Colocasia Leaves Pinwheels Stir Fry (Pathrode Upakari, Pathrade Usli)
Colocasia Leaves Pinwheels Stir Fry (Pathrode Upakari, Pathrade Usli)

Pathrado are spicy pinwheels prepared using colocasia leaves. Left over pathrade are stir fried with a flavourful seasoning, jaggery and coconut.

Malabar Spinach Stir Fry (Vali Upakari)
Malabar Spinach Stir Fry (Vali Upakari)

A flavourful, simple, healthy stir fry of basella/Malabar spinach. Called as vali upakari in Konkani which is served as a side dish in Konkani cuisine.

Malabar Spinach Masala (Vali Sukke)
Malabar Spinach Masala (Vali Sukke)

A coconut based spicy side dish prepared using malabar spinach (vali sukke in Konkani) is paired with dalithoy & a bowl of steaming hot rice. Comfort food!!

Malabar Spinach Tambli (Vali Tambali/Thambali)
Malabar Spinach Tambli (Vali Tambali/Thambali)

Tambli, a type of yoghurt and coconut based curry can be prepared using numerous spices and greens.

Potato Stir Fry (Batate Upakari)
Potato Stir Fry (Batate Upakari)

Batate upakari means potato stir fry. If you love poatoes you'll love this stir fry. An easy to prepare side dish that gets ready in no time.

Fenugreek Leaves Stir Fry (Methe Palle Upakari/Methi Sabzi)
Fenugreek Leaves Stir Fry (Methe Palle Upakari/Methi Sabzi)

Stir fry with fenugreek leaves, onions, capsicum is an amazing side dish that is sweet and spicy.

Tender Bamboo Shoots Side Dish(Keerla chakko/sukke)
Tender Bamboo Shoots Side Dish(Keerla chakko/sukke)

Tender bamboo shoots are a favourite among Konkani's. Keerla chakko/sukke is a dry, spicy coconut based side dish prepared with tender bamboo shoots.

Beans Stir Fry (Beans Upakari)
Beans Stir Fry (Beans Upakari)

Stir fries are called as upakari in konkani. Upakaris are very easy to prepare, make a simple, healthy, side dish with a flavourful seasoning.

Lady's Finger With Garlic (Benda Gojju)
Lady's Finger With Garlic (Benda Gojju)

The okra is cooked and seasoned with garlic to make a yummy side dish to go with rice. This is my MIL's recipe passed onto her by her granny.

North Karantaka Style Stuffed Eggplant (Badanekai yennegai)
North Karantaka Style Stuffed Eggplant (Badanekai yennegai)

A North Karnataka dish with soft brinjals and a very flavourful masala. Popularly eaten with flatbreads called as jolada rotti and akki rotti.