A Udupi, Mangalore speciality, moode are a traditional breakfast. Moode are idlis steamed in screw pine leaf moulds for their amazing taste and smell.
Brown rice and white rice are ground along with grated coconut and are steamed in banana leaves to make a delicious Konkani breakfast.
Soyee muddo is a very old Konkani breakfast made using just rice and grated coconut.
Horse gram is ground and added to idli batter to make horse gram idlis. A very old Konkani breakfast. Delish idlis when had with loads of coconut oil.
Khotte kadubu are a very popular breakfast in Udupi, Mangalore, Kundapur regions of Karnataka. Khotto/hittu are idlis are steamed in jackfruit leaves baskets.
Pumpkin idlis are an age old breakfast. A traditional, healthy breakfast. It flavourful, filling and delicious when had hot with a coconut chutney.
Instant cucumber idlis make a great breakfast with a coconut chutney. A quick, healthy breaky. Yummy replacement to boring idlis. No fermentation required.
Moogadali usli and phovu are a classic Konkani breakfast. It's a stir fry of split moong bean served with spicy, sweet, seasoned beaten rice.
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.
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.