Pavakkai Pitlai | How to make Bitter gourd Pitlai

Pavakkai Pitlai

Pavakkai Pitlai is a tangy, mildly spiced tamarind gravy, served with rice. The ground masala added to the Pitlai makes it very delicious when served with steamed rice and ghee. Pitlai is much similar to the Arachuvita Sambar with a slight difference in the ingredients added. You can serve Pitlai in different ways. When you […]

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Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal

Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal

Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal is an easy and quick stir fry made with chayote squash and moong dal. The simple stir fry made with cooked moong dal and chow chow, tempered with grated coconut. Apart from being used in Sambar, this vegetable can be made as Stir Fry, Kootu. In both versions, a mix […]

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Peanut Kara Pulusu ~ Tangy Side Dish for Rice

Peanut Kara Pulusu

Peanut Kara Pulusu is a tangy gravy served with steamed rice and is a delicious dish made with boiled peanuts. The crunchy peanuts make a nice add on to the gravy when eaten with rice. Pulusu is a tangy gravy made with tamarind base in Andhra mostly spiced with red chili powder and coriander, unlike […]

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Roasted Vegetable Pizza Wrap

Roasted Veggies Wrap Pizza

Roasted Vegetable Pizza Wrap is a sinful wrap you can make quickly and it tastes delicious for any meal. Made with roasted veggies, these make a filling meal. Peddu loves variety for lunch boxes, especially all those fancy bread dishes, pizzas, etc and nothing with rice. Of course, all my kids are the same in […]

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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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Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao

Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao

Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao is delicious pulao made with stock made with vegetables and spices with soya chunks. This was inspired by the meat based Yakhni Pulao, where meat is used to prepare the stock and the pulao is made with the yakhni along with spices. Yakhni means the stock and this pulao is popular […]

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Orange Pulao | How to make Orange Pulao

Orange Pulao

Orange Pulao is a delicious one pot meal made with Orange juice with spices, that’s not sweet yet tastes fruity and great as such! O was one of the tough letters to get and I was also keen on not having a sweet dish on both my lists. Okra Pulao was one choice though I […]

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Lima Beans Biryani

Lima Beans Biryani

Lima Beans Biryani is easy to make one pot meal that’s healthy and filling as well with lima beans, mixed vegetables included in it. When I was deciding on letter L, I thought of Lobia, Lilva and couldn’t go any further. Suddenly something struck me that I could use Lima Beans as well. These beans […]

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Jackfruit Biryani | Layered Jackfruit Dum Biryani

Jackfruit Biryani

Jackfruit Biryani is made with the tender unripe fruit. The biryani delicious with flavors fitting an elaborate Biryani made with meat. This Biryani with Tender Jackfruit is a very popular one made during the time when one fasts and not consume meat. Jackfruit holds an important part of my growing up years as this was […]

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