Menaskai recipe explained with step by step pictures. This menaskai is prepared using capsicum, hog plum, red chili, sesame seeds, coconut and few other spices. Capsicum menaskai or donnemenasu menaskai is a very tasty gravy. This is an Udupi style sweet and sour gravy and goes well with rice or chapathi.
Menaskai is a very popular sweet, spicy and sour gravy prepared across Udupi-Mangalore or Karavali region of Karnataka. I am very happy to post this recipe as many readers have requested for this. I have used capsicum in this recipe. Also I have used hog plum (ambate or amtekai) for the sourness, which you can replace it with tamarind. Menaskai is prepared using various vegetables like bitter gourd, pineapple, raw mango etc.,
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Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
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