Hariyali Variyali

Variyali Sharbat is a popular beverage from Gujarat.It is made from fresh fennel seeds.This beverage is a great summer coolant apart from that it also aids in digestion. There are multiple ways in which it is made some add it cloves to it, some have it plain, so have it with a dash of khuskhus … Continue reading Hariyali Variyali

Avalakki upkari

Bajil upkari | avalakki upkari  is one of the common breakfast served in most of the functions in south canara(Karnataka), mangalore and udupi region.Its made from thin flattened rice, coconut, peanuts.It can be made with or without the use of heat. Do give it a try and let me know your views. Ps-Anyone with diabetes … Continue reading Avalakki upkari

Shirvale is a traditional recipe made in the kokan villages(Maharastra, India) with rice /nachni(finger millet) flour and served with sweetened coconut milk.Its one tedious recipe.Mainly made on special occasions. Who said,workouts can’t happen in the kitchen.He/she surely hasn’t tried making some of our traditional Indian reciepes.One thing I can say,Your entire bicep triceps shoulder workouts … Continue reading


As a kid, one of my all-time favourite dish at lunch or dinner at my grandma’s place was Dalithoy. A simple dal (split pulse) which had the subtle flavour of ginger and asafoetida but when it was teamed up with steamed unpolished rice and a small teaspoon of tup (ghee) it was divine. Still is. … Continue reading Dalithoy