Pooja Nadkarni

Hi, My name is Pooja , mom , housewife, painter and a full time food blogger. I love to cook and experiment in my kitchen. Always busy either preparing food or trying to take some good clicks of my food.

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Recipes and Articles by Pooja Nadkarni

Bharli Vangi Recipe (Maharshtrian Style Stuffed Brinjals)

Friday, 19 May 2017 15:10

Stuffed Brinjals is one of the Maharashtrian vegetarian delicacies where we stuff Brinjals (eggplants) with spicy stuffing and slow cook them. This can be prepared dry or with extra gravy and served with roti or chapati. Serve Bharli Vangi along with Panchmel Dal, Boondi Raita and Phulkas for a weekday ...

Fish Sukka Recipe (Fish With Spicy Masala Filling)

Friday, 12 May 2017 17:01

Fish Sukka Recipe is a dish made with marinated Fish cooked in Spicy Masala Filling. Masala is made by combining spices in poppy seeds, coconut, onion, ginger and garlic. This Fish Sukka Recipe (Fish With Spicy Masala Filling) is served as an appetizer with Lahsuni Dal Tadka (Moong Dal with Pumpkin) ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Goan Style Tallyanche Hooman Recipe (Sardine Curry)

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 11:01

Tangy and flavourful Tallyanche Hooman or Sardine curry prepared using grated coconut paste infused with spices goes well with hot and steamy rice. It is normally prepared in Goan Saraswat Brahmin houses in Goa. Serve Goan Style Tallyanche Hooman along with Mooga Gathi and Steamed Rice for a weekday ...

Published in All Recipes

Fish Tandoori Recipe

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 11:01

Have you ever tried out fish tandoori? Trust me, it is equally as delicious as chicken tandoori. Normally, tandoori is prepared in tandoor oven, but I normally prepare it in my convection oven. The fish choice is completely upto you. Same recipe can be used for fillets too. I normally use pompano or ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Simple Mutton Curry With Coconut Recipe

Thursday, 04 May 2017 10:01

Goat curry or Mutton is one of the spicy, sizzling gravy prepared using tender goat meat cooked in lot of Indian Spices and coconut paste which is best if served with Indian bread. While preparing any goat curry, make sure that the goat meat is fresh. The more tender the goat meat, more easier it is ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Paplet Hooman Recipe (Pomfret Curry)

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 00:01

We call Pomfret as Paplet in Goa and If you love Goan food, then Paplet Hooman/Pomfret Curry is a must to try out. This curry is coconut based curry where you prepare coconut paste by grinding together freshly grated coconut along with spices. It goes well with hot and steamy rice. Serve Paplet Hooman ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Maharashtrian Amleche God Lonche Recipe (Sweet and Sour Raw Mango Pickle)

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:03

In Goa, we call raw mango , "Almi" and this Maharashtrian Amleche God Lonche Recipe is one of my mom's delicacy. She taught me how to get perfect god lonche or sweet pickle, which is a popular accompaniment in most Maharashtrian households. We have to make sure that we get good quality of jaggery for ...

Recheado Chicken Naan Wraps Recipe

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 00:12

I love Recheado masala and whenever I have it in abundance, I use it in my other recipes. One day as an experiment, I tried out these Recheado chicken wraps and it was a big hit. As a mom, I have to constantly think about what to give in the lunchbox for my son and this is one such recipe that my son ...

Red Lentil Curry Without Coconut Recipe

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 00:02

If you are vegetarian and also health cautious, then Red lentil curry is one of the best choice. Red lentils are soaked well in advance and then boiled separately. The gravy is prepared using onions, tomatoes along with spices and the boiled lentils are cooked in it. It goes well with rice or any bread.  Serve ...

Asian Style Chicken Noodle Soup

Thursday, 10 November 2016 00:22

This Chicken noodle soup is Asian style soup and is worth preparing in this cold weather. Lovely Sichuan chili sauce gives it Asian zing and delectable flavor. Chicken can be substituted with veggies if you prefer.Serve Asian Style Chicken Noodle Soup with Taiwanese Style Gua Bao Recipe and Mochiko Dango ...

Published in Soups

Pan Fried Chinese Chilli Chicken recipe

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 00:03

Pan Fried Chinese Chilli Chicken recipe is an amazing appetizer recipe which is made on skillet and not deep fried like the traditional chilli chicken recipe. Since it consumes only 3 tablespoons of oil, in comparison to the deep fried recipe, this pan fried recipe is way healthier and appetizing too. ...

Published in Appetizers

Vegetarian Sushi Recipe

Friday, 21 October 2016 00:36

Sushi is famous Japanese snack, where cooked rice is combined with vinegar and other ingredients and spread over the Seaweed (also called as Nori). A layer of vegetables or seafood is then layered over the rice and it is rolled very tightly. It is then sliced and served with soy sauce. So let's see how ...

Published in East Asian Cuisine

Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Thursday, 20 October 2016 00:36

Love Japanese Cuisine? Here is my version of Teriyaki chicken which can be enjoyed with steaming hot rice. The sauce is the main ingredient in this recipe which is very easy to prepare yet delicious. Serve Teriyaki Chicken with Steamed Rice on its own for a weeknight dinner with a glass of Red Wine ...

Published in East Asian Cuisine

Baked Modak and Karanji Recipe

Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:39

Since Ganesh Chaturthi is coming closer, few of the health freaks like me must be wondering, how to prepare some healthy snacks. So here is the tried and tested recipe of baked modak and karanji. These are healthy and tasty at the same time. So this festival try these snacks and we are sure you will ...

Goan Sweet Khatkhati Recipe (Coconut Candy)

Monday, 25 July 2016 00:30

Goan Sweet Khatkhati is a simple and quick sweet, or you can say coconut candy, prepared by melting Jaggery (Panela) and adding in, fresh or dry shredded coconut, roasted sesame seeds and some crushed peanuts or cashew nuts. The jaggery used in Goa(India) for such type of dessert is called chiki god, ...

Moryechi Xacuti Recipe (Goan Style Shark Curry)

Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:26

Moryechi Xacuti / Shark Curry Recipe is almost the same as chicken xacuti, only that you have to use less quantity of spices in order to get all the flavors of shark to get mixed up into the gravy. Only make sure that the shark is fresh and not frozen and try to use freshly grated coconut instead of ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Kadai Mushroom Recipe

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 00:14

Kadai Mushroom Recipe is high on spices but you can adjust the spices according to your preference. For traditional kadai mushrooms, button mushrooms are used, but I decided to make some variation this time and used Portobello mushrooms instead. There isn’t any difference in the taste. Both taste ...

Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

Friday, 10 June 2016 00:40

Stuffed Mushroom Recipe is a tasty dish that can be served as a starter in parties. Mushrooms are rich in protein and gives good energy to the body. This Stuffed Mushroom Recipe is one among the best appetizer. You can use any kind of mushroom for this recipe but see to that you don’t use a small ones. You ...

Published in Appetizers and Sides

Guilt Free Coconut Barfi Recipe

Friday, 03 June 2016 00:22

This Guilt-Free Coconut Barfi is a quick and easy recipe which combines dates and desiccated coconut into a sweet barfi. Being an Indian, I always keep some barfi, pedhas or rasgulla in my kitchen to enjoy sweets after spicy Indian food. But being a cautious mother and a wife, I keep a tab on how much ...

Kalwanche Tonak (Oyster Curry) Recipe

Thursday, 12 May 2016 00:10

Oysters are super rich in zinc, which is required for strengthening the immune system of your body. Other minerals and vitamins like calcium, iron and magnesium are also present in this shellfish. In konkani, we call oysters as kalwa and they just taste amazing in any recipe. Kalwanche Tonak is a very ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Shallow Fried Oysters Recipe

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 00:09

Shallow Fried Oysters Recipe is a delicious and easy to experiment with oysters where they are first coated with some spices and semolina-rice flour mixture and then shallow fried. Being from Goan Saraswat Brahmin family in Goa, I love all seafood and try to prepare different recipes using them. When ...

Mutton Do Pyaza Recipe

Saturday, 07 May 2016 00:23

Mutton Do Pyaza Recipe is made of goat meat and spiced with lots of onions. The Onions are added at two stages during cooking, hence the name Do Pyaza (two onions). Do Pyaza is normally prepared using meat like, beef, lamb, chicken, goat etc. Recipe variation can also be made by using vegetables instead ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Tallyanche Suke (Sardine Dry) Recipe

Saturday, 07 May 2016 00:12

Tallyanche Suke is an authentic Goan recipe which is simple, delicious and fresh to eat. Sardines is one of the healthiest fish and can be consumed by almost everybody. It is also called as Talle in Goa. Did you know- Sardines have many health benefits like preventing heart diseases, certain types of ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Choco Badam Barfi / Choco Almond Fudge Recipe

Friday, 06 May 2016 00:07

Choco Badam Barfi / Choco Almond Fudge Recipe is a variation of Indian Barfi. Barfi is one of the popular simple mithai prepared out of mawa or khoya. Alteration in recipe is often made by adding different flavours, colours or even the fruit extracts. Normally it is a lengthy process to prepare mawa ...

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