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Pundi - The Rice Dumpling Food Item from Tulunadu, India..jpg
Pundi served in traditional banana leaf
Type Rice dumpling
Place of origin India
Region or state Tulu Nadu, Karnataka
Main ingredients Rice

Pundi or Pundi Gatti, usually a round shaped soft rice dumpling[1] belonging to Mangalorean cuisine, native to Tulu Nadu region of India, prepared by soaking, grinding, tempering, cooking and finally steaming the rice. Pundi Gatti is popularly known as Pundi in Udupi and Mangalore towns of Karnataka state.[2][3] Like most of the Mangalorean breakfast recipes it is usually served with coconut chutney.

It's also made with jaggery and grated coconut filling, known as Chiipe Pundi in Tulu

See also[edit]

Pundi Gatti with Coriander Chutney


  1. ^ Raghuram, M (June 26, 2013). "Rain brings festive atmosphere to Coorg". dna. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "Pundi Gatti | Rice Dumpling Recipe - Udupi Recipes". Udupi Recipes. 2014-09-30. Retrieved 2016-11-02.
  3. ^ "Pundi (Rice dumplings) | Simmer to Slimmer". Simmer to Slimmer. 2014-07-04. Retrieved 2016-11-02.