We all secretly wish to travel to all parts of our country - mainly to explore new cultures and taste new foods. But the sad reality is that our full time jobs and responsibilities don't allow us to live out the traveller in us. We can't go to different cities and states as much as we want; however, we can enjoy their cuisine at our homes! With a few simple ingredients and some time in the kitchen, we can be enjoying South Indian appam and stew or Gujarati thepala at home. In the spirit of exploration, we have curated a list of Mangalorean dishes that would allow us to enjoy the taste of Karnataka without having to buy a plane ticket. These five Mangalorean dishes are a representation of the delicious flavours that the locals eat every day.
Here Are 5 Mangalorean Recipes That You Must Try:
1.Bunt Chicken Curry
Bunt chicken curry is full of vibrant flavours and aromas. This delicious curry hails from the Bunt community of Mangalore which is known for its spicy and flavour laden preparations. This curry is a blend of spicy masala and coconut milk.
2.Chicken Ghee Roast
Chicken ghee roast is a spicy, tangy preparation of chicken roasted in ghee. Two elements define this dish, the ghee and the chilli based paste. it is the combinations of these two flavours the makes this chicken dish unique.
Banana buns are a staple for a Mangalorean household. These puris are most popularly served with coconut chutney or sambhar, making it the perfect breakfast. These mouth-melting puris are an amalgamation of sweet and salty, making them delicious.
4.Yeti Gassi/Prawn Curry
If you are a fan of prawns then you are bound to love this Mangalorean prawn curry. Also known as Yeti Gassi, this prawn curry is a coconut-based dish that believes in simplicity. This curry is very delicious and the recipe is quick and easy to make.
5.Meen Gassi/Fish Curry
The Mangalorean fish curry has a unique tangy flavour that makes it different from other fish curries, thanks to the use of tamarind. Also known as meen gassi, the primary ingredient of this dish is coconut.
Try out these recipes and tell us how you liked it in the comments section.