How to make Bibbya Upkari -

Piquant tender cashewnuts, the taste is differently delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Konkan Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts (काजू), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Bibbya Upkari

Bibbya Upkari Recipe Card


Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bibbya Upkari Recipe

  • Cashewnuts 400 grams

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10

  • Dried red chillies broken 2-3

  • Salt to taste

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 teaspoon

  • Scraped coconut 1/2 cup


Step 1

Soak the cashewnuts in three cups of hot water for fifteen minutes. Peel them. Heat the oil in a non stick pan and add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add the curry leaves and broken red chillies.

Step 2

Add the peeled cashewnuts, salt and jaggery. Stir, add half a cup of water, cover and cook till the nuts are tender and dry. Garnish with coconut and serve hot.

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