page has been introduced for the benefit of visitors to Bangalore either within
the country or outside the country. We would like to introduce our visitors to
Karnataka Food and have included the recipes for the popular food in Bangalore
as we are confident that they would like to tell their friends about the delicious
food of Bangalore and also may try it out.
popular breakfast that Bangalore restuarants offer and also prepared in most households
- Steamed Rice cakes
- Rice Pancake. There are varieties of Dosas like
Masala Dosa, Rava Dosa, Plain Dosa, Tomato
- A spicy side dip for Idlis, Dosas and Vadas.
Vade - spicy and fried in oil (doughnut shaped) made
of fermented rice and lentils.
Vade - Vada dipped in Curd
or Khara Bath
Bath or Sajjige
and Dinner :
or Karnataka food is largely non-greasy, roasted and steamed. Rice is the staple
diet and forms the basis of every meal. It is usually served with Huli (a thick
soup with vegetables)or Sambhar (a thick soup without vegetables), Saaru or Rasam
(a thin soup), dry and curried vegetables called Palya and the meal ends with
Mosara Anna (a mixture of rice with curds). Coconut is an important ingredient
in all Karnataka recepies. Most restuarants offer all the above in a stainless
steel plate called "Thali Meals". Sometimes rice is mixed with spicy
powders, vegetables which makes eating easier and are called Rice Bath. There
are variety or rice baths depending on what it is mixed with.
or Sambhar - Thick Lentil soup with or without vegetables
or Rasam - Thin Lentil soup (Optional vegetable: Tomato)
Bele Bath - Rice mixed with Huli (with lot of vegetables)
Bath - Rice mixed with spicy Eggplant
- Tamarind Rice
- Lemon Rice
Anna - Mango Rice
Mudde (Ragi Balls)- an alternative to Rice.
are varieties of snacks to nib with the afternoon coffee or tea...........or anytime,
anywhere and with anything. These snacks go well while watching TV, chatting with
friends, card games, board games or with a mug of beer.