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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Andhra Menthi Majjiga is buttermilk tempered with fenugreek

Andhra Menthi Majjiga (Buttermilk Tempered with Fenugreek Seeds)

Menthi Majjiga is a staple in my home on hot summer days. It is a traditional recipe from Andhra Pradesh in which buttermilk is tempered with methi and ajwain.

Menthi Majjiga can be savoured at room temperature or then chilled. All you do is mix it in some rice and believe you me, it will make for a heavenly meal. 🙂

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Andhra Allam Pachadi

Allam Pachadi | Andhra Ginger Chutney

Allam Pachadi is ginger chutney as made in Andhra Pradesh. In many homes and eateries in Andhra, you will find this sweet, spicy, and piquant chutney being served with idlis and dosas.

Allam Pachadi is the favoured accompaniment for Pesarattu and Garelu (Vadas).

Made with ginger and flavoured with jaggery, and chillies, Allam Pachadi is always in a class of its own.

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Andhra Kobbari Garelu served on a brass plate

Andhra Kobbari Garelu | Rice Flour & Coconut Vada | Thenga Vada

Kobbari Garelu are vadas made with rice flour and coconut. Crisp on the exterior and soft on the interior, the vadas are just a delight with your evening Cuppa!

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Navratri Sundal Recipes

Navratri Sundal Recipes

Sundal is such an inseparable part of Navratri celebrations. During the 9 days of Navratri, many married women invite other married women home for Haldi-Kumkum. Every lady who visits the home is offered Haldi-Kumkum and then given Paan-Supari, along with a small gift, and some Sundal and a Sweet. There are many varieties of

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Kadale Kalu Saaru or Kala Chana Rasam

Kadale Kalu Saaru | Chane Saaru | Kala Chana Rasam

Kadale Kalu Saaru is a traditional recipe from Konkani cuisine that uses Kala Chana (black chickpeas or bengal gram) as the main ingredient.

Also called Chane Saaru, it is flavoured with Coconut, chillies and tamarind.

A simple and rich-in-flavour accompaniment with rice.

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