Semolina Crepe/Pancake/Dosa | Vegetarian | Easy Recipe

Semolina Pancake / Dosa

Apart from being a delicious Semolina dosa or crepe one thing I like when I prepare this recipe is never have to think about soaking rice for 3 hrs, making a paste by blending it or going through my pantry to check if I have enough rice stocked up. Most recipes of Indian crepe or […]

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Mandas / Cucumber Cake | Vegetarian Snacks | Easy Recipe

Cucumber Steamed Cake / Mangalorean Mandas

Yesterday was Deepavali, so I thought of preparing this incredible rice cake called as Cucumber cake or Mandas (konkani) which my mom used to prepare occasionally at home. The steaming process gives a lovely aroma due to the common ingredients such as jaggery and coconut that I usually add to most of my mangalorean snacks […]

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Onion Fritter | Vegan/Vegetarian Recipe | Delicious Sweet Aroma

Onion Fritters / Onion Bhaji – Vegan

Quick and easy vegan recipe of crispy Onion fritters also known as Onion Bhaji in Indian cuisine, mainly served as a snack or starter before a main course. Its also sometimes named as pakora (fritter) which are deep-fried in a batter of chickpea flour. I make this quiet often when we want to munch on snacks and this […]

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South-Indian Flower Crab Curry Recipe

Flower Crab – Curry (Mangalorean Recipe)

I have been wanting to make these crabs for so long but always had something else planned for the weekend. I have never cooked crabs nor had the slightest idea what should be done if the crab is alive, neither did my husband. I told my husband: “My job is to cook the crab yours […]

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Rice Recipe | Sweet Pulav | Mangalorean Recipe | Delicious Sweet Aroma

Sweet Pulav – Rice Recipe

Pulao or Pulav is a delicately flavored rice that is lightly toasted in Ghee and then cooked in spices such as cloves, cinnamon etc. There are different variations of making a pulav in Indian Cuisine with assorted veggies. Sweet Pulav is mainly served during occasions in Mangalore. The main flavor of this dish is the […]

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Pork Recipe | DUKRA MASS or Pork bafat | Delicious Sweet Aroma

Pork Recipe- Mangalorean Pork Bafat

I’m not sure why I have been hesitant on posting this recipe. Mostly because its commonly prepared by Mangaloreans, and I believe most people would know how to prepare it as it is a favorite among all Mangaloreans. However, some have their own special recipe so I thought of sharing this recipe my mom’s way […]

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Vegetable Chili Paste

Vegetable Chili Paste is commonly prepared by my mom at home to give a good flavor and aroma to the dish. Its also known as meet-mirsang masala (chili paste) to us Mangaloreans living in the coastal region. We grind the ingredients to a fine thick paste and store it in a small bottled container in the fridge. When […]

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Clay-pot Recipe, Kadgi Sukhi (Mangalorean food)

Raw Jackfruit Dry / Kadgi Sukhi in Clay Pot

Clay-pot recipes are one my families ancient ways of  cooking. My granies backyard has a separate open fireplace to cook food in clay-pots. My mom still cooks food in clay pots in granies kitchen. The food prepared in them are one of the tastiest than when prepared using other utensils. Having lived abroad some foods can never […]

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Patholi , Mangalore Recipes

Patholi (Mangalorean Recipe) or Sweet Rice Dumplings Steamed with Turmeric Leaves

They say:”The key to everything is patience”. That defines my recipe today which I prepared last weekend. A typical Mangalorean sweet dish, Sweet Rice Dumplings with turmeric leaves also commonly known as Haldikolyache Patholi in konkani language (mother-tongue in south-west coast of India). Its made with rice filled with Jaggery-coconut mixture, wrapped in turmeric leaves which makes it a […]

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Mutton-Ghee-Roast Mangalorean Style

Mutton Ghee Roast

I have always had sides of mutton recipes in Indian restaurants and it never occurred to me how easy it was to cook at home. Its not so often that I prepare mutton at home because its not available everywhere, especially in supermarkets where pork, chicken or beef is easily available. Mutton Ghee Roast is another recipe from […]

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