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 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.
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.
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 are called undi/oondi in Konkani. They are a popular Mangalore - Udupi breakfast. They are also called pundi gatti in Tulu.
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.
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.
Our ancestors didn't have instant badam drink powders etc, they then ground badam with jaggery and cardamom to make a delicious drink!
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 is a desert, a sweet dish made from ripe jackfruits. It's also called gharai in Konkani.