Plain Sev or Ompudi or omapodi is very easy and addictive snack and is commonly used in Indian Chaats like Sev Puri, Masala Puri Bhel puri… For the flavor and digestion the Omkaalu or ajwain is used in this recipe. If you don’t like the ajwain, you can skip the same and prepare plain sev. This sev is not only for chaats, you can just eat it with Chai or Coffee or keep it in a bowl next to you and crunch it as you work. This truly happens in my home. My daughter loves to keep a bowl of this sev when she does her homework :) All this salty, crispy, crunchy snacks like chakli, kodbaLe, mixture …. are her companias during her homework sessions. Prepare this simple easy to make snack for Navarathri gombe bagina, as offering to Shri Krishna or for Deepavali as well.
Aloo Bonda or Potato Bonda used to be very famous street snack in Karnataka. Street vendors used to sell balekayi bajji, masala ambode, alu bonda, mesasina kayi bajji. Now all these snacks are taken over by instant chats. Alugadde bonda brings back the memory of Saraswathi puram bonda stall in Myore near the Saraswathi Shishu vihara field. This stall used to be open from around 6 pm but everything will be over by 8. These snacks were so good, it was worth the money and the waiting . Try this no onion no garlic bonda with a hot coffee or tea. Here is the recipe of popular aloo bonda.
Akki rotti is extremely popular signature breakfast dish of Karnataka. Akki Rotti is unique breakfast dish made with healthy greens and spices. This healthy, delicious rice rotti is vegan and gluten free . The basic akki rotti can be made with rice flour, chopped green chillies, coconut and onion. Creativity does not stop here when it comes to Akki Rotti preparation. Any of your favorite vegetables like carrot, cucumber, sweet potato, potatoes you name it, can be added to it , greens (soppugaLu) make it more flavorful.There are varieties of akki rotti. So create your own akki rotti and share your thoughts with us! Eat rotti as it is or with chutney, ghee or butter.
Ragi chakli is a popular snack in Southern part of Karnataka. Chakli/murukku is an addictive kids and adult favoriy=te snack. This anck can be prepared with many different ways and ingredients. Here we have the recipe with Finger millet flour.