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Gummadikaya Pachi Vadiyalu | Andhra Medu Vada with Ash Gourd

Budida Gummadikaya Pachi Vadiyalu | Medu Vada with Ash Gourd

A couple of weeks ago I had posted the recipe for an Andhra delicacy called Budida Gummadikaya Vadiyalu. These are sun-dried ash gourd fryums that are greatly sought after by Telugu people everywhere. Today, I present Budida Gummadikaya Pachi Vadiyalu, which are deep-fried balls of the Gummadikaya Vadiyalu batter. Truth

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Andhra Patoli is a dry dal crumble similar to Usili

Andhra Patoli | Bharda Palya | Vatli Dal | Kadalai Paruppu Usili

Patoli is a classic Andhra dish which can be considered as a dry lentil crumble, and is something akin to Usili that the Tamilians make. Made with soaked and ground chana dal paste, it is protein-rich and filling. I first posted this recipe in 2013 and since then have discovered that it is made in various

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Andhra Mammidikaya Nuvvula Pachadi | Raw Mango & Sesame Chutney

I love Mammidikaya Nuvvula Pachadi because it combines two of my favourite ingredients; sesame (nuvvulu) and unripe mango (mammidikaya). This pachadi has a nutty and sour flavour, and can be quite spicy if you add enough green chillies. I had first posted this recipe in 2012 and am now updating

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