Paneer Tikka

Make restaurant style Paneer Tikka at home with this easy step by step recipe with pics!! This is one of the popular and universally loved starter. Paneer tikka is marinated in yogurt and spices, until the flavors are infused well together and then arranged paneer cubes along with onion and peppers in a skewer and…

Mirchi Bajji | Mirapakaaya Bajji

Mirchi bajji recipe | Mirapakaaya bajji – with detailed photo and video recipe. Mirapakaaya Bajji is a traditional and popular dish in Rayalaseema region, Andhra Pradesh. A spicy and savory snack recipe made with green chilies and besan. It is generally eaten as it is as a snack but also makes a great side for…

Uggani/Tossed Puffed Rice

Uggani, Borugulu, Tossed Puffed Rice and Maramarala upma/Puffed Rice Upma, all refer to the same dish which is a popular breakfast in Rayalaseema region of Andhra. Mirchi Bajji is a great combination with Uggani. It is a common sight to find road side vendors selling Uggani with Mirchi Bajji, a typical combination found only in this region. Uggani,…

Nuvvula Kajjikayalu

Nuvvula Kajjikayalu or karjikayalu is one of my favorite sweet. Though Andhra cuisine is popular for its spicy food, it also offers some popular traditional sweets like bhakshalu, kajjikayalu, ariselu, garelu, gilebi, kudumulu, laddoos, Pheni etc. Rayalaseema Nuvvula Kajjikaya is also one such traditional sweet dish that is prepared by rolling out small balls of semolina…

One Pot Pulagam/Andhra khichdi

Pulagam is a simple, healthy and delicious 30 minute one pot recipe made mainly in Andhra Pradesh. This is a good time for us to know this yummy recipe when no veggies are available or if you don’t have any vegetables. This recipe is made with rice and split yellow moong dal. Pulagam is served…

Spicy Pongal

Spicy Pongal – Spicy or Khara pongal is one of the simplest and comfort breakfast recipe in South India. Pongal is prepared mainly with split moong dal and rice. This spicy version of Pongal is a little twist to regular ven pongal. I used cilantro, mint, jeera and pepper corns along with ginger to make this…

Gummadi kaaya Koora | Pumpkin Curry – Sankranthi Gummadi Koora

Gummadi kaaya Koora Recipe is a South Indian Vegetarian Curry recipe, an authentic recipe in Andhra Pradesh, India, prepared with yellow pumpkin. This curry is mildly sweet and usually made during the festival of Pongal/Sankranthi, when pumpkin is abundantly found in markets. This pumpkin curry goes well with Sadda/sajje rotte or Bajra/Pearl Millet Roti, chapathi and jowar roti…

Sadda/Sajja Rotte | Bajra Roti | Pearl Millet Roti

Bajra Roti, Pearl Millet Roti, Sadda or Sajja Rotte is a very healthy and nutritious roti recipe which is very popular in Andhra Pradesh, India. These Gluten-free flatbreads are very easy to make and an excellent option for people who has gluten allergy or intolerance. These are also good for everybody. This traditional roti is…

Layered Light Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

A light chocolate cake with lots of addictive cream cheese frosting. This cake is moist but so light and fluffy, it really is the perfect match for all that delicious frosting! Adding red food color to this cake makes it Red Velvet Cake. It’s a much lighter chocolate cake with a tangy note from the…

Vegetable Masala Oats | Healthy Indian Masala Oats Recipe

Masala Oats- Is a healthy and savory oatmeal recipe is made with wholesome veggies, so it is an excellent breakfast option and great way to start the day. This is a variation of regular oats with milk and overnight oats recipes. You can also have Indian masala oats as your lunch or dinner. This recipe takes only 15-20…

Vegetarian Pasta Carbonara with Spinach

This egg-free version Carbonara Pasta uses a combination of butter and starchy pasta cooking water to give the sauce body. It seems lots of spinach/palak but it wilts right into the pasta. Very easy recipe with very few ingredients. Most importantly, don’t be shy with the black pepper and crushed pepper: It adds a necessary…

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…

Panna Cotta

Panna cotta, a molded chilled dessert popular throughout Italy, is easy, quick, foolproof and accommodating to many adjustments. This is a gluten-free and adaptable to dairy-free and vegan diets. This dessert is made with very few ingredients and can be prepared in advance. Panna Cotta looks and tastes wonderful with ripe fruits such as raspberries,…

Cabbage Pachadi/Chutney

Cabbage Pachadi is a healthy, simple and very easy recipe, can be prepared in 15 mins without using any masalas.. This recipe is no onion, no garlic recipe. Also comes under vegan and gluten-free. This spicy and tangy pachadi goes well with South Indian recipes llike hot steamed rice with ghee and idly, dosa, uthappam…..

Aloo Vankaya Masala|Potato Brinjal Curry|Alu Baingan Masala

Aloo Vankaya Masala – Simple aromatic potato brinjal masala recipe goes well with parathas, biryanis, chapathi, roti, poori, jowar roti, milet rotis, semolina chapathi and plain rice. Lot of curries can be made with potatoes, they also go well with combination of any vegetable. Aloo and brinjal beautifully pair as a stir fry or curry…