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Mangalore Buns

Mangalore Buns is a mildly sweet, deep-fried poori which has a honeycomb texture inside. It is a pure bliss to have this super tasty breakfast once in a while. The main ingredient of this delicacy is Banana and curd. That is the reason it has the fragrance, little sour, melt...
Panchakajjaya is an integral part of Ganesha Chathurthi Naivedyam. Pancha means Five. As the name suggests it is made up of five ingredients. Chanadal, sugar, coconut, black sesame seed and cashew nuts. This powdery prasadam is a treat which we look forward to every year on this auspicious day. Ingredients: Ingredients: Chana...
A person who can resist chips, let alone not like them, is unheard of. Nendra is a variety of banana, which is very popular in Kerala and our coastal region. We usually use this in various snack preparations. Raw banana chips are very popular in South India and it’s usually...
First I want to wish a very very happy “Krishna Janmashtami” to all my readers. On the eve of this festival I made this payasam and enjoyed with my family. “Berati” is nothing but preserved jackfruit pulp, which is cooked until it forms into thick mass and usually made during...

Breadfruit Hummus

Hummus is a Middle Eastern food dip or spread made from cooked chickpeas blended with roasted sesame seed, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and salt. My family doesn’t like tahini at all (paste of roasted sesame) so I was thinking of how to make hummus without it. We Mangaloreans like...
Patholi is an offering which we make on the day of “Nagara panchami”, or the snake festival in our household. Monsoon is the season in which we get a lot of greens in abundance. Maybe that is the reason this dish is made in turmeric leaves. Patholi is coconut and...

Zucchini Chutney

Zucchini, a member of gourd family is a popular summer squash, also known as courgette. Personally, I like this spongy veggie and include this in so many Indian recipes. Zucchini chutney is one of them and it is an excellent side dish for any Indian flat breads, Dosa, idly or...
Raw jackfruit Dosa is known as “Halasina kayi dose”. It is a traditional recipe of Mangalore. Usually, Jack season is always a feast in our coastal area. We have so many dishes of jack from its raw form to ripe. This particular recipe is one among them and it...
This soup is really light and creamy in texture, that too with very little calories. Addition of broccoli neutralises the strong flavour of leek as well as gives creaminess and appealing colour without adding any fat. This is a lovely option to have when it is cold outside. With a...
Kashaya is an herbal drink, unlike tea or coffee it is a decoction of a group of herbs, which is used in our day to day cooking. This particular recipe is my dad’s favourite one and we follow this recipe from ages. Kashaya is an alternative drink for people...

Homemade Gelato

Gelato is a super-rich, creamy, intensely flavoured natural ice cream. ”Gelato “is the Italian word for an ice-cream, is defined in English as a “Soft ice cream”. It contains milk cream, sugar and puree of fresh fruit or nut. Over ripe fruits or Unused fruits are a very good option to...
Ash gourd or winter melon or white pumpkin has so many health benefits and it is literally the most ignored veggie by all. In our native we prepare so many varieties of dishes from this white coloured veggie. This particular Dosa is prepared by using an inner core of...