Spicy Lamb Mince Curry with Fenugreek leaves using a Pressure Cooker.

Minced Lamb pressure cooked with Whole Spices and Fenugreek leaves to a juicy soft tenderness. Enjoy with rice, parathas or rolled in chappatis. To Make Spicy Lamb Mince Curry with Fenugreek leaves using a Pressure Cooker. Serves: 3-4 | Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 30-40 minutes Ingredients: Lamb Mince: 250 grams Tomato: 2 small chopped […]

Mangalore Bunt Style- Simple Fish Curry without Coconut.

Mangalore falls under the rich and bountiful Konkan region of the South-West coast of India. This coast is lush with paddy fields, coconut-laden palms and sun kissed beaches. You will never tire of eating in Mangalore. Home to several communities ( to mention a few: the ‘Mangalore Christians’, ‘Bunts’ and ‘Moplah community’ ) it is endowed […]

Bachelors Chicken Sukka or Mangalore Style Spicy Chicken with Coconut.

Chicken Sukka is a popular and much loved dish among Mangaloreans.  Every family has their own way of making it. Some families follow the traditional way of making the Chicken Sukka, by grinding down spices in a stone and then cooking the meat in this paste, finishing off with a final garnish of roasted coconut and onions. […]

POST EASTER SPECIAL: Pot Roasted Leg of Lamb in a Spicy Mangalore Style Curry.

Easter has just been around the corner and during the long Easter break I took the opportunity to try out this very simple yet interesting recipe. One of the things that really excites me about this recipe is its simplicity. The use of simple easily available ingredients to marinade the leg of lamb. After marinating […]

‘No-Bake’, ‘Egg-Free’ Chocolate Crunch Cake with Marshmallows, Prunes and Short Bread.

For ‘Red Nose Day’ (Comic Relief) at Baby A’s nursery I made this simple, delicious, chocolatey, ‘No bake’ ‘Egg Free’ Chocolate Cake with Marshmallows, Prunes and Shortbread. It was relished by all, very moreish, and to- die-for. This cake also known as the ‘Chocolate Biscuit Cake’, ‘Chocolate Fridge Cake’ or ‘Chocolate Crunch Cake’ was a […]

Mangalore Style- Spicy Beaten Rice/ Theek Pou.

To go along with the Steamed Nendra bananas I posted early this week I made this very simple and quick Pou/ poha/ beaten rice.  The story behind this recipe: When Baby A was 3 months old we flew to India for his Grandparents, Uncles Aunties and Cousins to meet him. At the time my mom engaged for […]

Steamed Bananas, Steamed Nendran Bananas.

I have been craving Steamed Banana for a while, not just any Steamed Banana but one made using the ripened ‘Nendra/ Nendran Banana’, ‘Nendra Baale’ in Kannada, ‘Nandarkai’ in Mangalore Konkani, ‘Moirachi Keli or Maidyachi Keli’ in Goan Konkani and ‘Nendran Pazham’ in Kerala. Unfortunately I had to wait for several weeks before I managed to […]

Mangalore Style Baked Fish Masala with Sardines/ Voir Ponda Vuzo

I was craving some hot and spicy food and keeping to my desire to try to get more fish in my diet, I decided to go fishy last Sunday. When I remembered a request from one of my dear readers Mariette DCunha, who wrote to me saying: “There is one recipe which I hope you […]

Saying ‘I Love you Mother’ with “Baked Banana Donuts with Dark Chocolate Chips”

Mothers Day (10th March) is almost here and I have been gifted a lovely Mothers Day Card handmade by my 2 year old Baby A (at Nursery). What a treasure!!   I have never really celebrated Mother’s Day at ‘Tickle My Senses’ and have been on the lookout for something simple and special that my reader […]

Hot Chilli Chickpeas in 5

Although I love cooking and creating lovely food in my little kitchen, its the last place I want to be on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Its that time of the week where I do not want to do anything, just laze on the couch (if that’s possible with an overactive 2 year old), watch some […]