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Monsoon MagicRecipe #2 -Keerlu ani moong ghashi(sprouted moong nd bamboo shoots in spicy coconut gravy)

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This Post was In the draft from pretty long time or say from a yr….. when I was abroad I never got fresh bamboo shoots but here in India we do get it during Monsoon… So I thought this is a best time to post during this Monsoon Magic recipe series….
I prepared this Dish when I was in Abroad and we got bamboo shoots all the 365 days BUT preserved!!! 


As I told in before post bamboo  shoots are one among our fav’s I make varieties of dishes with it…. Now here is one among that Bamboo shoots cubed -2 cups( I used preserved ones here with fresh ones I will post recipe soon) Sprouted Moong beans -1 cup (deskin the moong beans after soaking) Coconut scraped – 1 large cup Red Chilies 7 Tamarind – 2 pea sized For tempering Oil -2 tsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Curry leaves few


Method: Cook Moong beans in a deep bottomed vessel, add bamboo shoots.salt(add less salt as the preserved bamboo shoots have salt in it) and cook for 5 minutes. Meanwhile roast red chillies and grind it with coconut and tamarind to a fine p…

MONSOON MAGIC RECIPE #1- GAJBAJE

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Remember my last post where I spoke about monsoon magic???? Yeh u heard it right the next few posts will be related to Monsoon vegetables. The vegetables or fruits that we get during Rainy season!!!! Yeh It’s raining for a couple of days already. Watching the rain brings back some childhood memories. Wow! I feel like ancient saying that. I remember when I was a young girl back in Mangalore I loved jumping around in my shorts in the muddy water, making paper boats and putting them in the rain water, coming back from school having a hot Cup of filter coffee biscuits or bonda’s or anything tht my mamama (till I was 10) and Amma(later on) prepared for me J. Ah!!!!! I miss those days yep the school days where we used to put back our umbrella’s in the bag drench in the heavy rains splash our legs in the muddy water, or just arrive 5 minutes late during the assembly all becoz the bus was not on time becoz of the rains!!!! Yes the Rains!!! I love it!!!! I not here in Mumbai but back in mangalo…

A Afternoon thali

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Life is so busy with the lil one, She has completed 5mo this 3rd and with that she has learnt new tricks nd I  need to keep an extra eye on the girl!!! After all she has become a big girl a 5 month old girl ;). Sitting and browsing on net is like a dream these days. As amma is here I find a lil bit of time to browse or blog!!! But sob sob this is only for a week more as she will leave next week LLL
I apologise if I’ve missed ur posts or not commented on it!!! I m sure u all can understand me very well!!!Life is so busy with the lil one, She has completed 5mo this 3rd and with that she has learnt new tricks nd I  need to keep an extra eye on the girl!!! After all she has become a big girl a 5 month old girl ;). Sitting and browsing on net is like a dream these days. As amma is here I find a lil bit of time to browse or blog!!! But sob sob this is only for a week more as she will leave next week LLL
I apologise if I’ve missed ur posts or not commented on it!!! I m sure u all can understan…

Crunchy Munchy #6 Kananga Sonto/Sweet Potato Finger Chips

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How many of u love sweet potatoes??? U??? me too J especially just cooked and peeled :D U saw my post of Kananga Chips/Sweet potato chips here. Now it’s a sweet potato recipe again Kananga Sonto/Sweet potato spicy finger chips


Here is what we need: Sweet Potato – 250 gms Besan /Gram flour- 150 gms ( adjust if its not fully coated) Hing water – 1 tbsp Coconut oil to fry Salt to taste Chilli powder – 2 tbsp Black sesame seeds/til-1 tbsp


Method: Peel sweet potatoes and cut into thick strips (just like how we do for potato finger chips). Heat oil in a Wok, when hot fry these finger chips in oil only for 5 minutes and allow it to cool. Now add besan,chilli powder,til,salt and sprinkle a little bit of water(just little to coat the kanang/sweet potato) and mix well. Make sure each sweet potato strips are well coated. Now fry these coated sweet potato strips in hot oil(make sure the oil isn’t over heated orelse the strips will get blackish and not get crisp). Remove on a Paper towel or a big vessel with ho…

Crunchy Munchy #5-Ponsa Karo/Jackfruit chips

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Actually I had thought of ending the Crunchy munchy during the last post but as we made some extra munchies I have 2 extra post coming J. So Enjoy!!!!! Jackfruit is one of the most loved fruit at my home sweet home.Making these chips is one of the sweet memories of my childhood. I still remember making of this chips when I was 9 My my we almost made 10 kgs of this chips….. from then we never made such lot neither would dream of such!!! Ahh…. We enjoyed the chips then till the last bit of it JJJ….. Mamama Amma, C pachi n I was in the making of the chips. But these days we make a small lot never more than 3 kgs ;) don’t know is it becoz we cant make it or don’t have time to make it just like we did before. How many of u have such Munchies made at home with so much memories??? Did I say I have yeh I do have lots of memories. Without lots of chit chat lets come to the main topic. 
Crunchy Munchy #5-Ponsa Karo/Jackfruit chips
This is how we make this Raw, but firm and fresh jackfruits, just ou…