Category Archives: BASICRECIPES

vangi bhath masala powder recipe/Vaangibathpowder

vangi bhath masala powder recipe

vangi bhath masala powder recipeNot actually every Indian dish needs spice powders but some preparations badly needs a specific combinations of spice powders!it becomes a representation of that particular Indian cuisine.vangi bhath masala powder recipe too is one such important spice mix needed to make vangi bhath but not only that you can add it to make some selected curries and gravies. Continue reading

tomato dal andhra style /tomato pappu

tomato dal andhra style /tomato pappu

tomato dal andhra style /tomato pappuIn India and down South here dal in any form any time any day is so vital that every first serving for hot rice will be with some kind of heart warming dal with good dollop of ghee in it.I always admire Andhra cuisine for its sharp flavours and you may be knowing me as a sweet mad person till now but not to mention am a spice loving person too.Paruppu thanni/dal pani is the first introductory food that is given to a baby before introducing solid foods because these dals contains loads of protein and dietary fibres and is easy for a baby to digest. Continue reading

garlic paruppu podi recipe /Andhra style podi for rice

garlic paruppu podi recipe  /Andhra style podi for rice

Andhra style paruppu podiIf it is Andhra meals in hotels then in generality the expectation would be the paruppu podi the first served item!hot rice mixed with ghee then dry podi added to it gives a beatific aroma and I know most of us are badly addicted towards  this garlic paruppu podi recipe. In most of the restaurants I see for afternoon meals its in their own routine to display cups of andhra paruppu podi,pickles and even andhra famous gongura chutney right on the table even before the guests arrive,its their customary practice! Continue reading

make green chutney (hari) for chaats sandwiches

make green chutney (hari) for chaats sandwiches

hari chutneyIn a snacky chaat world the lovely main characters(ingredients I mean)are sweet/tamarind chutney and the other is the green/hari chutney!the part played by the green chutney is spiciness and tamarind for its tangy sweetness!both are inevitable ones and that’s the reason why chaat foods are finger licking good and addictive.Taking about the coriander leaves!of course we know their fragrance and benefits are distinctive and well appreciated! Continue reading

tamarind chutney sauce /sweetchutneyforchaats

tamarind chutney sauce /sweetchutneyforchaats

tamarind chutney sauce /sweet chutneyChaats would have been a failure snack if these sauces/chutneys are not there!they are so inevitable that they make the snack more expressive and complete.In special chaat houses even road side shops here serve hot samosas with tangy sweet tamarind chutney and tomato sauce,but I always have a great craving for tamarind chutney sauce and Continue reading