Mammidikaya Pappu | Andhra Mango Dal

Mammidikaya Pappu | Andhra Style Raw Mango Dal

Mammidikaya Pappu was the first recipe I posted on the blog and what a journey it has been since. The reason I chose this recipe on that fateful day was that it is a family favourite and this blog was meant to be an aide-memoire for recipes from my extended

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Mammidikaya Pulihora | Mangai Sadam

Mammidikaya Pulihora | Mavinikai Chitranna | Mangai Sadam

I had first posted this recipe for Mammidikaya Pulihora | Mavinikai Chitranna | Mangai Sadam in 2014 for Ugadi, the Telugu New Year. I am updating it today with pics for the step-by-step process of making this delicious tangy rice. Pulihora just means tangy rice and so you can make it

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Andhra Kandi Pachadi | Paruppu Thogayal | Andhra Style Tuvar Dal Chutney

Andhra Kandi Pachadi | Tuvar Dal Chutney | Paruppu Thoghayal

This is the recipe for Kandi Pachadi, a great favourite with my older maternal aunt, Lalita Dodda. What brought it one was a cleaning spree when I came across hand-written letters . My aunt and my mother had this great tradition of hand-written letters, and in her later years Dodda

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Khalle Ambo Gotsu | Uppu Manga Gojju

Khalle Ambe Gotsu | Uppu Manga Gojju: Recipe by Anupama Michael

I love mangoes! Raw, ripe, semi-ripe; it does not really matter. So this year I am experimenting with Uppu Manga | Brined Mangoes | Khalle Ambo. About a month ago, I made some mangoes in brine and have been waiting ever since for them to pickle properly so that I

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Chukka Kura Pappu with rice and brinjal stir-fry

Andhra Chukka Kura Pappu | Dal with Ambat Chukka/Khatta Bhaji

I love the tangy taste of Chukka Kura or Ambat Chukka (also known in Mumbai as Khatta Bhaji). This is a green leafy vegetable that is mildly sour in taste and is found very commonly in Mumbai. It is also used in the popular Sindhi Sai Bhaji. In Andhra Pradesh, we

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Pearl Barley Mushroom Risotto

Pearl Barley and Mushroom Risotto | Recipe by Deepali

It helps to have foodies for workmates because you are forever getting good stuff at lunch. Fortunately for me, my team is full of good food lovers. 🙂 This delicious and nutritious Pearl Barley and Mushroom Risotto is something I learnt from team mate, Deepali. When Deepali got this Pearl

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