Madgane/Chana Dal Payasam or Kheer

 


Madgane is a traditional Mangalorean Konkani style sweet jaggery based dessert with creamy coconut milk and split chana dal/Bengal Gram and some cashew nuts for extra texture. Flavored with exotic and aromatic crushed cardamom powder, it is a scrumptious and mouthwatering finale dish enjoyed during most festivals and social gatherings in our community!

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Spicy Matar Poha/Indian Spiced Rice Flakes with Peas

 


Matar Poha is a slight twist on Kande Poha, a traditional healthy breakfast dish (vegan) from Maharashtra (western part of India).  Kanda is onion and poha is flattened or beaten rice.  The whole mixture is flavored green peas and a variety of aromatic Indian spices, often enjoyed with a cup of hot coffee or tea!!

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Pineapple Menaskayi/Gojju | Vegan Pineapple Coconut Curry

 


 


Pineapple Menaskayi (a south Indian Pineapple Coconut Curry) is a typical sweet, spicy and tangy regional delicacy mostly served in the state of Karnataka (during festivals and weddings). This finger-licking curry is mainly served in Mangalore and Udupi where it is called “pineapple menaskayi” or in the Bangalore/Mysore region, typically called “pineapple gojju”!

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