Khatkhate Goan Recipe

Khatkhate Goan Recipe is a mixed vegetable dish. It is an authentic and traditional dish of coastal regions of India, the Sindhudurg region, and Goa. 

There are many different recipes in Goa that reflects the people’s love for cooking and inventing new recipes

The dishes vary from north to south, reflecting the division of culture in this state of India.

Northern Goan dishes are typically heavier and more oily and spicy whereas the southern Goan dishes are lighter.

Food is a big part of people’s lives and culture.

Khatkhate recipe is a very tasty, pure vegetarian dish with no onion, no ginger, no garlic. It is a must in festivities, celebrations, and domestic functions. This dish is very nutritious as it contains a variety of vegetables. These vegetables are very rich in vitamins and minerals 

Indian ladies are known for their culinary skills. For this they are famous all over the world. 

This dish allows them to bring out the best in them experimenting with the taste with a variety of vegetables 

Goan Khatkhate Recipe is made with potatoes, drumsticks, corn, ivy gourd, pumpkin, beans, yam, arbi, bottle gourd, raw bananas, green peas, carrots. 

Bitter gourd is avoided for its bitter taste. So also ladies fingers are avoided for the sliminess it will give to the dish

Khatkhate Goan Recipe is made with tur dal or arhar or pigeon peas in Maharashtra. As it contains all the vegetables it is very rich in nutrients and beneficial for the body 

Benefits of vegetables 

  • Vitamin A – Potatoes and carrots in the dish give us vitamin A. 

Vitamin A is for the development of the eyes. It restricts the

Degeneration of retina. It prevents night blindness. 

  • Vitamin C – Tomatoes, Shimla Mirch, ivy gourd have vitamin C. 

                    Vitamin C boosts the immune system of the body. 

                     It is good for the skin

                     It is good to arrest cold

  • Vitamin E – All green vegetables have vitamin E . Vitamin E is good for the tissues in                                                                                 

                   the muscles for the skin and the nerves 

  • Fibre – Beans , carrots , and green peas contain fibre. Fibre is good for digestion


Benefits of kokum 

  • As kokum is added to this dish, it has its benefits 
  • Kokum is rich in Vitamin C
  • Kokum has antifungal and antioxidants properties 
  • It has cooling properties so it is used in summer as kokum syrup 
  • It controls cholesterol

Benefits of jaggery 

  • Jaggery contains iron which increases the hemoglobin in the blood

it contains Phosphorus, Calcium, Zinc, and Copper. It also contains vitamin B 


  • Vegetables -potatoes, drumsticks, corn, ivy gourd, pumpkin, beans 
  • Half teaspoon turmeric powder 
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 
  • 10 to 15 curry leaves 
  • Coriander seeds 
  • Half freshly grated coconut 
  • 3 to 4 kokum 
  • 3 to 4 whole red chillies
  • 4 to 5 tirphal or tefal 
  • Jaggery as per taste 



  • Cut the corn into 2 or 3 pieces and cook in a pressure cooker. 
  • Keep aside
  • Cut the vegetables into medium-sized pieces 

Heat a pan for the masala 

  • Add 2 teaspoon oil 
  • Coriander seeds 
  •   Coconut 
  • Roast till pink in color 
  • Add whole red chillies 
  • Roast till golden brown 
  • Cool 
  • Grind in the mixer in a smooth paste
  • Keep Aside 

Cooking Process for Khatkhate Goan Recipe 

  • Heat a Kadai 
  • Put oil 
  • Add curry leaves 
  • one by one vegetable 
  • Half teaspoon turmeric powder 
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 
  • Add water
  •  Mix well, close the lid and let it cook 
  • Add ground masala
  • Salt to taste 
  • Now add corn 
  • Kokum 
  • Mix well and add jaggery as per taste 
  • Mix well 
  • Add tirphal or tefal 
  • Simmer 
  • Serve

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