karnataka food






Kadabu is deep fried sweet dumplings with a dried coconut filling. It is a mandatory food during Ganesha Chaturthi. There are two types of filling that goes in them – one is hoorna (chana dal, jaggery and coconut) and the other one is dried coconut. I have shared the recipe […]

Fried Sweet Dumplings (Kadabu)


  Pineapple gojju is a sweet-spicy-tangy Karnataka dish similar to a curry. A ‘gojju’ a slightly thick curry which can be made with different vegetables like okra, bitter gourd, raw mango, but the best-tasting gojju is made with pineapples. It is a traditional dish that is a part of festivals […]

Pineapple Gojju (Pineapple Curry)


A very happy Ganesha Chaturthi to everyone celebrating ❤️ May Lord Ganesha bless you with all the happiness 🙏 And this was our festival meal. Starting from the left, clockwise… Cabbage palya – finely shredded cabbage cooked with minimal spices and loaded coconut (made similar to beans palya) Pineapple gojju […]

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  Nuchina unde or steamed lentil dumpling is a healthy snack popular in the state of Karnataka. ‘Nuchu’ means broken and unde means ball or dumpling. In this recipe, the dal is broken by coarsely grinding it and is then shaped into dumplings and steamed in an idli stand. This […]

Steamed lentil dumplings (Nuchina Unde)





  Wishing everyone a very happy Raksha Bandhan… This festival is to celebrate the love and bond brothers and sisters share. The mythological story behind it goes like this. On Makar Sankranti, Krishna cut his little finger when handling sugarcane. His Queen, Rukmini immediately sent an official to get bandages. Meanwhile, […]

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