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Goan Pork and Beans Ingredients: 1 Cup Rajma / Red Kidney Beans (250gms) 35 – 40 Goan Sausages (200gms rosary beads choris) 2 medium size Onion finely chopped 2 medium size Tomatoes finely chopped 1 Green chili slit 5 cloves of garlic 1′ inch ginger ½ teaspoon turmeric powder ½ teaspoon chili powder 1 ½…

RED PUMPKIN & BLACK EYED PEAS BHAJI / TAMBDO DUDDE ANI ALSANDE BHAJI

Ingredients 500 gms Red pumpkin ½ cup Alsande / Black eyed peas 2 medium onions chopped 1 Tomato chopped 3-4 chillies finely chopped 5 tablespoon freshly grated coconut Oil as required ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon chilli powder Water as required Salt to taste. Pre-Preparation: 1. Wash the pumpkin. 2. Remove the skin and…

LAMBO POIE / LAMBO POLEO

A big shout-out to Viola Heredia who requested for this dish in my Facebook Group  “Authentic Goan Cuisine”.  This is what she posted “ Just remembered a long forgotten sweet dish prepared in South Goa named as “Lambo poie” made of ground rice, dates, coconut, banana and jaggery” can someone help. I made a few…

Torradinhas

Last month I was in Goa celebrating Christmas and the New Year with my Family. A day after Christmas my Sister Adna and BIL – Blaise gave us a treat at George restaurant and bar @ Panjim. As usual I was going through the menu and came across Torradinhas; under Goan Pork Dishes the name…

Galmbyache sukkem / Dry baby prawn sukem

Ingredients: 2 cup dry baby prawns (approx. 80gms) 3 large onion finely chopped 3-4 green chilies finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic 1 generous pinch of cumin ½ teaspoon turmeric 1 freshly grated coconut 6-7 petals of kokum 4 tablespoon coconut oil ¼ cup water 4-5 pieces of tamarind in 90ml warm water Salt to…

Ambadeachem Sasav/ Hog Plum Sasam

Ingredients 6-8 Ambade ½ teaspoon mustard seeds 2 sprigs of curry leaves pinch of hing Oil as required To grind: ½ Grated coconut 2 Green chillies roasted on open fire ½ teaspoon turmeric powder 2 cloves of garlic ¼ teaspoon cumin 3 peppercorns 2 Kholachi mirsang+ 1 Kishmiri chillies Other ingredients: ½ teaspoon roasted mustard…

Ambadeachem Godd Lonche / Hog plum Pickle

Ingredients 11-15 Ambade 2 ½ tablespoon ginger and garlic paste 1 ½ tablespoon chilli powder ½ teaspoon turmeric powder 2 tablespoon vinegar 100gms sugarcane jaggery 2 ½ tablespoon oil ½ teaspoon of Salt Optional ingredients: 2 Canacona chillies whole / Kholachi mirsang 2 sprigs of curry leaves Pinch of hing / asafoetida Method: 1. Clean…

Fish Recheado wrapped in banana leaf

  Option A Ingredients 4 medium size Pomfret 6 medium size King fish slices Pre-marinate: 2 tablespoon chilli powder ½ tablespoon turmeric powder Salt as required 1 large lime juice Little water as required. Other ingredients: 7 large onions finely chopped 3 medium tomatoes finely chopped 6-7 tablespoon Recheio masala or more if required One…

Mackerel Cutlets / Bangdea Almona

Ingredients 1 kg mackerels 1 teaspoon vinegar 1 cup semolina 2 slices of bread 1large onion finely chopped 2-4 green chillies (as per your spice preference) 5 cloves of garlic finely chopped 1 inch ginger finely chopped 2-3 sprigs of coriander leaves finely chopped ¼ teaspoon turmeric 1 egg 1 teaspoon of either Jeerem meerem masala…

Mushrooms wrapped in banana leaf

Ingredients: 250gms mushrooms sliced 1 large onion chopped 2 green chilies chopped 5-6 kokum petals 2 petals of  star anise (Optional) 3 cloves of garlic 1 banana leaf Pinch of pepper Salt to taste Dry hay as required Method: 1. Over open fire give the banana leaf slight heat so it becomes pliable enough to…

Slow Roasted Lamb Shanks

Ingredients: 2 Kg Lamb shanks / Lamb leg 2 medium size onion chopped 4-5 Kashmiri chilies broken in half 3 lime (juice) ¾ tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp ginger and garlic paste 1 ¾ cup Chicken stock OR 1(10gms) Maggie cube (dissolved in 1 ¾ cup warm water) 2 green chilies Pinch of sugar Salt…

ODGEA (Goan Tea time snack )

Goan tea time snack Ingredients 225gms Goan rice 250gms Coconut jaggery (pyramid) 150-160gms freshly grated coconut 270ml Toddy / sur 8-10 cardamom seeds 1 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) Pinch of salt Pre Preparation: 1. Wash and dry the rice. 2. In a pan roast the rice slightly so it’s easy to grind. 3. Grind the…