Top 10 Must Have Dishes Of Andhra Pradesh

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Joyce Ayyagari
May 04, 2019   •  34 views

1. Gutti Vankaya Kura

This curry is a food item commonly made in every house of Andhra Pradesh.The recipe is by using eggplant stuffed with roasted herbs and the correct amount of spices to give it a delicious taste.It is thick with a good appearance and the smell just lures anyone from a distance.Greenish white brinjals are preferred over purple ones as they have a very delicate skin making it easier to cook.Rice or ghee Rotis are a perfect combination for this.

2. Mudda Pappu with Avakai and Ghee

Mudda Pappu is the favorite food of any home in Andhra and is a necessary food item in many marriages.But right now it doesn’t happen in cities unlike in villages and you are lucky if you get this in a restaurant.It is a simply cooked Toor Dal and the way it is pressure cooked, and the combination with rice and pickle gives it a classic taste.The most common South Indian food, especially during festivals being a part of the Andhra Thali.

3. Gongura Pachadi

This authentic Andhra pickle is made from sorrel leaves and has the perfect taste when served with steam rice and onion. This mouth-watering item is one of the best pickles or chutneys, and the recipe is easy, so anyone can try this dish at home and have a delicious meal.

4. Pesarattu

It is also known as Green Gram Dosa.For breakfast it is quite popular.This item is one of the dishes for many roadside eateries, and so this delicious food is available anywhere coming at low prices.The other form is known as Upma Pesarattu where the dosa is roasted with upma in it and is a perfect combination with Coconut chutney.Like many other Andhra dishes, it is also spiced up and sometimes served with tomato chutney.

5. Kodi Pulao

Chicken Pulao is one of the traditional food items mainly in coastal Andhra.It is made with rice, meat, and spices and is famous throughout the subcontinent which originated among the Muslims in the ancient times.Quite common in Andhra and Rayalaseema and is ideal for people who love spicy foods.

6.Pootha Rekulu

A very popular dessert in Andhra Pradesh.Rice and ghee are the ingredients for it.It takes a lot of experience to get the layers right with the addition of ghee, sugar, and cardamom for each layer.So thin being called as paper sweet and it just melts when kept in the mouth.

7. Pulihora

One of the kinds of Tamarind rice enhanced with spicy flavors to give it a sour and salty taste at once.It is a dish for festivals and special gatherings and is often distributed to people as Prasad in temples.The preparation is addition of Tamarind to rice along with a touch of curry leaves, tomato extract and also mustard seeds to enhance the taste.You should have a taste of the real Andhra cuisine by tasting this rice.

8. Boorelu

This sweet is famous during festive occasions especially for Ugadi and also in traditional Hindu marriages. It takes a day to prepare but is surely worth wasting a day for this delicious sweet and it just melts in the mouth.

9. Gongura Mutton

This Authentic Andhra style Mutton curry is cooked with gongura leaves to give it a touch of spiciness with Gongura flavor.The combination with biryani has evolved a whole new level for Biryani lovers where we can enjoy the taste of it with a desert.

10. Daddojanam

Daddojanam is known as Temple Curd rice spiced up a little.It is famous for Prasad in temples.At the time of summer, this dish is quite common for cooling the body temperature and so very useful when talking about health aspects.

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Yum 😋
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Good to hear about andhra's famous dishes... Nice info.