Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Video: Ambade Bhartha (Hog Plums in Coconut Gravy)| Konkani Recipes

Ambado (Hog plum/June plums/Amtekai) is a seasonal souring agent. In this dish, the pulp is extracted from the cooked hog plums. Then it is mixed with a coconut masala, finely chopped ginger, green chilli and onion. It is finished off with a good drizzle of coconut oil. It is generally served along with rice. This dish is simple yet tasty. Do try making it and leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Hog plums - 3 Grated coconut - 1/2 cup Roasted Dry red chilli - 1 Salt - To taste Green chilli - 1 Ginger, finely chopped - 1/2 tsp Onion, finely chopped - 1/2 tsp Coconut oil - 1-2 tsp
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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Video: Moogadali Kichidi (Rice - Lentil Sweet Pudding), Sweet Pongal |Konkani Recipes

Moogadali Kichidi is a sweet dish made using lentil and rice. This dish requires few ingredients and can be made quickly in a pressure cooker. Rice and moongdal are cooked in a pressure cooker. It is then sweetened with jaggery followed by ghee, grated coconut and roasted dry fruits and nuts. It is then finished off with a generous sprinkle of freshly ground cardamom powder. It tastes amazing when served warm with an extra drizzle of ghee. Do try making this simple yet tasty recipe. Leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Moongdal - 1/4 cup Rice (Basmathi or Sonamasuri) - 1/2 cup Jaggery - 3/4 cup Grated coconut - 1/2 cup Ghee - 2-3 Tbsp Cashew and raisins - 2 Tbsp Water - 2 cups Cardamom pods - 4-5
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Video: Rava Kichadi, Sooji Khichidi | Easy Breakfast Recipe

Rava Kichadi is a quick breakfast made using sooji/semolina/rava. The tempering is made using ghee. Onion, tomato and peas are roasted in the tempering followed by rava (you can also add capsicum, carrot, beans). Then it is cooked in water and finished off with grated coconut and coriander leaves. Do try making this quick and tasty breakfast. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients: Rava- 1 cup Onion, big sized - 1/2 Tomato - 1 Frozen green peas - 1/4 cup Coriander leaves - 4-5 sprigs Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp Grated coconut - 1 Tbsp Water - 3 cups Salt - To taste For Tempering: Ghee - 2 Tbsp+ 1 Tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Urad dal - 2 tsp Curry leaves - 4-5 Green chilli - 2-3 Broken cashew - 2 Tbsp (You can also grate a small piece of ginger for added flavor)

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Video: Kolmbo (Mixed Vegetable Konkani Sambar)| Konkani Recipes

Sambar is a popular South Indian dish which is commonly served with idlis, dosas or rice. Sambar tastes amazing when it is made using freshly ground spices. Toordal and mixed veggies are cooked and then simmered with freshly ground masala. A tempering is added to finish off the dish. This is my mother's recipe which she has been making since 40 yrs. I continue in her steps and make it this way every single time. Do try making this and I will assure you that it will be the best tasting sambar! Leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients: Mixed Vegetables, chopped - 3-4 cups Toordal - 1/2 cup Coriander leaves - 5-6 sprigs Salt - To taste For Masala: Dry Byadgi red chilli - 4-5 Chanadal - 1 1/2 Tbsp Coriander seeds - 1 1/2 Tbsp Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp Methi seeds - 1/2 tsp Asafoetida (Hing) - 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp Grated coconut - 1/2 cup Oil - 1 tsp Tamarind - marble sized (1 Tbsp) For Tempering: Coconut Oil - 1 Tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Curry leaves - 5-6


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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Video: Ukdo Surai Polo (Mixed Rice Dosa), No fermentation dosa| Konkani Recipes

Ukdo Surai Polo is a simple breakfast recipe. Two types of rice are soaked and then ground along with coconut to get a smooth paste. Then dosas can be made immediately. They taste amazing with butter or pickle or any curry of your choice.Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Kerala matta rice - 1/2 cup Sonamasuri rice - 1/2 cup Grated coconut - 1/2 cup Salt - To taste
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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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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Video: Chanedali Panchkadayi, Kadlebele Panchakajjaya | Naivedya Recipes | Ganesha Chaturthi Special

Panchakajjaya is a five ingredient sweet dish offered to god. 'Chanedali Panchkadayi' is popularly made during Krishna Janmashtami and Ganesha Chaturthi. It is very simple to make and turns out very tasty. My mother has been making this for many decades. I hope you give this recipe a try for upcoming festivals. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Chanadal (Bengal gram) - 1/3 cup Grated coconut - 1 cup Jaggery - 3/4 cup Black Sesame seeds - 2 tsp Cardamom pods - 4 Water - 2 Tbsp
Written recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2013/08/chanedali-panchkadaayi-kadlebele.html
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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Video: Churmundo (Wheat Flour Ladoos)| Godhi Hittina Laadoo | Sweet Recipes

Churmundo is a very simple sweet made with just 4 ingredients. Wheat flour is roasted with ghee on low heat. It is then mixed with sugar powder(flavored with cardamom). Then the mixture is carefully pressed to get ladoos. The ladoo making needs little practice as the mixture is crumbly. You made add extra ghee for better binding. I have been watching my mother make these ladoos as a child. She always makes it with her homemade ghee and I must say those are the best tasting ladoos! Do try making these ladoos and I'm sure you will love it as much as we did. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions (The taste of the ladoos depend more on the quality of ghee. So use the best tasting ghee. I have used ghee made from #Kerrygold Butter)

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Ingredients: Wheat flour - 1 cup Sugar - 3/4 cup Ghee - 1/4 cup Cardamom pods - 4 Written recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2011/07/churmundo-wheat-flour-ladoo.html
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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Video: Ponsa Polo (Ripe Jackfruit Dosa),Halasina hannina Dose | Breakfast Recipes

 Ponsa Polo is a sweet unfermented dosa using ripe jackfruit. It is sweetened with jaggery and is flavored with a touch of cardamom. Do try making this simple yet flavorful dosa. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients: Sonamasuri rice - 1 cup Ripe jackfruit pods - 1 cup Jaggery - 1/3 to 1/2 cup Grated coconut - 2 Tbsp Cardamom pods - 2 Salt - A pinch Written recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2013/06/ponsa-polo-ripe-jackfruit-dosa.html

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Video: Vegetarian Loaded Black Bean Nachos| Mexican Inspired Recipes

This Version of Nachos is full of flavor and each corn chip is equally tasty. Here every chip is slathered with refried beans. Then a spicy balck bean mixture is added followed by cheese. It is baked until the cheese melts. Then finally topped with onion, tomato and cilantro. It is then served right away with guacamole. I have been making this version for years and it really tastes amazing. I hope you enjoy making it as much as we did. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.
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Ingredients:
Corn chips Shredded Pepper jack cheese - 3/4 cup Jalapeno - 1 Refried beans - 1/3 cup For Spicy Black beans: Cooked (or canned) Black beans - 1/2 cup Olive Oil - 1 tsp Onion (small) - 1/2 Red bell pepper - 1/2 Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper powder - To taste Salt - To taste Toppings: Chopped Tomato Chopped Onion Chopped Cilantro Written Recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2015/06/vegetarian-nachos.html Refried beans recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2014/11/refried-beans.html Guacamole Recipe - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvaIjIHloPE
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Video: Sanna Muddo/Sanna Khotto (Spicy Cabbage Idli)| Konkani Recipes

Sanna Muddo is a popular Konkani dish. This is generally served for lunch or dinner as an accompaniment to rice and dal. A spicy rice mixture is made to which finely chopped cabbage and onion are added. The mixture is then wrapped in individual portions of banana leaves and steamed. While serving, it is generously drizzled with coconut oil. I hope you enjoy making it as much as we did. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.
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Ingredients:
Dosa rice - 1 cup Cabbage - 1/4 th of a small one Onion, medium sized - 1 Grated coconut - 3/4 cup Roasted dry red chilli - 4-5 Tamarind - a small piece Salt - To taste Banana leaves - As required Written Recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2011/11/sanna-khotto-cabbage-rice-dumplings.html
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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Video:Date and Nut Rolls/Khajur Rolls (No Sugar/Jaggery)| Easy Healthy Snack Recipes

Date and nut rolls is an easy snack recipe. This recipe is naturally sweetened from dates and raisins. For nuts, I have used cashew, almonds and pistachios. You can use any nuts of your choice. Refrigerate the rolls for longer storage. I hope you enjoy making these and if you did, please leave me a comment.
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Ingredients: Pitted dates - 1 1/2 cups Dry nuts - 3/4 cup (cashews, almonds, pistachios) Raisins - 1/4 cup Ghee - For greasing Written recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2013/07/date-and-nut-rolls.html
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Video: Pan Fried Pathrado/Pathrode (Bajjile Pathrado)|Konkani Recipes

Taro leaves (Colocasia Leaves)/ Kesuvina yele are used to make a very popular dish called Pathrado/Pathrode. Generally the leaves are smeared with a masala paste, piled on one another and then rolled. It is then steamed and served. Here is one more variation that I learnt from my mother. They are fried in seasoned coconut oil until crispy. They turn out very tasty. Do try making this variation. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.
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Ingredients: Taro Leaves (Pathra), big sized - 5-6 Dosa rice - 1 cup Dry red chilli (byadgi)- 6-7 Grated coconut - 2 Tbsp Tamarind - marble sized (1 Tbsp) Asafoetida (hing) - 1/4 tsp Salt - To taste For seasoning: Coconut oil - 3-4 Tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Urad dal - 2 tsp Curry leaves - 1 sprig Written recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2013/04/pan-fried-pathrado.html
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Monday, July 27, 2020

Video: How to cut a Ripe Jackfruit with Tips on how to clean hands, Knife and Freezing pods

Cutting into a whole jackfruit is a lot of work and can get messy. In this video, I have shown how to cut and remove pods, how to remove the sticky residue from hands and knives. I have also shared how to freeze the fruit so that you can use it for a longer period of time.I hope this video helps you tackle a giant spiky fruit. Leave me a comment if you have any questions. The fruit I used weighed around 10kgs.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Video: Haldi Panna Patholi/Patoli (Turmeric Leaf Dumplings) | Konkani Recipes | Nagara Panchami Special

Patholi is a unique sweet dish. A rice paste is made and spread on the turmeric leaf. It is then layered with coconut - jaggery mixture. The leaf is carefully folded and steamed. Once steamed, the leaves are discarded and Patholi is served with ghee. The leaves imparts a unique flavor to the dish which makes it even more tastier. If you can't find turmeric leaves then this can be made on banana leaves. I hope you enjoy making it as much as we did. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Sonamasuri rice - 1 1/4 cup Puffed rice - 1/4 cup Grated coconut - 1/4 cup Salt - 1/2 tsp Water - 2-3 Tbsp Turmeric leaves - 15 For Coconut filling: Grated coconut - 1 1/2 cup Jaggery - 1 cup Water - 2 Tbsp Cardamom pods - 5

Written Recipe- http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2011/09/patholi-konkani-delicacy.html
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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Video - Sabudana Dosa (Sabutandla Polo) | Easy Breakfast Recipes

Dosa is a popular South Indian breakfast. For Sabudana dosa, all the ingredients are soaked and ground to get a fine paste. After a few hours of fermentation, the batter is spread on hot tawa to get crispy dosas. I have been making this dosa for many years and it turns out perfect every single time. I hope you enjoy making it. If you did please leave me a comment.

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Ingredients: Dosa Rice (or Sonamasuri rice) - 1 cup Sabudana (sago) - 1/4 cup Urad dal - 1/4 cup Fenugreek seeds (Methi) - 1 tsp Salt - To taste Written Recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2013/01/sabudana-dosa-tapioca-dosa-version-2.html
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Monday, July 20, 2020

Video: Basil Pesto Sandwich (Easy Vegetarian Sandwich Recipe)

Basil Pesto Sandwich comes together really quickly with just a few ingredients. The bread slice is slathered with pesto . Then it is layered with tomato slices and mozzarella cheese. It is topped with one more slice and then toasted on a pan with ghee. I hope you enjoy this simple yet flavorful sandwich. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.
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Ingredients:White Bread Slices - 4Tomato - 1Fresh Mozzarella cheese - 50 gBasil Pesto - 2 TbspPepper powder - To tasteGhee - As desired

Homemade Basil Pesto recipe - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7VAs...
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Video: Magge Bikkand Sukke (Yellow Cucumber - Jackfruit Seeds Curry)

Magge- Bikkand Sukke is a coconut based dish made using yellow cucumber and jackfruit seeds. Jackfruit seeds are very tasty and healthy too. They are rich in protein. So next time don't forget to save the seeds. You can enjoy them plain, cooked in salted water or make a gravy like this. 

If jackfruit seeds are not available then you can substitute potatoes. Hope you enjoy making it. Please leave me a comment if you did or have any questions.


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Ingredients: Yellow Cucumber - 1(500g) Jackfruit seeds - 30 Jaggery - A small piece Salt - To taste For Seasoning- Coconut oil -1 Tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Curry leaves - 5-6 For Masala- Grated coconut - 3/4 cup Dry red chilli - 4-5 Tamarind - small marble sized Coriander seeds - 1 1/2 tsp Urad dal - 2 tsp Oil - 1 tsp

Written recipe: http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2014/07/magge-bikkand-sukke-yellow-cucumber.html
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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Video: Ripe Jackfruit Mini Rava Muffins (Ponsa Mulik Muffins)| Eggless Recipe

Jackfruit mini rava muffins is a simple yet tasty eggless muffin recipe. The jackfruit, hint of cardamom, crunch from the cashew, sweetness from the jaggery all packed into the form of a muffin. It is crispy from the outside and soft inside.I hope you enjoy making it as much as I did. Please leave me a comment if you enjoyed watching or have any questions.

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Ingredients: Fine Rava (Sooji) - 1 cup Ghee - 15 ml Coconut oil - 1 Tbsp Baking powder - 1/4 tsp Baking soda - 1/4 tsp Salt - 1/4 tsp Cardamom pods - 3 Cashews, raisins - 2 Tbsp each Ripe Jackfruit pods - 1/2 cup Grated coconut - 1/4 cup Yogurt - 1/4 cup Jaggery - 125g Honey - 1/2 Tbsp Sesame seeds - 1 Tbsp (for topping) This recipe was developed by a fellow blogger Rajnikanth Shenoy, who has written some wonderful recipes at 'Kudpiraj's Garam Tawa'. Do check out his blog.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Video: Ponsa Patholi (Steamed Jackfruit Coconut Dumplings)|Konkani Recipes

Ponsa Patholi is a Konkani delicacy. The jackfruit flavored rice batter is spread on a banana leaf and then stuffed with jaggery sweetened coconut. It is then steamed and served with a generous amount of ghee (clarified butter). I hope you enjoy making it. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients: Sonamasuri rice - 1 cup Jackfruit pods (chopped) - 1 1/2 cups Grated coconut - 1/4 cup Salt - To taste Banana leaves - For steaming For Stuffing - Grated coconut - 1 cup Jaggery - 3/4 cup Cardamom pods - 4 Water - 1 1/2 Tbsp Written Recipe- http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2014/06/ponsa-patholi.html
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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Video: Roasted Veggie Pesto Pizza (Thin Crust Pizza)

Pesto pizza is loaded with roasted veggies and fresh mozzarella. It is finished off with a sprinkle of dry tomato powder, which gives a new dimension of taste. We have tried making the pizza several times and this is the combination of veggies we liked. You can reduce the amount of veggies or substitute any other veggie of your choice. I hope you enjoy the video. If you did, please leave me a comment.

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Ingredients:
For Pizza Base: Bread flour - 1 cup Active dry yeast - 1/2 tsp Sugar - 1/2 tsp Water - 90 ml Olive Oil - 1/2 Tbsp Salt - 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning - 1/2 tsp Garlic powder - 1/2 tsp For toppings: Basil Pesto - 3 Tbsp Broccoli - a small head Button mushroom - 5 Onion - 1/2 Red bell pepper - 1/2 Dried tomato powder - 1 tsp Salt And pepper powder - To taste Fresh Mozzarella cheese ~ 200 g Oil ~2 Tbsp Pesto Recipe - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7VAsKp5vnQ
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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Video: Ambe Upkari (Ripe Mango Curry)| Konkani Recipes

Ambe Upkari is a sweet - spicy curry which is made during summer months. Sugar baby mango variety is used to make the curry. The mangoes are small, sweet and fibrous. But I have used a bigger variety (Tommy). The curry turns out very tasty . Do give it a try. Please leave me a comment if you enjoyed watching or have any questions.

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Ingredients: Ripe Mangoes (fibrous)- 4 (1.3 kg) Jaggery - 1/2 cup Green chilli - 2 Maida- 2 Tbsp Water - 3 cups Salt - 1/2 tsp Seasoning: Oil - 1 Tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Urad dal - 2 tsp Dry red chilli - 1 Curry leaves - 5-6 Written recipe : http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2011/06/ambe-upkari-mango-curry.html

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Video: Cantaloupe Milkshake| Easy Summer Drink

Cantaloupe Milkshake is a very delicious drink. It requires just four ingredients. I have given an Indian touch to the drink by adding cardamom powder and jaggery as a sweetener. Do try making this way and I'm sure you will enjoy it. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients: Cantaloupe, chopped - 2 cups Cold Milk - 1/2 cup Jaggery - 2 Tbsp Cardamom pod - 1

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Video: Indian Butterscotch Ice Cream (Eggless)| No Churn Ice-cream Recipes

Indian Butterscotch Ice cream has a very unique taste and  is my personal favorite. The ice cream base is flavored with Indian butterscotch essence and mixed with crunchy bits of praline. I have used both almonds and cashews in the praline. You can choose to omit one nut and double the other. The ice cream is eggless and you don't need an ice cream machine. It turns out very creamy and flavorful. I hope you give this a try. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions.

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Ingredients: Heavy Whipping cream (36% fat) - 1 cup (236ml) Sweetened Condensed Milk - 200g (1/2 tin) Indian Butterscotch essence - 1/2 tsp Yellow food color (Optional) For Nut Praline: Sugar - 1/4 cup Almonds - 2 Tbsp Cashew nuts - 2 Tbsp

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Video: Ponsa Muddo (Ripe Jackfruit Sweet Idli) |Halasına Hannina Kadubu, Pelata Gatti|Konkani Recipes

Ponsa Muddo is a seasonal breakfast dish. Ripe jackfruit pods are ground with coconut, rice and sweetened with jaggery. It is then flavored with cardamom. The batter is steamed in teak leaves (or banana leaves). It is then served warm with ghee and honey. It is a delicious breakfast dish which is very flavorful. I hope you enjoy making it. If you did please leave me a comment.

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Ingredients: Cleaned Jackfruit pods - 1 1/2 cups Idli Rava - 1 1/4 cup Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup Jaggery - 1/2 to 2/3 cup Cardamom pods - 4 Banana leaves Written Recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2011/10/ponsa-muddo-jackfruit-idli-steamed-in.html

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Video: Basil Pesto (With Walnuts)

Basil Pesto is one sauce that I always have in my freezer. It requires few ingredients and tastes way better than a pesto bought from the store. I always use walnuts in my pesto instead of pine nuts. Pesto can be used for making Pizza, pasta, sandwich etc which I will share in my future videos. I hope you enjoyed watching my videos. If you did, please leave me a comment.
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Ingredients: Sweet Basil leaves (Packed) - 3 cups Walnut - 1/2 cup Olive oil - 1/3 cup (you can add up to 1/2 cup) Garlic pods - 3 Grated Parmesan cheese- 1/4 cup Lemon juice - 1 tsp Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp Salt - 1/2 tsp
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Monday, June 15, 2020

Video: Tendle Bibbe Upkari (Ivy Gourd- Tender Cashew Stir fry)| Konkani Recipes

Tendle Bibbe Upkari is a very popular Konkani dish. Ivy gourd and tender cashews are cooked together in a simple seasoning. Finally some fresh grated coconut is added to finish off the dish. The dish tastes wonderful and goes very well with rice and dal. This dish is prepared every year for Ugadi (in the month of March or April). During this time fresh tender cashews are available in the market. I have used the dried ones. You can also substitute plain cashews too. I hope you enjoy making this. If you did, please leave me a comment.
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Ingredients:
Ivy Gourd (Tendle) - 750 g Dried Tender Cashews - 2 cups Coconut Oil - 2 Tbsp Mustard seeds - 2 tsp Urad dal - 2 tsp Red Chilli flakes - 1/2 tsp Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup Salt - To taste Water - 1 1/4 cup


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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Video: Paneer Burrito Bowl (Vegetarian)| Mexican Inspired Recipes

Paneer Burrito Bowl is a tasty, Vegetarian meal. This meal consists of 5 components - Black beans, Guacamole, Cilantro- lime rice, Spiced Paneer and Fajita Veggies. All together they make a great meal. Paneer can be substituted by tofu. If desired the bowl can be topped by Pico de gallo, Sour cream, chopped lettuce, Shredded cheese etc. This recipe is a family favorite. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Please leave me a comment if you have recreated or have any questions.
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Ingredients: Cooked Black beans - 1 cup For Guacamole - Avocado - 2 Tomato (small) - 1/2 Onion (small) - 1/4 Jalapeno - 1/2 Cilantro - 5-6 sprigs Lime Juice - 1 Tsp Salt - To taste For Cilantro - Lime Rice : Basmati Rice - 1/2 cup Water - 1 cup Butter - 1/2 Tbsp Oil - 1 tsp Sugar - 1/2 tsp Lime Juice - 2 tsp Chopped Cilantro - 2 Tbsp Salt - To taste For Spiced Paneer: Paneer cubes - 1 cup Oil - 1 tsp Dried Oregano - 1/4 tsp Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp Salt - To taste Fajita Vegetables: Red bell pepper - 1/2 Green bell pepper - 1/2 Onion (medium sized) - 1 Jalapeno - 1/2 Oil - 1 Tbsp Pepper powder - To taste Salt - To taste
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Monday, June 8, 2020

Video: Mashinga Palle Ambado (Drumstick Leaves/Moringa Fritters)| Konkani Recipes

Mashinga Palle Ambado is a rice- lentil based fritters. The drumstick leaves (Moringa) adds a wonderful flavor. The fritters are deep fried in coconut oil. The crust gets super crispy with a soft(and dense) interior. You can also substitute other green like methi, red amaranth, radish greens etc. I hope you enjoy this video. If you recreate it or have any questions, please leave me a comment below.
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Ingredients:
Dosa rice - 1/2 cup Toordal - 1/4 cup Drumstick leaves (Moringa), packed - 1 cup Dry red chilli (Byadgi) - 7 Tamarind - Marble sized Grated Coconut - 1 tsp Salt - 1 tsp Oil - For deep frying ( I used coconut oil)
Written Recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2014/07/mashinga-palle-ambado-drumstick-leaves.html
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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Video: Guacamole| Mexican Inspired Recipes

Guacamole is a very popular Avocado based dip. It also pairs well with many dishes like tacos, burrito bowl, enchiladas etc. I hope you enjoy watching it. If you did, please leave me a comment.
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Ingredients:
Avocado (Ripe) - 2 Tomato (Small) - 1/2 Onion (small) - 1/2 Jalapeno - 1/2 Cilantro - 5-6 sprigs Lime juice - 1 tsp Salt - To taste
Written Recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2013/06/guacamole.html
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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Video: Shevai Usli (Using Leftover Shevai), Rice Noodles Upma

In my previous video, I showed how to make fresh rice noodles at home. After two days, many people are no longer interested to eat the same food for breakfast. Here is a recipe to make leftover Shevai more interesting. I hope you enjoy making it. Please leave me a comment if you recreate or have any questions.
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Ingredients: Leftover Shevai - 5 pieces Carrot - 1 Green beans - 12-15 Bell pepper (Capsicum) - 1/2 Onion - 1/2 Ginger - 1 inch Grated Coconut - 2 Tbsp Salt - 1 tsp For Seasoning: Coconut Oil - 2 Tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Urad dal - 2 tsp Chana dal - 2 tsp Green Chilli - 1-2 Curry leaves - 5-6 Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp I have used a chopper for chopping the vegetables. This way even the carrot and beans take less time to cook.
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Monday, June 1, 2020

Video: Shevai (String Hoppers) | Coastal Karnataka Recipes

Shevai is a very popular breakfast in coastal region of Karnataka. Soaked rice is ground with coconut. The paste is then cooked and steamed. Finally it is pressed in a String hopper mould to get fresh rice noodles. It is a long process but its really worth at the end. The taste of the rice noodles depend on the rice which is used. I have posted one of the variation. I hope you enjoy watching it. If you recreated it or have any questions, please leave me a comment.

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Ingredients:
Kerala Matta Rice (Boiled Rice) - 2 cups Sona masoori Rice - 2 cups Grated coconut - 1 cup Salt - 3 tsp Water - 4 cups
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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Video: Tarkari Nonche ( Mixed Vegetable Pickle) | Easy Pickle Recipe

Pickle is a popular condiment in Indian cuisine.Veggies are paired with raw mango in this version. They provide a wonderful crunch. This is one of the recipe my mother used to make every summer.This is a south Indian version and has no oil. The pickle will be ready to use in 2 days. I hope you enjoy making it. Please leave me a comment if you make it or have any questions.
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Ingredients:
Raw mango, chopped - 2 cups Carrot, chopped - 1/4 cup Cauliflower, chopped - 1 cup Dry Red chilli (byadgi) - 16 Mustard seeds - 3 tsp Asafoetida (Hing) - 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp Salt - 1 1/2 Tbsp Water - 1 3/4 to 2 cup

Written Recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2013/08/tarkari-nonche-mixed-vegetable-pickle.html
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Sunday, May 24, 2020

Video: Mint Chutney Sandwich | Easy Breakfast Recipes

Mint Chutney Sandwich is a very flavorful sandwich. It comes together quickly if you have some mint chutney stored in your freezer. I always make a big batch of mint chutney and portion them in ice cube tray. Then store them in resealable bags for later use. Whenever required, I pull out few cubes and thaw them. This way making this sandwich is a breeze. The bread slices are toasted and then a good amount of chutney is applied. Layers of veggies are placed between the two toasted bread slices. I hope you enjoy making them. Please leave me a comment if you enjoyed it or have any questions.

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Ingredients:
White bread slices - 4 English Cucumber - 1/4 Onion - 1/4 Tomato -1/2 Mint Chutney - As required Ghee - As required Pepper powder - To taste

Mint Chutney Recipe - http://www.lakshmicanteen.com/2012/10/pudina-mint-chutney.html
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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Video: Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushroom is a tasty appetizer. A flavorful mushroom - onion mixture is mixed with cheese and then filled in the mushroom caps. It is ten topped with panko bread crumbs for some crunch. After baking, they can be served right away. Do try making this and I hope you will enjoy as much as we do. Please leave me a comment if you enjoyed watching it or have any questions.

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Ingredients: Button Mushroom - 14 Onion - 1 Garlic Cloves - 3 Oil - 5 tsp Red Chilli flakes - 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning - 1/2 tsp Salt - 1/2 tsp Grated Cheese - 1/2 cup (I used Pepper jack) Panko bread crumbs - 1/3 cup
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Monday, May 18, 2020

Video: Watermelon Mint Lemonade | Easy Summer Drink

Watermelon Mint Lemonade is a perfect drink for hot days. The sweetness of the melon is well balanced by the lime juice. The mint leaves adds more flavor. For the Indian touch, a dash of black salt (kala namak) is added. Do try this combo and I'm sure you will enjoy it as much as we did. Please leave me a comment if you enjoyed it or have any questions.

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Ingredients: Chilled Watermelon Cubes - 3 cups Black Salt - 1/4 tsp Mint - 2 Sprigs (Stems removed) Sugar - 1 Tbsp Juice from 1/2 lime
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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Video: Churmuri Chikki (Puffed Rice Bars) | Using Jaggery

Churmuri Chikki is a very simple snack. Churmuri is nothing but the puffed rice. Traditionally it is made only with puffed rice, jaggery and then shaped into balls. I made it just like bars as it is easier to eat. It requires very few ingredients and the resulting snack is tasty and crunchy. To enhance the taste I have added roasted, salted peanuts. This can be packed as a snack for your kids lunch box. I hope you give this recipe a try and enjoy it as much as we did. Please leave me a comment if you enjoyed watching or have a question.
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Ingredients: Puffed Rice - 4 cup Soft Jaggery (Antu Bella) - 3/4 cup Roasted Salted Peanuts - 1/2 cup Water - 2 Tbsp Ghee - 1 tsp Cardamom Pod - 1
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Monday, May 11, 2020

Video: Boodh Kumblakaayi Huli (Ash Gourd Curry) | Udupi Style

Boodh Kumblakaayi Huli is a popular dish in Udupi region. Ash gourd is simmered in a freshly ground spice paste and finished off with a mustard seasoning. It is served with white rice. Do try making this and I'm sure you will enjoy as much as we do. Please leave me a comment if you try making or have any questions.

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Ingredients:
Ash gourd (chopped) - 2 cups Toordal - 1/3 cup Coriander leaves - 5-6 sprigs Curry leaves - 5-6 Jaggery - 1 Tbsp Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp Salt - To taste For Masala: Dry Red chilli - 4 Coriander seeds - 2 Tbsp Urad dal - 2 tsp Cumin Seeds - 1 1/2 tsp Methi seeds - 1/4 tsp Oil- 1 tsp Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp For Seasoning: Oil - 2 tsp Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp Urad dal- 1 tsp Dry red chilli - 1
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