Palakayalu ~ Easy Deepavali Snack

Palakayalu

Palakayalu is a rice-based crispy snack from Andhra, made in both sweet and spicy version. This makes a delicious finger food for kids. This version is slightly sweet and salty, if you want a more spicy version, you can add green chili or red chili paste. The rice flour is cooked in hot water and […]

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Venna Murukulu ~ Besan Butter Murukku

Venna Murukulu

Venna Murukulu is deep fried snacks made with rice flour, besan with spices along with butter. This makes it more buttery and delicious to enjoy as an evening snack. While regular butter murukku is made with rice flour, urad dal and butter, my version for today was made with besan. That makes it crumbly and […]

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Vellulli Karapusa | How to make Garlic Kara Sev

Vellulli Karapusa

Vellulli Karapusa or Garlic Kara Sev is yet another variety of kara sev flavoured with garlic and is easy to make for the evening snack or any festival as well. I love garlic taste and really enjoyed this one and must have completed the whole lot by myself! I used the same recipe that I […]

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Karam Gavvalu ~ Easy Diwali Recipes

Karam Gavvalu

Gavvalu is a delicious snack from Andhra, that is made both as sweet and savory. Gavvalu means shells as it resembles the shape of shells and kids get attracted to it. The popular version is the Sweet or the Teepi Gavvalu and mostly made during Janmashtami and by some during the Deepavali. I had made […]

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Kobbari Chegodilu ~ Easy Deepavali Savoury Snacks

Kobbari Chegodilu

Kobbari Chegodilu is crispy crunchy rings that have coconut added for more flavour. These are popular snacks made during Deepavali. While I already have Chegodilu, Kodubale shared already, this is yet another version made with freshly grated coconut. Making this chegodilu is quite tricky as you need to have the snack crispy for a week […]

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Karapusa | How to make Kara Sev

Karapusa

Karapusa or Kara Sev is a deep fried jar snack that is traditionally made during festivals in India. I think each Indian state has its variations to this savory fried snacks adding different spices that make it unique. Since I am familiar with both Andhra and Tamil Nadu Cuisines, in particular to the Rayalaseema and […]

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Bandar Laddu | How to make Thokkudu Ladoo

Bandar Laddu

Bandar Laddu is a popular Andhra sweet from Machilipatnam. It is made with Besan Chakli pounded with jaggery and made into ladoos. For the last of the Traditional Indian Sweets, I decided on this ladoo as this was on my list for a long time and never was the right time to make it. I […]

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Beerakaya Pappu | Andhra Style Ridge Gourd Dal

Beerakaya Pappu

Beerakaya Pappu is a traditional dal from Andhra made with Ridge gourd and lentils. This is a comfort dal served with steamed rice along with Avakaya Pickle. When we talk about Beerakaya Pappu, I will always remember how it has been since the time I was married and how this dal was made at home. […]

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Ulava Charu Vegetable Biryani

Ulava Charu Vegetable Biryani

Ulava Charu Vegetable Biryani is a new innovative biryani made with Horsegram and meat. This seems to have cropped up to cater to the ever demanding biryani needs. I came to know about this some months ago when Peddu was asking why I haven’t made Ulaval Charu Chicken Biryani. I wasn’t sure where he heard […]

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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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