Pappula Podi | Putnala Pappu Podi with Garam Masala

Putnala Podi

Putnala Podi is one of the most popular condiments from Andhra Cuisine. There are so many ways to make this humble spice blend or powder featuring the fried gram dal or roasted chana dal. I have shared two other ways of making this podi, that can be sprinkled over dosas, smeared over Idlis, mixed with […]

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Chukka Aaku Pachadi | How to make Chukka Aaku Chutney

Chukka Aaku Chutney - Indian Mini Thali

Chukka Aaku Pachadi is a chutney made with Indian Sorrel or Ambat Chukka that can be served with rice. Chukka Aaku is also called as Ambat Chukka or Indian Sorrel. I am not sure exactly about the Indian name. However, it is slightly sour in taste and makes a wonderful greens for making chutney or […]

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Nellikai Thayir Pachadi | How to make Amla Raita

Nellikai Thayir Pachadi

Nellikai Thayir Pachadi or Amla Raita is a fantastic way to include Amla in your meal. Amla is very rich in Vitamin C and helpful in increasing your immunity. While we have tried different methods to include Amla or the Indian Gooseberry in our diet regularly, we always end up missing it out majorly. Over […]

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Thakkali Chutney | How to make Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Thakkali Chutney or Tomato Chutney is a regular one made at home for Tiffins. This version involves using just the goodness of tomato on its own, and making a thick condiment that serves as a good side dish for Dosa. As I have said, our regular chutney most tiffins is always Peanut Chutney. We make […]

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Kothamalli Thengai Chutney | How to make Coriander Coconut Chutney

Kathamali Thengai Chutney

Kothamalli Thengai Chutney is a healthy chutney using fresh coriander leaves along with freshly grated coconut tempered with mustard and curry leaves to serve as a side dish for Idlis or Dosas. This vibrant green chutney is very easy and delicious to make for your breakfast. Start your day Green with this lovely green chutney. […]

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Bajji Milagai Chutney ~ Side Dish for Dosas

Bajji Milagai Chutney

Bajji Milagai Chutney is a lip smacking spicy chutney that can be served with Dosas or Idlis. This is a healthy chutney that can be made easily using the long green pepper used for making bajjis. We already have a version of chutney with this bajji pepper, however, there are so many variations you can […]

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Aam ki Launji | How to make Aam ki Launji

Aam Ki Launji - Rajasthani Thali

Aam ki Launji is a quick and easy pickle to make with raw mango. This pickle is made by cooking the mangoes with spices and powders that make it a wonderful side dish for rotis. First of all when I decided to make a menu for Rajasthani Thali, I thought I could include so many […]

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3 Ingredient Tomato Sauce

3 Ingredient Tomato Sauce

Having a quick and easy 3 ingredient Tomato Sauce handy helps a lot, especially if you want to make a quick Bread Pizza. While I have prepared many such sauces with quite some more ingredients included, I wanted to check if with just 3 does the sauce taste good. Of course, this is a condiment […]

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Amla Pickle | How to make Usiri Uragaya

Amla Pickle

Amla Pickle is one of the most delicious ways to enjoy this healthy fruit during the season. While eating it as such is the most healthy way to consume, one tends to get bored and finds different ways to include in our diet. Andhra is known for its condiments and pickling is one of the […]

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Kothimeera Pachadi | Kothamalli Chutney for Dosas

Kothamalli Chutney

Kothimeera Pachadi is a popular Andhra Style Chutney that has a long shelf life and can be served with any tiffin or Steamed Rice. Makes a healthy side dish. After the Allam Pachadi I shared yesterday, this Coriander Leaves Chutney was the other dish that Amma’s friend shared. This is very much similar to the […]

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Andhra Allam Pachadi | Ginger Chutney for Dosa, Pesarattu

Allam Pachadi

Allam Pachadi is a popular Andhra Dish served with Pesarattu, a moong dal Dosa. This version is prepared more in a pickle preparation style and has a long shelf Life. Apart from Pesarattu, this can be served along with Dosa and Steamed Rice as well. While I don’t like Ginger much, Amma has about 3 […]

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