Dosa kai Curry (Hulli Mensina Kudilu)

Dosa kai Curry (Hulli Mensina Kudilu)


Here is a typical Dakshina kannada. This is a simple recipe with very few ingredients. This tastes good with rice roti or even dosa Idli or such other dishes.


  • Dosa kai- 1 medium size

  • coconut -1/2 cup

  • Tamarind - 1big raspberry size

  • Dry chillies-8 or as per taste

  • Turmeric- 1/2 tsp

  • Salt-1.5 tsp

  • Garlic- 5-6 cloves

  • curry leaves-5-6 leaves

  • Mustard-1 tsp

  • Oil-1 tsp

  • Jaggery-1 tsp [grated/powdered]

How to prepare?

  • Chop up the dosa kai and add little water and cook with a pinch of salt ,chilly powder and turmeric powder.

  • Take coconut, tamarind, turmeric and dry roasted chilies and make a smooth paste adding enough water.

  • Then add the paste to cooked vegetable and season with salt add jaggery, bring to a proper boil.

  • Then in a small pan add oil and roast the garlic till it turns golden brown.

  • Now add mustard and a broken dry chilly and curry leaves and wait till it splutter and then add this to the curry with the garlic and bring to a boil.

How to Serve?

Serve hot with rice and jackfruit papad at the side . The combination is mind-blowing .

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Last modified onWednesday, 07 May 2014 17:21
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