Find recipes you can cook for Ugadi lunch - Sansarpadvo javan.
There are varieties of poha available, different thicknesses, hope this post helps.
Kooka randayi is Chinese potatoes in a simple coconut curry with a simple tempering.
Mom makes this easy peasy side dish without much hassel using Basella that tastes delicious & is also quick to make. Here's its recipe.
One heck of a delish coconut curry using fresh gooseberries. They're called avale khadi in Konkani. Paired with rice you won't ask for anything else. It's yummm
Here's how to make seemebadnekai rava fry. Simple, easy to make, delicious pan fried chayote squash makes a nice appetizer/side dish. Seemethoushe phodi.
A simple, healthy stir fry of chayote. Chow chow/seemebadnekai palya recipe for you for everyday cooking. A good source of Vitamin C.
A simple, healthy stir fry of okra.
A simple Konkani breakfast from my granny’s kitchen - poha recipe. Phovu phaan in Konkani. This flattened rice dish can be served as a tea time snack too.
A simple field marrow stir fry recipe, Konkani style. It’s called magge upakari in Konkani.
A simple, delicious, healthy snake gourd recipe for you. A simple recipe for everyday cooking for you. 😇
An easy, healthy stir fry recipe. Kohlrabi is nutritious & are delicious too.
Delicious jackfruit seed stir fry - a summer treat. It's spicy, sweet & delicious. Called bikanda upakari in Konkani.
Steps to chop & prep raw and ripe jackfruits.
Crispy, crunchy, spicy fritters made using drumstick leaves. Delicious fritters to be served as a starter for lunch, dinner or as a side.
Include greens in your diet, eat healthy once in a while. Here's a super nutritious, stir fry of drumstick leaves. Called as mashinga palle upakari in Konkani.
A very easy, quick, scrumptious split mung bean stew with steaming hot rice makes a delightful dinner. It's hearty and comforting.
Sweet potato stir fry called as kanga upakari in Konkani is an age old tea time snack from my grandparents times. They're healthy & delish.
With the love for pathrado that we Konkanis have, we definitely don’t waste any leftovers. We shallow fry pathrode slices with oil to make them crispy & enjoy!
Raw jackfruits are pickled in salt to store the season's glut for year long's use. They are then used to make Konkani delicacies.
Pickled raw jackfruits are made into a Konkani delicacies. A stir fry called as salla upakari in Konkani is also prepared using pickled raw jackfruits.
A delicious, spicy, Konkani side dish with earthy Chinese potatoes in it, to go with rice and dalithoy.
This dish has a huge fan following. When they serve this hot as prasadam in temples, people line up for them. :-)
Alvati is a Konkani rainy season delicacy. It is a delicious curry prepared from tender colocasia leaves.
Here are the types of colocasia that we use in Konkani cooking.
Moogadali usli and phovu are a classic Konkani breakfast. It's a stir fry of split moong bean served with spicy, sweet, seasoned beaten rice.
Colocasia tubers called as kaale alva maddi make yummy fritters when shallow fried or deep fried. These are called maddi phodi and are a Konkani favourite.
Tendle talasani is a Konkani speciality. Ivy gourds are crushed, seasoned, shallow fried and roasted to make a yummy side dish for lunch, dinner.
Here’s a simple recipe for pillowy soft, yummy, shallow fried, breadfruit rava fry. Called as kadgi phodi in Konkani.
An all time Konkani favourite is bibbe upakari, a stir fry made of tender cashew nuts with ivy gourds and potatoes. Customary side dish for the Ugadi festival.
Having leftover bread at home? Here's a quick and easy recipe to empty any leftover, stale bread. A nice breakfast, tea time snack.
Roasted eggplant is a great accompaniment with rice/pyaj, prepared using matti gulla, a special type of eggplant/aubergine/brinjal found in udupi/mangalore.
Chinese potato stir fry (Kooka Upakari) is a Konkani favourite. A simple but great side dish.
Chinese potatoes are a favourite among Konkanis. We prepare yummy curries and dishes from Chinese potatoes. They are called as kook in Konkani.
Malabar spinach is cooked & is mixed with curds & a spicy coconut chutney. It is a very nutritious side dish to go with rice & makes a comforting meal.
Malabar spinach in coconut chutney is called as vali sasam in Konkani. A very nutritious accompaniment to go with rice. Side dish that makes a comforting meal.
Pathrado are spicy pinwheels prepared using colocasia leaves. Left over pathrade are stir fried with a flavourful seasoning, jaggery and coconut.
Patrado is a very popular konkani dish prepared using colocasia leaves. Left over patrados are cooked in a spicy coconut curry called as gashi.
A flavourful, simple, healthy stir fry of basella/Malabar spinach. Called as vali upakari in Konkani which is served as a side dish in Konkani cuisine.
A coconut based spicy side dish prepared using malabar spinach (vali sukke in Konkani) is paired with dalithoy & a bowl of steaming hot rice. Comfort food!!
Tambli, a type of yoghurt and coconut based curry can be prepared using numerous spices and greens.
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
Batate upakari means potato stir fry. If you love poatoes you'll love this stir fry. An easy to prepare side dish that gets ready in no time.
Stir fry with fenugreek leaves, onions, capsicum is an amazing side dish that is sweet and spicy.
Colocasia tubers/maaddi are a favourite among Konkanis. Maaddi is used to prepare yummy phodis, by shallow frying(tava fry /rava fry) or deep frying them.
Stir fries are called as upakari in konkani. Upakaris are very easy to prepare, make a simple, healthy, side dish with a flavourful seasoning.
This curry makes a simple meal heavenly and tasty, when this curry is had with steaming hot rice.
Malabar spinach in a spicy, coconut curry. It's called vali randayi/vali ambat in Konkani. Delicious, healthy, comforting.
Tender lady's fingers are tossed in oil, sprinkled with some salt and red chilli powder when they get a little crispy to make a yummy appetizer.
An Indian style mushroom stir fry recipe to go with Indian flatbreads. Quick and easy to make. Highly nutritious, high in proteins and antioxidants.
Pathrado is a very popular Konkani dish. Pathrado is usually prepared using colocasia leaves.
An all time favourite of konkani's is ambe upakari. This thick mango curry is spicy, sweet, sour at the same time! It is to die for! Slurp! Slurp!
Udupi Brinjal or Matti Gulla are used to prepare sagle. A spicy, sweet coconut masala is stuffed into tiny brinjals and cooked. A great side dish with rice.
Jeere meere khadi is cumin, pepper coconut gravy with sour buttermilk/yoghurt. This khadi is tangy, spicy with a nice, flavourful garlic sesoning.
Cabbage stir fry the traditional konkani style. Called as cabbage upakari in konkani. A side dish to complete a meal.
Here's a very easy, simple sambar recipe, perfect for beginners. The simplest, easiest sambar you can make using sambar powder.
Upakari's are called stir fry in konkani. They are simple, tasty, healthy and easy to prepare. An everyday side dish with rice in every konkani household.
Sukke is a spicy, dry side dish with vegetable/s in a coconut based masala. Steaming hot rice, cabbage potato sukke and piping hot dalithoy make a heavenly meal