A collection of traditional Andhra recipes to celebrate Ugadi, the Telugu New Year

Ugadi Recipes | Celebrate the Telugu New Year (April 6, 2019)

! Ugadi Shubhakankshalu!  Ugadi, the Telugu New Year, is a time of celebration with family and friends. This year, Ugadi falls on April 6, 2017. As with any festival, Ugadi celebrations involve a lot of food. Here are a few Ugadi Recipes that will help you celebrate the festival with fun

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Tilachya Vadya

Tilachya Vadya for Makar Sankranti

Makara Sankranti celebrations are incomplete without sesame, peanuts and jaggery.

Tilachya Vadya that are traditionally made for Sankrant in Maharashtra celebrate all three ingredients.

You can make this delicious burfi in under 40 minutes. Ideal for last minute preparations. 🙂

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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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The Perfect Ratlami Laung Sev

The Perfect Ratlami Sev (Laung Sev)

Getting to this recipe for the perfect Ratlami Sev was quite a challenge, but the end result was just absolutely worth it. The final version of the Ratlami Sev was crisp but not crunchy with the flavour of  cloves coming through. So all’s well that ends well. Ratlam is a

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Quick and Easy Kalakand

Quick and Easy Kalakand with Condensed Milk and Paneer

I have lost count of the number of times I have made this quick and easy Kalakand. Each time it has proved to be a hit.

All you need is a tin of Milkmaid (400 gms sweetened condensed milk), 500 gms Paneer, and 1 tsp of Cardamom Powder. And of course, 40 minutes to spare.

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