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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Curry Leaves Chutney Recipe | Karivepaku Pachadi

This version of Karivepaku Chutney, is yet another delicious spread you can have for your Dosas. You can either serve as a dip or simply spread over cooked dosa, before serving. Athamma makes this chutney quite often during the season when we get fresh curry leaves, which are tender as well. Since there is no […]

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Mango Chutney ~ Andhra Mamidikaya Pachadi

Making the best of the season, here’s another pachadi made with unripe mangoes. Wonder how this recipe never made way here. However I am happy I got it recorded when Amma made it this time. This is one of those regular dishes she makes during the season.  We mostly mix this with steaming rice with […]

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Karivepaku Pachadi | Curry Leaves Chutney

When it comes to Andhra cuisine, the chutneys form one of the most integral part of the course. There is always some chutney or the other always on our table. We make chutneys with just about anything. Especially Athamma, is known for her capabilities of making pachadis from anything. She is back from her vacation […]

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Chintha Thokku Chutney | Fresh Tamarind Chutney

Happy Onam to all my readers!   Every year we plan for an Onam Sadya for lunch. This year we had to skip it for various reasons. The attire is also kerala special and we do Pookolam on the entrance and in the lobby as well. Somehow all these were missed and to compensate our […]

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Chintakaya Thokku ~ Fresh Tamarind Chutney

Have you ever tasted a raw fresh tamarind? If you haven’t, then you won’t be able to understand the passion that attaches the senses to one who has tasted it and enjoyed it. I grew up in a town where tamarind trees were all over the place. We had many such trees in our village […]

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Cabbage Chutney ~ call it Cabbage Pickle if you want!

Let me say I have been preoccupied with something since yesterday! And like as with everybody else, I am more interested in finishing that job before I could think of a blog post right now. But I really didn’t want to miss out a post for various reasons. First being, few dear friends have said […]

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Spicy Tamarind Chutney ~ Andhra Special!

When I think of raw tamarind, I get transported to my childhoods days, spent in eating those right off the tree! When I was about 8 years old, we lived in a smaller town. The house was surrounded by acres of empty place and there was a big compound enclosing it all. We had many […]

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