Wadiyalu

I could not think of any regional food starting with W, in this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine. I had to twist the letter, just like I did with Q, to come up with a post for today. I have W for Wadiyalu, actually spelled vadiyalu. Wadiyalu are sundried crisps, sundried lentil balls, sun […]

Tamata Atukula Vadiyalu ~ Tomato Poha Vadi

Vadiyalu are sun dried crisps, sundried lentil balls or patties made with either lentils, vegetables or rice. Name of the vadiyam (singular) starts with the ingredient used, followed by the word vadiyam. Vadiyalu are either added to curries to enhance the flavor, can be eaten with rice or eaten as it is as a snack. […]

Tamata Pappu ~ Tomato Dal

After yesterday’s long post, I am going to or at least try to keep this short. In this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, today I have a very simple recipe that is prepared all across India with few variations. I never paid much attention to letter T until very late and in fact, this […]

Cucumber Tomato Salad with Sour Cream

Today I have a very simple salad with cucumber and tomatoes. This salad can be served as a side dish with baked or grilled meats and as a dish with any cuisine. If you are a cucumber lover like me, it can eaten as late morning or a late afternoon snack. This is similar to […]

Egg Curry ~ Kodi Guddu Kura

Egg curry with onion and tomatoes is a 15 minutes recipe. Great side dish for rice and Indian flat breads. For the third and final day of side dishes, it is an easy egg curry with tomatoes and onion. I do not follow a specific recipe for egg curry and throw in whatever is in […]

Cauliflower Shorva (Stew)

Shorva or shorba is a stew with chunks of vegetables or meat. I made cauliflower shorva with tomatoes, cauliflower and yogurt. I already posted tomato shorva, bottle gourd shorva, chicken shorva & mutton shorva recipes. I mentioned how shorva is different from a soup and a curry in my chicken shorva post. I planned on […]

Tomato Sauce for CCChallenge

As I mentioned in my last post, I made tomato sauce as one of the condiments for week 3 of buffet on table. Later when I did some research, I was unsure if it falls in condiments category. I changed my mind and replaced it with basil pesto. This is a quick and easy tomato […]

Cucumber Raitha ~ Perugu Pachadi

Today I have a very simple and easy raitha/raita from India. I never thought raitha would fall under condiments category but wiki says it is a condiment. So here I am with one of my favorite condiments I make to go with biryani and vegetable bagara. Raitha can be prepared with many vegetables but this […]

Salsa Roja from Mexico

Salsa Roja is a red sauce from Mexico. It is used to make enchiladas and can also be served with corn chips or tortillas. There are many versions of this salsa online. The main ingredients though, are tomatoes, chilies, garlic, onion and cilantro. One method of making this salsa is to puree all the ingredients […]

Homemade Tomato Soup

I made some tomato soup to go with the tomato basil loaf I made for the tame the yeast theme. I followed Food Network’s Michael Chiarello’s recipe. The recipe also had a video of the soup preparation but I ignored the video and just followed the written recipe. The written recipe asked to puree the […]

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