Spicy Oven-Baked French Fries

spicy oven-baked french fries

Extra crispy outside, soft inside with the flavor of your favorite spices, and baked not fried!!! Now who would not love to bite into these “spicy oven-baked fries” for a healthier option!!

Everybody loves French fries, but the popular choice is the fried ones.  I never could enjoy them but now, this baked version of the fries has made me relish this “junk food” and feel good about it as they have not been made in a pan full of oil with a greasy touch to them!!!

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Muga Ghashi (Sprouted whole green gram in tangy coconut gravy-Konkani Style))

moong ghushi

“Muga ghashi” is a sprouted mung bean (green gram)-coconut based tangy gravy, another traditional delicacy of the Konkani (GSBs) Hindu community of Mangalore in the southern part of India. “Mugu” is green gram in Konkani and “ghashi” is a standard coconut masala of this cuisine; a blend of coconut, tamarind and roasted red chillies with a seasoning of mustard seeds and curry leaves or crushed garlic.

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Cashew Nut Curry (Bibbe Upkari)

cashewnut curry

“Raw or tender cashew nut curry” or “Bibbe upkari” is a seasonal delicacy in the Konkani community of Mangalore in the southern part of India.  “Bibbo” is cashew and “upkari” is a dry curry in the Konkani language. It is a stir fry of cashew nuts cooked with just cashews or sometimes with potato, a vegetable called ivy gourd or added to different coconut based curries of this community.

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