Goan brinjal (eggplant/aubergine) pickle


Brinjal pickle, a sweet-sour-spicy pickle is a much loved one amongst Goan folks. Usually non vegetarian dishes dominate Goan cuisine but delicacies such as this pickle are as popular as the molho’s, balchao’s, para and the likes. And it’s not hard to figure out why! You get some sweetness with the first bite, which transcends into that sourness and finally the subtle heat that hits the back of your tongue along with the eggplant, the star of course adding that  texture and flavor to this well rounded pickle. So, a lot of complex and tantalizing  flavor notes in a single bite which is why the quote, ” a little goes a long way” is applicable here as is for most pickles. Continue reading →

Bharli Vangi (Maharashtrian style stuffed baby eggplant)

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Bharli Vangi is a flavorful and delectable Maharashtrian dish, one that is brimming with a range of flavors and layers of texture! It is popular on the menu for most Maharashtrian festive occasions.

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Doi begun( eggplant cooked in yogurt sauce)

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Hi guys!!

Hope everyone has been doing great! Apologies for disappearing off the blogging radar! As I had mentioned earlier I was in India, enjoying my vacations and of course being pampered with all the home made food 😀 So cooking was off the list! Now that I’m back to US, I still ain’t cooking a lot, as my mum is here, been enjoying the food she’s cooking!! I hope to post every few days, but I’ve been so lazy!! Sigh! I sure will catch up with all your wonderful posts soon 🙂 Continue reading →


Bagara baingan (Eggplant curry)

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It’s time for  Lina’s April challenge . This time Lina had a rather unusual challenge for us, we had to select a random number, from 1-30 , upon selecting a certain number she would reveal the dish alloted  for that particular number . I  selected the number 12. Continue reading →

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