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chintakaya chutney raw tamarind chuntey rayalaseema recipe

Chintakaya Chutney is one of the most age-old recipes made with raw tamarinds. Normally pickles are fermented in oil, but amazingly this is an oil-free fermented pickle.  Usually in Telugu families during tamarind season, raw tamarinds are ground along with turmeric, rock salt, fenugreek seeds (some people even add green chillies) without adding water and made a coarse paste (check…

Chintakaya thokku raw tamarind chutney recipe

Food which is associated with a memory has more luscious flavour and we always recollect those memories while eating, especially the memories of childhood days we spent in maternal and paternal villages. When I was a kid, I was very fond of sour tastes like tender tamarind, tamarind flowers, raw mango, jujubi fruit (regi pandlu) etc. We used to climb…

spicy toor dal bottle guard gravy hyderabadi cuisine

Kaddu ka Dalcha is a vegetarian curry made with kaddu (sorakaya/lauki/bottle gourd). It can also be cooked as non-vegetarian curry adding mutton. Kaddu is cooked with Toor dal and other spices in gravy consistency. This is usually eaten in combination with Bagara Rice (plain pulao rice is called so in Telangana Region). Even though Telangana is a Telugu state, as Nijams ruled…

pappula podi roasted chana dal gun powder 1

Pappula Podi is a gun powder recipe. Puffed Chana along with red chilli, jeera and other spices is ground to powder. Pappula Podi or Roasted Chana Dal Gun Powder is a Rayalaseema recipe. Each region has their own gunpowder recipes like Buddala Podi (Groundnut or Palli Podi, we call them buddalu in Rayalaseema :) ), Karivepaku Podi, Nuvvula Podi, Kobbari Podi, Nalla…

peanut ladoo easy oil free nutritious sweet recipe

Peanut Ladoo is an easy peasy Indian sweet which can be done when nothing is in the pantry to make snacks. It is made with only 2 ingredients and this is ghee or oil free sweet. At the same time, this peanut laddoo is very nutritious and healthy for any age groups. My hubby likes this very much, hence this laddoo…

overnight oats coconut milk recipe - healthy breakfast recipe

What are Overnight Oats? Soaking Oats in milk overnight are called Overnight Oats. Overnight Oats Coconut Milk recipe is a no-cook recipe which is packed with nutrients and gives a healthy kick for the day to start. Oat bran is good for the heart and acts as cholesterol fighter. You can eat this at any time of the day as…

Pesarapappu cabbage kura or Spicy cabbage curry

Pesarapappu Cabbage Kura or Spicy Cabbage Curry with Yellow Lentils is a simple vegetarian curry which goes well with Rotis, Chapatis and even hot rice. For few vegetables, we are not aware of the local names. Do you know what is cabbage called in Telugu? We usually call that cabbage itself. But my in-law's side they call it as KOSU…

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