Hyderabadi Chicken Dum Biryani – Chicken Dum Biryani – Authentic Hyderabad Chicken Dum Biryani – HOw to make Chicken Dum Biryani with stepwise pictures – One of the traditional biryani dish originating from Hyderabad where rice is slow cooked in a process called”dum” with aromatic long grain fragrant basmati rice, authentic spices and fresh cut meat smothered in ghee and…
Andhra Green Chili Chicken Curry – when i say chilli chicken… i really mean it! 🙂 This is not your typical INDO CHINESE chilly chicken… but its green chilli chicken made purely with spicy green chilies… Tasted one of the dry version at a restaurant back in chennai… and ever since wanted to replicate it in our style…. so lets…
Gutti Dondakaya Vepudu – is a stir fry dish hailing from Andhra.. this simple dish made with Tindora / Ivy Gourd / Kovakkai -which are stuffed with special Andhra style spice blend (karam podi) The recipe is roughly based on the post shared by Sailusfood where you find mouthwatering authentic dishes from Andhra, thanks Sailu for this lovely recipe 🙂 we…
Cluster Beans, also known as Kothavarangai in Tamil, Gawar in Hindi, Goruchikkudu in Telugu is a very humble vegetable with many health benefits… its good for diabetes, great for heart, aids digestion, strengthen bones and also helps to regulate blood pressure. It is very common in South Indian homes and often prepared as a dry curry to go as a…
Vankaya Pakodi Kura is a traditional Andhra dish made with brinjal and deep fried besan fritters often served during wedding or other special occasions. My recipe is slightly contrary to the original recipe, as the original calls for deep frying brinjal pieces. Its upto you, either deep fry or saute… whichever you choose the final dish will still look good and taste great.
Telugu ~~~ English Vankaya ~~~ Brinjal Pakodi ~~~ Gram flour Soft Pakodas / Besan Fritters Kura ~~~ Curry / Stir-fry / Poriyal / Saute
Okra is my family's all time favorite.. and never had a chance for leftovers. This recipe is one among them, little spicy with crunchy crushed peanut finish.
Telugu ~~~ English , Bendakaya ~~ Okra / Ladyfinger , Vepudu ~~ Dry stir -fry
Bendakaya Fry / Okra Fry / Lady's finger fry / Vendaikkai Varuval / Poriyal / Bendakaya Curry
Bittergourd curry without bitterness??? Give it a try and you will be surprised. This super simple Andhra speciality is a regular in our meals.
Telugu ~~ English , KakaraKaya ~~ Bittergourd , Kura ~~ Curry
Pavakkai Varuval / Pagarkai / Bitter Gourd Fry / Vepudu / Curry / Bittergourd Masala / Bitter Gourd Curry / Paavakkai / Kakara Kaya Kura / Koora / Kura / Cura
Simple delicious pachadi with purple brinjal. Good with plain white rice topped with generous amount of ghee. Lip smacking tasty.
Telugu ~ English , Vankaya ~~~ Brinjal / Egglplant , Pachadi ~~~ Chutney / Ground Paste / Thick pickle like gravy / Curry
Vankaya / Vaankaya Pachadi / Pacchadi / Vankaya Tomato Kura / Kura / Koora / Vankaya Curry / Brinjal Chutney / Kathrikkai Thuvial / Thuvial / Masial
Murukku takes many turns with every region and culture. Here is an Andhra speciality… murukku is called Janthikalu in Telugu and they always make theirs very hot and spicy. This recipe is similar to our thenkuzhal preparation but made with gram flour instead of Urad flour along with some additions.
Murukku / Spicy Janthickalu / Chakli / Deep fried Snacks
Madatha Kaja is a famous sweet item from Andhra, quite similar to our Badusha except involves little extra rolling and folding.
Madatha Kaaja / Khaja / Madata kaja / Kaja roll / Madatha Kaja / Andhra Pradesh / Telugu / Desserts / Sweet Rolls / Sweet Maida Kaja