Bobbari Garelu ~ Chekkalu – Rice Flour Black Eyed Peas Crackers

While drafting the post this morning, when adding the links to posts I posted on this day in yesteryears, I realized today is my blog anniversary!! I can’t believe I started this blog 8 years ago!! The blog that I created to kill boredom, to record some of my cooking experiments has survived 8 long […]

Sakinalu

In this A-Z Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, for ‘S’ I have a traditional Telangana snack, sakinalu. Sakinalu are deep fried, round concentric shaped snack prepared with freshly ground rice flour. This is one of the first recipes to be cooked for this BM, along with chegodi back in January, when I was visiting my mom […]

Odappalu ~ Instant Rice Flour Garelu (Vada)

After a break on Sunday, we resume our A-Z Challenge culinary Journey Through Telangana Cuisine with letter ‘O’. Like the last two letters, my ‘O’ was finalized long ago and odappalu were my first and last choice for the letter. There aren’t any vegetables or food items starting with ‘O’ in Telugu, except odappalu. There […]

Chegodi

Chegodi is one of the popular traditional snacks from Telangana that has a shelf life of at least 10 – 15 days. This is also a popular snack in Andhra and similar ones are prepared in neighboring states of Karnataka and Maharashtra as well. Chegodi is made with rice flour and shaped into circles or […]

Biyyam Pindi Attlu ~ Rice Flour Dosa or Crepes

For the second day of my Journey Though Telangana Cuisine, I have Biyyam Attlu or Biyyapattlu or Biyyam Pindi Attlu. There are many dishes in Telangana that start with alphabet ‘B’ and my first choice for this alphabet was Beerakaya Alsandakaya Kura. I even made it back in fall when I found some fully podded […]

Vietnamese Stuffed Crepes ~ Banh Xeo

I cannot believe we are already on 22nd alphabet V and in 3-4 days our Around the World in 30 Days culinary tour will conclude. Of all the alphabets, V was probably one of the easiest I have done in terms of finding the recipe and cooking it. I did V for Vietnam. One day […]

Chila from Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is an East Indian state carved out of Madhya Pradesh. This state borders Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. Cuisine of the state is influenced by its neighboring states. Chhattisgarh has a fertile land and many crops are grown abundantly. It is called rice bowl of central India. Chhattisgarhi people […]

Indian Cooking Challenge: Sarvapindi ~ Ginnappa

Sarvapindi or Ginne appa is a rice flour pancake popular in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh. I never heard or saw my cousins or aunts from Andhra region talk or prepare this pancake. So I am assuming this is from Telangana region of the state. It gets the name Sarvapindi or ginne appa based on […]

Indian Cooking Challenge: Ariselu

This month’s Indian Cooking Challenge is ariselu.  Ariselu are a sweet dish prepared mostly during festivals and special occasions.  I never prepared ariselu before and would not even have attempted, but for the challenge.  Thank you Srivalli for choosing this for this month’s challenge. Ariselu are prepared by making a dough using rice flour and […]

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