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Hyderabadi Style Chicken Biryani
All of you, who have enjoyed the opportunity to taste this famous Indian recipe, you know how exotic it is. To prepare this exquisite Indian rice dish at home, you should watch this video. It is not at all an easy preparation, but with the step-by-step... - 146.122
Hyderabadi Egg Biryani
If you want to recreate the exotic flavor and taste of Indian biryani in your kitchen, then this video is a must watch. Famous chef Sanjay prepares the delicate Egg biryani in such an easy process, that you would also be able to prepare the same. Perhaps you... - 136.078
How To Make Spicy Rasam/charu - Andhra Version
Rasam is a south Indian soup. It is prepared with tamarind juice or tomato, pepper and other spices. Rasam is a spicy recipe and it is considered to be good for health.
A typical South Indian Meal will never be complete without rasam. Rasam can be taken as a... - 134.33
Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha
If you are among the millions of dessert-lovers, then this recipe is going to satisfy your sweet tooth. You can easily prepare this at home, without spending your money on high calorie dessert foods from outside. Watch the video to learn, how hot crispy bread... - 132.455
Bisi Bele Bath
Traditional South Indian style dish where rice and vegetables are cooked in tamarind water with some assorted Indian spices. - 131.803
Daddojanam - Flavored Yogurt Rice
Daddojanam is a traditional recipe from Andhra which is very simple and tasty dish. Mushy rice is mixed with the flavorful seasoning and herbs and creamy yogurt to make it delicious. - 130.041
Stuffed Baby Eggplant Curry
1. In each eggplant make a "+" slit opening up to the crown area and cut a long purple eggplant into long single pieces.
2. Place the cut eggplants in water until ready to cook.
3. Blend all the stuffing ingredients into smooth paste... - 128.152
Okra Peanut Fry
1. Cut onion and okra into pieces and keep aside.
2. Heat a skillet to medium high heat and dry roast peanuts in it.
3. Remove from the skillet before they turn black onto a dry kitchen towel.
4. Fold over the towel to remove the husk from the... - 126.052
Paalakaayalu - Spicy Rice Balls - Andhra Savory
Paalakaayalu is a Andhra savory recipe. These are made with rice flour and few spices and taste utterly delicious. They can be had as a evening snack with some tea or enjoy them as they are. - 124.625
Spicy deep fried chicken with flavor of ginger and Indian spices. The dish can be served an appetizer or even great as a snack. - 123.584
South Indian Breakfast - Pesarattu Upma
The most favourite Andhra ( Telugu) Breakfast. Makes any Andhraite drool at its very sight.
Pesara pappu means Moong Dal and Attu is a type of dosai. So together Pesarattu would mean "Moong dal dosa".
The video describes 2 pesarattus not very different... - 119.268
Allam Pachhadi - Ginger Chutney
Allam Pachadi is a spicy accompaniment usually served with Pesarattu which is Andhra’s popular breakfast recipe. Ginger Chutney is made with ginger, dry red chillies, curry leaves, tamarind. One can enjoy this chutney with hot steamed rice or curd rice. - 116.372
Traditional Purnam Burelu
If you are looking for a traditional Indian dessert recipe, then here is a nice option. Purnam burelu is a popular sweet treat in Southern part of India, which is served mostly as a sacred offering to God. This particular dessert brings a flavor of authentic... - 115.467
This recipe is loosely based on a recipe from a book. The amount of ingredients are all my own approximation but it turned out very tasty, a perfect combo with roti, pulao or biryani (like they serve it in Hyderabad) - 114.377
Pesarattu - Andhra Special Dosa
Pesarattu is a crepe made from green gram. It is usually paired with Allam Pachhadi (ginger chutney). To make this a special pesarattu sometimes people add some upma into the dosa as stuffing. Both ways it tastes DELICIOUS! - 113.233
Pesarattu Dosa Making Made Easier
If you looking for a typical Andhra breakfast dish then this is what you should be making. Pesarattu is Andhra's signatory and most popular non-fermented dosa had for breakfast. Watch this video to learn how to make this delicious and healthy moong dal and... - 112.049
1. Heat a pan to medium high.
2. Add chana dal, toor dal and urad dal and stir until they turn golden brown.
3. Once it is done turn off the heat and add into a bowl.
4. Add 1 tablespoon ghee and once it is hot add red chilies, curry... - 109.813
Ever heard of hyderabadi haleem? It is a popular dish of Indian cuisine which is also relished in Pakistan, Turkey, Afghanistan and Iran. This meat stew is healthy and is prepared by combing leftover lentils, rice and meat. So, enjoy it a sa one meal dish or... - 108.671
Indian Khubani Ka Meetha
A cool nice recipe with apricots to be made in quick and easy steps. Packed with nutrition and carbohydrates, make this and have or give it out to others to catch up with a day loaded with activities with great energy levels. - 104.906
Bagara Baingan / Eggplant Curry
Learn how to make Indian style eggplant curry using small eggplants and Indian spices. This mild and sour curry is great to be enjoyed with biryani, naan, plain rice, chapati or other types of Indian flat-breads. - 103.932
Mango(raw) Rasam Making Made Easier
Summer is the time for light, healthy and refreshing food. It is also a time for mangos. Who said mangos are only to be eaten when ripe, juicy and mushy?! Green mangos have a tangy flavor that goes so well with rasam, the south Indian digestive that can be... - 92.7651
Mirchi (green Pepper) Bhajji Making Made Easier
Mirchi Bhajji is a daringly spicy snack which is very popular in Andhra. On a rainy and cold day nothing can cheer you up as these delicious, spicy, tamarind stuffed and batter fried chili fritters. Watch this video to learn how to make these delicious... - 91.2651
Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha
Made from hot crisp fried bread, soaked in cardamom flavored sweetened and thickened milk and topped with lots of nuts and raisins, this sweet dish is one of the easiest and popular at Hyderabadi festive and wedding meals. Watch this video and learn how to... - 91.0512
Hello everybody...I've been going through soooo many wonderful recipes on this website since the last few weeks and today i finally decided to post a recipe myself.Its a famous Hyderabadi dish called "Haleem" which is usually prepared during the holy month of... - 85.6306
If you are a fan of pickles, then this is something you must try! This is the king of pickles. The video shows you how to prepare a spicy mango pickle at home. It is so simple and tasty that you will never want to buy a bottled pickle again. This indeed is... - 62.3057
Hyderabadi Subz Biryani
Hyderabadi Subz Biryani as the name suggests comes from the region of Hyderabad. This exotic Rice dish is filled with a variety of spices, vegetables and great aroma. This dish is partly cooked on Steam/Dum to retain the aroma and rich taste. It makes a great... - 54.0634
Hyderabadi Murg Biryani
Wash Chicken and cut them into large cubes. Puree Mint and Cilantro into a paste.
Marinade Chicken in yogurt, pureed mint & cilantro, ginger garlic paste, dhaniya powder, garam masala powder, juice of lime, salt and chilly powder for about 7 - 8 hours (I... - 52.9793
To prepare the pulisu (gravy): N a kadai, heat the sesame oil.
Add the seasoning (thalikara kari vadagam) and allow it to crackle.
Add the onion, the ginger-garlic paste and the and green chilli paste.
Saute for around five minutes.
Mix in the tomato paste... - 50.8508
Kacche Gosht Ki Biryani
Kacche Gosht ki Biryani, a hyderabadi exotica sought after by many. As literal as its name, where raw lamb is cooked with parboiled rice with spices, and aromas that would entice you to a journey of flavors and art.
Considered to be an art this dish is... - 50.0439
Mirch Ka Salan
Mirch Ka Salan, a typical Hyderabadi dish is served as a Side-dish with Biryani/Pulao. Mirch Ka Salan is a thick gravy with a tangy taste and made with long Indian green chillies. As the chillies are de-seeded and initially boiled in hot water and later... - 49.6166
Patthar Ka Gosht
This spicy Hyderabadi delight is sure a great way to pamper your taste buds. The Patthar ka gosht was an integral part of the Hyderabadi cuisine in the days of royalty and continues to hold pride of place. Cook this delicious meal all for yourself and enjoy... - 48.9099
Amma's Special Nuna Vankaiya
This dish is not made on a regular basis, but is made for special occasions only. Like the name suggests, this dish is prepared using a lot of oil. It may not be too healthy to have it regularly but none the less it is a very tasty and delicious dish. A... - 48.6577
Hyderabadi Fish Curry
1. Clean and cut fish into slices.
2. Bake onions in the oven or in hot ash.
3. Roast together coriander, red chillies, cumin, gingelly (sesame) seeds and grated dry coconut.
4. Grind the masala with the onions to a thick paste.
5. Soak tamarind in hot water.... - 48.3763
Mom's Special Gongura Pachadi
This is definitely one of my favorite's in the pickles section that my mother masters in. They are not all that complicated to make and are so much more tastier and healthier when made at home rather than buying the packaged pickles. One can't go wrong with... - 48.312
Egg Pulusu is a typical South-Indian or more specifically a Telugu Dish. Pulusu simply implies a mixture of tamarind juice with salt and chilly powder. The sour taste of tamarind catches on to the boiled eggs giving it a wonderful taste. Making small slits on... - 48.2241
Homemade Ulava Charu
This is a very famous Andhra dish and is prepared at special occasions. Ulava Charu is preferred mainly during the rainy and winter seasons. It taste best when eaten with curd rice. - 47.9694
Chicken Avakaya is chicken combined in a mixture of exotic spices. This recipe is one that is made back at home by my mom. A perfect partner for steamed rice. For all those chicken lovers out there, try this and I bet you'll love it. - 47.9027
1)Pre-heat the oven to the required temperature.
2)In a bowl, marinate mutton with Nestle Dahi, ginger paste, garlic paste, onions, red chilli powde, cardamoms, cinnamon, jeera and salt.
3)Let it stand for 3 to 4 hrs or overnight in the... - 47.3293
Haleem Cracked Wheat With Strips Of Chicken
1. In a large bowl, soak the cracked wheat overnight in plenty of water to cover generously.
2. Cut the skinless chicken pieces into strips, about 1 cm / 1/2 inch thick.
3. Heat the corn oil in a kadahi, wok or deep frying pan and fry the onions with the... - 46.9362
Spicy Crispy Mirchi Bajji (chilli Fritters)
Mirchi Bajji is from Andhra. Spicy and deep fried they are one of the favorite street food and snack. They are crisp fired on the outside and sift and stuffed inside. Stuffing is to anyone’s discretion. - 46.6606
Every telugu household will make this quick fix pickle.Unlike mango pickle which are made in large quantities in order to preserve over a long period of time, dosa avakaiya can be made in small quantities for immediate consumption as it does not involve a... - 46.4843
Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
Put ghee in a pan and heat it.
Next, add bay leaf and the whole garam masala and fry for 30 seconds.
Add rice and stir the mixture for a minute.
Next, add water and salt.
Cook on high heat till water starts boiling and then cover with lid and simmer till rice... - 46.2153
Andhra Majjiga, is a very refreshing spiced yogurt drink majorly consumed in south India. Its is a part of regular meal, and is believed to be very soothing and healing for the stomach and gastric problems. - 46.1771
Atukulu upma is also famously known as Poha. It is the perfect quick fix breakfast!! This breakfast dish which is light and tasty is also eaten as a snack in the evenings with a garam cup of Chai to go with it!! - 46.0758
Dum Lamb Biryani
Biryani comes from Hyderabad.This Biryani is made with Lamb & rice,cooked in Dum. - 45.9372
Hyderabadi Dum Chicken Biryani
Mix the plain yogurt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, ginger paste, garlic paste and cumin powder and marinate the chicken in this mixture for 1 hour.
Add sliced onions, mint and salt to the marinated chicken.
Put 50 gms ghee or oil,... - 45.7854
This dish is a traditional Andhra dish that has a nice tangy taste to it.It is believed to be good for digestion too. - 45.6172
Kanda Dumpa Fry
Crispy,tangy and tasty is how i would describe this elephant yam foot fry. A nice way of including this vegetable in your child's diet. On a normal basis they might not be huge fans of yam as such, but this tangy fry is sure going to be a hit with one and... - 45.4839
Homemade Dosakaya Pachadi
A tasty side dish that is mostly eaten for breakfasts along with dosa,idli,vada etc. Dosakaya (yellow cucumber) is always preferred when sour, and not if it is bitter or sweet for such dishes. - 45.4308
Gangabai Koora Pappu
This healthy dal is prepared on a regular basis in andhra households as a side dish. A must try if you are on the look out for simple recipes which include leafy vegetables in your diet. - 45.3484
Moms Special Chama Koora
Not many would be familiar with dishes made of taro leaves. It's an extremely tasty dish. Easy to make and healthy to eat, what more can one ask for! Try this yummy and unique dish!! - 44.9558
Andhra Special Bachala Kura Pulusu
Chinese spinach is nutritious and good for health. It is very important to incorporate leaf vegetables in your diet. The pulusu variety gives it a nice tangy taste and is quite enjoyable. - 44.9027
Chama Gadda Fry
Many tend to avoid this vegetable due to the sticky texture of it.But if cooked well,this vegetable can taste really really nice..try this simple fry and enjoy it !! - 44.7298
Moms Special Homemade Minapa Garelu
A favorite snack in many south indian households. It is known by different names in various regions. But the love for these hot crunchy but soft fritters is the same every where. It can be enjoyed plain or with various another accompaniments of your choice. - 44.7265
Bitter gourd as the name suggests tastes bitter and so this is not a dish of mine. It is known to have medicinal value, therefore making it too sweet beats the whole purpose of the dish. Therefore, sugar or jaggery can be used but in small quantities. - 44.5997
Pappu pulusu as the name suggests is not your everyday dal curry. The sweet and sour taste is more prominent in this dish. Try this dish, if your looking for a change from the normal dal that is prepared on a daily basis. - 44.1079
Spicy Ulli Karam Vankaya
Curry prepared with brinjal and onion combo is always a classic in the taste department!! It is spicy and easy to prepare. - 44.1032
Homemade Aloo Gojju
1.Chop onions and cut green chili into small pieces and grind it into a fine paste. And keep aside.
2.Boil the potato and peel it. After It cools cut it into
3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
4.Once it... - 44.0304
Chama Dumpa Pulusu
1.Boil the taro root and peel it and set aside.
2.Cut the taro root into 2 halves.
3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek and allow it to splutter.
4.Add onions, curry leaves and sauté until it turn dark... - 44.0146
Mom's Beerakaya Koora
1.Peel the ridge gourd and cut into small pieces.
2.Grind the green chili into a fine paste.
3.Finely chop the onions.
4.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds.
5.Once they begin to splutter, add the onions, ginger garlic... - 43.962
Pesarattu (green Moong Dosa)
This is an easy traditional breakfast recipe that is from Andhra. It is almost like an instant dosa recipe but uses green moong. It is spicy and crisp and usually served with upma or any chutney. - 43.7935
1. Clean and mince mutton.
2. Mince onions, garlic and ginger. Chop green chillies.
3. Heat fat. Fry gram, ground masala, onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies.
4. Add meat and fry for a few minutes.
5. Add cut tomatoes and cook covered on slow fire.
6.... - 43.6277
The Exotic famous Shikampuri Kebab which means ‘belly-full’ referring to the stuffing in the centre of the kebab is made out of boneless pieces of mutton leg. - 42.96
Putta Godugula Koora
Heat the sesame oil in a kadai and add the chopped it onions.
Fry till they turn translucent.
Add the tomatoes and ginger-garlic paste and stir fry till the ingredients are well combined.
Add all the powdered masalas with 30 ml water and cook for a few... - 42.8729
A simple and tasty vegetable curry. Not many ingredients are used in this. It has a nice and light taste to it. - 42.8088
Bachali Kheema Fry
Kheema (mince meat) tastes delicious with just about anything, be it rice, roti, phulka or plain bread. It is a dry curry that is easy to cook. - 42.7506
Aloo Bachali Fry
It is a simple and easy to make potato stir fry, it has a healthy variation to it with the inclusion of Chinese spinach. The combination of these two vegetables work well and the asafoetida gives it a nice subtle taste. - 42.6287
Andhra Chilli Curry
Wash and split chillies and fill them with ground masala.
Heat oil, fry mustard and fenugreek seeds till they splutter, add chopped onion and fry golden.
Add a little more oil.
Carefully saute stuffed chillies until they begin to change colour.
Add turmeric,... - 42.615
1.Take a vessel and add the sorrel leaves and 2 cups of water.
2.Add chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and boil it.
3.Once it cools add tamarind and mash it with a broad ladle, to get a homogenous mixture.
4.Add the remaining water and keep it... - 42.5514
Tried this recipe for the first time and it's a hit back home.Unlike other chutneys which are normally ground, the method of preparation for this chutney is comparatively different.It has a nice tangy taste to it.A must try!! - 42.5091
Bendakaya Mentham Koora Pappu
Like most dal preparations the bendakaya mentham pappu is also simple and easy to make and is very tasty too. The same dal can also be prepared without the fenugreek leaves and by using only the Okra pieces. - 42.3278
A dish that can be made on a regular basis.Cluster beans are known to be good for the heart. They are very tasty and healthy to eat. - 41.7413
Thota Koora Fry
This is a very healthy dish. Normally leafy vegetables are not the most preferred choices, due to their taste. But this healthy and tasty fry is a must try. - 41.732
Tangy Munakaya Koora
1.Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds.
2.When it splutters, add the onions, ginger garlic paste, drumstick, chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and sauté for 2 minutes.
3.Add water and allow the drumsticks to cook for a... - 41.6192
Andhra Rice Cookies
Soak rice overnight in water.
Strain in the morning.
Dry out and grind, sifting twice.
Keep covered in a dry vessel.
Flake jaggery and place in a thick vessel.
Add 1 cup water and simmer to a soft-ball consistency.
Add rice flour, crushed cardamom and sesame... - 41.4282
Amma's Munakaya Pappu
1.In a pressure cooker, add the yellow lentil, 2 cups of water, turmeric powder, chili powder, few drops of oil and boil it for 4 whistles.
2.Once it cools, mash the mixture with a ladle and keep it aside.
3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,... - 41.4057
Lauki/Sorakaya/Indian Bottle Gourd cooked and simmered in a tangy tamarind base sauce. - 41.2693
Kanda Dumpa Pulusu
1.Heat a pan with oil, and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and let it splutter.
2.Add onions, curry leaves and yam pieces and stir fry for a minute.
3.Add turmeric powder, chili powder, salt and water and stir well.
4.Once it gets... - 41.0777
A traditional Andhra sweet and sour onion gravy...it is easy to make and very tasty to eat!! - 41.0693
Spicy Anapakai Sennaga Pappu
This is a spicy version of dal. The vegetables give it a delicious taste while the spices add that extra punch to the dish. It can be eaten either with rice or roti (Indian flatbread). - 40.4506
This is a tasty breakfast / evening tiffin dish.Easy to make with simple ingredients. It gives a nice twist to plain rice. - 39.9287
Spicy Tangy Anapkaya Pulusu
1.Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan, and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds.
2.Once it splutters, add onion,garlic slices, curry leaves and bottle gourd and sauté for 1 minute.
3.Add chili powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix it well... - 39.6251
Quick Simple Kobbara Chutney
1.Grind the coconut, roasted gram dal, green chili, garlic, cumin, salt,water and keep aside.
2.Heat oil in a pan for seasoning; add mustard seeds, black gram and red chili.
3.Once it starts to splutter, add the seasoning in the in the... - 39.5725
Sweet And Sour Kakarkaya Pulusu
1.Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chili, curry leaves.
2.When it splutters, add the onions, ginger garlic paste, bitter gourd and sauté for a minute.
3.Add turmeric powder, chili powder, salt, coriander powder, water and cook... - 39.5251
Senagapappu Anapkaya Koora
1.Pressure cook the chickpeas with water for 4-5 whistles.
2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste, green chili.
3.Once it splutters, add the bottle gourd pieces, chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and sauté for a... - 39.5093
Methi Gorachikkudukai Fry
1.Heat oil in a pan, and add onions, ginger garlic paste and sauté until golden brown.
2.Add the cluster beans, turmeric powder, chili powder , coriander powder and salt, stir it well.
3.Pour water and cook until the beans are tender.
4.Once the... - 39.4374
1.In a pressure cooker, add the yellow lentils, water, turmeric powder, green chili’s, ginger slices, few drops of oil and bottle gourd pieces, and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
2.Take a thick bottomed pan and heat oil in it.
3.Add mustard seeds,... - 39.3953
Simple Dondakaya Fry
1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chickpeas,red chili and curry leaves.
2.Once it splutters, add the gherkin slices and sauté for a minute.
3.Add the chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder,salt and mix it well.
4.Pour... - 39.3637
Mirchi Ka Salan
Would you like to try mirchi ka salan at home? This is a traditional side dish recipe from Hyderbadi Cuisine. It is served as a side dish of Hyderabadi biryani. Try this mirchi ka salan recipe and enjoy . - 38.9653
Gummadikaya Pulusu, (aka)
This Gummadikaya pulusu in bright orange color is a dead giveaway that pumpkin is loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. A healthy tasty dish that goes well with both Indian breads and rice. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids... - 38.9626
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