhana(corriander seeds)

2 tspn Red chilli powder.

1 tbsp Haldi powder.

1 tsp Black pepper powder.

1 tsp Tamarind pulp


Grind all the masala ingredients to a fine paste.keep aside.

Wash clean and deskin drumsticks.Cut them into finger size pieces.


Apply masala paste to drumstick pieces and keep aside.


Heat oil in a kadhai.Add chopped onion,let it turn brown.

Add marinated drumsticks.


Cook stiring well till masala starts leaving oil.

Add 1/4 cup water and salt.


Cover and cook till drumsticks are cooked.

Now add coconut milk.Mix well.Cook for another minute.

Remove in a serving bowl and serve  hot with steam rice.

Tip-Don’t boil the gravy after adding coconut milk.You can use fresh coconut milk or maggi coconut milk powder.Fried potatoes can also be added to this dish.

Happy Cooking !!!


Ratyalache(Sweet Potato) Kaap



2 Ratalu(Sweet Potato)

1/4 cup rice flour.

Oil for frying.

Salt to taste.

For the masala

1 medium sized onion.

2 tbsp Dhana(corriander seeds)

5 tbsp Red chilli powder.

1 tbsp haldi powder.

1 tsp black pepper powder.


Take a ratalu which is even in size(not zig zag)


Deskin and cut into slices,keep the slices soaked in salt water for 10 minutes.Drain and keep aside.


Place all the masala ingredients in a mixie jar and grind to a smooth paste using very little water.

Apply this masala and salt on the ratalu slices.Leave it to marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.


Heat Oil in a frying pan.

Coat the marinated ratalu slices with  rice flour .

Shallow fry in the oil from both sides till crisp.


Drain on an absorbent paper to drain out excess oil.


Serve hot.

Happy Cooking !!!