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

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 ...

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 ...

Paplet Hooman Recipe - Goan 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 ...

Aam Ki Launji Pickle Recipe - Sweet & Spicy Mango Pickle

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:03

The Aam Ki Launji Pickle Recipe is a simple finger licking pickle made from fresh raw mangoes. The addition of methi seeds along with the hing, jaggery and other spices makes this dish stand out with perfection. It is a popular pickle recipe in Northern India and is a must try recipe when mangoes are ...

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. A combination of protein rich chicken and the element pf carbohydrates from the noodles, ...

Published in Soup Recipes

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. Try ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

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 Indian Chinese Recipes

Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Thursday, 20 October 2016 00:36

Love Japanese Cuisine? 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 Chicken Yakisoba Recipe - Japanese Noodles for a weeknight dinner with a glass of Red ...

Baked Modak and Karanji/Gujiya 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Konkani Style Kalwanche Tonak Recipe - Oyster Curry

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 ...

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 ...

Tallyanche Suke Recipe - Sardine Dry

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 ...

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 ...

Sugar Free Pineapple Dates Cake Recipe

Friday, 06 May 2016 00:00

Sugar Free Pineapple Dates Cake Recipe is a sugar-free wonder for a dessert. This cake is a stigma to the expected sugar amounts in a dessert. The pineapple dates cake recipe is made sweet with dates which are also rich in iron. Though I used all-purpose flour in this recipe, one can also use whole wheat ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Til Ke Ladoo Recipe - Sesame Ladoo Recipe

Saturday, 30 April 2016 00:17

Til Ke Ladoo is a variety in ladoo that is enjoyed by many. It is a favorite in Maharashtra and is served during Sankranthi festival which falls in the winter. Til is a healthy option in winter and warms your body by giving energy.  Did you know - Til or Sesame seeds are rich in proteins, calcium, ...

Eggless Orange and Apple Ice Cream Recipe

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:15

This Eggless Orange and Apple Ice Cream Recipe prepared at home beats the store-bought fruit ice creams hands down. The creamy dessert melts in the mouth with a delicious combination of Orange and Apple flavors. Its variation can also be created by combining fruits like Mango, Chickoo or Pineapple. ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Pakki Mutton Biryani Recipe

Sunday, 24 April 2016 00:35

In North India, Biryani is traditionally associated with the Mughlai cuisine of Delhi and in South India, it is traditionally associated with the Hyderabadi cuisine. There are two ways to make Biryani, Kaccha(Raw) and Pakki(cooked). In Kacchi Biryani, the meat is marinated and cooked along with half ...

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