Indian Recipes

Bread Upma

This is usually done from the stale bread remaining. Can also be prepared with fresh bread. In the above picture I haven’t used coriander leaves and coconut, but if you add both or one of them the taste will increase.…

Daal (Daali Thoy)

This is the first recipe learnt by all konkani people when they start cooking. Ingredients: 1. Toor Daal 1 cup 2. Green chillies 3-4 3. Ginger 1 inch piece 4. Turmeric powder 5. Coriander leaves 6. Ghee or oil 2…

Cabbage Vada

This dish is used as a side dish. This can be done with drumstick (maskasangi) flowers instead of cabbage. (In North Canara, almost everybody will have drum stick trees at home). Ingredients:1. Shredded Cabbage 1 cup2. Onions cut into small…

Coconut dosa (Soyi polo)

This is a very common breakfast in North Canara. The combination differs. Some people eat this dosa with normal coconut chutney or jaggery(special jaggery which will be black in color and it is black in color) or chutney powder. But…

Cucumber/water melon Dosa

Ingredients:1. Dosa rice 2 cups2. Water melon or cucumber(Taushe or magge) 1 and half cup3. Coconut grated 1 cup4. Salt As per taste Method:Soak rice for around one 5-6hours. Grind rice with other ingredients. Make dosas. Serve with coconut chutney.…

Crispy Bhindi fry

Ingredients: 1. Bhindi(Okra) 1/4 kg 2. Besan (chick pea flour) 1 table spn 3. Rice flour 1 tea spn 4. Chilli powder 1 tea spn 5. Tamariand pulp Half tea spn 6. Turmeric a pinch 7. Garam masala Half tea…

Methi Paratha

This I learnt from my pachi. She usually makes the dough in the night so that she can prepare the paratha for breakfast. Because of methi, this paratha is very good for health. Ingredients: 1. Methi leaves 2 bunches 2.…

Alu Paratha

When I was doing my engineering, there was a “Mandar mess” near our hostel. They used to prepare very delicious parathas. Thats the place where I became a fan of parathas. I used to keenly observe them preaparing it. I…

Egg Curry – 1

Ingredients: 1. Eggs (boiled) 4 2. Coconut 1 cup 3. Onion 1 4. Tomato 1 5. Fennel seeds (Soamp) 1 tea spn 6. Coriander seeds 1 tea spn 7. Cloves 4-5 8. Cinnamon 1 inch piece 9. Coriander leaves 10.…

Egg pepper

Ingredients: 1. Eggs Boiled 3 2. Pepper powder 1/2 tea spn 3. Turmeric a pinch 4. Salt 5. Ghee Method:Put slits on eggs(not very deep, slits are only for masala to reach the yellow part) . Heat ghee in a…