Category Archive: Seafood

Dec 07

Prawn Pulao

Today being a holiday, I woke up late and around 11 am thought – let’s try a new dish. I haven’t made any savoury recently and I also had prawns in the freezer. I didn’t want to make the regular dishes with prawns so thought why not try a pulao. Messaged a few friends who …

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Feb 20

Pesto Prawns

Prawns are an all time favourite and pesto is an all time favourite too. So why not combine them and give a sinful starter. Pesto prawns, sautéed or grilled. A perfect starter. Ingredients 1/2 cup Pesto sauce 20 pcs of prawns olive oil 1 tbsp minced garlic 1-2 red birds eye chilli – slit Lime …

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Feb 10

Sesame Prawn Toast

When I was little, my Mami who I call Aunty Mummy would especially make this dish for me whenever I visited her house for a meal. I would love it 💖 In the recent years I haven’t had prawn toast and was missing it. Read up on a few recipes and made it today. When my …

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May 31

Bangda Puli Munchi

I am not a big fan of bangda or mackerel but every time I have made this curry, it’s always a finger licking hit. Its not as watery as regular curries and thats what makes it different. A thick gravy with loads of chillies (munchi), very little coconut and the right balance of sourness with …

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Apr 23

Hot Garlic Prawns

Whats spicy, tangy and garlicky all at once. This delicious hot garlic prawns. I can devote my life to prawns and oh yes bacon and of course Nutella and…. Stop I am deviating. Lets get back to prawns. So this dish is a fantastic starter or a main and barely takes 15-20 mins to put …

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Feb 18

Marvay da Addye – Mangalorean speciality

Comfort food. Especially mom ke haath ka comfort food. Heaven. When asked what it was, after a lon hard thought, decided it had to be this dish. Marvaay da addye or mussels and steamed rice balls cooked in spicy coconut gravy. I don’t like mussels at all but absolutely love this dish. The mussels are …

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Feb 18

Pan seared Basa with Thai lemon garlic sauce

I am partial towards prawns when it comes to seafood. But ever since i tasted Basa, thats become one of my favourites too. I actually salivate at the thought of it. Its so universal that you can prepare it anyway you want. Its such an easy fish to cook, it picks up the flavour of …

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Feb 18

Lemon Garlic Butter Prawns

Amongst all the food options the sea has to offer, Prawns are my all time favourites. I would salivate when I saw prawns – in any form, tandoori, butter garlic, crisp fried, bacon wrapped. You name it. And then I got married, and M suffers from crustacean related allergies which means he cannot eat prawns, …

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Feb 17

Saffron risotto with lemon garlic prawns

I love watching food shows and most of the risotto challenges are a make or break in the contest. Have never ever tried risotto and even after searching I couldn’t get access to arborio rice easily. And then I visited USA, and went berserk shopping for ingredients. Arborio was one of them My cousin gifted …

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Feb 11

Fish in pine nut sauce

Quite an interesting and different sauce in which I cooked rawas fish. I served it alongside Penne in garlic cream sauce. The penne recipe is posted in a different post. Fish in pine nut sauce 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts 4 tablespoons olive oil1 large onion, finely chopped1 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon finely minced garlic1/4 cup bread crumbs Pinch …

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