Sorak curry is the most basic of all Goan curries. It is also a great base for most fish curries, but can also be enjoyed as is or along with some veggie and fried fish preparation. It is mostly prepared during the monsoons in Goa, when there is a dearth of fresh fish, as the fisherman avoid fishing due to the rough seas. Most folks have this with some dried fish that has been stocked up for the monsoons. I don’t know of any Goan who does not like their Xit kodi ( xit – Konkani for rice and kodi – Konkani for curry)
Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful Dad’s out there! I hope you had a fabulous day with your kids. I personally do not believe that one single day is required to show your love to your parents or a spouse, as everyday is Father’s/Mother’s day or whatever other day exists. But yes, I do believe it is nice to have such a day, since one can take that extra effort of showing your love and gratitude. And then of course, everything is so commercialized these days, one can’t help but just go along with it 😀
Chicken 65 is a popular dish in South India, mostly served as an appetizer/entrée. Bone in or boneless chicken chunks are marinated in a flavorful and spicy marinade and deep fried. Of course anything fried HAS to be tasty!! Period! In most cases, red food color is added in the marinade, which gives this dish an even more appetizing look. Continue reading →
Summer is at it’s peak in my part of the world! All I want to have is some light, non greasy meals that are delicious too. I’m not really a salad person, but do have some occasionally. I’m more of the rice-curry person, I admit I can’t do without rice, it’s what I have grown up eating. I love salads that are not only dressed up with flavorful vinaigrette’s, but they have to look appetizing to me as well, to make me want to have some! Enter this salad, made with mung sprouts and organic sweet yellow corn, and a super flavorful dressing spiked with Indian spices!
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 →