Chalimidi ~ Sri Rama Navami Neivedyam


Chalimidi is a traditional Andhra Sweet prepared during festivals, especially during Sri Rama Navami. This Andhra sweet prepared with just Rice Flour and Jaggery is very quick and easy to make. Most Indian recipes are a perfect Vegan Recipe by itself, except we tend to add ghee to many of it. Similarly, this sweet can […]

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Coconut Rava Halwa

Coconut Rava Halwa

Coconut Rava Halwa is a nutty delicious halwa you can make with fresh coconut. This halwa is quite easy to make and gets done quickly. With so many festivals and poojas, this sweet makes an apt Naivedyam. I have mentioned about our handmade clippings and files that we have been safekeeping for over 20 years […]

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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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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 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


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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