Seasoned, shallow fried, roasted ivy gourds (Tendle Talasani)
Seasoned, shallow fried, roasted ivy gourds (Tendle Talasani)

Tendle talasani is a Konkani speciality. Ivy gourds are crushed, seasoned, shallow fried and roasted to make a yummy side dish for lunch, dinner.

Musk Melon/Cantaloupe/Honey Dew Melon Sweetdish (Chibda Hashale)
Musk Melon/Cantaloupe/Honey Dew Melon Sweetdish (Chibda Hashale)

Chibda hashale is a popular Konkani dessert, a sweet drink. Cantaloupe is paired with beaten rice in sweetened coconut milk and is flavoured with cardamom.

Drumstick Fritters (Mashinga Sanga Bajo)
Drumstick Fritters (Mashinga Sanga Bajo)

Konkani style yummy, spicy, crispy, crunchy, drumstick fritters. Called as mashinga sanga bajo in Konkani. They make a delicious starter for lunch, dinner.

Green Gram Juice (Muga Udha)
Green Gram Juice (Muga Udha)

Green gram juice is a traditional summer drink. This drink has cooling effects on your body and is a great, healthy drink.

Poppy Seeds Juice (Khus Khuse Udha)
Poppy Seeds Juice (Khus Khuse Udha)

Poppy seeds juice is a traditional summer drink. This drink is believed to have cooling effects on your body and is a great, healthy drink.

Mangalore cucumber, jackfruit seeds and colocasia leaves in a Konkani style masala (Magge, Bikand, Alva Ganti Sukke)
Mangalore cucumber, jackfruit seeds and colocasia leaves in a Konkani style masala (Magge, Bikand, Alva Ganti Sukke)

Mangalore cucumber, jackfruit seeds, colocasia leaves in a sweet, spicy coconut masala is a seasonal Konkani speciality, prepared during the rainy season.

Sesame Juice (Tile Udha)
Sesame Juice (Tile Udha)

Sesame, coconut and jaggery juice is a traditional summer drink. A very heathy, delicious juice made from sesame.

Potatoes in a spicy, Konkani style coconut curry (Batate Human)
Potatoes in a spicy, Konkani style coconut curry (Batate Human)

Batate humman is a Konkani favourite. It is a spicy, coconut based curry with potatoes in it and is flavoured with asafoetida and coconut oil.

Red Hibiscus Lemonade
Red Hibiscus Lemonade

How about a refreshing flower juice instead of a fruit juice for a change? With a whole lot of health benefits and with the highest antioxidant content.

Pineapple, Mango In A Spicy, Sweet Coconut Gravy (Avnas Ambe Sasam)
Pineapple, Mango In A Spicy, Sweet Coconut Gravy (Avnas Ambe Sasam)

A popular Konkani summer salad, with pineapple, mangoes and grapes in a coconut based gravy which is sweet, spicy and sour.