Shanti Naik

Shanti Naik

Shanti Naik has been working for the last 45 years in the area of folk medicine, folk art and folk gods and maintains her own medicinal garden with 300 rare species, at Honnavar in the Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka. She, along with her daughter, Savitha Naik, founded Buda Folklore, to celebrate and preserve the folklore of the region. She has located and recognized thousands of species around the Western Ghats and coastal Karnataka and has documented over 300 varieties of folk drinks. She shares a few of her recipes with us here.

 

 Ellu Neeru

 

 

 

Amratha Panaka 

 

Katne
(hot, sweet & sour drink)