Vishaka Rautela

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Belgavi Kunda

While on the hunt for regional recipes this Sankranti, I stumbled upon a little gem. Belagavi Kunda. My roots are from Mangalore and I have been attempting different dishes from my hometown recently. During my research, I have been uncovering some treasures from Karnataka. Read about Belgaum’s Kunda and how famous it was. Strangely had never …

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Coconut cake with dried rose petals

Is it tea time? Oh yes it is. And what’s perfect with tea, did u say cake? U got that right. A moist fragrant Coconut cake blended with pistachios and dried rose petals The use of freshly grated coconut gave it a wonderful barfi like texture and the rose petals a fragrant aroma.This is one cake …

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Chicken Rolls

Super easy and a perennial party favourite at my place. Crunchy on the outside and creamy within. INGREDIENTS 500 gm chicken with bones, 1 big chopped onion 1 tbsp chopped coriander 4 tbsp butter, 3 tbsp maida, 1/2 cup milk, 3/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp red chilli flakes Coating – 1 egg white, 1/2 cup …

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Mangalorean Chicken Sukka

My mom is known for her cooking and whenever we have a party at home, the one dish that she has to make 90% of the time is Kori Aajadina or chicken Sukka. Fantastic to dunk ur bread or Dosa in the rich creamy thick coconut gravy. Never fails to delight. MOMS SUKKHA CHICKEN – Mangalorean style …

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Cheesy Spinach and Corn Discs

Once upon a time Prince Bread fell in love with a beautiful girl. She was fair with soft skin and everyone’s heart would melt looking at her. The prince with his heart pounding, asked her name and she blushed, quietly saying “cheese”. He kissed her and they lived happily ever after. Yeah I know it’s a cheesy story. But …

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Mangalorean Pineapple Menaskai

  Menaskai – A perfect balance of sweet, sour and spicy. Any traditional occasion and this dish makes a star entry. Eagerly awaited as it comes towards the end of a sit down banana leaf meal just before the desserts. I know many a family member who can travel distances for this curry. The best …

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Sholeh Zard – A persian delicacy

A chance meeting with a girl called Nidhi S Raj on a Facebook forum forged a bond for life.Met her recently where we exchanged a secret ingredient amongst friends and guess what – I got her beautifully wrapped package of dried rose petals. We had a week to make something with this ingredient and I …

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Here I Come

A relatively new entrant in the world of cooking and a debutant in the blogging world. A passion that has been ignited and will keep burning bright. My attempts at cooking involves a lot of traditional and international cuisine. Love to introduce a twist in my cooking as often as possible. Hope you enjoy the …

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