Breakfast · Comfort Food · Indian · Konkani · Mangalorean · Snack · South Indian · Vegetarian

Phova Chutney with Muga Daali Usli….. Classic GSB breakfast dish


This a classic breakfast dish of the GSB’s or Konkana’s. It is a very simple & delicious breakfast dish. Once you have a look at the ingredients you will agree that the days when you don’t have a breakfast idea, you can give this a try as you would have all these in your pantry… Continue reading Phova Chutney with Muga Daali Usli….. Classic GSB breakfast dish

Baked · Comfort Food · Egg · Fusion

Ragi/Finger Millet Biscuits…. more healthier biscuits for all + they are Gluten free.. !


Baking some biscuits has been on my to-do list since a very long time. I’m not a biscuits lover, so this never got done until last week. I’m a wee bit late in posting this, I was out-of-town for a cousin’s wedding. I baked a huge lot of these biscuits for all my cousins &… Continue reading Ragi/Finger Millet Biscuits…. more healthier biscuits for all + they are Gluten free.. !

Comfort Food · Curry · Exotic · Fusion · Indian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Red Meat · Sides · Snack · Starters

Goan Chorizo/Pork Sausage Chilly….


Hiya… Happy New Year to all.. !! Hope all of you have had a lovely time with family & friends this holiday season.. I’m guilty for not showing my presence around from a while now.. Back in Bangalore now. I have been getting lazy & feeling lethargic, taking a break from cooking while I was… Continue reading Goan Chorizo/Pork Sausage Chilly….

Bread · Breakfast · Comfort Food · Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Quick Bites · Snack · South Indian · Vegetarian

Breadata Upkari – a Breadda upkari with a twist of mashed potato


As kids when mum ran out of ideas or when we were bored with the conventional South Indian breakfast ideas, mum would ask my lil bro or me to walk up to the corner shop & get a loaf of bread. You may think it’s for a bread butter/jam breakfast or bread omelette breakfast.. Naa..… Continue reading Breadata Upkari – a Breadda upkari with a twist of mashed potato

Chutney/Relish/Dip · Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Sides · South Indian · Tamil Nadu · Vegetarian

Takkali/Tomato Thokku…


Tomatoes available in abundance in the market???? or have the prices of tomatoes dropped?? or do you have loads of ripe tomatoes, wondering what to do & how to use them?? or are you are a dip/chutney lover???  look no further!!! You will enjoy both the preparation bit & the eating bit of this thokku.… Continue reading Takkali/Tomato Thokku…

Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Sides · South Indian · Vegetarian

Alsande/Cowpea beans stir fry…


I’m a bean lover… love french beans, runner beans, Alsande or cowpea beans… etc. I have an aunt who eats stir fry’s as a snack once she is done cooking… Until I started cooking, I always wondered how she does it.. ??!!? Now, I do this myself.. 🙂 I always prepare about 50-100 gms more… Continue reading Alsande/Cowpea beans stir fry…

Comfort Food · Curry · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · Mangalorean · Non Vegetarian · Red Meat · South Indian

Dukra Maas – as they call it in Mangalore; the best Pork curry ever!!!


Anyone born or brought up or who has something to do with Mangalore would have definitely heard about the famous Dukra Maas.. If you have not,then its a shame.. go bury your head somewhere !! I’m kidding, of course. If you have not heard of it, well then there is always a first time.. &… Continue reading Dukra Maas – as they call it in Mangalore; the best Pork curry ever!!!

Comfort Food · Curry · Fish · Indian · Konkani · Main Course · Mangalorean · Non Vegetarian

Quick fish curry – Salmon Phanna Upkari


I was meaning to have this This typical Konkani post done once I was back in India & when in Mangalore; with the traditional varieties of fish generally used to prepare this dish like Sardines/mackerel, but damn I missed this curry so much that I had to post this. Another reason being I love Salmon.… Continue reading Quick fish curry – Salmon Phanna Upkari

Baked · Chocolate · Comfort Food · Dessert · Egg · Sweet Bakes

Chocolate Walnut Brownie….


Dark chocolate & walnuts.. whatta brilliant combination..!!! Love it..!! K wanted to have some brownies.. & I’m not a huge fan of hazelnuts.. checked the pantry if I had a packet of walnuts..n hurrah… I did find a packet. 🙂 The rest does not require to be told.. Mixed the ingredients as I ate my… Continue reading Chocolate Walnut Brownie….

Comfort Food · Fusion · Herbs · Leftovers · Main Course · Oriental · Quick Bites · Snack · Thai · Vegetarian

Veg fried rice with Sriracha sauce….


Guys KPCC-5 is on..! A fellow blogger friend Sonal won KPCC-4. Check out KPCC Journal for the details on how to sign up for the Keli Paan challenge.. 🙂 It sure is a fun way to learn a new recipe & show off your food photography & creative skills….!! Those who have been following my… Continue reading Veg fried rice with Sriracha sauce….