Pasta Primavera

Pasta primavera is a delicious dish which celebrates the flavors of spring vegetables! The term primavera stands for ‘spring vegetables’! I see no reason why this cannot be enjoyed through out the year. It’s loaded with the goodness of veggies and if it’s cooked with some healthier whole wheat pasta then it definitely is fit to be deemed healthy as well. Continue reading →

Dahi Bhindi ( Okra simmered in a spiced and tangy yogurt curry)

Okra is one of my favorite veggies! I can have okra in all forms, be it fried or in the form of a curry. Many people run away from okra because of it’s slimy nature. But if cooked correctly this veggie is an absolutely delight to the taste buds. In India, okra is cooked in so many ways, so you can never get bored of the same dish. I will be sharing my favorite okra recipes in the coming months. Continue reading →

Mussel molho (Spicy and tangy Goan Mussel pickle)

Molho is a Portuguese word, meaning sauce. The sauce here in this recipe, is a bright red, spicy & tangy pickle with a hint of sweetness. The mussels take on the flavors of this pickle, making it a delicious accompaniment to any meal!
This Molho is a delicate balance of sweet/tangy and spicy flavor tones . The yummy mussels add another dimension to the already well rounded recipe. If you are an avid sea food lover and pickle’s are one of your weaknesses, then this recipe will sure end up as one of your most treasured indulgences. Continue reading →

Mango Burfi ( fudge )

Burfi/ Peda’s are khoya/khoa (milk solids) based Indian fudge. Besides the plain ones , they come in varieties of flavors. It’s the season of the king of fruits in India, yes none other than the sweet and addictive mangoes, so fitting for that title! So today’s burfi is flavored with mango, and we have mango burfi!

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Goan Tisreo (Clam) Pulao/Pilaf

Clam pulao is a delicious and aromatic pulao/pilaf prepared in coastal Goa. The addition of sweet prawns/shrimps or clams, greatly embellish a simple pulao. You would not even need an side dish as the pulao is a complete dish on it’s own. Shrimp and clam pulao are my personal favorites amongst all the varieties of pulao, for it’s deliciousness, ease & speed of preparation. This is one of those minimal effort, maximum flavor kind of dishes. Of course if you are using fresh clams, you gottta cleam ’em up and stuff. But I wouldn’t really complain knowing the end result that awaits me after the preparation of this pulao.

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