Tag Archive: mangalorean

Nov 08

Mangalorean Chicken Ghee Roast

Digging into my Mangalorean roots, I realised that one dish we never made at home was Ghee Roast. It is pretty famous on many Mangalore specialty restaurant menus but for some reason Mom never made this one. I know many vegetarians including my sister Savera who loves a ghee roast. Mushroom One being her favourite. …

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May 31

Bangda Puli Munchi

I am not a big fan of bangda or mackerel but every time I have made this curry, it’s always a finger licking hit. Its not as watery as regular curries and thats what makes it different. A thick gravy with loads of chillies (munchi), very little coconut and the right balance of sourness with …

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Feb 18

Marvay da Addye – Mangalorean speciality

Comfort food. Especially mom ke haath ka comfort food. Heaven. When asked what it was, after a lon hard thought, decided it had to be this dish. Marvaay da addye or mussels and steamed rice balls cooked in spicy coconut gravy. I don’t like mussels at all but absolutely love this dish. The mussels are …

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Feb 17

Kori Roti (Chicken curry over Rice crisps)

Kori roti is a Mangalorean speciality that is available on most menus in a restaurant specialising in Mangalorean cuisine. Spicy creamy curry soaks into the crisp rotis till they are just melt in your mouth. One of my absolute favourites. Now a days most rotis or (crisp dried rice dosas) are bought from the store. …

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Feb 10

Mangalorean Bhindi Curry & Beans Upkari

Before marriage, most of our home cooked meals were always saars, resaas and upkaris. That in translation means coconut based curries or dry veggies. Post marriage, being married to a Pahadi, I cook south indian simple food only occasionally. Today’s lunch was a tangy Bhindi curry in a spiced coconut gravy with some steamed rice. …

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Jan 21

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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Jan 21

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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