Tag: South Indian

Sooslu for Shavige

Rice sticks, or Shavige, is typically served with many side dishes. Chutney, Kai Halu, and Korma are some of the popular ones. In our family, we make two kinds of sweet powders, called sooslu, that we mix with the Shavige with ghee. Here are both recipes. Makes about 6 servings. […]

Pitla Pudi

Pitla pudi is used with toor dal and vegetables like bitter gourd and snake gourd. Recipe Credit : Shanta Rao

Palyad Pudi

Palyad pudi is used as a spice in a lot of kannadiga palyas. This can also be used as Vangibhath powder. Recipe Credit : Shanta Rao

Menthya Hittu

Menthya hittu is eaten with hot rice and little bit of oil and salt. Make a quick raita to eat it with and you have a light and easy supper. Recipe Credit : Shanta Rao

Molagai Pudi

Molagai pudi is eaten with a little oil mixed in. It tastes great with idli, dosa, toast and rice. Recipe Credit : Shanta Rao


Sagu is a traditional Kannadiga vegetable dish that is usually served with pooris or chapathis. The combination of vegetables does not have to be exactly the same as listed here as long as most of them are used. Recipe Credit : Shanta Rao