KOOTU POWDER ( FOR INSTANT KOOTU )

Kootu ( A gravy of mildly spiced vegetables and lentils ) is an essential part of the South Indian  cooking. It is quite common for people in South India to make a dry curry dish called poriyal ,  as well as a kootu which is a mixture of boiled lentils with one or more varieties… 

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MANGO RABDI

Mango Rabdi,  a simple yummy finish to the mango season!…so before the season ends, do give this a try as it doesn’t need much attention. Essentially a dessert made with a reduced layered thick milk sweetened naturally with mangoes or a small amount of sugar . Pouring thick rabdi over mango chunks while serving transforms… 

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FOXTAIL MILLET NEER DOSA ( THINAI )

Neer dosa  ( Neer means water  in Kannada and Tulu, from Karnataka ). a simple delightful but tasty dosa from the Tulu regions of Manglore . A dish close to my heart as I have grown up eating such delicious delicacies very frequently,   having spent many years in Karnataka.   Neer dosa is a soft… 

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ALMOND BRITTLE

I love brittles and keep buying them very often. .It is very easy to make them at home too with some nuts and sugar , under 10 minutes is all it takes. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup mixed nuts or almonds, toasted. 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tbsp butter to grease the parchment… 

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KUNDA ( BELGAUM/ BELGAVI KUNDA )

Dharwad Pedha and Belagavi Kunda are well known to those who have traveled to these cities in Karnataka. Just as our Tirunelveli Halva is well known world over so also these two sweets almost similar in taste have a world fame. I have lived in Dharwad and tasted both very frequently so unable to forget the taste . So when… 

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