Recipes for Cooking - Telengana/telangana Cuisine

A simple spelling wont make much of a difference to the region in Andhra Pradesh, some people spell it telangana and some spell it telengana. Keeping that aside, Telangana cuisine has its origin from a region called the telengana region in Andhra Pradesh a state in south India. This is a dry regon and the food prepared is a lot spicy compared to the other regions in South India. Find below five of the popular dishes from the telengana cuisine.
  • Chapala Pulusu : Pulusu is a gravied preparation and chapala is fish. It is a fish gravy and is usually served as an accompaniment with steamed rice. Click here for its recipe
  • Kodi Koora : Another gravied preparation this time using chicken instead of fish. Kodi is chicken in telugu language, the language spoken in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Click here for its recipe
  • Telengana Rasam : It is a soupy preparation which is served as an accompaniment to steamed rice. Soup is usually drunk seperately, a rasam is a deviation from soups by having more spices. Click here for its recipe
  • Billavakka : A deep fried snack prepared using rice flour. Click here for its recipe
  • Saboodana Vada : Saboodana is otherwise called sao in hindi and javvarisi in tamil. A batter of saboodana is deep fried and called vada. This is served as a snack with accompaniments like chutney. Click here for its recipe

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Next blog we will see dishes from the travancore cuisine...

Recipes for Cooking - Malabar Cuisine

The malabar region falls in the state of Kerala, the people called malayalees (they speak the language called Malayalam). This state in India is know for its scenic locations and it lush green locales. The state of Kerala is also know as "Gods own country" for the simple reason that it has abundance of beauty any where your eyes can look.
Malabar cuisine has its food influenced by the foreigners who have visited this region for centuries for trading in spices that care cultivated in the state of Kerala. The cuisine is mildly spiced and is very tasty. Find below a few of the popular dishes from the malabar cuisine
  • Malabar Fish Curry : A fish preparation which is gravy based and is prepared over slow fire to absorb all the spices' flavours. Served usually with steamed rice or Appam. Click here for its recipe
  • Appam : It is a light food prepared with rice batter. It is in simpler layman's term pancakes prepared by pouring the batter into a vessel which forms its shape which is like a bowl. Click here for its recipe
  • Ada Prathaman : Ada is a pasta type sheets which are then cut into smaller squares. Ada prathaman is a sweet dish prepared by using ada, it is sweetened using jaggery (Brown Sugar). Click here for its recipe
  • Pazhampori : Usually served as snacks with the evening chai, this is a dish prepared by batter frying sliced fruits. The primary fruit used for this is plantain, a variety available in Kerala called the Naendaram pazham. Click here for its recipe
  • Coconut prawn Gravy : Coconut is one of the primary ingredients in food preparation in Kerala. Coconut is used in some form or the other. This dish is prepared with prawns. Click here for its recipe

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The next post will be on Telengana cuisine, till then chao...

Recipes for Cooking - Hyderabadi Cuisine

Hyderabad is a capital city for the state of Andhra Pradesh, one of the primary cuisines in South India. Hyderabadi Cuisine is influenced by the mughalai style of cooking and is a rich experience consuming the hyderabadi food. Find below five of the many popular dishes from the hyderabadi cuisine.
  • Hyderabadi Biryani : Spelt Biryani or Biriyani is a rice preparation using, again reiterating it being influenced by Mughalai Cuisine. Highly flavoured and rich preparation of rice which leaves your toungue craving for more. Click here for its recipe
  • Haleem : Is a very important dish prepared using minced meat. No meal in Hyderabad or mughalai cuisine lays lesser importance to this dish, every mean features this dish. Click here for its recipe
  • Mirchi ka Salan : Considered an accompaniment to any rice preparation, this dish features as a pre-requisite to a meal. Prepared using chillies (Ofcourse milder ones) and is a gravy. Click here for its recipe
  • Hyderabadi Fish : A fish preparation hyderbad(mughalai) style. Click here for its recipe
  • Chicken Korma : A gravy prepared with chicken as its main ingredient. Also served as an accompaniment to breads and rice preparations. Click here for its recipe

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Next post we will visit the land of the gods, "Gods own country". We will see a few dishes of the malabar cuisine.

Recipes for Cooking - Udupi Cuisine

Udupi Region falls in the state of Karnataka in South India. The recipes are world renowned, the cuisine is primarily vegetarian and has been an integral part in founding certain original lip smacking dishes. Dosa, upma, kichdi are some of the dishes that originated from the town Udupi. Let's see a few dishes of the udupi cuisine and its recipes as below

  • Bele Saru : Saru is a name given for a soupy liquid that is served with rice, saru can also be consumed as an appetizer. It is a concoction of various spices and lentils. This can be prepared in jiffy once we have all its ingredients in place. One such requirement is the Saarina Pudi. It is nothing but ground spices for the saru. Click here for it's recipe
  • Green Beans Gojju : Gojju is a preparation to be served as an accompaniment to the main course food. Click here for its recipe
  • Udupi Upma : A preparation served usually for breakfast, prepared using
    (Sooji/Rava) and certain other ingredients. Click here for its recipe
  • Dosa : Dosa is an integral part of any south indian household. It is served as break fast, snack, even at times lunch or dinner. In simple terms it is rice pancake, served with chutney. Click here for its recipe
  • Payasa : A sweet dish, served as a dessert. Click here for its recipe

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