Peanut Garlic Podi ~ Andhra Special Karam Pallila podi

Peanut Garlic Podi

Peanut Garlic Podi, an Andhra special chutney powder made with roasted peanuts, red chili powder, and garlic. This is a versatile powder that can be served with many tiffin dishes. This spicy podi is also called in different names like peanut podi, peanut chutney powder, peanut gunpowder, groundnut chutney powder, rayalaseema palli podi, Peanut Karam […]

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Vada Pulusu | How to make Masala Vada Curry Andhra Style

Masala Vada Curry Andhra Style

Vada Pulusu or the Masala Vada Curry Andhra Style is an interesting gravy made with masala vadas in a tangy gravy. First of all, this gravy might have come up to use the leftover masala vadas. However, in our place, we never have leftover masala vadas, so it is always prepared with fresh vadas. The […]

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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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Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi | Ridge Gourd Skin Chutney

Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi

Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi is a delicious chutney made with the peel of the Ridge Gourd vegetable, very popular in Andhra Cuisine and it makes a wonderful side dish. Probably this Andhra Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi or Ridge Gourd Skin Chutney is one of the most popular chutneys of the cuisine and we make the best use […]

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Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura is one of those easy dishes you can make as a side dish for biryanis or pulaos. The nutty coconut and cashew take care of the combination and yes, of course, you can make it for Rotis as well. If you wonder if the coconut and cashew will make this very […]

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Palli Pappu Chekkalu | Andhra Peanut Pappu Chekkalu

Peanut Pappu Chekkalu

Pappu Chekkalu or Pappu Billalu is a crunchy and crispy fried snack prepared with rice flour and lentils. This is a popular South Indian snack prepared during festivals. As with other South Indian states, Andhra has its own flavour to the Chekkalu or Billalu as it is called. It is the same as Thattai from […]

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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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