Which is the famous sweetness in Bangalore

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Karnataka's cuisine is influenced by its neighbors like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. However, the taste varies from region to region. Mangalore and Uttara Canara are famous for their spicy seafood. South Karnataka is known for its different flavors. The food in the north of Karnataka is much spicier compared to other parts of Karnataka. Food grains like ragi, rice, kosa, urad dal, semolina are some of the staple foods. Traditionally, meals are served on a banana leaf. Here is a list of famous Karnataka dishes.


1. Neer Dosa

The word "nir" means water in the Tulu language. Neer Dosa is a very famous dish made from rice dosa. To make dosa, rice must be soaked in water for several hours overnight, no fermentation is required. Since rice is easily available in Karnataka, Neer Dosa can be found in many places and restaurants. This dish is served with chutney, curry or sambar.


2. Corridor for a walk

Corrie means chicken and Gussie means curry. Juicy pieces of chicken are cooked with spices and ground fresh coconut. This is the famous Mangalore recipe. The dish is usually served with a range of dosa, neer dosa, or roti.


3. Kundapura koli saaru

Kundapura Koli Saaru is another type of chicken curry that is very popular in the coastal region of Mangaloria. Curry sauce is made from onions, garlic, ginger and other spices along with coconut milk. Curry goes perfectly with dosa cheese, roti, or even rice.


4. Mysore Masala Dosa

Mysore masala dosa is another form of dosa that has chutney or paste applied to it. This is a crispy dosa filled with red chutney and mashed potatoes. The dish is served with white and red coconut chutney along with sambar.


5. Allugedda

Allugedda is a mashed potato with tomatoes, onions and black gram and is usually served as an accompaniment to dosa or rice. Allugedda can be cooked as hot and hot as you like.


6. Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak is a simple but very famous candy that is popular all over India. Mysore Pak is made from just 3 ingredients: Besan (grams of flour), ghee and sugar. The texture of the candy is rich thanks to beesan and ghee. Sweetness is especially prevalent during Diwali.


7. Coorg Pandi Curry

In Korg it is considered a delicacy. The meat is cooked in masala paste, which is dark in color and has a spicy taste. The dish uses an extract from locally grown fruit called kachumpuli, which results in an excellent sour flavor. Curry Pandy served with Akki Roti (rice roti).


8. Haalbai

Haalbai is a famous Karnataka candy made from rice, coconut and spices. Coconut milk is also added to enhance the flavor and combine the ingredients. The candy will be prepared during the holiday season. It can be eaten hot or cold as you like.


9. Bisi Bele bath

Bisi Bele Bath is a traditional Karnataka recipe made in every Kannadig house. The dish has a distinct coconut flavor and is available in every restaurant in Bangalore. The recipe is complex, it has a lot of vegetables and flavors, but the dish must be tried.


10. Rava Kesari

Rava Kesari is another sweet dish from Karnataka. It is made from semolina, ghee, dried fruits and caesar (saffron). Rava needs to be roasted properly to add texture to the sweetness. There are many variations of Rava Kesari, including fruits like pineapple or banana.


11. Mangalorean Biryani

Mangalore Biriani can be made with or without meat (usually chicken). This is masala pasta that is used to make biryani. The paste consists of coconut, coriander seeds, cardamom, fennel seeds, cloves, ginger, dried red chili peppers, garlic and caraway seeds. These ingredients are ground into a thick orange mixture. Then the vegetables are fried and mixed with rice. Mangalore biryani served with raita or quark.


12. Kane Rava Fry

Kane Rava Fry is an authentic Karnataka dish. It consists of lady fish that is marinated in red chili paste and fried after the semolina has been applied. Semolina gives the fish a fresh effect on the outside while maintaining the tenderness on the inside.


13. Udupi Sambar

In contrast to the sambar from Kerala, the sambar is a bit sweeter with a lot of spices. Sambara flavors come from red chilli, coconut, hinge (Asafoetida), coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, and caraway seeds. Sambar consists of a vat and a Urada Dala. In addition, Tuvar Dal can also be used. Sambar is served with dosa and idlis and rice.


14. Mango chutney

Raw mango chutneys, also known as Mavinakai chutneys, are made from raw mangoes, coconut, urada and chilli. It is served with dosa or rice, although you can eat it like salted meat.


15. Mysore Bonda

Mysore Bond is a form of fried appetizer from Karnataka. They are made from maida (all-purpose flour) and yogurt. Can also be made with Urad DAL. The dish is served with coconut chutney and sambar.


16. Sagu

Vegetable saga is a very famous dish in Karnataka cuisine. It is a form of vegetable curry that is served with a selection of dosa, roti, rice, rava idli, and labi. Sagu has a pleasantly creamy texture that is obtained from coconut and poppy seeds. Whenever you try a dish, you'll want more!


17. Pori urundai

Pori means puffed rice or kurmuru that we eat. Pori Urundai is a sweet dish consisting of rice balls combined and covered with berries. The secret to making the perfect Pori Urundai is to melt the irregularities at a certain temperature in a certain state. Pori Urundai is used with tea or coffee.


18. Maddur vada

Maddur vada takes its name from the city of Maddur, which is 80 km from Bangalore. Wada has a crispy hard crust and a soft core. Pieces of onion in wad make it very tasty and enjoyable. Wada served with coconut or tomato chutney.


19. Chiroti

Chiroti is a traditional Karnataka sweet that has become very popular in Maharashtra. Chiroti is made with maida (flour). This is a fried puff pastry with concentric circles sprinkled with a generous amount of cardamom sugar or dipped in simple syrup. Sweets are prepared for special occasions and celebrations.


20. Tatte Idli

Idley doesn't need an introduction. This is one of the most popular dishes in all of India. It is served with chutney and sambar.


21. Chitranna

Chitranna is another famous food in Karnataka. This is lemon rice with vegetables. You can even use poha or flattened rice in place of rice.


22. Khara Pongal

Pongal can be sweet or spicy. Khara pongal is a spicy pongal that is served for breakfast in Karnataka. The recipe calls for equal proportions of rice and mongoose daal, making it a good breakfast option because it contains protein and carbohydrates.


23. Gojju

Goju is a curry-like dish that is very popular in the state of Karnataka. It has a mix of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors. Goju has a pungent taste and can be made with vegetables, meat, or fruits like pineapple and mango. The people of Karnataka have created so many delicious dishes, although most of them are incomplete without rice and curry. Many dishes have an authentic coconut flavor as they are cooked in coconut oil.

If you are a cook start cooking and if not, now you know what to try on your next trip to Karnataka!