Patoli is a traditional sweet dish generally made during Ganesh festival. The wonderful blend of steamed rice four and sweet coconut jaggery mixture, with fresh aroma of turmeric leaf is a superb treat to Malvani food lovers.
Black peas are probably not one of the most popular peas in the other parts of India, but in Kokan usually they are regular items in the grocery list. In old times spicy curry (OR USAL as it is known in Marathi) was one of the main dishes made during festive times.
Nachani also known as raagi is one of the most nutritious cereals. It is rich source of iron, calcium, proteins and several vitamins. Hence it should be included in the regular diet for children.
In Kokan, black pomfret (locally known as Saranga or Halwa in Mumbai) is one of the most popular fishes. This is very simple and yet extremely tasty cuisine, made using head of black pomfret.
Amboli is a special type of rice bread made in Malvan. It can be considered as Malvani relative of dosa or uttappa. However it is much fluffier and hence like sponge, it can soak spicy curries very well.
‘Khadkhade’ is very interesting name for a dish and it depicts a mixture of things cooked together… The real challenge
here is to get right ingredients. So it is recommended to search ingredients first on the internet and see pictures, before you go the market and buy them. Most of them are different kinds of yam.
इथे दिलेली मालवणी सागुतीची कृती ही आजी कडून आईकडे आणि पुढे आई कडून मुलीकडे चालत आलेली पारंपारिक कृती आहे. नेमका फरक कळण्यासाठी स्वत: एकदा घरच्या घरी ही कृती नक्की करून पहा.
Here is my honest effort to provide you with a recipe that has been taught from one generation to the next in a typical malvani family. The famous ‘Malvani Chicken Curry – Sagoti’
काळ्या वाटाण्याची आमटी – Kalya Vatanyachi Aamti किंवा उसळ ही मालवणी मसाल्याची पाककृती कोकणातील घरांमध्ये अगदी कोंबडी मटणाच्या तोडीसतोड बनविली जाते.
आंबोळी – खापरोळी – (Amboli) – कोकणी मालवणी पाहुणचारातील एक खास प्रकारची तांदळाची पोळी जी कोंबडी मटण, खोबऱ्याची चटणी किंवा काळ्या वाटाण्याच्या आमटी सोबत छान लागते.