The word Tavsali is derived from the Konkani word Tavshem meaning Cucumber. The dish is made with sooji, white cucumber, grated coconut and jaggery. It’s a steamed cake and due to the dominating taste of cucumber it gets the name Tavsali. The cake is nutritious and light on the tummy too. Its rich in vitamins and minerals.
Tavsali, the cucumber cake, is a unique Goan delight.