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  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)

“Ganpathi 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)

Nugge Soppu Rave Rotti/Moringa leaves Semolina Roti/ Drumstick leaves Semolina Flatbread/ Rave rotti recipe 

Rave Rotti is a Udupi cuisine. We call it sajjige rotti. Again there are various versions of rave rotti. The recipe I will be sharing is adopted from my mom’s version of rave rotti. Moringa leaves are my addition since moringa leaves have various health benefits. Rave rotti is a best breakfast option. It’s healthy … Continue reading Nugge Soppu Rave Rotti/Moringa leaves Semolina Roti/ Drumstick leaves Semolina Flatbread/ Rave rotti recipe 

Gudaanna/Jaggery rice/Belladha Anna/ Gud Chawal

Gudaanna is a Karnataka cuisine prepared for naivedhyam(offering to God). There are various versions of gudaanna, but I have learnt this recipe from my mom and this is how she prepares it. I have heard my elders saying that Gudaanna is Devi’s(Indian Goddess) favourite dish. Gudaanna is prepared during varamahalakshmi festival, navarathri and Lakshmi pooja … Continue reading Gudaanna/Jaggery rice/Belladha Anna/ Gud Chawal