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Green Pulav

This is a pulav I grew up eating. These pulavs were considered as some fancy dishes at home. So aayi would prepare them once in a while and we would go crazy over them. It is very simple to make, healthy and very delicious. Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 1 cup chopped vegetables(Green beans,Cauli flower,Carrot,potatoes …

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Coconut dosa (Soyi polo/Pan polo/Neer dose)

This is a very common breakfast in North Canara. The combination differs. Some people eat this dosa with normal coconut chutney or jaggery(molasses) or chutney powder. But I like this dosa with garlic chutney the way my mother does it. This is called Neer dosa in Kannada and served with fish/chicken curry in Mangaloren restaurants. …

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Cabbage Vada

Cabbage vada is a very popular Konkani dish, usually served as a side dish. This can be prepared with drumstick (maskasangi) flowers instead of cabbage. In North Canara, almost everybody has drumstick trees in their backyard. The leaves and flowers are used in many different dishes. Ingredients:1 cup shredded cabbage or drumstick flowers1 cup onions …

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