Batatyacha Rassa – Potato Gravy

This is going to be my first entry for RCI: Maharashtrian Cuisine Here is the recipe for Batatyacha Rassa Serves 4Preparation time – 10 minsCooking time – 10 mins Ingredients For RassaPotatoes – 4 mediumTomatoes – 2Green chilies – 4Turmeric powder – a pinchWater – as required For SeasoningMustard seeds – 1/2 tspCumin seeds – […]

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Allam Pachadi aka Ginger Chutney

This is a contribution from a dear friend of mine. She was kind enough to share this recipe. She read my post on Pesarattu and wanted me to try this out Ingredients needed: Dry Red chillies(long variety) – 15Ginger – small piece about 1 inch or soOnion – 1Salt to tasteLemon juice (2 lemons squeezed). […]

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Nawabi Chicken Biryani

It was Sunday time and I wanted to cook something wonderful for my hubby dear. This took me down my memory lane….I ended up dishing up this delicious Nawabi Biryani…This dish takes me back to my high school days when I used to eat meat. Amma used to make this especially for me as I […]

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Onion Pakkodas

On a rainy day what else can be so wonderful than snacking on a mouth watering dish like this. Ingredients needed: Flour to be MixedGram flour – 1 cupRice flour 2 tbspFried channa dal powder – 2 tbsp Onions – 2Cumin Seeds – 1 tspOilCoriander LeavesCurry LeavesSalt to tasteGreen chillies – 2Red chilli powder – […]

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Cut Mirchi

This is another variety made from Mirapakaya Bajji. This is for people who cannot eat hot Mirapakaya Bajjis. Required Ingredients.Prepared Mirapakaya Bajji – 5Lime JuiceOnions – 1 Cut the Mirapakaya Bajji into small pieces.Heat Oil in a kadai, deep fry the bajjis till they are little brown.Sprinkle lime juice on the cut mirchi.Serve with onions. […]

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Mirapakaya Bajji – Chilli Bajji

Its an art seeing my Athamma (mother-in-law) or my sis-in-laws make Mirapakaya Bajji. I have tried it many times, but have never quite got the same stuff. This is wonderful combi for Uggani Ingredients needed: Green chillies – 10 (Long tender ones not with much seeds)Gram flour – 1 cupsCooking Soda – 1/4 tspCumin powder […]

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Uggani – an amazing dish from a simple puffed rice

Uggani is made from Borugulu or Puffed Rice. This is a popular snack in Anathapuram district, south Andhra. I was first introduced when I visited my inlaws place. I was really surprised to see big molds of Uggani being sold in road side shops. They have this as a big heap with Green chilles decorated […]

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Andhra Pesarattu | Whole Moong Dal Dosa

When you think of famous dishes from Andhra, Pesarattu surely comes to mind. At hotels, it is usually served with Upma, Allam Pachadi (Ginger Chutney) and Coconut Chutney. Everybody at home loves Pesarattu and whenever she makes it, she also makes Upma as Daddy loves that combo.  When I started making it at my own […]

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