Malai Mushroom

Malai Mushroom

Mushroom is a very nutritious food for the non-meat lovers. You will fall in love with Mushrooms once you try this delicacy. More »

Instant Tomato Pickle

Instant Tomato Pickle

This is an instant pickle made with very less chilli powder and can be used right away without any wait time unlike the typical Pickle which needs lot of chilli powder and marination time. More »

Gongura Pachadi / Chutney

Gongura Pachadi / Chutney

Spicy and Tangy Chutney made of Gongura leaves. It might feel like an exaggeration to say that this is the first thing that comes to people mind when they think of More »


Masala Dosa


There are many varieties of Dosas that can be made with Dosa batter like Onion Dosa, Paper Dosa, Masala Dosa, Mysore Masala Dosa etc. I make the Masala with Potatoes and Peas but here is a slightly different version from one of my

Murmura Upma / Puffed Rice Upma

Murmura upma

Ingredients: Murmura (puffed rice) – 8 Cups Tomatoes – 4 medium size  Green chillies – 3 large sliced Curry leaves – 1 sprig Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1 pinch Salt –

Veggie bread Toast

Veggie Bread Toast -

This is a good alternative you can try when you get bored of eating Veggie Sandwich all the time. It can also give that spicy twist to the regular


SriRama Navami is a very well known festival celebrated all over Andhra. When you think of SriRama Navami, the first thing people remember is SriRama Kalyanam and the second thing they remember is ‘Panakam’.

Senagapindi Mirapakayalu (Green chillies in Besan)


This Senagapindi Mirapakayalu is very simple to make and can be served as a side dish to go along with simple steaming white rice mixed with a bit of ghee. Spice lovers will love this mouth watering side dish!



Chegodilu are popular Andhra savory snacks. These can be done with different combinations to get different textures and into different sizes.  This can be made with sesame seeds also instead of ajwain, to suit your taste buds. Today the below recipe is

Budidha Gummadikaya Attu (White Pumpkin Dosa for Rice)


Budidha Gummadikaya Attu means a side dish made with White Pumpkin in the form of a thick dosa. This light and crunchy dosa makes a very good accompaniment with Sambhar rice or with steaming white rice mixed with ghee.

Gunta Punukulu

Punukulu 1

Gunta punukula can be made with left over idly batter or can be instantly made with all purpose flour. Today the below recipe is shown with the idly batter. These can be deep fried in oil or shallow fry in

Paala Puri


Ingredients: Maida (All purpose flour) – 1 cup Milk – 4 cups Sugar < 1 cup Salt – 1 pinch Oil (+ ghee 3 tbsp for flavor) for frying Puris Method: Mix Maida and pinch of salt along with some

Beerakaya Gravy / Ridge Gourd Gravy

Beerakaya Gravy curry

  Ingredients: Beerakayalu / ridge gourd – 2 long Urad dal – 2 Tbsp Sesame seeds – 4 Tbsp Red chillies – 4 Mustard – 1 tsp Curry leaves – 1 sprig Oil – 3 tbsp Salt   Method: Wash