Garela Pulusu ~ Moong Dal Vada in Tamarind Based Gravy

Garelu are donut shaped lentil fritters. Popular name for garelu is vada / vadai. In Telangana pesarapappu ~ moong dal garelu are a common preparation followed by bobbarla garelu than the minapappu garelu/vada. Garelu are prepared for breakfast, tea time snack and for special occasions. Since these are so popular and liked by many, these […]

Fenugreek Leaves Moong Dal Curry ~ Menthi Aaku Pesaru Pappu Koora

Letter ‘F’ was one of the tough letters in this A-Z challenge, Journey Through the Telangana Cuisine. I could not think of any regional food that starts with ‘F’. As I mentioned in my first post, there are a couple of extra clauses to the theme when dealing with such tough letters. One of them […]

Attu Tunukala Koora ~ Gram Flour Pancake Curry

As I mentioned yesterday, I am doing a month long marathon starting today, with A-Z regional cooking as the theme. For this theme, we have two options to choose from. Option one is cooking from a region in India or one country and the other is to pick 4 regions from India or 4 countries, […]

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 […]

Shrimp Curry ~ Royyala Koora without Tomato

After a nonstop mega blogging marathon (bm) last month, I am back for another edition of bm. This is our regular marathon where we blog for three consecutive days every week of the month. For regular marathons I usually blog two weeks a month and this is my first week of BM # 57. I […]

Alsande Tonak from Goa

As I mentioned in my last post, I met some of my blogging friends when I was in India this past February. Archana’s gave us a packet of Tonak masala. She also prepared alsande tonak during our meet in Chennai and unfortunately I missed the cooking session as I had to get back to Hyderabad […]

Sarson da Saag & Makki de Roti

Today we move on from Rawalpindi in Punjab, Pakistan to Punjab India. For the third combo of the week, I have one of the most famous food combos from the state of Punjab, sarson ka saag with makki ka roti. This combo is favorite among the locals in Punjab, both in India & Pakistan. Saag […]

Saag Aloo ~ Spinach Potato Curry

Saag is a green leaves vegetable curry and the greens used can be spinach, mustard greens or collard greens. The most famous saag is sarson ka saag, mustard leaves dish from the state of Punjab. Today I have saag aloo (potato) and the green leaf vegetable I used here is spinach. I had planned on […]

Choley for Cooking from Cookbook Challenge

Cooking from Cookbook Challenge is a blog event I try to participate at least twice a month. This a weekly weekend event, where we post recipes prepared from cookbooks, paper clipping and written down recipes. This event has forced me try many new recipes that I wanted to but never got around to do. Today’s […]

Potato Fry ~ Potato Dry Curry in the Oven

When someone says they are baking, one would expect it to be a bread, cake, cookies, pretzels, etc but one would not expect a curry. My second post for this week is one such unconventional bake; potato fry. I roast potatoes once in a while when I am lazy to fire up the stove. Cut […]

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