Yellappa recipe/ Yellappa in Appe Pan recipe/ Guilt free Udupi style sweet appam recipe

Yellappa is a traditional sweet dish prepared in the Udupi region. It is prepared the evening before Naraka Chathurdhashi for naivedhyam. Basically this sweet is prepared using soaked rice, grated coconut and jaggery. A thick batter is made using all these ingredients and is deep-fried. But nowadays we all have become so health conscious that … Continue reading Yellappa recipe/ Yellappa in Appe Pan recipe/ Guilt free Udupi style sweet appam recipe

Ragi Idli/ Nachni Idli/ Finger millet steamed savoury cakes

Ragi has various health benefits: [courtesy: thefitindian.com] *Ragi has higher rate of fiber which combines with water and keeps the stomach full for a longer time, thus helping in weight loss. *Ragi increases bone strength. *Ragi controls diabetes due to its high dietary fiber contents and polyphenols. *Ragi reduces cholesterol; it’s also a good source … Continue reading Ragi Idli/ Nachni Idli/ Finger millet steamed savoury cakes

Mangaluru Sauthekaayi Saasmi/Mangalore cucumber in coconut and curd based gravy

Saasmi means mustard seeds in Tulu. From the name, it’s obvious that mustard seeds are used in this recipe. Saasmi Β is an Udupi Cuisine. There are various versions of saasmi, in few versions green chillies are used and in few versions red chillies are used, in few versions curd is used and in few versions … Continue reading Mangaluru Sauthekaayi Saasmi/Mangalore cucumber in coconut and curd based gravy

Undluka(Fried rice balls in coconut jaggery mixture)

β€œGanpathi Bappa Morya”. Happy advanced Ganesh Chathurthi everyone!!! Ganpathi bappa is my favourite god since childhood. I make sure to prepare all his favourite dishes like modaka, kadbu, undluka and many more during Ganesh Chathurthi. Undluka is an Udupi cuisine prepared during Ganesh chathurthi. There are two versions of undlukas, steamed and fried. The recipe … Continue reading Undluka(Fried rice balls in coconut jaggery mixture)