Andhra Nuvvula Chintapandu Pulihora | Tamarind Rice with Sesame Powder

Nuvvula Chintapandu Pulihora | Tamarind Rice with Roasted Sesame Powder

Nuvvula Chintapandu Pulihora is a variation of the ever popular Tamarind Rice that uses roasted sesame powder as a flavouring agent.

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Andhra Uppu Pindi: Rice Rava and Moong Dal Upma

Andhra Uppu Pindi | Uppudu Pindi | Rice Rava and Moong Dal Upma

In my mind, Uppu Pindi (aka Uppudu Pindi) will forever be a special mother-daughter pleasure that I shared with Amma. Yes, my dad and brother like it too, but Amma and me just loved it. I used to look forward to days when this lovely rice rava and moong dal upma, or Dibba Rotti (a thick

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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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Moong Dal Palak Khichdi (Cooked in Buttermilk)

This mildly spiced, delicious, nutritious Moong Dal Palak Khichdi is cooked in buttermilk which gives it a lovely creamy texture and tangy flavour.

The perfect one-dish meal to celebrate the onset of monsoon. 🙂

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Pudina Pulao (Minty Rice with Loads of Vegetables)

I love one-dish meals. The other day, I had loads of winter vegetables at home and was wondering what to make when I thought of Pudina Pulao. It is very easy to make and delicious. Like Pulaos and Biryanis? You can find many more recipes in this Collection of Pulao and

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Sambar Rice | Kadamba Sadam

Kadamba Sadam (popularly called Sambar Rice) is one of my absolute favourite comfort foods. It is so delicious and comforting, and oh-so-easy to make! Serve it with some crispy potato curry,  and vadiyalu/vadams or appadams/papad, and you have a hands-down winner. 🙂 There is something about the wonderful aroma of sambar masala as

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