Archive for the ‘Goan recipes’ Category

 Ok here goes.. I’m gonna narrate this recipe in 1 sentence, and in just 1 breath!             Fry a cup of tomato paste in 3tbsp oil before adding 1 tsp each of garlic paste, salt, red-chili, turmeric, cumin & pepper pwds, a tbsp each of vinegar & coriander pwd, followed by bringing 2 cups coconut milk to boil in it, adding a sprig of curry leaves, a cup each of mango cubes & cleaned prawns [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Oct - 2 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Marinated & roasted beef chunk sliced & served as a starter or side-dish or even in salads or in sandwiches with Mayo.   PrepTime 30mins – Serves 4-6 – CookTime 45mins     Ingredients: 1kg beef silver roll 2 large onions chopped 5 large dried red chilies 2 thin cinnamon sticks an inch each 6 cardamoms 1 tsp pepper pwd 2 tbsp garlic ginger paste 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 tsp peppercorns 1 tsp cumin pwd 2 tsp salt Cooking [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Oct - 2 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Sausage Pulav is a speciality of Goa, but since I don’t eat Pork, I made it with beef sausage with 10% pork & it came out quite good. You can make it with plain pork, beef, chicken, turkey or even vegan tofu sausages.     PrepTime 2mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins Ingredients: 2 cups white rice – basmati, long grain – washed and drained. 4 cups water 300g sausages – chopped into 1/2″ thick coins (In Goa, we [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 28 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

A dark-brown spicy & SUPER-aromatic Goan beef curry made from freshly roasted whole spices, beef (or mutton) pieces & potato cubes.     PrepTime 10mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 40mins.     Ingredients : For the stew: 3/4 kg beef/mutton pieces – medium size with some bones. 1 medium onion – chopped 2 dry red chillies 3 cardamoms One 1″ stick of cinnamon 1 bay leaf 1 tsp garlic ginger paste 2 ripe tomatoes – chopped ½ tsp turmeric [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 19 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

I’ve always thought of brinjals as a versatile veg – u can stuff it, fry its slices, grill/bake it & pulp it as a ‘bharta’, use it in curries or just as a veg dish. Here’s how non-veg Maharashtrians make it; they call it Jhinge Vangi where jhinge means shrimps & vangi means brinjal. PrepTime 2mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 10mins.       Ingredients: 8 small brinjals cut in quarters & soaked in haldi-salt water 1 handful of [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 18 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

I was totally ECSTATIC to find shark fillets at my local grocery mart today – I suddently craved mom’s ‘ambot-tik’ alot! So, I called her for the recipe & made it right away… And u shd too!! Ambot = tangy like tamarind, Tik = spicy. Thats how the curry tastes – part tangy, part spicy.. Interesting???   PrepTime 20mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 15mins     Ingredients: 1/2 kg shark – cut into 2″ pieces – marinated in salt [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 18 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

OK, so I’ve made turkey kebabs, minced-beef cutlets, fish cutlets – Goan & Keralite style, .. what’s left? Ofcourse, Chicken Cutlets! You could easily make these in 20 mins flat, I promise.. A treat for the whole family & all your friends!     PrepTime 10mins – Serves 8 – CookTime 10mins.   Ingredients: 2 cans of chicken flakes or 1kg chicken mince 2 green chilis 1 medium onion – cubed 1 egg – white separated 1 cup bread crumbs [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 17 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

In Goa, we make beef chili-fry, thats a dry dish of beef, green chilies & potatoes with some regular Goan spices. This is a similar dish – its the Keralite version & its known by its pepper, curryleaf & coconut flavors.     PrepTime 5mins Serves 4 CookTime 25-45mins     Ingredients: 1/2 kg lean boneless beef cubes 1 tbsp garlic-ginger paste 3 tbsp olive oil (coconut oil is typically used here otherwise) 1 large onion – chopped 2-3 dry [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 17 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

I’ve had the good fortune of traveling to many cities around the world & in my quest for various cuisines, I found that you get Chicken Curry in SO many forms – Indian, Thai, English, Jamaican, Mexican, Japanese & so much more! Here are some of my favs.. Feel free to add some of yours!         1. CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts  – cubed 4 tbsp cooking oil 1 large onion – chopped 2 cloves [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 11 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

There’s nothing easier, faster & more delicious than frying fish this way as a side to your seafood meal or even some daal/ lentils, especially if you get the fish cleaned & sliced at the market like we did earlier this week.       PrepTime 10mins – Serves 5 – CookTime 10mins Ingredients: 1kg fish – a large black pomfret/ 4 small white pomfrets/ 1 medium kingfish – cleaned & cut into 1/2″ slices (skin on). 1 tsp salt [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Aug - 28 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

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