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12 February, 2017

Bolo Dos Namorados a Bake with Cashew Nuts

Bolo Dos Namorados a Bake with Cashew Nuts
Comments : 7 Posted in : Baked, Blogging Marathon, Cashew Nuts, Cook Book Series, Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, Dessert, Eggs, Goan, Kid Friendly, Nuts on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Bolo Dos Namorados translates to Valentine Cake!  A delicious Goan cake that I found goes well with “Sanche Cha” evening tea that most Goans have. I feel it has its roots in the Portuguese Cuisine! I discovered that Bolo Dos Namorados translation when I Googled the word and landed up on different cakes generally pink
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3 January, 2017

Deep Fried Modak~ Ganesh Special

Deep Fried Modak~ Ganesh Special
Comments : 14 Posted in : Blogging Marathon, Deep Frying, Festive Cooking, Ganesh Festival Recipe List, Goan, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Lists, Maharashtrian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Deep-fried modak are obviously deep-fried in oil, unlike the steamed Modak. The shell of the deep fried modak is made from whole wheat flour and the stuffing is traditionally jaggery and fresh coconut. The fried modak last longer and taste different. Also unlike the Ukdiche modak where you get the finesse after practice, this modak does
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30 September, 2016

Ghosali chi Kappa or Ridge Gourd Slices

Ghosali chi Kappa or Ridge Gourd Slices
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Accompaniments, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Festive Cooking, Goan, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Ridge gourd/Hirikai/ Ghosal, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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These are Ghosali chi Kappa, Ridge Gourd Slices. Made from Turai they are deliciously soft and yummy. The ridge gourd is slightly peeled and then marinated in simple salt and chilli powder the shallow fried after dredging in rava/sooji. Everyday food for Goans! Surprised? Well so was I these ghosali che kappas were shared by
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29 September, 2016

Cabbage Salad Indian Style

Cabbage Salad Indian Style
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Goan, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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As a part of the series On Simple Vegetarian Food in Old Age in #Cooking Carnival. Let us try what my daughters call as Cabbage Salad. I have no issues as long as they eat cabbage vegetable happily. This is nothing but cabbage briefly warmed and spiced with red chilli powder. Simple enough but its amazingly
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12 March, 2016

Cauliflower Cafreal, a Vegetarian take on the Famous Delicacy from Goa

Cauliflower Cafreal, a Vegetarian take on the Famous Delicacy from Goa
Posted in : Appetizer, Cauliflower, Chillies, Coriander, Goan, Green chilli, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Mushrooms, Oils, Palak, Potato/Batati/Batata/Batat, Rice barn, Shallow Fried, Side Dish, Stir-Fry or Dry Vegetables, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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On a holiday in Goa, you must have tried or, at least, heard the waiter waxing eloquently about the Chicken Cafreal they serve in their restaurant. If you are a non-vegetarian you may try it out, but, in case you are a vegetarian, you will promptly refuse. So, what is Cafreal? Cafreal is a spicy
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21 September, 2015

Idiyappam or Nooputt or Noolputtu or String Hoppers or Shirvoliyo

Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Chutney, Condiments, Goan, Healthy food, Karnataka Cuisine, Rice flour, South Indian Cuisine, Sri Lankan CUisine, Steamed on by : ArchanaPotdar
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We at #Blogging Marathon try to bring to you a variety, a variety in our various marathons. This one is no different, aptly called “#Buffet on Table “ this week our quest is to bring you different breakfast across the world. You may be aware that when we were researching the different world combos I was surprised when I
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11 September, 2015

Paneer Rechad

Comments : 16 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Goan, Indian Cuisine, Masala, Paneer, Red Chillies on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Rechad is a delicious way of eating fish. At least my husband and elder daughter concur with the rest of the Goans. In fact it’s used more often in Catholic families but that does not mean that it’s not used by Hindus. In fact I have tasted the best Mackrel Rechad at Hindu Houses. Like
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