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Ugadi, the Telugu New Year, is a time of celebration with family and friends. Here are a few recipes for dishes traditionally prepared on Ugadi:
- Ugadi Pachadi. All celebrations of Ugadi begin with the Ugadi Pachadi. Ugadi Pachadi is an amagamation of six tastes found in nature; sweet, sour, tangy, spicy, bitter, andsalty. 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.
- Pulihora. Tangy rice that is a must for all festivities in Andhra. Here are a few different ways in which you can make it:
- Pachadis.NoAndhramealisevercompletewithoutanUragaya or a Pachadi. Here are some you can try this Ugadi.
- Sweets. How can any celebration ever omit a sweet. Try these traditional Andhra sweets.