TEFLAM ANI BATATACHI KODI / POTATO CURRY WITH TEPHALA

Ingredients Ingredients to grind: ¾ freshly grated coconut 1 green chilli 5 bedki chillies ½ teaspoon turmeric   Other ingredients: 2 large potatoes 18 -20 tefla / teflam / tephala / teflala / triphala 1 green chilli slit 5-6 kokum petals 3 inch tamarind soaked in 50 ml warm water 3-4 solam (optional) Salt to…

SAMARACHI KODI / SAMBARACHI KODI

Ingredients 1 cup dry prawns cleaned 8-9 fresh prawns 2 onions chopped 2 green chilies (1 chopped other slit) 5 cloves of garlic 1 ¼ inch ginger ½ Teaspoon Turmeric 1 freshly grated coconut (for thick and thin milk) 4 dry mango seeds (paddo) 6-7 dry mango flesh (ambeachi solam) Small ball of tamarind 5-6…

GOENCHI BATATYACHI BHAJI – ǁ / POTATO BHAJI (GOAN)

Ingredients 600 – 700gms potatoes cut into cubes 2 onions chopped 2 green chillies chopped 2 sprigs of curry leaves 4 sprigs of coriander leaves chopped 1’ inch ginger chopped ¾ teaspoon mustard seeds ½ Teaspoon Turmeric 2 tablespoon ghee Salt to taste Other ingredients: To Roast: 15 peppercorns 1 ½ tablespoon coriander seeds 2…

Mutton Kismoor / Muttonachi Kismour

Ingredients: 1200gms Mutton pieces 3 large onions chopped 1 freshly grated coconut 10-12 sprigs of coriander leaves finely chopped 3 tablespoon tamarind water 2 tablespoon coconut oil Salt to taste Marinate: Stage 1 ( grind to a paste) One pod of garlic 1.5’inch ginger 4 green chilies Stage 2 While marinating add 1 ½ juice…

BANGDYACHI UDDAMETHI

Ingredients Marinade: 1 kg mackerel’s cleaned and cut ½ Teaspoon Turmeric Salt Other ingredients: 1 large onion chopped 1½ tablespoon oil 2 pinch urad dal 1 pinch fenugreek seeds ½ teaspoon turmeric 2’ inch tamarind Water as required Salt to taste   To roast and Grind: A: 1 tablespoon raw rice 1 tablespoon urad dal…

Jeerem Meeriacho ros

Ingredients: To Grind: 1 cup freshly grated coconut 2 cloves of garlic 4 chilies (2 gaunti and 2 green or all bedki) 8-10 peppercorns 1 teaspoon cumin ¼ tsp. turmeric 1’inch tamarind Little water Other ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut oil (optional) One large onion finely chopped (optional) 1 tomato chopped (optional) 2 green chilies slit…

Kalputi / Kulputti

Ingredients: 700 gms Fish head & Tail (Hamour/gobro, Kingfish 0r Pomfret) ¾ cup freshly grated coconut 1 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon turmeric powder 3 green chilies slit 2 onions chopped 2 cloves of garlic smashed 5-6 kokum petals 2 ½ tablespoon of tamarind water 1 ½ tablespoon coconut oil Pinch of sugar Salt to…

Sonseachem Xacuti / Rabbit Xacuti

Ingredients 1200 gms Rabbit meat / Sonseachem mas 1 large onion chopped 1 large tomato chopped ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder 2 sprigs of curry leaves (optional) Small marble size ball of tamarind in 90ml warm water 2 sprigs of coriander leaves finely chopped for garnish (optional) Salt to taste Roast the following: 1 freshly grated…

Casachem mas / Gazelle meat cooked village style

I learnt this recipe from my village elders back in the days when hunting (Cas) was allowed they would cook this amazing recipe. Now hunting is restricted and forbidden in Goa. Last week as I was shopping in LULU Supermarket – AbuDhabi with Angelo Rebello we found 2 exotic meats one was Rabbit and other…

Goan Tantiachem Bakri / Omelette with coconut

My Grandma would make this for me and it was a very special breakfast. The only reason this recipe took time to publish was because I was not aware of its name. Thanks to aunty Mariani she remembered what grandma called this dish so here it is : Ingredients: 1 large egg 2 teaspoon grated…

Goan village style boiled / steamed Prawns

I remember visiting a friend in St.Estevam a few years back. That day, along with drinks, he had served steamed prawns which he had got from the manos. He called them “jumping prawns”. They were so delicious, I had to dedicate this post to them. Although the recipe is quite simple, the dish burst with…

Sungta Sukem / Sungtachem Sukhem / Goan Prawn Chili Fry with Coconut

Ingredients: 750gms prawns (cleaned and deveined) 1 large onion chopped 3-4 green chilies ¼ teaspoon turmeric ½ – ¾ teaspoon chili powder 1 cup freshly grated coconut 3-4 kokum 1 and 1½ tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Clean and deveined the prawns. 2. Apply salt to the prawns and set aside. 3. In…