Borugulu Mixture Masala

Borugulu Mixture Masala

Borugulu Mixture Masala or Maramarala Mixture Masala is popular street food available across South India and prepared in different ways. Puffed Rice is called Maramaralu or Borugulu in Telugu, Pori in Tamil. This chat is prepared by using Puffed rice with a spicy mixture or south Indian Chiva along with other garnishes. My exposure to […]

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Vankaya Senagalu Kura

Vankaya Senagalu Kura

Vankaya Senagalu Kura is a simple and easy side dish to make for rotis. The combination of black chana with brinjal tastes excellent. All you would need to plan ahead is to remember soaking the chana ahead. Most times I plan ahead to make chana Pulao or some gravy and so chana is always stocked […]

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Pesalu Payasam | Whole Moong Jaggery Pudding

Pesalu Payasam

Pesalu Payasam or Whole Moong Pudding with Jaggery is a delicious kheer that can be made for any festival season with jaggery and whole moong. While we love dal payasam, we don’t often make with whole moong. We mostly make it split yellow moong dal or chana dal. So this change with whole moong was […]

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Vankaya Batani Kura | How to make Brinjal Peas Curry

Brinjal Peas Curry

Vankaya Batani Kura is one of those simplest curries that get done for dinner most weekdays at home. This used to be our favorite and frequent curries done and served with rotis on a busy weekday and you only have about 40 mins on hand to make dinner. Brinjal is Daddy’s favorite vegetable and Amma […]

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Ulli Karam Dosa with Cheese From Andhra

Ulli Karam Dosa

Ulli Karam Dosa is a delicious Dosa topped with a spicy onion chutney spread. When you are serving to kids, you can make it more interesting by adding cheese. When I was thinking about what to make for U, I remembered the Telugu word Ulli for Onions. I was thinking if I should search for […]

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Kadapa Karam Dosa

Kadapa Karam Dosa

Kadapa Karam Dosa is a popular Dosa variety from Kadapa which is a city in Andhra. The specialty of this dosa is the different chutneys spread on it and served with a variety of side dishes. The batter is also slightly different as it has cumin seeds added to the batter. Andhra cuisine is known […]

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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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Andhra Chicken Fry | How to make Easy Chicken Fry

Andhra Chicken Fry

Andhra Chicken Fry is an easy chicken fry you can make within thirty minutes of cook time. With just basic Indian spices you have a delicious dry saute to enjoy. This Andhra chicken fry is yet another frequent dish that I have been making of late. I alter with Chicken 65 and Pepper Chicken for […]

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Munakkaya Gojju | Drumstick Masala Curry

Drumstick Masala Curry - Indian Lunch Box

Munakkaya Gojju or Drumstick Masala Curry is an authentic Rayalaseema dish from Andhra. In this dish, spices and coconut paste is cooked till almost dry to give a nice coating to the Drumstick. I learned this dish from Athamma and previous to this, I have never eaten Drumstick in anything else other than Sambhar. When […]

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Senaga Pappu Chakkara Pongali | Andhra Style Jaggery Pongal

Senaga Pappu Chakkara Pongali

Senaga Pappu Chakkara Pongali is an Andhra Style Jaggery Pongal made with Bengal Gram or Chana Dal. This is a traditional sweet preparation offered during Pooja as Neivedyam. This Rice made with Jaggery is called as Bellam Paramannam or Bellam Pongali is often prepared with Split Yellow Moong Dal. As with most recipes, we have […]

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Mamidikaya Pesarapappu | Andhra Style Mango Moong Dal

Mamidikaya Pesarapappu

Mamidikaya Pesarapappu is an Andhra Style Mango Moong Dal with just season special unripe mango. This makes an excellent side dish with steamed rice and Avakaya or Andhra Mango Pickle. As I was telling about my mini vacation with my parents, I made it a point to cook all their favorite dishes. One such dish […]

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