Kanda Bachali Kura | A Traditional Andhra Recipe

Kanda Bachali Kura  is very popular in Andhra and is often served at weddings. I make it in three different ways. In this tangy version, I use lemon juice to season the koora. This koora makes for an absolutely yummmm side dish for curd rice. Do also try my recipes

Continue reading

Kothimiri Pachadi (Coriander Chutney) – 1

I made this pachadi today to accompany Undrallu. This is very simple pachadi and tastes great with Mudda Pappu annam or as sandwich chutney. Ingredients Fresh Coriander Leaves – 1 packed cup Green Chillies – 3 Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp Turmeric – A pinch Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp Oil

Continue reading

Pala Undrallu (Rice Flour Balls in Milk) – Vinayaka Chaviti Naivedyam

Food is such a central part of all Indian religious functions. Each festival brings with it an assortment  of goodies and Vinayaka Chaviti is no exception. One sweet that must be a part of naivedyam for Ganesha is the sweet Pala Undrallu along with its savoury cousin Uppu Undrallu. Ingredients Rice Flour – 1/2

Continue reading

Cheesy Garlicky Sandwich

Here is one way I use the Shengdana Chatni that I am very fond of. This cheesy garlicky sandwich is soul food for me and can lighten up my day in a jiffy! 🙂 Ingredients Bread Slices – 2 Cheese Slice – 1 Shengdana Chatni – 1 tsp Butter – 1/2

Continue reading

Shengdana Chatni (Peanut and Garlic Chutney)

One of my most memorable trips in recent years has been the one to the temple of Lord Vitthal in Pandharpur. During this trip, we also visited Tulja Bhavani and of course, Solapur, which was our base. One thing I noticed everywhere I went in Solapur was advertisements for Shengdana Chutney. From a small roadside

Continue reading