Potato Chops

My Nana makes the best potato chops on the planet! Potato chops are a Goan delicacy, mashed potato stuffed with minced mutton, chicken or beef and then deep fried. You could shallow fry it too, but deep fried tastes way better! 😉 Whenever we visited Nana, she made sure potato chops were always on the…

Prawn Jeere Miri Curry

Another one of my grandmother’s classic recipes. Jeere Miri translates to cumin and pepper in Konkani. Even though it deciphers to just cumin and pepper, this dish has quite a few other ingredients that give it it’s alluring orange color. My grandmother would tell me she’d make prawn jeere miri the following day and I’d…

Shrimp Alfredo

I have always loved a good Alfredo sauce. The creaminess of the Alfredo is what I really appreciate either on a pizza or with some pasta. Alfredo complements shrimp and chicken wonderfully. I have used shrimp in this recipe since it cooks under 5 minutes. This recipe is great for real quick meals and I…

Ras Malai

Ras Malai is a traditional Indian sweet dish. In Hindi, ‘ras’ refers to juice and ‘malai’, cream. Think of it as a deconstructed cheesecake with an Indian twist ? Ras Malai has always been the star of the dessert counter at most Indian weddings and celebrations. This spring break, my flat mates and I were…

Spaghetti in creamy mushroom sauce

This is one of the easiest white sauce recipes that blends well with any kind of pasta. I love the flavor of mushroom and how it complements the pasta. You can use any type of mushroom for this recipe or even add a little bacon. This recipe can be a little heavy because of the…

Pork Loin dressed in Honey Chilly Sauce

Pork loin is one of my favorite cuts because it thaws real quick and the cook time is barely 10 minutes. Honey chilly has always been one of my favorite sauces because it has the perfect blend of spice with a hint of sweetness. So here’s the recipe for some juicy pork loin dressed up…

Fried pork chops with sautéed veggies

Here’s a meal rich in protein and fiber. Sautéed veggies are my go to form of fiber. All you need is some salt and pepper and their natural flavor. Pork chops when flattened and seasoned well, don’t need to be cooked for just as long, giving you a delicious meal in just a few minutes….

Green Chicken Curry

Indian style chicken curry has over a dozen regional variations, each one with its own distinct flavor.This recipe is a blend of chicken and spicy Indian flavors typically native to the west coast, Mangalore and Goa, where I hail from. Green chicken gravy was one dish that was made on a Sunday at least once…

Prawn Ghee Roast

Prawn ghee roast is a spicy, finger licking mangalorean side dish that can be put together in just a few minutes! I love prawn since it cooks so quickly and its just close to impossible to go wrong with the flavours! I’ve always relished the ghee roast in Manglorean restaurants. Little did i know it…

Nutella Cheesecake

Nutella has always been my all time favourite be it in cakes, on bread or even just a plain spoon full! So I decided to blend it with cream cheese. The nutella perfectly compliments the cream cheese to yield this creamy decadant cheesecake.The best part is, once your ingredients are in place, it barely takes…

Almond Cake drizzled with Dulce de Leche  

Almond cake drizzled with homemade salted caramel sauce is like a salted caramel macaron in the form of a cake. That is exactly how this idea popped into my head. I craved for some salted caramel macarons but felt too lazy to pipe and bake the macrons in batches. So I decided to bake a…