One Powder – 15+ Uses | Multi Purpose Spice Powder

One Powder – 15+ uses?? 😲🀐 Wow!! It must be a very special powder.. 😲 – yes.. Hmm..πŸ€” 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? πŸ˜“ Ans: No πŸ˜ƒ 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…

Nuvvula Mudda|Chimmili|Nagula Chavithi Prasadam|Sesame Jaggery Laddoo

Nuvvula Mudda – aka Chimmili/Noola pindi – is a healthy and famous sweet from Andhra Pradesh. Sesame seeds/Nuvvulu are rich in Calcium, Protein and healthy fats. Nuvvula Mudda is especially prepared on the occasion of Nagula Chavithi, which falls on chathurthi/chavithi, 4th day of Sravana Maasam. Nagula Chavithi is a festival where serpents are worshiped…

5 Minute Sprouts Salad | Moong Bean Sprouts w/o salt | Pesalu

Super quick protein packed, healthy and delicious salad made with freshly sprouted moong beans with your choice of veggies and freshly grated coconut. The best thing is there is no cooking process involved and more nutrients in low cost. Protein value increases as they sprouting longer in size. This can be perfectly served as a…

4 Mojito Mocktails

Need a quick and delicious drink for this summer? You’re looking at it(themπŸ˜€). They are not just fruit juice. They are fancy enough to feel special but simple enough that anyone can make it. These are fun and sophisticated fruit concoctions that the whole family could enjoy. Here are a few ideas to cool yourself…

Mango Cream/Mango Parfait

The perfect dessert for Mother’s day… Treat, impress and show gratitude to your mother with this fancy, delicious and lip smacking dessert with all your love.. ❀

Paanakam and Vadapappu

Paanakam, Vadapappu – are offered to lord Sri Rama for Sri Rama Navami. Sri Rama Navami falls on the 9th day of Chaithra masam every year. As Sri Rama Navami is around the corner (when this recipe was posted), thought of posting the recipe for a traditional drink Paanakam here in my blog. All Hindus…

Ugadi Pachadi

 Ugadi Pachadi – Ugadi, the name came from Yuga +Adi. In sanskrit Yuga means era, Adi means beginning. Ugadi means beginning of an era. Ugadi is celebrated as new year’s day in Andhra pradesh and Karnataka. The same festival is celebrated in Maharashra with a different name as Gudi Padwa. Ugadi is celbrated based on…

Tomato Cucumber Salad | 5 Min Salad

Tomato Cucumber Salad is a classic salad, bright, light, cooling, colorful and so refreshing. This easy salad is made with sliced cucumbers, tomatoes & radishes with a dash of lime juice, salt and pepper. This 5 minute salad is inexpensive, easy to make and awesome cooler on a hot day. You may include onion slices…

Aloo Chaat | Potato Chaat

Aloo Chaat – is one of the most popular street foods in Kurnool(Rayalaseema/Andhra Pradesh). This is a home style, simple, quick to make if you have boiled potatoes on hand. In North side, Aloo chaat is made with deep fried potatoes. Usually chaats always served with sweet and green chutneys. But this Aloo Chaat is…

ThriMadhuram Prasadam

ThriMadhuram means three amruthams or amrtas used in Hindu worship which basically consists of honey, misri (patika bellam or crystalized sugar), jaggery. ThriMadhuram is one of my most favorite sweets. Very very easy to make and no cooking needed at all. Ready in 10-15 mins. This prasadam is very famous in Phalani Murugan temple. This…

Sweet Coconut Powder Prashad|Sweet Kobbari Podi Prasadam

Sweet Kobbari Podi – This no cook prasadam is an easy and simple recipe to make and offer as naivedyam to god or to distribute as prasadam to people who come to visit bommala koluvu / golu. You can also take it to temple as prasadam. Navrathri is around the corner. I would like to…

Greek Yogurt Bark

Greek Yogurt Bark – It’s so easy to whip up, healthy and packed with protein. Lightly sweetened frozen yogurt bark studded with colorful berries, chocolate chunks and nuts is the perfect refreshing snack that kids as well as adults can enjoy any time. This is also perfect and easy snack for hot summers. This can…

Dondakaya Kobbari Pachadi|Ivy Gourd/Tindora Coconut Pachadi

Dondakaya/Tindora/Ivy gourd Coconut pachadi – This is a very simple pachadi/curry without any cooking and will be ready in less than 10 mins. This is a best option during busy mornings.. You can make this a day ahead to save on time. Dondakaya is the telugu name for Ivy gourd. It is also known as…

Best HomeMade Salsa

 Best Homemade Salsa Recipe – This 5 minute beautiful, vibrant and colorful fresh salsa with all the raw veggies is very healthy, vegan and gluten-free. This is a must-have homemade restaurant-style Salsa and is one of my most frequently made recipes for snacks in the evenings! This homemade salsa recipe is very quick and very easy to make….

Tomato Chaat|Tomato Slice Chaat

Is this a salad – a snack – a street food !!!??? Confused? This is a salad -type of snack, topped with raw onion, spices and puffed rice, giving a real delight to the taste buds with a crunchy, spicy, savory and tangy taste. It is nutritious, healthy and a good time pass snack. For…

Sev poori

Sev puri is a popular chaat snack and street food from Mumbai and one of the favorite chaat at my home. We usually have this for lunch. Sev puri is spicy, sweet and tangy to taste with so many different textures and tastes mingling in your mouth. It is easy to assemble Sev puri.  Just that some of…

Cantaloupe Salad with Mint

Cantaloupe Salad with Mint – karbooja in Telugu. This healthy and colorful recipe I have for you today is delicious in its simplicity and refreshing. It takes less than 10 mins to cool you this summer. This salad is gluten-free and vegan. This minty melon salad is perfect for parties and barbecue potlucks. You can…

Cucumber raita | Dosakaya perugu pachadi

Cucumber(keera) raita with detailed step wise photos. Cucumber raita | dosakaya perugu pachadi is one of the most popular perugu pachadi recipes in south India. This recipe is one of the coolest and healthiest recipes. Raita is a yogurt based condiment that can be served as a dip, salad, curry. Cucumber perugu pachadi can be…