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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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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