Pumpkin Idli & Dosa|Gummadikaya Idli & Dosa

We all know how healthy an Idli is, right? The versions, accompaniments are endless. People are getting so creative everyday and bringing out different varieties that anybody would love to try. This is one such recipe except more nutrition added with pumpkin. Pumpkin is widely used in making desserts around the world. In India I…

Ratatouille

This flavorful French dish is not only delicious but healthy and a great way to get your vegetables! This dish is so good you might not need anything to go with it, or it serves as an incredible side of fine dining for you and your family! Ratatouille (Rah-Tah-Too-Eeh!) is a naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and…

Nippattu | Thattai | Rice Crackers

Nippattu – This tasty, crunchy savory snack always makes me nostalgic.. This is a great gluten-free snack for evening or tea time or travel or for just munching. It’s a popular snack from South Indian cuisine. This is an authentic traditional snack made in every home in Andhra Pradesh, India. I learned lots of snacks…

Yummy Evening Snack | Rekulu

Rekulu – This is a delicious and yummy savory snack that melts in your mouth the minute you put it in. This snack is made of the mixture of Semolina rava AKA Chiroti rava or Pheni Rava or Bhakshala rava and 2-3 simple spices we use in everyday cooking. Rekulu means very thin petals or…

One Pot Sambar Recipe|Tamil Sambar| Tamilnadu Style Sambar

Tamil Nadu Style Sambar is a South Indian lentil and mixed vegetable stew, a gluten-free, very comforting and heavenly tasting sambar recipe. This traditional sambar is a delicious combination of toor dal, vegetables, herbs and spices. The spices are freshly roasted and then ground with fresh coconut & curry leaves. Curry leaves are the secret…

Masala Jowar Roti | Sorghum Millet Roti | Kaaram Jonna Rotte with veggies

Masala Jowar Roti – is a healthy and easy version of making gluten-free roti with Jowar flour. Adding more veggies with sorghum flour/jowar flour makes it even healthier to consume. Combination of Jowar flour, carrot, bottle gourd, cucumber, onion, leafy greens, sesame seeds and cilantro is a super healthy combo that explodes with all the…

Baked Feta Pasta – Tik Tok Viral Pasta

Actually I am sharing this super simple and flavorful pasta recipe very late. I can say we are addicted to this pasta this year. Since my kids are obsessed with pasta, I tried many pasta varieties, all are unique and tasty as they are but this pasta is totally stole our hearts. I think from…

Weight Loss Paneer Bhurji & 10 Min Paneer Bhurji Wrap

Paneer Bhurji is a popular and delicious North Indian breakfast recipe made from crumbled paneer(Indian cottage cheese). This is a very simple and satisfying vegetarian recipe and very rich in protein. The bhurji can be stuffed within a roti, or chapathi to prepare roll or paneer bhurji frankie or kati roll. This recipe taste great and…

Simple & Tasty Instant Gongura Pachadi

Gongura pachadi / Gongura Chutney is an authentic and delicious and instant Pachadi or chutney recipe without garlic, is popularly made in ANDHRA PRADESH. This is a tangy, spicy and flavorful pachadi made with gongura/sorrel leaves and sesame seeds as star ingredients. Sesame seeds adds nutty flavor and fried onions gives light sweetness and crunch. This…

Pappula Kajjikayalu

Kajjikayalu/Karjikayalu/Karanji – Is an old and popular Rayalaseema Recipe, traditionally made during Diwali and Dussehra festivals. This is a sweet stuffed deep fried snack. This delicious sweet is made of semolina shell stuffed with roasted chanadal (pappulu / putnalu/ dhalia / fried gram) and jaggery powder. I have so many memories from my childhood with…

2 Instant Milk Peda Recipes in 10 mins | Doodh Peda | Chocolate Peda

Milk Peda – is a popular traditional Indian sweet recipe often made during Diwali or Rakhi Pounami/Raksha Bandhan. The instant or shortcut method I am sharing here is a great way to try without sweating in the kitchen for hours. We are making 2 sweet dishes with 1 recipe here. cool, right? This sweet can…

One Powder – 15+ Uses | Multi Purpose Spice Powder

One Powder – 15+ uses?? 😲🤐 Wow!! It must be a very special powder.. 😲 – yes.. Hmm..🤔 wait.. no.. not very special though 😏 But Is it hard to make?? 🤨 Ans: No 😌 Will it take so much effort and time to make it? 😓 Ans: No 😃 Yay.. Then please tell me…

Pappula Podi | Dhalia Powder

Pappula Podi/Putnala Pappu Podi/Dhalia Powder/Roasted chana dal Powder – An easy, quick, delicious, healthy and versatile Andhra style (Rayalaseema) podi for upma, poha, uggani, uthappam, wheat dosa, idli, pulagam, semiya upma, rice rava upma, tomato bhat, chapathi, rice sevai, puffed rice(murmure), rekulu or just plain steamed rice and the list is endless. Pappula Podi or Putnala Podi is…

Poornam Charu | Chanadal – Jaggery Rasam | Kattu Rasam | Obbattu Saaru

Poornam Charu is a mildly sweet and popular Rasam made in Andhra pradesh during festive occasions. We make some special sweets for certain festivals like Ugadi, Dasara, and Vinayaka Chavithi made out of Poornam (Chana Dal-Jaggery paste) like Bhakshalu / (Bobbatlu), Kudumulu, Poornam Boorelu to name a few. And inevitably some poornam gets leftover and this rasam is…

Panzanella (Italian Bread Salad)

Panzanella – The classic Italian salad is a bread salad flavored with vegetables. This classic bread and tomato salad manages to be fresh and summery, but still hearty enough to eat as lunch or a light supper. This flavorful salad can also be served as a starter or as part of your Italian dinner night with…

Seema Vankaya Curry | Chayote Curry

Seema Vankaya Curry is a quick, fragrant, flavorful, low carb and low calorie curry, can be served with rice, Jonna Rotte (Jowar roti), chapathi, poori, millet rotis like sadda rotte also. This vegetable can be used in making curry, halwa (sweet), raita, and kootu. It can also be baked, fried, boiled, or mashed. When grated,…

Poornam Kudumulu | Puran Kudumulu

Poornam Kudumulu – is a simple, delicious special sweet recipe usually made on Vinayaka Chathurthi / Ganesh Chathurthi day. Kudumulu made of poornam, stuffed in semolina or maida dough and then fried in oil. Kudumulu are my 2nd favorite sweet, well the 1st is Bhakshalu and Gaarelu. This is another yummiest sweet we can made…

Miriyala Charu/Rasam | Pepper Rasam

Miriyala Charu is an Andhra style clear and comforting soup that is an essential part of Andhra meal. This earthy and warm charu / rasam is made with freshly pound pepper-garlic spice paste. This has many health supporting properties and Perfect for chilly winter days and antidote for runny noses and coughs. This hearty dish…

Restaurant Style Tomato Soup

If you ever wondered why the restaurant style Tomato soup is so thick and tasty, you’ll see how we can make it at home just as in restaurant from scratch. This Creamy and Silky Tomato Soup is rich in flavor, easy and truly comforting. This Restaurant Style Tomato Soup will have you moaning with every spoonful.  Perfect…