Gongura Pulihora | Andhra Style Red Sorrel Leaves Rice

Red Sorrel Leaves Rice

Gongura Pulihora is an Andhra special spicy mixed rice prepared with red sorrel leaves with spices. This is very quick and easy to make Pulihora. Andhra is famous for its gongura pachadi, which we make in couple of different methods. I have a Gongura Podi, Gongura Pappu, I have even made a fried rice with […]

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Yendu Kobbari Rava Laddu ~ Dry Coconut Rava Ladoo

Yendu Kobbari Rava Laddu

Dry Coconut Rava Ladoo or Yendu Kobbari Rava Laddu, made with dry coconut and rava, is popular Indian sweet prepared during festivals like Deepavali. We mostly make this Rava Laddo with fresh coconut, this time we used Dry Coconut or Copra. Rava Laddo is one of our favorite sweets and also the easiest that you […]

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Murukulu ~ South Indian Chakli For Diwali

Murukulu

Murukulu or the south indian Chakli is a traditional indian deep fried snack made for Diwali, using a mix of different lentils. This Murukulu like the other Murukku or Jantikalu, makes a delicious snack for this festival season, to share and enjoy with family and friends. Amma always starts the Deepavali Savory preparation a week […]

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Pulihora | Tamarind Rice ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 1

Pulihora

Happy Navaratri to all my readers! We are starting the Navaratri pooja from today and we will be observing for the next nine days with special neivedyam for the Goddess. Please check my Navratri Special Dishes for more ideas to make these nine days. I hope you will find the page useful. Today I started […]

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Tomato Karam Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Tomato Karam Dosa

Tomato Karam Dosa or Spread for Dosa is one of the staple topping thats commonly done in my inlaw’s place. Whenever we visit my SIL, we always end up enjoying this combination for one of the breakfasts and it being Athamma’s signature dishes, I really wonder how I missed making it to share here! When […]

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Tomato Uragaya | Andhra Tomato Pickle

Tomato Uragaya

Tomato Uragaya is a typical Andhra Style Tomato Pickle, that is made frequently during summer, using the excess bounty of tomatoes we get. This pickle is supposed to be very spicy, but we made it using only half of the amount of red chillie powder, though it is still very delicious and can be used […]

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Gutti Beerakaya Kura ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#84

Gutti Beerakaya Kura is a typical Andhra Style side dish, served best with hot rice and ghee. This stuffed Ridge Gourd Curry goes well with Rotis as well. The best part is, this is a no onion, no tomato side dish and that makes it really easy and quick to make for a packed lunch […]

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Aratikaya Nuvvu Podi Vepudu

Aratikaya Nuvvu Podi Vepudu is a classic stir fry from Coastal Andhra, part of Andhra Cuisine. I love plantain fries and make it in different ways for lunch. There was a time when Amma used to pair different dals and sambar with each of the different ways she used to cook this vegetable. Since she […]

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Thotakura Pulusu ~ Authentic Andhra Dal

Thotakura Pulusu is a typical pappu from Andhra made with greens and toor dal. The pressure cooked dal is mashed and tempered with garlic and other seasoning ingredients. As a side dish for steamed rice, this makes a wonderful meal. I cooked this from Padma for my Andhra Thali. The entire meal was such a […]

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Chakkara Pongali Sankranthi Special

Chakkara Pongali is one of the main sweet dish made as Sankranthi Special. While there are many ways this sweet pongal is cooked, today’s recipe is a quick and easy one made during hurried times. I made this when I prepared the Andhra Thali, I was short of time and Amma suggested this as she […]

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Pesara Garelu | Pesarapappu Vadalu

These Pesara Garelu makes a delicious snack anytime of the day. Make them in mini size and serve them for your kids birthday party, I am sure these will be a hit. The last time I made them, it was during the boys birthday. While my boys don’t touch any deep fried dishes, Konda surely […]

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