Green Beans Sambar – Udupi Koddel

Green beans sambar or koddel!

Green beans sambarNeed some help with dinner tonight? Here’s a basic recipe to get food on the table in less than 30 minutes with Green Beans Sambar (Beans Koddel). This recipe goes back to the roots of …

Pineapple Menaskai Recipe

Pineapple menaskai or gojju Recipe

Can you cook Pineapple? Yes! And it makes a wonderful dish too!

Pinapple gojju
Pineapple Menaskai

Pineapple Menaskai is yet another Udupi delicacy. It’s a simple yet delicious combination of coconut and sesame seeds with ground spices. …

Creamy Green Peas Masala


matar masala
creamy green peas masala

Have you ever tried a new dish at a restaurant and wondered how they make it so good, yet when you try the same dish its never the same? I have had that experience and …

Cabbage Gasi/ Vegetarian Gravy

Vegetarian Gravy
Cabbage Gasi

Here’s another interesting Udupi recipe: Gasi.

This goes very well with rice or chapathi or puri or paratha.

Directions are very easy. If you are looking for a change from everyday cooking, Gasi offers a new flavor and …

Mixed vegetable curry

Avial/ Mixed vegetable gravy

Mixed vegetable gravy
Avial/ Mixed Vegetable Gravy

Avial is a delicacy in South India.  Its made with mixed vegetables and coconut gravy base. There are different versions of Avial.  In Kerala and Tamil Nadu, it is made with yogurt and coconut base.  The …