Rave sihi pongal/ Rava sakkarai pongal/ semolina sweet pongal

Sihi pongal/sakkarai pongal is a sweet dish which is prepared during makara sankranti festival using rice, moong dal, jaggery and ghee as main ingredients. We prepare sweet pongal, savory pongal and ellu bella (sesame seeds, peanuts and jaggery trail mix) for makara sankranti. Makara sankranti is round the corner and I thought this is the … Continue reading Rave sihi pongal/ Rava sakkarai pongal/ semolina sweet pongal

Bajil upkari recipe/ Avlakki upkari recipe/ Udupi style masala thin poha recipe/ Masala thin beaten rice recipe

Bajil means beaten rice (poha) in Tulu. We usually have sajjige-bajil for breakfast which is nothing but upma with bajil upkari. This is the famous breakfast combo in Udupi and Mangalore regions, which is mostly prepared during family functions and festivals. It is also a healthy tea time snack that can be prepared without oil,  … Continue reading Bajil upkari recipe/ Avlakki upkari recipe/ Udupi style masala thin poha recipe/ Masala thin beaten rice recipe

Shunti Kashaya Recipe/ Shunti Kashaya for cold, cough, flu and body pain Recipe/ Easy Ginger Kashaya for cold, cough and Flu Recipe/ Ginger Kashayam Recipe

Shunti Kashaya is a soothing drink which can be had during cold, cough, flu and body pain. My dad takes this three times a day for 3 days whenever he gets cold, cough and flu or any one of these. It works wonders for him. Even I don’t prefer going to doctor for common colds … Continue reading Shunti Kashaya Recipe/ Shunti Kashaya for cold, cough, flu and body pain Recipe/ Easy Ginger Kashaya for cold, cough and Flu Recipe/ Ginger Kashayam Recipe