Tisreo sukhem (semi gravy)

Clams with coconut – semi gravy Ingredients: 40 – 45 clams / tisreo Grind to a paste: ¾ freshly grated coconut 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 2 slit chilies 4 cloves of garlic 1 inch cinnamon stick ¼ teaspoon cumin 11 peppercorns 5 cloves ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ inch ginger *** The green chilies can be…

Alle Belle

Goan pancakes Ingredients: 300 gms Maida 2 Eggs 80ml Milk 1 freshly grated coconut 3 cardamom (powdered) 1 coconut Jaggery (black) 6-8 drops of Vanilla essence Oil / butter for frying the pan cakes Water as required Salt to taste Method: For Filling:   In a small kadai / pot add jaggery broken into pieces,…

Forminhas

Ingredients: 12-15 canapé baskets / Forminhas (I brought them from the shop – readymade) Forminhas Filling Vegetables cut into small cubes: 60gms Carrot 50gms Beans 50gms Peas 80gms potato Other ingredients 2 tablespoon Mayonnaise Pinch of pepper Salt to taste Pineapple cubes (optional) Boiled egg (optional) Cream (optional) Preparation: 1. Boil all the vegetables with…

Mutton curry

Ingredients: 1 kg Mutton (With 60 – 70gms fat – like a curtain/parda type) Masala to grind 8-10 Kashmiri chilies ¾ tablespoon fennel seeds 4 Cardamom ½ teaspoon turmeric 2 pieces of mace ½ star anise (pic is of whole I used half) 22-24 peppercorns ½ teaspoon cumin 1 inch cinnamon stick 8-10 cloves ½…

Prawn and lady finger curry

Sungta ani bhende kodi Ingredients: 400 gms Prawns (clean and apply salt) 180 gms lady fingers (clean and cut into 1 inch pieces) Grind to a smooth paste: ¾ grated coconut 8-9 Kashmiri chilies ½ tsp turmeric powder 1 ½ tbsp. coriander seeds ½ tsp cumin seeds 10-12 peppercorns 3 cloves of garlic Other ingredients:…

Bombay duck rawa fry

Ingredients: 4 Bombay ducks / Bombil ¼ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp Chili powder ¼ lemon juice 100 gms semolina (rawa) Salt to taste Method: 1. Clean, slit and open the fish flat like a fillet. 2. Put it in a muslin cloth and hang it for 20-30 minutes to drain all the water out…

Fish jeerem meerem (Shevto / Mullet)

  Ingredients: 2 large mullet fish (Shevto) ** Cleaned and cut Coarsely grind the following: ½ tsp cumin seeds 6 cloves of garlic ½ inch ginger 8 cloves ½ inch cinnamon 18 – 20 peppercorns ½ tsp. turmeric powder Other ingredients: 1 large onion finely chopped 1 medium tomato finely chopped 3-4 red madras chilies ¼…

Dried mackerel salad

Ingredients: 3-4 dry mackerel’s 2 onions chopped 2-3 green chilies finely chopped 1 medium tomato chopped (optional) 2 teaspoon coconut oil 1 ½ tablespoon Goan vinegar Salt to taste Preparation: 1. Roast the mackerel’s on open flame. 2. Clean and make flakes (remove the skin and bones) and apply coconut oil. 3. In a bowl add…

Amto / Amtto

Ingredients: 300gms Shrimps cleaned 3 mangoes (one just ripe & two raw) 2 big onion chopped ¼ teaspoon turmeric 2 green chilies slit ½ teaspoon ginger and garlic paste 2 tablespoon grated coconut (optional) 1 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Water 30ml ** you can also add one more onion if you wish. Preparation: 1….

Lep / Lepo rawa fry

Ingredients: 8 lep fish ¼ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp Chili powder ¼ lemon juice 100 gms semolina (rawa) Salt to taste Method: 1. Clean the fish and apply salt, keep it aside for atleast 15 minutes. 2. Apply turmeric powder, chili powder and lemon juice. 3. Coat the fish with semolina (rawa) on both…

Chicken green curry

Ingredients: 1 kg chicken Masala to grind: 4-5 sprigs of coriander leaves 3 cloves of garlic 3 green chilies 2 Kashmiri chilies ½ inch cinnamon stick 11 peppercorns ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds 9 cloves ½ inch ginger ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder Other ingredients: Small ball of tamarind in warm water ½ Maggie cube 2 medium onion…

Mixed Sprouts curry / Usal

Mixed Sprouts curry / Usal Usal Konkani style / Moongache ghashi Ingredients: 250gms mixed beans sprouts Masala to grind: 1 freshly grated coconut 4 large Kashmiri chilies 1 small onion chopped ¼ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon fennel seeds 1 ½ tablespoon coriander seeds ½ teaspoon turmeric 3 cloves of garlic 3 green cardamom 1 ½…