Ash Gourd Curry (Kuvale Sasam)
Ash Gourd Curry (Kuvale Sasam)

Kuvale means ash gourd in konkani and sasam means mustard seeds. Ash gourd is cooked in a coconut based masala and the masala contains mustard seeds.

Vegetables in coconut milk (Valval)
Vegetables in coconut milk (Valval)

Valval is a very popular Konkani dish made of coconut milk and lots of vegetables, with a flavourful cumin seasoning. A mild, delicious curry to go with rice.

Chinese Potato Curry (Kooka Randay)
Chinese Potato Curry (Kooka Randay)

Chinese potatoes are a favourite among Konkanis. We prepare yummy curries and dishes from Chinese potatoes. They are called as kook in Konkani.

Gooseberry/Amla Saru (Avale Toy/Saru, Nellikayi Saar)
Gooseberry/Amla Saru (Avale Toy/Saru, Nellikayi Saar)

A healthy, delicious saru prepared using pickled gooseberry. A very simple, easy to do recipe that requires very few ingredients and gets ready in no time.

Pathrode or Patrade Gashi
Pathrode or Patrade Gashi

Patrado is a very popular konkani dish prepared using colocasia leaves. Left over patrados are cooked in a spicy coconut curry called as gashi.

Mixed Vegetable Coconut Curry (Gajbaje Ambat)
Mixed Vegetable Coconut Curry (Gajbaje Ambat)

All kinds of vegetables are put together in a spicy, thick coconut curry and it is then seasoned. Served as accompaniment with kheeri and a must for festivals.

Sprouted Green Gram Curry (Muga Gashi)
Sprouted Green Gram Curry (Muga Gashi)

Muga gashi is prepared using sprouted green gram & 1 other vegetable. It can be bamboo shoots (fresh or pickled), potatoes, yam, breadfruit or Chinese potatoes.

Black Chickpeas Stew (Chane Saaru)
Black Chickpeas Stew (Chane Saaru)

A soup like gravy is called saar/saru in Konkani. This chickpeas saru is a very flavourful saar that makes a scrumptious meal when eaten with a bowl of hot rice

Raw Jackfruit Curry (Kadge Gashi)
Raw Jackfruit Curry (Kadge Gashi)

Kadgi ghashi is raw jackfruit in a spicy coconut curry. It is a curry for special occasions, festivals during summer. A very popular konkani dish.

Bitter gourd, hog plums in a coconut gravy (Karathe, ambade gashi)
Bitter gourd, hog plums in a coconut gravy (Karathe, ambade gashi)

A coconut gravy with bitterness from bitter gourd, tanginess from the hog plum, sweetness from jaggery to balance the bitterness, with spices and seasoning.