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Hayagriva Maddi, a Chana Dal Halwa from the Mangalore-Udupi region of Karnataka

Hayagriva | Hayagreeva Maddi | Chana Dal Halwa

Today, I present a super-simple sweet called Hayagreeva Maddi. It is a Chana Dal Halwa made in Karnataka and gets its name from the fact that it is the favoured Naivedyam for Lord Hayagriva, the horse-faced avatar of Maha Vishnu.

All you essentially need to make this sweet is chana dal, jaggery, and coconut; and about 40 minutes of time. 🙂

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Paradi Payasa: Tiny boiled rice batter morsels cooked in coconut milk and jaggery.

Paradi Payasa | Jaradi Payasa from Karnataka (Vegan Recipe)

Paradi Payasa | Jaradi Payasa is a traditional kheer from the South Canara district of Karnataka.

Popularly made in Udupi and Mangalore, this payasam consists of tiny cooked morsels of rice flour batter in coconut milk and jaggery.

Quite reminiscent of Ada Pradhaman from neigbouring Kerala. 🙂

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Kothamalli Podi | Spiced Coriander Leaf Powder from Tamil Nadu

Kothimeera Podi | Kothamalli Podi | Coriander Leaves Powder

I am on a spree of making podis and pachadis, and my father paved the way for another traditional recipe by getting me a huge (simply huge) bunch of oh-so-fresh-and-tender coriander leaves (Kothimeera in Telugu, Kothamalli in Tamil). I could think of so many recipes in which I could make

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