Crunchy Rice Vadas (Tandla Vado)
Crunchy Rice Vadas (Tandla Vado)

Tandla vado are rice fritters, they are crispy, crunchy and a savoury snack. A few days before any Konkani wedding these vadas are made as part of the rituals.

Seasoned, Steamed Rice Dumplings (Undi/Oondi)
Seasoned, Steamed Rice Dumplings (Undi/Oondi)

Seasoned, steamed rice dumplings are called undi/oondi in Konkani. They are a popular Mangalore - Udupi breakfast. They are also called pundi gatti in Tulu.

Spicy Thunder Mushrooms Side Dish (Alamba Song)
Spicy Thunder Mushrooms Side Dish (Alamba Song)

A Konkani monsoon delicacy - thunder mushrooms called as gud gud alamba in Konkani, in a spicy gravy. This side dish is to die for and amazingly yum.

Thunder Mushrooms In A Coconut Curry (Gud Gud Alambe Ambat/Randayi)
Thunder Mushrooms In A Coconut Curry (Gud Gud Alambe Ambat/Randayi)

A Konkani monsoon delicacy - thunder mushrooms called as gud gud alamba in Konkani, in a spicy, coconut curry. It is to die for and amazingly yum.

Traditional Almond Drink (Badama Doodh)
Traditional Almond Drink (Badama Doodh)

Our ancestors didn't have instant badam drink powders etc, they then ground badam with jaggery and cardamom to make a delicious drink!

Raw Mangoes In Coconut Curry (Ambuli Gashi)
Raw Mangoes In Coconut Curry (Ambuli Gashi)

You can make yummy coconut based curry with raw mangoes!! Yes! The curry turns out to be tangy, spicy and yum! Here's the recipe for you.

Jackfruit Payasam (Ponsa payasu)
Jackfruit Payasam (Ponsa payasu)

Jackfruit payasam is a desert, a sweet dish made from ripe jackfruits. It's also called gharai in Konkani.

Jackfruit Idli (Ponsa Idli)
Jackfruit Idli (Ponsa Idli)

Delicious, sweet idli's are made from ripe jackfruits. They are called as ponsa idli in Konkani. Here's the recipe to make yummy jackfruit idlis.

Jackfruit Fritters (Ponsa Mulik)
Jackfruit Fritters (Ponsa Mulik)

Sweet jackfruit fritters called as ponsa mulik in Konkani, are made using ripe jackfruits. They are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. A yum snack!

Finger Millet Juice (Nanchane Udha)
Finger Millet Juice (Nanchane Udha)

Finger millet is ground with jaggery and cardamom to make a delicious drink. Another traditional summer drink. A very healthy drink.