Oralu Chitranna | Mixed Rice with Ground Masala

Oralu Chitranna

Oralu Chitranna is a Chitranna is made with ground spice powder and rice. It’s especially popular during festivals. Chitranna or Chitrannam is a mixed rice variety where rice is pre cooked and mixed with the masala of your choice. So we have Lemon Rice, Coconut Rice, Tamarind rice, Mango Rice, Sesame Rice, etc. During this […]

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Jevarisi Chitranna | Sago Mixed Vegetable Rice

Jevarisi Chitranna

Jevarisi Chitranna or Sago Mixed Vegetable Rice is an interesting rice dish from Karnataka made with mixed vegetables and a spice powders using Sago and Rice. I adapted this recipe from Viji’s private site. I always enjoy reading her post that has so many interesting facts about life in general along with dishes from different […]

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Watermelon Rind Dosa | How to make Kalingana Polo

Watermelon Rind Dosa is a traditional dosa from Karwar region, known as Kalingana Polo. Watermelon rind is always discarded but in this traditional dish this part is also used to make this dosa. This unique dosa is very easy to prepare and is traditionally made with coconut and poha. The batter is thin and is […]

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Surnali Dosa ~ Vegan Gluten free Dosa

Surnali Dosa

Surnali Dosa is a popular dosa from the Konkani region that is soft and spongy made with just 3 simple ingredients. This dish is a vegan and gluten free dish making it suitable for all age group. I adapted this recipe from this site and I read more about, coming to know that there are […]

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Phanna Doddak | No Ferment Tempered Dosa From Konkani

Phanna Doddak

Phanna Doddak means Tempered Dosa in Konkani cuisine. This is a no ferment dosa and only efforts needed is to soak the urad dal and grind to a smooth batter. This batter reminded me of Dibba roti from Andhra, with the major portion of the batter is urad dal and the tempering makes all the […]

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Mushti Dosa | How to make Konkani Pancakes

Mushti Dosa

Mushti Dosa is a Konkani Dosa made with rice, poha and grated coconut. This dosa is very soft and tastes very delightful. This Mushti Dosa is one of the popular and traditional dishes from the Konkani cuisine. Mushti means ‘handful or fistful’. And it refers to the phrase of a fistful of nutrition. I adapted […]

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Heerekai Dosa | Ridge Gourd Dosa from Karnataka

Heerekai Dosa

Heerekai Dosa is a popular dosa from Karnataka made with Ridge Gourd and a spice batter that requires no fermentation. This dosa is a diabetic friendly breakfast dish where thin sliced ridge gourd is dipped in the batter and placed on the hot tawa together to form a dosa. The spices added to the batter […]

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Bele Dose | Mixed Lentil Dosa from Karnataka

Bele Dose

Bele Dose or Mixed Lentil Dosa is a crispy thin dosa made with a mix of regular lentils. The lentils are called as “Bele” in Kannada. This is almost similar to the Adai we make in Tamil Nadu. The batter is made by soaking rice and a mix of dals for a day and ground […]

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Vastad Rotti | Konkani style Banana Flatbread

Vastad Rotti

Vastad Rotti is a tawa or pan fried version of the famous breakfast from South Karnataka, Mangalore buns. While Mangalore Buns are made from refined flour or All Purpose flour, and deep fried, it can also be made with wheat flour. When I first made Mangalore Buns, I went the regular way and made it […]

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Ukkarisida Akki Rotti

Ukkarisida Akki Rotti

Ukkarisida Akki Rotti is a traditional flatbread from Karnataka made with rice flour. This Karnataka Rotti is cooked directly on the flame similar to wheat phulkas. While rice rotis or rottis are popular in Andhra as well, the Akki Rotti from Karnataka is made very popular. The other form of Rice rotis is by cooking […]

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Bale Hannina Chapathi | How to make Karnataka Banana Rotti

Bale Hannina Chapathi

Bale Hannina Chapathi is a Karnataka Rotti made with ripe Banana. Its served as a breakfast or an evening snack along with balehannina rasayana or mango seekarane during mango season. If you talk about the side dish that’s normally served with this flatbread, its Balehannina rasayana which is ripe banana mashed and mixed with milk […]

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