Mangalore, the coastal city located in Karntaka is booming with culture and tradition. With the trend of being too modern, some of us may not have even heard of some of the traditional dishes made in many households. Here we are to refresh you with some of Kudla’s (Mangalore in Tulu), top 3 traditional food that you must not miss!
1. Jackfruit steamed rice cake (Local names : Halasina Gatti/ Ponsache Patholi)
Jackfruit steamed rice cake is a well known traditional breakfast in Mangalore. It is usually made in the season of this large fruit which generally ranges from september to december.
Traditionally, it is made using teak leaves (saguvani) and the Teak leaves impart their own color and aroma to this delicacy.
2. Steamed rice roll (Local name : Pajey Madipula)
Pajey Mandela is simple rice bread that involves rice, grated coconut and salt. The smoothly ground batter is thinly spread over the banana leaves and rolled up like a carpet. These leaf rolls are then steamed, cooled, unrolled and the breads are served with a curry of your choice.
Patrode is a seasonal delicacy made from coloasia leaves stuffed with rice flour and steamed. Later, it’s added to a custom made coconut gravy to give off a delicate range of flavors.
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