Saturday, September 12, 2020

Video: Ambade God Nonche (Hog Plum Sweet Pickle), Amtekai Sihi Uppinakaayi | Konkani Recipes

Ambado (Hog plum/June Plum/Amtekai) is a seasonal fruit which is available during the Indian monsoon season. The mature fruit is sour and has a seed. It is used in many konkani dishes to add sourness. The sweet pickle is one of them. It turns out very tasty. It can be stored in the refrigerator for two weeks. This pickle is a good accompaniment to rice and dal. Do try making it and let me know how it turned out for you. leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients: Ambado (Hog plums) - 8 Jaggery - 2-3 Tbsp Salt - To taste For Roasting: Byadgi Dry red chilli - 5-6 Mustard seeds - 2 tsp Methi (fenugreek seeds) - 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp Hing (Asafoetida) - 1/4 tsp Coconut Oil - 1 tsp For Tempering: Coconut Oil - 2 tsp Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp 
Curry leaves - 5-6 

Written recipe: http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2015/08/ambade-god-nonche-hog-plum-sweet-pickle.html
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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Video: Narla Chutney (Coconut Chutney), Tenginakaayi Chutney | Chutney Recipes

Coconut(Tenginakaayi / Nariyal) Chutney is a popular accompaniment to idli and dosa. This is a basic chutney recipe and tastes best when fresh coconut is used. Do try this and let me know how it went for you. Leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Grated coconut - 1 cup Green chilli - 2-3 Tamarind - 1/4 tsp Salt - To taste For Tempering: Coconut Oil - 2 tsp Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp Urad dal - 1 tsp Asafoetida (Hing) - 1/4 tsp 
Curry leaves - 4-5 



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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Video: Kelipanna Gatti (Rice Dumplings Steamed on Banana leaf), Baale Yele Gatti | Konkani Recipes

Kelipanna Gatti is a very tasty breakfast recipe. The soaked rice is ground to make a paste and then spread on banana leaf. It is then steamed to get flavorful gatti(dumplings). Do try making this unique dish.Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Kerala Matta rice - 1 cup Sona masuri rice - 1 cup Grated coconut - 1/4 cup, extra for sprinkling Salt - To taste Water - Around 1 cup Banana leaves - For steaming
Written Recipe: http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2012/04/kelipana-ghatti-rice-dumplings-steamed.html
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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Video: Benda Phanna Upkari (Spicy Okra Curry) | Konkani Recipes

Okra /Ladies fingers' / bendekai / Bhindi is a popular Indian vegetable. In this curry, okra is stir fried with onion and then simmered in a spicy paste. This curry is simple yet tasty. It can be served with rice, dosa, idli or chapathi. Do try making this and let me know how it turned out for you. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Okra (Ladies' fingers)- 15 Onion (medium sized) - 1 Coconut Oil - 1 Tbsp Roasted dry red chilli (Byadgi) - 6 Tamarind - small lime sized Salt - To taste

Written recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2014/04/bhenda-phanna-upkari-spicy-okra-curry.html 
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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Video : Baked Sweet Potato and Veggies with Black Beans| Mexican Inspired Vegetarian Recipes

If you are looking for a low carb vegetarian meal then please try this recipe. You can use your choice of veggies. Once baked we like to have guacamole alongside. You can also have it with your choice of toppings like chopped avocado, sour cream, cheese, corn chips. You can also use this as a filling for quesadillas, or fill it in a corn tortilla. Do try this healthy, yummy recipe. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Sweet potatoes, small sized - 3 Onion, big sized - 1/2 Red bell pepper - 1/2 Green bell pepper - 1/2 Jalapeno - 1 Cumin powder - 1 tsp Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp Salt - To taste Pepper - To taste Oil - 2 Tbsp
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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Video: Losne Chutney Pitti (Dry Garlic Chutney Powder), Belluli Chutney Pudi | Chutney Powder Recipe

Garlic Chutney powder is a flavorful spicy condiment. It requires few ingredients and can be used for vada pav, sandwiches, alongside rice/chapathi, on masala dosa etc. If stored in a dry, air tight container, it stays good for 1-2 months. This was one of the chutney powders my mother used to make growing up. Do give this recipe a try and let me know how it went for you. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Dry coconut - 200 g Byadgi Dry red chilli - 14-15 Garlic cloves, big - 14-15 Tamarind - marble sized Coconut Oil - 2 tsp Salt - To taste Written recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2012/09/losne-chutney-pitti-garlic-chutney.html
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Saturday, August 22, 2020

Video : Taikile Ambado/Dangar (Tora Leaves Fritters)| Tagate Soppu Aambode | Indian Monsoon Konkani Recipe

Tora Leaves (Taikilo, Tagate Soppu, Tajank Soppu) grow abundantly during the monsoon season. The tender leaves are harvested and used in many recipes. Ambado is one of the popular recipes which tastes wonderful. It is served as a side dish to rice and dal. Do give this recipe a try and let me know how it turned out for you. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Taikilo (Tora leaves), packed - 1 cup (you can substitute amaranth leaves) Sonamasuri rice - 1 cup Grated coconut - 1 Tbsp Byadgi Dry red chilli - 6-7 Tamarind - marble sized Salt - To taste Coconut Oil - For deep frying I have a written recipe using amaranth leaves - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2013/08/tambdi-bhajji-ambado.html
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