Ash Gourd Majjige Huli |Buttermilk Curry

Majjige Huli(spiced buttermilk curry) is prepared with very minimal ingredients (Mangalore style). It has mild spicy and sour taste, one of my favorite go-to comfort food. This curry can be prepared using cucumber, tindora, cowpea, potatoes and beans, bell pepper as well. Ingredients : 1/4 piece Ash gourd or 1/2 Mangalore cucumber 1 cup grated […]

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Halbai|Rice Halwa|Rice Cake

Halbai is a delicacy that is prepared during Durga Pooja/Navaratri and other festivals in Karnataka. It is one the easiest and tastiest sweets to prepare, and is health friendly. It has soft and fluffy texture, and has a rich flavour of coconut and jaggery. This is one of my favourite recipes that my grandmother used […]

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Neer dosa | Tellavu | Rice Crepes

This is a 3 – Ingredient dosa recipe – rice, water, salt. that’s it. Very simple and easy breakfast. This dosa is soft and delicious. It can be eaten along with chutney or coconut-jaggery mix. Neer dosa is a very popular cuisine of southern Karnataka region of India. The word Neer translates to ‘water’ , […]

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Vegan Potato and black eyed peas curry

This is a healthy and creamy delicious curry prepared in a cooker or insta pot. It is vegan and is perfect to enjoy with steaming rice or flat breads. Ingredients: 1/2 cup black eyed peas or (canned black eyed peas) 1/2 cup chopped potato 1 roma tomato 1 cup coriander leaves 1 inch ginger 1/2 […]

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Tempered Rice flakes |Avalakki Oggarane

Tempered rice flakes – In Kannada, it is called as “Avalakki Oggarane”, one of the staple breakfast option in south Karnataka region. It is paired with upma, with a side of banana, most commonly. This recipe is vegan and health friendly. Coconut is ground to a paste along with roasted coriander seeds, red chillies, and […]

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Lentils Paddu|Guliappa

Also known as paniyaram or Ponganalu. Traditionally, it is prepared by pouring the batter into the iron cast mould. I have used non stick pan with mould(stuffed pancake mould) to avoid immense amount of ghee Batter for paddu is same as that of Idli or masala dosa. This is a very popular dish in south […]

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Instant Cucumber Dosa | Cucumber crepes

Cucumber dosa or cucumber crepes are very simple, easy to make. Dosa has soft and lightly crisp texture and tastes delicious. It can be instantly prepared and quite refreshing. Cucumber in crepes? why not? This is one of the delicacies from Southern Karnataka. Crepes will have freshness and aroma of cucumber. How to make cucumber […]

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Broken wheat porridge

Also known as Daliya khichidi. Broken wheat is nutritious as it is rich in protein, fiber and iron. It is a one pot meal- broken wheat and veggies along with spices are cooked together in a pressure cooker or Instant pot. It is incredibly light and healthy. The texture of the porridge is soft, which […]

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Simple Sabudana/Tapioca Kichadi for Infants

Sabudana kichadi or Sago Kichidi is loaded with carbohydrates, and protein from peas. It is a good breakfast or ‘evening snack’ for you little one. Prepared using sabudana or tapioca, tossed in little ghee, ground cumin and jaggery . You can also top it with crushed cashews. Make sure to soak them first. This can […]

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Whole Wheat Flour Laddo using Jaggery

Wholesome and nutritious Whole wheat flour laddo recipe is easy to make and is delicious. It is rich in nutrients and a great snack for adults. Also for kids older than a year. These are traditional winter snack or can be a dessert, as whole wheat is filling and keeps your body warm. Adult or […]

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