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 […]

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 […]

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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