The New Indian Express

The Story of Mattu Gulla

The Udupi Brinjal or Gulla is an heirloom vegetable that is hundreds of years old and also has a GI Tag to protect its uniqueness. In her book Udupi Cuisine author U.B. Rajalakshmi says, “the gulla has a property called nanju which is perhaps referred to as poison. When the gulla is immersed in water… Read More The Story of Mattu Gulla

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Mangalore Getaways

The coastal town of Mangalore serves as a wonderful base to explore many spiritual and cultural locations in the vicinity. Here are some important places that are easily accessible by road from Mangalore. Karkala Nestled in the backdrop of the Western Ghats and being a famed Jain pilgrim centre, Karkala is home to about 18… Read More Mangalore Getaways

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Mangalore Musings

A coastal city nestled between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, the port city of Karnataka has some of the most scenic sights of the state. Beaches in and around the city The coast line of Mangalore is home to several beaches within the city limits as well as around it. The Tannirbhavi beach… Read More Mangalore Musings