For konkanis seasoned beaten rice with seasoned semolina is a common combination for breakfast and tea time snack.
An all time konkani favourite is bibbe upakari, a stir fry made of tender cashew nuts with ivy gourd and potatoes. Customary side dish for the Ugadi festival.
Bamboo shoots called as kirlu in konkani is a favourite among konkanis. We prepare a wide variety of dishes using fresh and pickled tender bamboo shoots.
Yummy, deep fried, spicy potato dumplings are called as batate ambade in kannada & konkani. A perfect tea time snack for a rainy or a sunny day.
A variety of veggies are coated with gram flour batter and deep fried to make yummy fritters/bajo/baje/pakora's/bajji/bonda. They are a perfect tea time snack.
Majjige huli is a tangy, spicy curry prepared with veggies, coconut and yoghurt, with a very flavourful seasoning!!
Gulla bol huli is an accompaniment for rice, a side dish that's tangy, spicy and lip smackingly yummy! Gulla bol huli is usually prepared using matti gulla.
Vodi's are rice based sun dried fries that are deep fried to make crispy, crunchy fritters. Vodi's are konkani's favourite fries and are must for a meal.
Raw jackfruit curry called as kadge randayi/kadge gashi in konkani and is a very popular konkani dish. Kadgi ghashi is raw jackfruit in a spicy coconut curry.
Piyava bajo or onion fritters are yummy, crispy, spicy and a perfect tea time snack. Hot onion pakoda’s with a cup of tea/coffee when it rains is bliss! :-)