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Havyaka Paaka

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ಬೆಳ್ಗಾಮಂಚಿ ತೆಳ್ಳವ್ ದೋಸೆ – ಬೆಲ್ಲಾತುಪ್ಪಾ ತಿಂದು,
ಮದ್ಯಾನ್ನಕ್ಕೆ ಅಪ್ಪೇಹುಳಿ ಗಂಟ್ಲಮಟಾ ಕುಡ್ದು,
ಹೇಡ್ಗೆ ಕಟ್ಟೆ ಮೇಲೆ ಕುಂತು ಹತ್ತು ಕವ್ಳಾ ಜಡ್ದು,
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ಸ್ವರ್ಗಕ್ಕೆ ಮೂರೇ ಗೇಣೆಂದ ಸರ್ವಜ್ನ….!!!

from V.G Bhat

Havyaka food

Havyaka food

Havyakas are pure vegetarians (probably ‘Lacto-vegetarian’ is the exact name). Havyaka recipe consists of some unique food items like “Tellevu” “Todedevu”, “Odape”,”kocheegayi gojju”,”Holige”,”AppehuLi”,ThambLi”, Halasinakayi huLi (very famous in kalache-yellapur region of Uttarakannada district) etc. [8]hagalkai hashi, kai gojju, kai rasaa, karkli, KaDle Gojju (famous in sagar prantya), Famouse Soppina TambLI-Swarle-kudi, Honegone soppu, Vidangada soppu, Vasange soppu, Yelurge soppu, Kanchi-soppu, ChoGte-soppu. KaLale-palya, Huli, Sasvme, Kannekudi katne. Havyakas have a unique food system which contains medicinal values as well as delicious taste. Some of the food items includes wild leaves, roots/herbs, barks of the trees which are directly obtained from the nature and processed fresh and consumed. By the end of the each meal, one is assured of protection from the nature itself. This was possible because most Havyakas lived in the villages where abundant sources were available around them.

Click on the following links to view some mouth watering Havyaka Recipes from Prabha !

Hagalakaayi Kaayirasa KaLale(Bamboo shoot) sambar Haagalakaayi Palya
Mogekaayi(Yellow Cucumber) Sambar Deev Halasu / Bread fruit Butter Milk Curry Mogekaayi(Yellow Cucumber) Dose
KaDgaayi (Cut Mango Pickle) Karida VoDappe Cheenikaayi Sihi / Pumpkin Sweet [ by Prabha Hebbar ]

Thanks to Prabha Hebbar for providing the above links