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Andhra food is one of the oldest native foods of country and is marked by traditional preparations as dictated by the rich cultural heritage of the community. Hot and Spicy flavors predominate the Andhra Cuisine ... More »
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... - 146.066
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... - 135.927
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... - 130.497
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... - 126.218
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... - 125.778
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... - 115.194
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) - 114.113
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... - 110.123
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... - 107.879
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... - 106.733
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. - 102.981
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... - 90.8249
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... - 90.805
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... - 89.3255
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... - 85.5061
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... - 62.0574
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... - 53.8401
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... - 52.7563
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... - 50.6449
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... - 50.3346
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.... - 49.826
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... - 49.7987
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... - 49.3707
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. - 49.2986
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... - 48.3888
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... - 47.9685
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... - 47.1209
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... - 46.0085
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. - 45.9107
Dum Lamb Biryani
Biryani comes from Hyderabad.This Biryani is made with Lamb & rice,cooked in Dum. - 45.6729
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,... - 45.5876
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.... - 45.0996
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. - 42.6857
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... - 42.6437
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,... - 42.4036
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... - 41.2161
Lauki/Sorakaya/Indian Bottle Gourd cooked and simmered in a tangy tamarind base sauce. - 40.996
Andhra Bacchala Koora Pappu Purslane Or Mayalu Bhaji In Tuvar Dal
Place the washed dal and purslane leaves into a pressure cooker, along with the turmeric and salt and cook till soft.
Take a large vessel and place the curry sprig, the baby onions and 3 tablespoons oil in it over a medium flame. When the leaves start to... - 39.1593
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 . - 38.6937
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... - 38.6937
Mans Ki Kadhi
Mans ki kadhi recipe for a yummy lamb curry cooked in yoghurt gravy. This very easy lamb curry is a hot favorite with most Indians and you are sure to love the authentic Indian flavor and taste that goes in to make this Mans ki Kadhi a real delicacy. - 38.6821
Vankaya Pachi Pulusu
This Vankaya Pachi pulusu is a popular dish in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Here is an authentic Indian dish for all you eggplant lovers. It is something that you would love. Enjoy the difference. - 38.0474
Inji Puli - Pachi Pulusu
Dish name: Inji Puli
Can be used as a side dish for Idli and VenPongal.
We call it as pachi pulusu in telugu at our home. It is delicious with idly, dosa and pongal. Taste this and give your comments. Its hot and spicy. Yummy!!! - 37.8032
put water on stove
add all ingredients and bring it to boil (except tadka items
make a good tadka with groung masala and top it on rasam and simmer
Your rasam is ready. - 36.9311
Tomato Kuttu Of Andhra
Place the oil in a large vessel over medium heat. When it gets hot, add the curry leaves. When they begin to crackle, add the finely ground masala. Lower the flame and cook for 5 minutes.
When the masala turns red hot, add the tomato puree and cook over a... - 36.5981
Cook 1 cup Rice, add turmeric powder in 1 tbs oil & mix this well in rice. Keep aside.
In a shallow pan, heat 3 tbs oil, when hot, add mustard seeds. Allow them to splutter. Then add cumin seeds, curry leaves, red & green chillies, groundnuts & chopped... - 36.1352
Tomato Gojju / Tomato Chutney
Blanch tomatoes and peel off the skin. Dice them roughly.
Heat a pan and add grated coconut. Saute till most of the water evaporates.
Combine everything in a blender and grind to a smooth paste. Do not add any water.
[Goes well with neer dosa... - 35.3757
This is a popular south indian fish curry relished by every one who eats it and making them want to know how it is made. I have taught this dish to so many of my students in my cooking classes - 34.1583
Put both the rice in bowl and soak it in water atleast for 2 hours.
Then grind rice with sorekai ,chilli and salt in Grinder or Mixie.
Keep the grinded mixture atleast for 1-2 hour.
Make dosa with the batter and serve hot with coconut chutney.
You can... - 27.8014
Dosakaiya vadiyalu are easy to make at home.All you need is plenty of sunshine!! These sun dried crispies can be saved for over a long period of time in an air tight container. - 0
Hyderabadi Egg Curry
Hyderabadi dishes are a favorite world over and this is one dish that is thoroughly enjoyed by a lot of people. Its very easy and quick to make and ideal when you cannot think of anything else to make. - 0
Easy Andhra Gongura Chicken
This delicious chicken curry is a popular Andhra dish that tastes very good with rice and rotis. It is a favorite with my family. - 0
The mixture of peanuts and jaggery makes not just for a sweet and delicious dessert but is also considered very healthy as it has iron and protein content in it. - 0
Simple Homemade Mudda Pappu
1.In a pressure cooker add yellow lentil, water, turmeric powder, oil, cumin seeds and pressure cook it for 4 whistles.
2.After it cools down ,add salt and mash the lentil soup with a ladle to give it a smooth consistency.
3.Serve it hot... - 0
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. - 0
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. - 0
Poothareku is another popular traditional Andhra sweet, which is made with thin rice papers and powdered sugar. It is a very light sweet which melts in the mouth. It is ideal for people feeling low in energy, because of the sugar used in it. - 0
Adirasalu is a popular Andhra sweet dish, which is also made in other South Indian cuisines such as Tamil and Karnataka. This is made with jaggery, which is a rich source of iron. However, since the adirasalu are deep fried in oil, over eating them can add... - 0
Nuvvula laddu or sesame seed laddus are again another specialty of Andhra cuisine. They are made with sesame seeds and jaggery that are a rich source of calcium and iron. These laddus are generally made during Sankranthi in Andhra Pradesh; however, Diwali is... - 0
Sunnundalu is a typical Andhra sweet which is made with black gram flour. It is rich in proteins and fat and considered ideal for pregnant women and others who need good amount of protein and fat. - 0
Kajjikayalu is a fried sweet dumpling that is made with a maida shell filled with a sweet stuffing of choice. This is one of those sweets that are just to be enjoyed and not worry about how many calories one would be consuming. However, the healthier version... - 0
Spicy Andhra Prawn Masala
1. Wash and pressure cook the prawns with 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, salt (about 1/2 tsp) and water. When done, strain the water and keep the cooked prawns aside.
2. Dry roast coriander seeds, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. Grind them to a... - 0
Traditional Theepi Gavvalu (shakkar Para)
My son loves this snack, which my mom generally makes for most festivals. Because he loves them, she makes a batch once in a while for him to gorge on. Its not very difficult to make. - 0
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. - 0
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... - 0
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... - 0
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 !! - 0
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. - 0
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!! - 0
Andhra Spicy Drumstick Curry
1. Wash the drumstick pieces thoroughly and boil till al dante with a little salt added to the water. Strain and pieces and set aside the water to be used later in the gravy.
2. Heat oil in a kadhai and add the mustard and fenugreek... - 0
This dish is a traditional Andhra dish that has a nice tangy taste to it.It is believed to be good for digestion too. - 0
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!! - 0
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!! - 0
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. - 0
A simple and tasty vegetable curry. Not many ingredients are used in this. It has a nice and light taste to it. - 0
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. - 0
Putnala podi is a tasty accompaniment for dishes like dosa and idli. It is easy and quick to prepare. A complete no hassle dish!! - 0
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. - 0
Andhra Vankaya Koora
1. Roast all the dry ingredients such as coriander seeds, red chilies and peanuts. Grind them into a paste along with the soaked tamarind. Keep the masala aside.
2. Heat oil in the pot and add mustard and cumin seeds. As they... - 0
Semi-crispy Dondakaya Koora
1. Wash and cut gherkin into small pieces (round).
2. Mix gram flour with sliced onion, red chili powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, cumin seeds, curry leaves, salt and water. Mix gherkin pieces with the gram flour mixture and set... - 0
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. - 0
A traditional Andhra sweet and sour onion gravy...it is easy to make and very tasty to eat!! - 0
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. - 0
This is a tasty breakfast / evening tiffin dish.Easy to make with simple ingredients. It gives a nice twist to plain rice. - 0
Pallila Karam Podi
Here's a dish that is sure going to add enough spice to your morning. This powdered peanut mix is easy to make and spicy to taste. It is mostly served with dosa or idli,but can be had with other breakfast dishes too. This red hot peanut powder is surely going... - 0
Spicy Green Brinjal Chutney
1. Wash brinjals and cut them into small pieces. Soak them in water with a little turmeric, so that they do not blacken.
2. Heat oil in a shallow frying pan and add mustard and cumin seeds. As they splutter, add black gram dal and... - 0
Mom's Guthi Vankaya
This is one of my favorite dishes. I thoroughly enjoy having these stuffed brinjals with dal and rice. - 0
Allam Pacchimirchi Thotakura Vepudu
This is one dish that is made regularly at my mom's place as it is my dad's favorite. He loves all leafy vegetables as they are healthy. - 0
Homemade Ulli Dose
One of our family favourite and a regular back home. It gives the dosa the extra crunch and taste. - 0
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... - 0
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. - 0
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... - 0
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. - 0
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... - 0
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