Pesara Punukulu | Moong Dal Fritters, Perugu Pesara Punukulu

For the final day of this edition, I am sharing another variety of fritters that can be offered as prasadam. This doesn’t have onions and has Urad dal mixed in to make it more healthy. I already have another version of Moong Dal Fritters, that had onions. While today’s recipe is slightly different. I also ended up making […]

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Pandu Mirapakaya Karam Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

For the second day of cooking with spreads, I wanted to share this spicy hot Andhra Karam as we call it. I had plans of making Mysore Masala Dosa but it was turning out to be quite impossible to manage in grinding in the batter and other things. Off late Idli has taken a back […]

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Tomato Venchina Pappu | Fried Dal with Tomatoes

We are back to blogging with BM entering into the 20th. I have been etching to update the blogs, but somehow I have lost the inspiration. With Amma on vacation at bro’s place, we seriously lack the interest and the push. It’s been a while since I cooked anything new, at least new enough to […]

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Rice Kheer | Annam payasam ~ Festival Foods

For today’s special Festival food it’s again a Payasam. This is almost like the Kesar di Kheer that I had already posted. That was a rich rice pudding made with rice, milk and condensed milk. Today’s payasam or Kheer is a milder, simple yet delicious rice kheer. We normally make this for a quick prasadam […]

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Pappula Podi / Putnala Pappu Podi | Authentic Andhra Special

The first time I heard the word Putnala pappu was only after blogging. We call the fried gram differently and add to the confusion, Athamma refers to it differently too. The many different names each ingredients has, even among people from different parts of the same state, astounds me. So the first time I read […]

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