Sweet Potato Bebinca

Ingredients: 350gms Sweet potato ½ cup Sugar (ground to powder) ¼ cup Maida 2 large eggs 5 cardamom crushed 1 cup coconut milk (thick) 1 teaspoon ghee Pinch of salt Optional Ingredients (used this as it’s a part of a mystery box challenge that I am working on): 3 Kashmiri chilies 1 small green mango…

Mixed Vegetable Curry

Mixed Vegetable Curry   Ingredients: 250gms Carrot 300gms Yam 250gms Sweet Potato 250gms Potato ¼ Cup Peas 3 medium onions chopped 2 large tomatoes chopped 15gms Jaggery 2 sprigs of curry leaves 1 tablespoon vinegar Oil as required Water as required Salt to taste Grind the below ingredients: 7 Kashmiri chilies 2 green chilies (mild…

Cabbage Cho Ros

Ingredients: 1 kg Cabbage 1 freshly grated coconut (½ cup for grating & rest to make coconut milk) 1 large onion chopped 1 green chilies chopped 2 medium size tomato chopped 1 ½ cup water Oil as required Salt to taste ½ Maggie cube (bouillon cube) – optional Grind the below ingredients: ½ teaspoon turmeric powder ½…

Jeerem Meerem Masala

  Jeerem Meerem Masala / Jirem Mirim   Ingredients:   40-42gms Cumin Seeds   45gms Peppercorns (50gms if you like it spicy)   14gms Cloves   10gms Cinnamon   35gms Turmeric    1 Gaunti Chili / Canacona Chili (Kholchyo)   *** Chili is optional.     Method: 1. Sun dry all the above ingredients except…

Challache bangdde Kodi / Meeta bangdde Kodi

Goan Salted Mackerel Curry Ingredients: 2 large challa bangde (salt dried Mackerel) Masala to grind: 1 small freshly grated coconut (90 gms) 6 Kashmiri chilies 3-4 cloves of garlic 1 ½ tablespoon coriander seeds ½ teaspoon cumin seeds ½ teaspoon turmeric powder Water as required (little). *** If you don’t get the required colour with…

Fire Roasted Pork

This post takes me back to the days when my grandpa would slaughter a pig along with friends and neighbors during feast or any special occasion. We would wait when grandpa would give us a piece of meat from the upper part of the shoulder / back of the pig and tell us to hand…

GOAN PRAWN FRY

  Ingredients: 700gms Prawns ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder ½ teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon lime juice (optional) Salt to taste   Method: 1. Wash, clean and devein the prawns. 2. Apply salt, lime juice, turmeric, chili powder and set aside. 3. Take some oil in the pan and fry the prawns till done. Enjoy life,…

MANDARE / MANDDARE

Ingredients 125gms Rice (of your choice- suroi or ukdem / ukdo) 475gms Red pumpkin (330gms after cleaning) ¼ cup sugar ( if the pumpkin is sweet you might have to reduce sugar a bit) 2 tablespoon Sesame (I use just 3/4 teaspoon as I did with a small batch at the end) 1 cup water (but…

BAATH / BATICA /BATK

Ingredients 1 Freshly grated coconut (140gms) 250gms Rawa (Semolina) 250gms Sugar 3 large eggs (if small add one extra) 5 Cardamom ¼ cup ghee ½ teaspoon Baking powder Pinch of salt How to check if your baking powder is good /fresh: Take a glass and fill it half with hot water. To this add some…

PINACA / PINAGR

Ingredients 180gms Goan rice 200gms pyramid jaggery 120 – 130gms freshly grated coconut (1 coconut approx.) 5 cardamoms *** You can reduce the sweetness by just adding 150gms jaggery Method: 1. Clean the rice properly (wash and dry the rice). 2. Now roast the rice in a pan and set aside to cool. 3. Once…

GOAN TISREO SUKHEM

Ingredients 1 kg Tisero (Approx. 60 – 64 pcs) 2 medium onion finely chopped 3 green chillies slit 1 cup freshly grated coconut 2 tablespoon coconut oil (or of your choice) Method: 1. Wash the tisreo 4 to 5 time to get all the sand out. 2. Then keep them in the freezer for 20…

VIRGIN COCONUT OIL – HOMEMADE

Make coconut oil at home in less than 24 hours. You can use this in cooking your Goan Recipes. No more drying the coconut flesh for days or taking it to the Oil Mill (Tela Ghanno). Ingredients 2 Freshly grated coconut (340gms approx.) 6 cups warm water Method: 1. Add the grated coconut with 3…