Geeta Baliga | Crab Thai curry

This recipe is from Geeta Pachhi’s daughter – Sunita Shenoy Ingredients: Crabs – 5 to 6 medium sizedRed bell pepper – 1 (cut length wise)Yellow bell pepper -1Onions – 2, medium sized (cut length wise)Oil – 3 tbspThai curry paste (ready made paste is available)Coconut milk (thick) – 1 cupSat to taste Method:1. Wash crabs several times removing the dirt…

Geeta Baliga | Amchi Food | Sungta PhaNNa Upkari – Shrimp Red Curry

Yet another dish from Geeta Pachhi’s kitchen that’s sure to tingle tongues and win hearts!!! Ingredients:Shrimp – 1 kg  Chilli powder – 3 tbspn  Onion – 2 big onions, sliced  Garlic cloves – 3, mashed  Tamarind pulp – 2 tbspn  Oil – 5 tbspn (preferably coconut oil)  Method:1. Peel the shrimp and devein them.Wash thoroughly…

Alu Bharta

Potato is a common favourite of Amchis and Bongs. This dish easily booked a spot in my Comfort Food list. Alu Bharta could be prepared in umpteen ways. This version was taught to me by my kids’ nanny Savitha. Her version also had a boiled egg. She would place an egg amidst potatoes in pressure…

Geeta Baliga | Amchi Food | Sear Fish curry

Another mouth watering sea food delicacy from Geeta Pachhi. Let’s straight away dive into the recipe without further ado… Ingredients: Sear / King fish – 1/2 k.g (6 to 7 small pieces) Grated coconut – 1 cup  Chilli powder -2 tbspn *  Green chillies – 3, slit Onion – 1, chopped  Ginger – 1″ piece, choppedSalt to…

Lakshmi Masi’s Dimer Jhol – Bong Egg Curry

This dish has a secret way to my man’s heart. Dimer Jhol or Egg Curry is his all time favourite. Mostly this gets cooked during lunch and gravy is kept as thin as to last till dinner. Abbas would always rave about his Laskhmi (pronounced as Lokkhi) Masi’s Dimer Jhol and challenge that nobody could match…

A Guest Post from an Evergreen Inspiring Lady!!!

I’m very elated to have the first guest post of my blog. I just asked her once if she could pass on a recipe of hers to post on my blog? She was so liberal to let me choose any dish from her collection of pics posted in FB. I chose the Amchi Crab Curry…