Taro Roots Fritters (Kaale Alvaa Maddi Phodi)
Taro Roots Fritters (Kaale Alvaa Maddi Phodi)

Colocasia tubers called as kaale alva maddi make yummy fritters when shallow fried or deep fried. These are called maddi phodi and are a Konkani favourite.

Drumstick Savoury Dosas (Mashinga Palle, Phulla Sanna Polo)
Drumstick Savoury Dosas (Mashinga Palle, Phulla Sanna Polo)

Drumstick leaves and flowers are added to spicy, rice, lentil batter to make tiny dosas called sanna polo in Konkani. A great side dish for lunch, dinner.

Hog Plum Pickle (Ambade Hindi)
Hog Plum Pickle (Ambade Hindi)

Tender hog plums make yummy pickles. Here's a quick recipe to make yummy hog plum pickle at home. This is one type of pickle, that's dry.

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 using raw mangoes!! 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.