Semolina Crepe/Pancake/Dosa | Vegetarian | Easy Recipe

Semolina Pancake / Dosa

Apart from being a delicious Semolina dosa or crepe one thing I like when I prepare this recipe is never have to think about soaking rice for 3 hrs, making a paste by blending it or going through my pantry to check if I have enough rice stocked up. Most recipes of Indian crepe or […]

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Mandas / Cucumber Cake | Vegetarian Snacks | Easy Recipe

Cucumber Steamed Cake / Mangalorean Mandas

Yesterday was Deepavali, so I thought of preparing this incredible rice cake called as Cucumber cake or Mandas (konkani) which my mom used to prepare occasionally at home. The steaming process gives a lovely aroma due to the common ingredients such as jaggery and coconut that I usually add to most of my mangalorean snacks […]

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Potato Bhaji/Aloo Bhaji | Potato Recipe | Delicious Sweet Aroma

Potato Bhaji / Aloo Bhaji – Vegetarian

Potato Bhaji or Aloo bhaji is a South-Indian dish served hot along with a round deep-fried bread called puri or poori also named as poori bhaji as a whole. It’s typically prepared spicy so you can add green chilies if you like it hot.   Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 35 to 40 minutes Serves: […]

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Clam Recipe | How to cook fresh clams

Spicy Clam Recipe – Mangalorean Style

Every time I see Clams, it reminds me of one my childhood memories of Mangalore visiting the beach during summer foraging for clams. When the tide rises the live clams that burrow in the sand come out and we dig in to catch them before they rebury themselves as they follow the waves. That day […]

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Kheer or Vermicelli pudding | Easy dessert in 15-minutes

Vermicelli Pudding or Kheer

Kheer is a term used for milk pudding. In some region of India they call it payasam. This simple recipe is prepared mainly with Vermicelli and a handful of other ingredients for a lighter dessert. You can also replace vermicelli with rice, sago, tapioca pearls etc. For flavor, cardamom (MUST!), cashews, raisins, almonds etc are used. […]

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Onion Fritter | Vegan/Vegetarian Recipe | Delicious Sweet Aroma

Onion Fritters / Onion Bhaji – Vegan

Quick and easy vegan recipe of crispy Onion fritters also known as Onion Bhaji in Indian cuisine, mainly served as a snack or starter before a main course. Its also sometimes named as pakora (fritter) which are deep-fried in a batter of chickpea flour. I make this quiet often when we want to munch on snacks and this […]

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South-Indian Flower Crab Curry Recipe

Flower Crab – Curry (Mangalorean Recipe)

I have been wanting to make these crabs for so long but always had something else planned for the weekend. I have never cooked crabs nor had the slightest idea what should be done if the crab is alive, neither did my husband. I told my husband: “My job is to cook the crab yours […]

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Rice Recipe | Sweet Pulav | Mangalorean Recipe | Delicious Sweet Aroma

Sweet Pulav – Rice Recipe

Pulao or Pulav is a delicately flavored rice that is lightly toasted in Ghee and then cooked in spices such as cloves, cinnamon etc. There are different variations of making a pulav in Indian Cuisine with assorted veggies. Sweet Pulav is mainly served during occasions in Mangalore. The main flavor of this dish is the […]

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Pork Recipe | DUKRA MASS or Pork bafat | Delicious Sweet Aroma

Pork Recipe- Mangalorean Pork Bafat

I’m not sure why I have been hesitant on posting this recipe. Mostly because its commonly prepared by Mangaloreans, and I believe most people would know how to prepare it as it is a favorite among all Mangaloreans. However, some have their own special recipe so I thought of sharing this recipe my mom’s way […]

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