Tag Archives: coriander

C for Chicken Cafreal

I can truly say, hand on heart, that I have never eaten chicken Cafreal in my childhood.¬†This dish often featured in stories about Marianne, reportedly¬†an outstanding cook, and also the housekeeper of the ancestral home in Goa. My dad would … Continue reading

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Cumin-coriander spice mix (Dhania-jeera powder)

This is the simplest of all the spice mixes to make at home. Once you’ve read through this post you’ll wonder why you ever bought it. The aromas when you are roasting the cumin and coriander seeds make the kitchen … Continue reading

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Green coriander and coconut chutney

This super quick and wonderfully fresh, green chutney can be made in a few minutes. It serves as a great accompaniment for many savoury dishes like samosas and pakoras. You could even use it as a spread for sandwiches. Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Hirve Kaalvan or Fresh Coriander and Coconut curry

This one is a versatile curry: mild and creamy and great to pair off with spicier accompaniments like prawn pickle or fried fish. It provides a great base note to the meal while holding its own in the taste department. … Continue reading

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White Pohe

Pohe are a very popular Maharashtrian breakfast or teatime snack. If you prefer to eat a light meal first thing in the morning, this super quick dish is just right for you. You can always spice it up or down … Continue reading

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