Onion Pakoda | How to make Crispy Onion Pakoda

Onion Pakodas

Onion Pakoda or Onion Pakora is one of the tastiest and simplest form of deep fried snack varieties popular all over India. There are absolutely so many variations you can make in this fritters that its impossible to document all of them. While one can make a pakoda with any vegetable, many are partial to […]

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Parathas from Leftover Rice!

I don’t really remember eating much of leftover stuff at home more because Amma used to prepare all three meals and there was always somebody to complete whatever was left. Parents have strong opinion against having food stored in fridge and consuming it later. No there is no question of leftover items at home. But […]

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Erra Karam Masala Dosa ~ Andhra Specials!

This is my 100th post and I am celebrating it by posting my hubby dear’s favorite dosa types – Erra Karam Masala Dosa. Erra Karam as in Telugu means Red Chilli Masala, this I came to know is hubby favorite dish which he very passionately confessed during my Athamma’s earlier visit. He said his mother […]

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Jeera Aloo Sabji

Jeera Aloo Sabji is one of the easiest dishes you can make. It hardly takes time and very quick to prepare. Jeera or Cumin is my favourite spice. I tend to add it more to many of my regular dishes as well. When I started cooking, this was one of the spice I was very […]

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Bendakaya Bajji ~ Okra Bajji

Bendakaya Bajji

Bendakaya Bajji is a gooey stew made with Lady’s Finger from Anantapur, Andhra. This is a no Oil dish that pairs well with Ragi Sangati , a rice dish made with Finger Millet. This is my Athamma’s signature dish and it took me many years to finally get approval from Hubby Dear not because I […]

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Biyam Rotti ~ Rice flour Rotis

Biyam Rotti or Rotis made from Rice flour is very common in rural parts of India. Amma makes many of these rottas from flours like maize, Ragi but the one from Rice is the simplest and also very tasty. Since we had this big box of rice flour ready, we have been having this for […]

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Stuffed Paneer Parathas

My memories on Stuffed parathas goes back to the time we went to Pune to attend a Punjabi family friend’s marriage. It was one cold December morning when we landed in Pune station. When I got down the steps, cold wind hit my face and I was chilled to bones. I am always very resistant […]

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Chikkudukaya Vepudu with Aloo

Chikkudukaya Vepudu with Aloo

Chikkudukaya Vepudu with Aloo is more of a dry dish made with Broad Beans and Potatoes with a typical Indian Masala. This serves both as a side dish for Chapati or along with Rice and dal. This is one of the most frequent dishes that Athamma used to make for dinner and I also got […]

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X – Chicken Fry

X Chicken Fry

X Chicken Fry is a delicious dry roast that works as a wonderful starter for your parties. This easy to make chicken fry can be done with easily available pantry ingredients. When I was thinking about reworking on the pictures, I wanted to make sure we make those dishes that are absolutely our family’s favorite. […]

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