Vankaya Kothimeera Kharam from Andhra Pradesh

Vankaya Kothimeera Kharam | Andhra Brinjal Stir-fry with Coriander, Green Chilli and Ginger Masala

Vankaya Kothimeera Kharam is a traditional Andhra recipe for stir-fried brinjals flavoured with a coriander-green chilli-ginger paste.

I love the spiciness of the stir-fry and it tastes awesome when mixed with some steamed rice. 🙂

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Slices of Fresh Turmeric Root and Mango Ginger Pickled in Lemon Juice

Fresh Turmeric Root and Mango Ginger Pickle in Lemon Juice

Do try this delicious and easy to make Fresh Turmeric Root and Mango Ginger Pickle in Lemon Juice.

Not only is it delicious, it is also medicinal and will keep winter ailments at bay.

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Uppu Manga Chamanthi is a Coconut and Brined Mango Chutney from Kerala

Uppu Manga Chamanthi | Coconut and Brined Mango Chutney from Kerala

Having brined mangoes at home means we can enjoy raw mango recipes through the year.

Today, I am presenting the recipe for Uppu Manga Chamanthi from Kerala.

This spicy, tangy coconut and brined mango and coconut chutney is absolutely delicious when eaten with rice, or even idli or dosa.

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Vankaya Kura | Andhra Brinjal Fry

Menthi Podi Veysina Vankaya Kura | Andhra Brinjal Fry with Fenugreek Flavour

Menthi Podi Veysina Vankaya Kura is a Andhra-style Brinjal fry that is spiced with a fenugreek flavoured lentil powder.

It tastes best with baby brinjals but can be made with thin, long, purple brinjals.

The best part is that the stir-fry is that it gets done in about 30 minutes and is simply delicious.

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Vangyache Thalipeeth with butter

Vangyache Thalipeeth | Roasted Eggplant & Jowar Flatbread

Vangyache Thalipeeth is a traditional flatbread from the Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

I love this smoky, spicy flatbread that is made with roasted brinjal and jowar (sorghum) flour.

Have some left over Vangyache Bharit (Baingan Bharta)? Try this recipe. 🙂

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Chama Dumpa Vepudu | Crispy Arbi Fry from Andhra Pradesh

Chama Dumpa Vepudu | Crispy Andhra Arbi Fry

Crispy vegetable stir-fries have a special place in my heart. I absolutely love crisp fried potato, fried yam, and fried raw banana with my sambar rice and curd rice.

Also high on this list is fried arbi (taro root fry | colocassia fry). It is a great way to enjoy this vegetable that can otherwise become a slimy mess when cooked.

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