Murungai Keerai Kootu | Moringa Leaves Kootu

Murungai Keerai Kootu | Drumstick Leaves Kootu

Murungai Keerai Kootu is a great way of including moringa leaves/drumstick leaves into your diet.

This delicious kootu is a great accompaniment to both rice and rotis.

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Nagula Chavithi Naivedyam: Chimmili, Chalimidi, Vada Pappu and Panakam

Recipes for Nagula Chavithi Naivedyam

Nagula Chavithi is the day people in Andhra Pradesh worship Nagas or snakes. This festival falls on the fifth day after Naraka Chaturdashi (This year Nagula Chavithi is on November 11, 2018).

On this day, we fast through the day, worship nagas, offer naivedyam of Vada Pappu, Chalimidi, Chimmili, Panakam, bananas, and milk.

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Chegodi: Crispy Rice Flour Rings

Chegodi | Chegodilu | Andhra Ring Murukku

Chegodi is a crispy rice flour ring that is a great favourite in Andhra. Also called Ring Murukku because of its shape, this delicious snack is a family favourite and we used to make it often when we were children.

Chegodilu are easy to make but need loads to patience to shape and fry. I made them as a part of Diwali celebrations this year.

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Andhra Minapa Sunni Undalu | Udad Dal Laddus in a plate

Minapa Sunni Undalu | Sunnundalu | Andhra Udad Dal Laddu

Minapa Sunni Undalu (also called Sunnundalu) are laddus made with roasted udad dal, jaggery, and ghee.

This traditional recipe from Andhra Pradesh yields 20 small laddus and is very very easy to make.

Do try it these delicious Minapa Sunnundalu this Diwali! You can make about 20 laddus in less than 45 minutes.

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