This is a collection of top 10 authentic Konkani recipes, my favorites. These are like ‘must have’ in our homes, the ones that I grew up with. Many listed here are so popular in my native coastal Konkan region that they deserve a special mention on Aayi’s Recipes. This by no means is a final list and There are many more Konkani recipes on the site.
Give them a try and enjoy the unique flavor that comes with these.


  1. Dali thoy - Simple dal with seasoning that goes best with rice, favorite to most Konkanis
  2. Kolmbo - A Konkani style sambar, again favorite to most Konkanis
  3. Muga mole randayi - A must in devals (temples) functions, weddings and thread ceremonies
  4. Airawat - A sweet, sour and spicy delicacy, taste to remember
  5. Gajbaje - Another amazing randayi, a tough competitor to Muga mole randayi
  6. Soyi polo - Breakfast in many Konkan homes, a favorite of kids and adults alike
  7. Biscuit ambado - Konkan style vadas, a must in most functions, weddings and festival feasts
  8. Pathrode - Coastal delicacy made from Colocasia leaves – Unforgettable taste
  9. Jeer mirya kadi - A konkan style kadhi to savour with rice
  10. Kadamb - An idli like dish made with Cucumber – a favorite in the rainy season

Non-Vegetarian – Chicken, Sea-food, Eggs

  1. Khubbe/tisre vade - A konkan style clam vada
  2. Sukkil sungta kismuri - A dried shrimp chutney
  3. Alle kande ambat - A fish curry with Ginger and Onion flavor
  4. Tepla ambat - An amazing fish curry with a special pepper flavor
  5. Sungta hinga udak - A shrimp gravy, konkan style
  6. Kurle ambat - A crabs gravy
  7. Fish fry - A fish fry
  8. Chicken gravy - A traditional chicken gravy
  9. Egg curry - A konkan style egg curry
  10. Khubbe/tisre ambat - A clams gravy with a unique unforgettable taste