If there is one thing that people associate with Andhra Pradesh, it is this simply awesome pickle called Avakai or Avakaya. It is omnipresent in most Andhra households and many homes have several variations of it; regular Avakai, Bellam Avakai, Endu Avakai, with Garlic, with Senagalu (whole Bengal gram)…. And every
Bellam Paramannam is a traditional kheer made in Andhra Pradesh with rice, jaggery, and milk.
This rice and jaggery payasam is a must during weddings and all important festivals.
Nuvvula Chintapandu Pulihora is a variation of the ever popular Tamarind Rice that uses roasted sesame powder as a flavouring agent.
Ugadi celebrations begin with Ugadi Pachadi. This pachadi incorporates the six tastes found in nature; sweet, sour, tangy, spicy, bitter, and salty.
The six tastes (shadruchulu) represent the various experiences we have in life, and having Ugadi Pachadi reminds us that we should face life with equanimity.Continue reading
! 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 funContinue reading
Godhuma Dosa or Wheat Flour Dosa is a crispy, lacy instant dosa that needs no grinding or fermenting.
Best served with Senaga Pindi Pachadi, this dosa is a family favourite.Continue reading