Moongachi Usali (Goan Style Sprouted Green Gram Stir Fry)

Moongachi Usali is a traditional Goan Style preparation of sprouted green gram. This dish is packed with nutrition and is so easy to prepare. it requires very little oil, and is made without onion or garlic, making it suitable for festival days too. What is unique about this dish is the addition of a little jaggery which adds an unexpected flavour to it. This dish used to be served in "Baal-wadis" or pre-schools for children, as a nutritious snack. Serve this dish with Steamed Rice and Amlechi Uddamethi, ...

Goan Masoorchi Usali Recipe (Black Lentil Stir Fry)

Masoorchi Usali is a quick and simple stir fry that we make in Goa. In Goa we make different types of usali or usal. Moogachi usali (Black Lentil stir fry) and chanyachi usali (gram stir fry) is all time favorite. However, I thought of making this usali with masoor and it turned delicious. You can make it with sprouts too. On the days when we fast, we make this dish without onion. Masoor is a lentil and contains carbohydrates. They are a good source of dietary fiber. They are low in fat and calories ...

Goan Style Black Chickpeas And Cucumber Masala Recipe (Taushem Tondak)

The Taushem Tondak is a delicious Goan style Black Chickpeas and Cucumber Masala Curry that is made in a tangy and spicy coconut base. Taushem means cucumber and tondak means masala gravy. The addition of Kabuli chana or black chickpeas to this tondak to make it a bit unique and a twist I have given to the recipe. You can add any type of gram to this tondak to make it a high protein and wholesome dish. Serve the Black Chickpeas And Cucumber Masala (Taushem Tondak) along with steamed rice for ...

Goan Mushroom Xacuti Recipe

Goan Mushroom Xacuti is an authentic Goan traditional dish which tastes the best when cooked using wild or forest mushrooms, which are available during the rainy season. On the other hand Xacuti is a Goan Masala with certain blend of spices which is extremely popular across India and is used to prepare gravy based recipes.You can also cook this recipe with simple mushrooms, but for the real taste you should always go for the forest ones. Wild mushrooms are a bit more rubbery in taste and takes more ...

Mooga Gathi (Sprouted Moong In Coconut Paste) Recipe

Mooga Gathi or Mooghache Gathi is a traditional Goan dish usually served in temples. This dish is made using green gram or moong sprouts in a delicious coconut gravy which is tempered with mustard leaves and curry leaves. This is a pure veg dish made without using onion and garlic. Yet, this dish tastes so delicious that you will want to eat more. This dish is also made on special occasions like religious functions and festivals where we eat pure veg food. It tastes best with pooris, but some people ...

Goan Kaju Curry Recipe (Spicy Goan Cashew Nut Curry)

Goan Kaju Curry is yet another delicious dish from the western coast of India or the Konkan region. Goan Kaju Curry is normally made using the best quality goan cashew nuts and served as a vegetarian delicacy in goan weddings and parties. The Goan Kaju curry is made by following the traditional style of goan cooking which consists of roasting grated coconut along with onion, garlic and spices and addition of tamarind. Tamarind is used as a souring agent in most of the Goan dishes. Serve this Goan ...

Goan Moolyacho Ross Recipe (Goan Radish Curry)

Goan Moolyacho Ross is a traditional Goan preparation. Ross means Goan curry and moolo means radish. This curry is similar to Goan drumstick curry or sangacho ross, but to this curry mom does not add black pepper seeds. You can have this curry with steamed rice, rava fried vegetable, stir fry or bhaji, kokum kadi, papad and salad to have a simple Goan veg lunch. This curry may appear simple, but it is nutritious as radish is loaded with fibre, vitamin B6 and folic acid which are very good for health. ...

Goan Chana Ros Recipe (White Peas Curry)

Goan Chana Ros is a vegetarian dish from Goan cuisine made with dried white peas (safed vatana). In Ros recipes, we add freshly grated coconut, instead of roasted coconut which is used for many other Goan dishes. Simply roast the spices and grind along with freshly grated coconut and add to the boiled white peas to prepare this recipe. Serve Goan Chana Ros recipe with steamed rice, Kelyachyo Fodi (banana) to have a nice Goan vegetarian meal. You can also serve chana Ros with bread and rotis, but ...

     
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