Food luvrs

It is said that way to mans heart is through his stomach so to impress Ur dear ones i would like to share some of my recipes which are konkani and also non Konkani traditional food. I have learn t them from different people, books, watching different TV programs, internet etc due to my interest in cooking and the guidance from my dearest Mom. I must admit most part of inspiration has come to me from my mother who is an excellent cook. i know i cant match with her still i would like to do good cause of sharing the recipes thr my blog and would be happy to hear success stories from you who have tried recipes posted here. It would be my pleasure, if you’ve benefited in some way by what you read on this blog.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Prawns dry

 500gm Prawns, cleaned and devein
 1 medium onions, chopped finely
 1/4 cup grated coconut
 tamarind size of its seed
 1tsp coriander seeds
 5 red chill
 coriander leaves chopped

  1. grind coconut, tamarind, red chilly and coriander seeds to a smooth paste adding water.
  2. In a kadai. heat 1tbsp of oil, Add mustard seeds when it splutters add whole 1 red chilli, curry leaves and onions. Fry onion till translucent.
  3.  Now add praws and fry till prawns are 3/4th cooked.
  4. Now add grounded masala and lil water and mix well. fry till raw smell of masala goes off then add 1/2 tsp of ginger garlic paste. and fry for 2 min. and finally add 1 tsp of ghee.
  5. garnish with coriander leaves.
Goes well with roti n rice.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Chicken Ghee roast


1kg Chicken
40colored red chilli
lime size tamarind,
salt to taste
10 flakes of garlic

  1.  Grind all the above ingredients except for chicken to a smooth paste and marinate the chicken with grounded paste for 3hrs.
  2. Then in non stick pan heat 5 tbsp of ghee and to this add marinated chicken and fry till chicken is cooked properly.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Mango Upkari

 6 small mangoes, in konkani goint
 1/2 cup jaggery, grated - according to the sweetness required
 3 green chillies, slit
 2tbsp maida mixed in 1/2 cup water
 1tbsp coconut oil
 1tsp mustard seeds
 1 1/2tsp urad dal
 1 strand curry leaves
 2 red chillies broken
 pinch hing

  1. wash and remove the skin of mangoes, now squeeze out the skin with 1/2 cup water so that no pulp remains on the skin. Now pour this mango pulp water into the mangoes and allow to cook the mangoes in low flame. note add the pulp water till the mangoes are dipped.
  2. Also add green chillies , pinch salt and boil.Once the mangoes are done add jaggery and boil.
  3. Now add the maida mixture and stir well so that no lumps are formed.cook for 5 min. and put off the flame.
  4. Now temper it with coconut oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, chillie and hing. if u use coconut oil for tempering the taste is better..