Tag Archives: Mangalorean Catholic Recipes

Mangalore Style Crab Pepper Fry.

Mangalore is a relatively small city on the south-west coast of India and we Mangalorean Catholics (Mangi’s) are a ‘fish loving breed’ known for their undying love of seafood. Mangi’s can eat fish, breathe fish and die for fish too 😉 (though as a matter of fact anything that moves could easily satisfy our meaty […]

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 […]

Mangalore Bafat Powder

This is my Mom’s recipe for the Mangalore Bafat/ Baffat/ Baffad powder. She uses it to make her famous Pork Bafat which is very well appreciated, loved, and a BIG HIT at many parties!! This powder is so versatile, will help you dish up many a chicken, mutton, fish or vegetable curry in a jiffy without […]

Mangalorean Pork Bafat, DukraMaas / Pork Bafat Curry

Pork Bafat, DukraMaas is a wonderfully spicy and flavourful hot traditional Mangalorean Pork curry. This is a speciality of Mangalorean Catholic households, prepared on special occasions, served most often with Sanaas ( soft steamed rice dumplings) or bread buns. All Mangalorean Catholic families have their own special recipe for making this dish, one that has been […]

Mangalore Meet Mirsang Paste/ Chilli Paste

  To make simple Mangalore Style Chilli Paste- Meet Mirsang Paste ( without grinding): Quantity of paste is for 2 large mackerals, adjust according to quantity of fish. Ingredients: Kashmiri Chilli powder- 2 tsps Cumin Powder- 1tsp Tumeric powder- 1/4 tsp Rice flour- 1/4 tsp (optional) Vinegar- 1tbsp Salt to taste. Method: 1.Take all masala […]