Peda Holige

Dharwad Peda Holige

Wish you all a very happy Ugadi! May you have a wonderful new year with new joyous beginnings! Ugadi festival is the time when the kitchen is filled with the aroma of Mavinakayi Chitranna, … [Read more...]

Rasgulla

Rasgulla

Roshagulla is how it is pronounced by people in West Bengal, it is indianized to Rasgulla in other regions.  This delightful sweet dish is prepared using Cottage Cheese. Cuisine: West … [Read more...]

Palada Pal Payasa

Palada Pal Payasa

Palada Pal Payasa is prepared using Ada.  Ada is dried Rice flour flakes, which is available in any of the grocery stores.  This is one of the five payasa served during Onam Sadya (festive … [Read more...]

Khoya Holige

Khoya Holige

Khoya holige is a sweet stuffed bread prepared using dehydrated milk, nuts,  and jaggery. Cuisine: Karnataka Time Required: 40 Minutes Happy Gowri and Ganesha festival! Ingredients: ½ … [Read more...]

falooda

Falooda

Falooda is a traditional Dessert prepared using Basil seeds, Milk, Vermicelli, Nuts, Cardamom, and a syrup like Pistachio, Almond, Rose, and so on. Cuisine: North India Time Required: 30 Minutes … [Read more...]

Shenga Holige

Shenga Holige

Happy Ugadi! Shenga Holige is a sweet stuffed bread using Groundnuts and Jaggery. Cuisine: North Karnataka Time Required: 40 Minutes + Soaking time … [Read more...]

Sudha Rasa

Sudha Rasa

Sudha Rasa is a soothing dessert, which can be prepared quickly.  Mom used to make this on Thursdays when Grandpa used to have only Chapathis in the evenings.  Beautiful memory and lovely lingering … [Read more...]

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Carrot Payasa

Cuisine: Karnataka Time Required: 25 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Carrots ½ ltr Milk ½ Cup Sugar 10 Cashewnuts ½ tsp Elaichi/Cardamom Powder 1tbsp Chopped Nuts (Cashew nuts, … [Read more...]

Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda

Deep fried bread soaked in flavored and thickened milk. Cuisine: Mughlai Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup Condensed Milk 2 Cups Milk 3 tbsp Sugar, Optional Few nuts sliced … [Read more...]

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Halpi – Fried Gram Burfi

A very easy to make sweet dish prepared using fried Gram.  Another name for this recipe is Hurigadale Burfi and perfect to make during Gombe habba (Dasara). Cuisine: North Karnataka Time Required: … [Read more...]

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Mysore Pak

This rich sweet dish is popular in the regions of Mysore.  This is prepared using Clarified Butter/Ghee and Gram Flour. Time Required: 20 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup Kadale Hittu/Besan/Gram … [Read more...]

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7 – Cup Burfi

This sweet dish gets its name form the fact that the recipe uses 7 cups of ingredients. Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup Gram Flour 1 Cup Fresh Grated Coconut 1 Cup Milk 1 Cup … [Read more...]

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Bamboo Rice Payasam

Bamboo Rice Payasam / pudding is prepared using Bamboo Rice, which is known as Mulayari in Malayalam. Cuisine: Kerala Time Required: 1 hour … [Read more...]

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Sakkare Holige

Sugar filled crispy Indian bread. Sakkare Holige dish is very popular in Karnataka during festivals, weddings etc.  My mother learnt this recipe from her mother-in-law who was very good at preparing … [Read more...]

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Sweet Shankarpole

Sweet Shankarpole is a crispy sweet snack; usually distributed to children during Dasara festival.  Sweet Shankarpole is also prepared by Maharashtrians during Diwali. Cuisine: Karnataka and … [Read more...]

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Besan Laddoo

A sweet prepared using Gram Flour.  Besan Laddoo is extremely popular in North Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Time Required:  30 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Cups Besan/Gram Flour 1 Cup … [Read more...]

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Thambittu

Thambittu is a sweet is prepared using fried gram flour and is prepared on Nagara Panchami festival. Cuisine: Karnataka Time Required: 15 Minutes … [Read more...]

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Ksheeranna

A sweet dish prepared using milk and rice.  My grandmother used to prepare this often on festival days.  This is also a temple recipe as the temples in Karnataka offer this dish as Prasada / blessed … [Read more...]