Karnataka Recipes

Plan Your Breakfast Meal Plate with a Blend of Karnataka and Mangalorean Cuisine Recipes

Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

This week enjoy a south Indian Style Breakfast meal which is authentically originated from Mangalore and Karnataka. We are back again with an awesome breakfast meal plate that will help you decide better in the morning what healthy to cook.  Breakfast being the important meal of the day. It is the first dish that kick starts your day with a happy start. At Archana's kitchen we have incorporated two dishes from two different cuisine to make a complete meal.
Published in Breakfast Plate Ideas

Plan Your Breakfast Meal Plate with Sindhi Style Doda and Hurali Chutney

Friday, 03 February 2017 00:00

We are back again with an awesome breakfast meal plate that will help you decide better in the morning what healthy to cook. This will especially benefit people who are looking for diabetic friendly recipes.Breakfast being the important meal of the day. It is the first dish that kick starts your day with a happy start. At Archana's kitchen this week we have incorporated two dishes from two different cuisine to make a complete meal.
Published in Breakfast Plate Ideas
Karjikai (Karnataka Style Deep Fried Sweet Pastry Recipe)

Karjikai (Karnataka Style Deep Fried Sweet Pastry Recipe)

Sunday, 06 November 2016 00:24

Karijikai/Karanji is a deep fried pastry filled with sweet filling. If you are wondering as what Gujiya is, well, it is similar to Karanji and referred as Gujiya in northern parts of India while it is called karanji in the southern part of India. Karjikai is deep fried crescent shaped pastry sheets prepared with all-purpose flour/wheat flour and filled with sweet stuffing prepared using jaggery, dal, and coconut. The filling can be prepared according to your culinary imagination and gastronomical preferences. Karjikai (Karnataka Style Deep Fried Sweet Pastry Recipe) are prepared during the festive time as an offering to God (Naivedyam) along with other festive recipes and later distributed to kith and kin. Here are a few more festive recipes for you to try Kaju Pista Roll Recipe (Cashew Nut Pistachio Fudge) Chak-Hao Amubi Recipe (Black Rice Pudding) Kesar Elaichi Shrikand Recipe Dry Fruits Suzhiyam (Boorelu) With Black Rice Recipe
Avalakki Bella Usuli Recipe (Jaggery & Flattened Rice)

Avalakki Bella Usuli Recipe (Jaggery & Flattened Rice)

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:28

Avalakki Bella Usuli is usually prepared across Karnataka on the days when people observe fasting for their God. Usuli is prepared using poha/flattened rice as it is high in starch content and filling the stomach. This can be prepared using red poha or white one, either thick or thin. The only difference between thick and thin variety is in their soaking time. It is such a simple one that you can stir up in five minutes and it’s kids friendly too. One can substitute sugar in the place of Jaggery. Prepare this moist usuli as an offering to God on an auspicious day. Serve Avalakki Bella Usuli during your fasting days as a snack or as a whole meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fasting recipes such as Rajgira Puri Recipe Singhara Atta Cheela Recipe Sama Khichdi Recipe
Baale Dindu Kadale Kaalina Palya (Banana Stem Curry With Chickpeas Recipe)

Baale Dindu Kadale Kaalina Palya (Banana Stem Curry With Chickpeas Recipe)

Saturday, 15 October 2016 00:59

Baale Dindu Kadale Kaalina Palya is South Indian Style Banana Stem Curry With Chick Peas Recipe. Select a banana stem which has a thin rind. Usually, the thinner the rind of the stem, tender is the banana stem. This banana stem curry is a healthy recipe since banana stem prevents the formation of kidney stones and is naturally fibrous to promote digestion. Banana stem pairs well with Kadale Kaalu or chickpeas and the flavors are subtle in this curry with fewer spices. Pair Baale Dindu Kadale Kaalina Palya (Banana Stem Curry With Chick Peas Recipe) with phulkas, chapati or as a side dish with rice and your choice of rasam recipe to make a complete lunch. If you like this recipe, Look at other similar recipes Vazhaithandu Pachadi (Banana Stem Raita) Vazhaithandu Lemon Rasam Recipe - Plantain Stem Lemon Rasam
Karigadubu – Karnataka Style Karanji recipe

Karigadubu – Karnataka Style Karanji recipe

Friday, 16 September 2016 00:09

Karigadubu is a traditional sweet from Karnataka also called Karanji which is stuffed pastry that has fried grams and desiccated coconut filling and are deep fried. Karigadubu is a traditional sweet during Ganesha Festival. Karigadubu is a fried filled pastry with desiccated coconut and fried gram stuffing. Serve Karigadubu – Karnataka Style Karanji recipe as an evening snack or as a dessert during Karnataka Style Festive meal. Here are few more Festive recipes, if this recipe interested you Badam & Besan Ladoo Recipe Avocado Ada Pradhaman Recipe (With Vegan Option) Dry Fruits Suzhiyam (Boorelu) With Black Rice Recipe Baked Modak and Karanji Recipe

Festive Lunch Menu On This Varamahalakshmi Festival

Friday, 05 August 2016 16:50

Varamahalakshmi or Varalakshmi festival is a much-awaited festival after the month of Aashaada or Adimasam in South India. Most of the South Indian households celebrate the first big festival of Shraavana by performing Pooja to the idol made with husked or dehusked coconut, or with precious metals like silver and gold. Varamahalakshmi festival symbolizes worship for wealth, similar to Diwali in North India.
Published in Weekend Specials
Jackfruit Idli Recipe

Jackfruit Idli Recipe

Friday, 22 July 2016 00:38

Jackfruit idli recipe is a very famous dish from Coastal Karnataka. They are locally known as Halasina Hannina Idli / Kadubu / Gatti ".  Made of jackfruit, these soft and flavourful idlis have delectable aroma and taste of jackfruit. Serve these jackfruit idlis with a dollop of ghee, honey or pickle for breakfast or during tea time. See at what more recipes can be made with jackfruit Ripe Jackfruit Cake Recipe (Pansache Dhonas) Jackfruit Biriyani (Kathal Biryani) Recipe Goan Maskachi Bhaji Recipe (Moringa Leaves Stir Fry With Jackfruit Seeds) Idichakka Thoran Recipe (Young Jack Fruit With Spiced Coconut)
Maavina Hannina Gojju (Karnataka Style Ripe Mango Curry Recipe)

Maavina Hannina Gojju (Karnataka Style Ripe Mango Curry Recipe)

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 00:44

Mavina Hannina Gojju is a Karnataka Style Curry Recipe which is prepared from ripe mangoes. This curry is a cascade of spicy, tangy and sweetish taste. It requires fewer ingredients to make this finger licking Mangalore special maavina hannina gojju. The dish is traditionally made from fibrous mango variety (wild mangoes or kaadu maavu) which are sour and sweet and hence provide a unique flavor. This Karnataka Style Ripe Mango Curry Recipe provides a great side dish to plain cooked rice, Mustard Green Chilli Pickle and fritters like sabudana sandige or akki peni sandige. Explore more of Karnataka cuisine here- Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe (Karnataka Style) Nuggekai Kharbyaali Recipe (North Karnataka Spiced Drumstick Sambar) Hayagreeva Recipe (Bengal Gram Sweet From Karnataka) Karnataka Special Huli Tovve Recipe
Mysore Chutney Recipe (Chana Dal Chutney)

Mysore Chutney Recipe (Chana Dal Chutney)

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:53

Mysore Chutney is a delicious South Indian condiment which goes well with dosas and other south indian delicacies. It is very famous in Karnataka and is prepared in most of the households. It is easy to prepare and enhances the tastes of dishes at your parties. Chutney enhances the flavour of food and can be stored for a few days. Serve Mysore Chutney with homemade soft idli or masala dosa. You can also try other similar recipes such as Tomato Garlic Chutney South Indian Coconut Chutney Capsicum Chutney  
Published in Indian Chutney Recipes
Surti Obbattu Recipe - Fruit & Nut Pooris In Saffron Milk

Surti Obbattu Recipe - Fruit & Nut Pooris In Saffron Milk

Monday, 16 May 2016 00:23

Surti Obbattu is a delicious sweet recipe that sits pretty on festive menus. It is a traditional sweet dish with a twist. Richly filled with all the dried fruit and nuts, indulging occasionally calms your sweet tooth. Tuck into this Surti Obbattu Recipe - Fruit & Nut Pooris In Saffron Milk this coming Festive season for a royal feel. Here are a few other rich Indian sweets: Kheer Puli Pitha | Bengali Pitha Recipe Badam Elaichi Kulfi (Almond Cardamom Kulfi) Recipe Thandai Shrikhand Tart Recipe Paneer Malpua With Rabdi Recipe
Amtekai Gojju Recipe - Indian Hog Plum Curry

Amtekai Gojju Recipe - Indian Hog Plum Curry

Saturday, 16 April 2016 00:05

The Indian hog plum is also known as Amtekai or Ambade and if you haven't, you are really missing something. It's tangy and looks little similar to tiny raw mango . That's why may be it's called wild mangoes too. Amtekai is a very popular fruit in Coastal Karnataka and is used as a souring agent to make pickles, curries , chutneys, raita and much more. The Amtekai Gojju Recipe is a classic dish made from this fruit which is flavored with traditional south indian spices in a coconut curry base. Serve the Amtekai Gojju along with steamed rice topped with ghee for a delicious lunch or a weeknight dinner. If you love curry recipes, then you must try some of our favorites like -  Badane Kaayi Gojju Recipe Rabodi Ki Sabzi Recipe Navratan Korma Mughlai Bhindi Recipe
Pineapple Kesari Bhath Recipe (Sweet Semolina Pudding)

Pineapple Kesari Bhath Recipe (Sweet Semolina Pudding)

Friday, 15 April 2016 00:51

Pineapple Kesari Bhath Recipe is one of the most common, traditional dishes in Karnataka. The Kesari Bhath is a must during weddings for breakfast and is usually served along with Khara bhath (upma). Serve the Pineapple Kesari Bhath along with Khara Bhath (Rava Upma) for breakfast or any special occasion like wedding or a festival. If you like South Indian Breakfast Recipes - then you must try some of our favorites like -  Soft Masala Dosa With Red Chutney Godhumai Idli Recipe Masala Akki Roti Karnataka Style Set Dosa Tomato Uttapam Recipe  
Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe (Karnataka Style)

Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe (Karnataka Style)

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 00:47

The Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe With Tofu is an aromatic and spicy pulao packed with flavours from spices like coriander, cardamom and more, which is made the Karnataka Style with the addition of coconut. The addition of Paneer or Tofu is an optionally ingredients, that not only adds to the taste but also to the nutrition of the pulao. Serve the Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao (Karnataka Style) along with a bowl of Tomato Onion Raita for lunch or dinner or even pack it into your lunch box. If you like Pulao Recipes or dishes made from rice, you must try some of our favorites like -  Chinese Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe Lemon Rice Recipe Fenugreek & Egg Fried Rice Recipe (Anda Methi Chawal) Cabbage Rice with Soy Granules Mexican Brown Rice and Quinoa Casserole Pudina Rice Recipe Spinach Rice Recipe
Published in Rice
Hesaru Bele Southekayi Kosambari Recipe

Hesaru Bele Southekayi Kosambari Recipe

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 00:29

Hesaru Bele Southekayi Kosambari is common to every kannadiga family's kitchen. This kosambari gives a very festive feel as it is compulsorily made during the festivals. One can also have it as an evening snack accompanied with filter coffee. A healthy dish to feed your family when they are back home after a tiring day. Serve Hesaru Bele Southekayi Kosambari with hot Masala Chai during your tea time break or even along with your main course for lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try South Indian Kosambari Recipe with Raw Mango, Cucumber, Carrot and Beetroot Sprouted Green Gram Kosambari Recipe Ambe Dal Recipe (Green Mango and Chana Dal salad)
Published in Salads
Masala Akki Roti Recipe (Spicy Rice Flour Flatbread Recipe)

Masala Akki Roti Recipe (Spicy Rice Flour Flatbread Recipe)

Sunday, 07 February 2016 00:11

The Masala Akki Roti Recipe is a delicious spicy flat bread from karnataka that is made from rice flour. The akki roti makes a great vegan and gluten free breakfast option. Made from rice flour, shredded vegetables and spices, the Akki Roti makes for an excellent tea time snack when you have sudden guests at home. Serve the Masala Akki Roti along with Coconut Chutney and Ghee for a breakfast or an evening tea time snack along with a hot cup of filter coffee or Masala Chai. If you are looking for delicious South Indian Breakfast, you must try the Masala Dosa, Carrot & Cheese Filled Idli, Vada Sambar, Rava Upma and Kesari

18 Essential Pongal (Sankranti) Recipes From Across India

Monday, 11 January 2016 00:00

Kicking off the festivities for the new year is the auspicious occasion of Pongal, Sankranti or Makar-Sankranti. Essentially a harvest festival, it's celebrated in regions across the length and breadth of the country, as the day of the passing of winter and welcoming the spring season. It is celebrated with varying customs and traditions and known by different names across the country. Makara Sankranti in Karnataka, Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Bhogi in Maharashtra, Uttarayan in Gujarat and Lohri in many parts of the North, this festival celebrates providence, abundance and invokes prosperity for the coming year and season that lies ahead.
Published in Recipe Collections
Kara Kadubu Recipe (Malanad Style Steamed Spiced Rice Dumplings)

Kara Kadubu Recipe (Malanad Style Steamed Spiced Rice Dumplings)

Saturday, 12 December 2015 00:27

Kara Kadubu Recipe is a popular breakfast and tea time snack recipe from the Malanad region of Karnataka. Kadubu is a steamed dumpling made of rava or coarsely ground down rice. A handful of spices are used to give it a touch of flavour, but it is a humble, simple everyday breakfast in most homes of the region. You can serve the Kara Kadubu along with Uchellu Chutney for a typical Malnad-styled breakfast or evening snack with Huchellu Chutney. Have you tried some of the other popular regional breakfast specialties from other states of India such as Tomato Uttapam No Yeast Kerala Style Appam Kanchipuram Masala Dosa Maharashtrian Batatyacha Kees
Akki Rotti Recipe (Spicy Gluten Free Rice Flour Flat Breads )

Akki Rotti Recipe (Spicy Gluten Free Rice Flour Flat Breads )

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 00:51

Akki Rotti Recipe is a popular breakfast specialty of Karnataka. It a gluten-free, healthy and wholesome, since it is made of rice flour. It is also a pretty versatile flat bread and allows for the addition of varieties of vegetables. Sometimes varieties of spinach and greens are added, dill being the most common choice. During the winter when averekalu/flat beans are in season, the tender baby beans are also added along with other grated vegetables like carrots or cabbage. Akki rotti may be paired with assorted chutneys, chutney powder, usilis made with legumes, ennegai (brinjal in coconut based curry), and is traditionally served hot with a dollop of home-churned white butter or ghee. One important thing to keep in mind when making kaki roti is that it turns hard pretty soon after making, so in this recipe, the addition of fresh cream helps enhance the smoothness and keep the rotti soft for a little longer. However it is best to make these hot and serve immediately along with Red Chilli Coconut Chutney or Peanut Chutney Powder. Some other popular breakfast items from Karnataka are: Khara Avalakki, Sooji Upma and Set Dosa.
Doddapatre Tambuli Recipe (Karpooravalli Thayir Pachadi)

Doddapatre Tambuli Recipe (Karpooravalli Thayir Pachadi)

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 00:26

Doddapatre Tambuli Recipe is a popular healing, nourishing cold yoghurt curry from Karnataka. Doddapatre, also known as Big Thyme in English, Ajwain leaves in Hindi, Karpooravalli in Tamil, Owa in Marathi and Pani Koorka in Malayalam - is known to have a lot of medicinal values. It has a very distinct smell and flavour to it, which resembles camphor and is known to improve digestion, relieve chest congestion and have overall good health benefits. It also reduces skin related issues when crushed and the juice applied on sensitive areas. Tambuli is a cold yoghurt curry made by grinding a herb, vegetable or spice with coconut and a handful of spices. Sometimes it is also given a tempering which enhances the flavours. Serve this Doddapatre Tambuli along with hot Steamed Rice and ghee as the first course during a South Indian lunch or dinner. You can also try some other soothing yoghurt-based dishes like Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi Dahi Walla Tinda Ridge Gourd Tambli
Published in Indian Raita Recipes

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