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Majjiga Pulusu without Coconut (Buttermilk Stew without Coconut)

I have two variations of the basic Majjiga Pulusu that I make; one with coconut and one without. This is the variation without the coconut. You can make it with a mix of vegetables (bendakaya/bhindi/okra, vankaya/baingain/aubergines, mullakaada/shenga/drumstick, anapakaya/lauki/bottle gourd) or then with greens. Ingredients Curd – 1.5 Cups Water – 1.5 Cups Mixed Vegetables –...


Chaaru Podi – 1 (Andhra Rasam Podi)

Chaaru is Andhra’s version of Rasam. I learnt this version of Chaaru podi from my Ammomma (maternal grandmother), who used it in very ingenious ways. Ingredients Dhania/Coriander Seeds – 1 Cup Jeera/Cumin Seeds – 1/2 Cup Pepper – 1/3 Cup Method Grind all ingredients together to a fine powder. Store in an air-tight jar.


Pappu Koora

This dish is so very easy-to-make, and  my stand by for the days when I don’t have any veggies at home. Ingredients Chana Dal/Senaga Pappu – 1 Cup Grated Coconut – 1/3 Cup Red Chillies – 3 or 4 Udad Dal – 1 tsp Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/Hing – 1 Pinch Oil – 1...