Konkani Style Fish Curry (Alle Piyava Ghashi)

Does the aroma or the taste of certain food take you back in time? This Konkani style fish curry brings back childhood memories every single time I make it.

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As I prep the ingredients, I’m immediately transported to our home in Bangalore where we lived for about 14 years. I picture Mom in the kitchen, rubbing salt on fresh fish. I’m reminded of the aroma of fried fish and fish curry.

Konkani Style Fish Curry Alle Piyava Ghashi

What are some of your food memories?

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Kerala Style Coconut Soup (or Stew)

Winter’s here and it’s time for warm jackets, cozy blankets, and hot soup! This Kerala style coconut soup is exactly what you need to comfort your soul on cold, gloomy nights.

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The inspiration for this soup is the Kerala style vegetable stew, which is commonly had with Appam. The ingredients for both recipes are similar, but the coconut milk used for this soup is watered down heavily and keeps it light.

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Paneer Jalfrezi (Paneer with vegetables and spices)

Hello everyone! Today’s recipe is Paneer Jalfrezi. Jalfrezi is derived from the Bengali word jhal, which means spicy. But your version doesn’t need to be very spicy. Alter the spices as per your taste buds.

Paneer Jalfrezi

Hope y’all are having a great November! As 2017 is coming to an end, I’m focused on things that I want to accomplish by the end of the year. Some days are very successful, others not so much – but there’s progress and that’s what matters!

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Spicy Tomato Pulao

As much as I love cooking, I don’t like spending a whole lot of time in the kitchen. I’m always looking for simple meals that take under 30 – 40 minutes to make. Spicy tomato pulao is one such recipe.

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I think I get that trait from Mom. Barring a few elaborate items, she’s always stuck to making simple, yet delicious dishes. This spicy tomato pulao is also her recipe.

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Super Easy Baked Eggs

With the start of fall, I look for hearty, comfort meals. Baked eggs definitely fit into this category. It’s my favorite meal for brunch. If I see it on a restaurant menu, I don’t look any further! So it was about time I made it in my own kitchen.

baked eggs brunch

This is a recipe that you can make your own with what’s available in your refrigerator. I’ve made it thrice in the last month and while the basic sauce has remained the same, I’ve used different toppings and add-ons.

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Raw Mango Rice (Maavinkayi Chitranna)

Maavinkayi chitranna (raw mango rice) is a great summer dish, since raw mangoes are available easily in the Indian grocery stores. It’s a twist on the south Indian staple Chitranna (lemon rice).

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It’s been a month since my last post – yikes! Summer has been busy since my folks are here. There’s been a bit of local sightseeing as well as vacations in Cape Cod, Montreal and Bucharest.

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