This is one of the very special breakfast in Mangalore.Making it also need lot of effort.For this we have a special machine to make .So after coming here i never tried it. here my friend shilpa do it often and she do it with chakuli machine.So this time i also tried it it came out good.
Ingredients for shavige(noodles):
4 cups red boiled rice/dosa rice
salt to taste
soak the rice for 8 hours in water.after 8 hours wash the rice 3-4 times and then grind it in blender into very smooth consistency.It should not be too much watery .Add salt and let it ferment overnight.
The fermented batter take it into a thick bottom pan(non stick is better) and start cooking.keep stirring or
when it is cooked,make the flame low and start preparing shavige one by one.
First you have to grease the chakli machine and put thin hole (shave) plate(mould) in it.
Take one cooked rice ball ,put it into the chakli machine and start rolling the handle of the machine so that it press the dough and the thin noodles comes out of the machine .collect one complete set in one plate.
Serve this with spicy Brinjal coconut sambhar/green coconut chutney/hot and sweet huli bajji(tamarind chutney)/small mango mangalore style pickle(middi).for above all combination we put coconut oil above the shavige.you can also eat it with fresh thick curd and pickle.
Recipe for Tamarind chutney/huli bajji:
2 tsp tamarind paste
1-2 " jaggery piece
2-4 green chili
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp saru/rasam powder(optional)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp urad dal
boil together tamarind paste,2 cup of water ,salt,jaggery and turmeric powder,green chili and ginger and saru powder.let it boil for 10 minutes.switch of the flame and season it with mustard seeds,urad dal,red chili,hing and curry leaves.tamarind chutney is ready.