Peanut Sesame Ladoo | How to make Nuvvula Palli Ladoo

Peanut Sesame Ladoo

Peanut Sesame Ladoo or Nuvvula Palli Ladoo is a nutritious ball made during most festivals that are healthy and filling. These small bites serve as a good energy source for kids We mostly make these peanut sesame ladoos for Ganesh Chaturthi. Of course, we can make these anytime as its so easy to make and […]

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Alasandalu Bonda | Black Eyed Pea Potato Bonda

Alasandalu Bonda

Alasandalu Bonda or Black Eyed Pea Potato Bonda is a delightful deep fried snack that can brighten any party. These small bombs are addictive and crowd pleasing. Amma had recently made these for snacks and everybody loved it so much that we had to repeat it again in the evening. Black Eyed Peas are quite […]

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Roghni Roti | How to make Roghni Paratha

Roghni Roti

Roghni Roti is a soft roti prepared using only milk and ghee and has a good shelf like as it can stay for a week. I adapted this roti from the book “The Essential Andhra Cookbook with Hyderabadi and Telangana Specialities” that talks about the food during the Nizam rule. An only partial book is […]

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Alasanda Bobbatlu | Black Eyed Pea Sweet Flatbread

Alasanda Bobbatlu

Alasanda Bobbatlu is a typical Andhra Sweet Dish made similarly to the popular Chana Dal Bobbatlu or Poli. In this version, Black eyed pea is used instead of chana dal. We are starting the BM#84 Week 2, I have chosen to share different sweet flatbreads. I love flatbreads and always on the lookout for new […]

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Chitti Kajalu | Andhra Mini Kaja

Chitti Kajalu

Chitti Kajalu is the mini version of the Kaja, an Andhra Special deep fried sweet made during Deepavali. We started the Deepavali Sweets and Savories this weekend and since Amma always has the tradition of making sweets first, she made this quick bites before starting the savory preparation. The proportion she used for these Chitti […]

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Cabbage Masala Kura

Cabbage Masala Kura

Cabbage Masala Kura is yet another side dish for Rice, that I seem to have completely forgotten. Amma reminded me of this when we were wondering what to do with the huge cabbage we got in. She suddenly reminded me that we could make this instead of the regular Cabbage Kootu or Cabbage Poricha Kootu. […]

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Kobbari Pal Annam | Coconut Pulao

Kobbari Pal Annam is my final recipe shared under family recipes loved by kids. This is one of our most frequently prepared rice dishes, served with many different masala kura. I already have a Coconut Pulao or Coconut Milk Rice, which is slightly differently prepared. In today’s version, I have used only coconut milk as […]

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Kandula Kura | Fresh Toor Gravy Andhra Style

Kandula Kura is one of my most favorite gravies that Amma makes during the season. Fresh Toor is mostly available during the winter season and as always, every winter we see these fresh tender beans being cooked in different ways. This masala gravy made with simple spices tastes awesome with Kobari Annam or Coconut Milk […]

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How to make Putnala Podi

Putnala Podi is yet another spice powder from the Andhra Cuisine. There are so many variations in making this podi and each one as tasty as the other. Amma always makes her version of podi and never really ventured to make other kinds as it was just me who had this podi. After marriage, I […]

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Allam Pachadi Andhra Style | Ginger Chutney for Dibba Rotti

Allam Pachadi Andhra Style is a chutney served along with Dibba Rotti. I have previously shared a version of Dibba Rotti and it gets made regularly. This yet another version is again from Amma’s Diary. I was amazed that she had a couple of these recipes and we waited forever to try them out. Off […]

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