Simple Thali / Saadi Boshi # 7

A simple meal is always a soulful meal and one can relish any day, to prepare this simple thali / Saadi boshi does not require a special day or occasion well over weeks days, it’s a feast platter.
Well back to thali, it was awesome when you see my food click it says everything.
Coconut curry I prepare with some jack-fruit seeds I had the last from my friend I brought and the curry was really so delicious and also add some baby brinjal both were awesome combo with spicy and tangy flavor this time I add tamarind for a tangy flavor, can also substitute with kokum, if you are impressed with my curry to do try over weekend or weekdays.
Health benefit for Jackfruit Seeds 
High Energy Source
Improves digestion.
Maintains Blood Pressure.
Vitamin A for vision.
SilverFish actually my mum use to call this fish butterflyfish as it is the broad body and it tastes yummy like chips it is a flat body with delicious less meat and side of fish is like crispy and yumicilious, I shallow fry these fish marinate with turmeric pwd. and lime juice and fried both the side till it is crispy like chips. :-).
The salad I prepare was very simple and pair with fresh red onion, cucumber, lime, and tomato well I discard the seeds of tomatoes as they turn to watery.
Bombay duck balchao and Mango Sweet Pickle I brought from Goa as my friend gift me, Sorry for this recipe I can’t share.
My today menu for Simple Thali / Saadi Boshi # 7
  • Coconut curry with jack-fruit Seed & brinjal.
  • Sweet Mango Pickle.
  • Bombay duck/bombil Balchao.
  • SilverFish with Turmeric Fry.
  • Salad
  • Parboiled Rice.
Coconut Curry Ingredients : 
4 to 5 jackfruit seeds
2 baby brinjal
2 tbsp. Coconut oil
1  onion medium chopped finely
2 ½  cups water
2 green / red fresh chilies slit lengthwise
3 to 4 piece Teflam  spice-berry
salt as per taste
Ingredient to Blend for curry  :
1 Cup Fresh Coconut grated.
3  Dry Kashmiri Chilies
2 tbsp. Coriander seed
2 tsp. Cumin seed
4 garlic cloves
1 tsp.  Turmeric pwd
A small ball of tamarind


Teflam spice-berry image


Instructions : 
  1. Take a blender add the above ingredients add little water and blend into a smooth paste, meanwhile clean and diced the jackfruit seeds into 2 pieces, dice the baby brinjal into 4 pieces lengthwise.
  2. Take a deep pot to add oil at medium heat add diced onion and sauté till it is translucent, add teflam and saute for a few seconds then add dice jackfruit seeds and saute for 3 seconds.
  3. Then add blend smooth paste and saute for second add water, salt, cover the pot halfway and let it simmer at low heat.
  4. Once the curry at boiling point adds brinjal, let the brinjal cook till done in meantime check the salt add according to required.
  5. Add the fresh slit green chilly and cook for 3-4 mins without a lid.
  6. Serve the jackfruit and brinjal  Curry with white Stem Rice.
For Salad Ingredients :
2 Red onion
1 Tomato
2 cucumber
1 Lime
2 tbsp. lime juice
½ tsp. olive oil (optional)
Salt to taste
Instructions :
  1. Chopped the onion, tomato, cucumber, and lime into medium diced.
  2. Take a bowl add all the chopped salad ingredients add lime juice, salt, olive oil and incorporate well.
  3. Serve with simple thali / saddi boshi.
Note :
  1. Discard the tomato seeds or it will turn watery.
  2. Diced salad according to each desire.
  3. Can add carrot also and lettuces or purple cabbage.
Silver Fish
SilverFish with Turmeric Fry.
For Marinade : 
5 Silver Fish
1 ½  tsp. turmeric powder.
1 tbsp. lime juice or Vinegar
Salt to taste.
For Frying :
Instructions : 
  1. Clean and wash the fish pat it dry apply salt and keep aside.
  2. Take a bowl to add turmeric pwd. Add lime juice add the fish and let’s marinade for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Heat the frying pan, add oil at medium heat add the marinated fish, and shallow fry the fish at medium flame, then flip to other side and fry till golden brown or desire but see that don’t over fry the fish.
  4. Take a plate add kitchen tissue take off the fish on a tissue to take out the excess oil.
  5. Serve with white stem rice.
Sweet Mango Pickle
Sweet Mango Pickle 
Bombay Duck / Dry Bombil Balchao
Bombay Duck  / Dry Bombil  Balchao.
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28 thoughts on “Simple Thali / Saadi Boshi # 7

  1. Linda, What a yummy boshi ! The mention of jack fruit seeds and bombil made me drool! I use temlam (tirphal) too. what a unique taste it lends to the dish, right?