Thursday, September 21

ANDHRA SPECIAL(rice rava upma with onion rasam)


rice rava - 2 cups
water - 5 cups
seasoning (mustard,jeera,chana dal,red chillies,curry leaves)- 1 tsp each
oil- 2tbsp

Heat 1 tbsp oil add seasoning ,fry till they splutter and add water .Boil it.
Add remaining 1 tbsp oil and sim the gas.Now add the rice rava and mix properly and evenly so that no lumps were formed.Cook until done.Serve hot with ullipayapulusu and kandipodi(gunpowder).



Ullipaya Mukkalu -- 1/4 cup cut into slices
Tamarind -- 2 small marbles sized(soaked in warm water)
Turmeric and Salt -- as per needed
chilli powder
Sugar -- 1 tbsp.
Sambar Powder -- 1 tsp.
Rice flour -- 1&1/2 tsp
oil - 2 tbsp.
wate - 2 cups
Seasoning(mustard,jeera,chana,urad,asofoetida(inguva),curryleaves,1 red chiili)


Heat oil,add seasoning and fry till splutter,add onions and fry.Now add turmeric,sambar powder,cilli powder,sugar and fry a little .Now add water and tamarind.Boil till till onions r done.Now mix rice flour in 1/4 cup of water .Mix properly and add to the boiling rasam.cook for 5 min and turn off the stove.

Wednesday, September 20



Basmati Rice - 1 cup cooked
Rajma(soaked in water overnight and boiled) - 1 cup
Tomato -2
onions - 1
Chillies -2
Ginger,garlic paste-1/2tsp each
Dhania,Elachi,Cloves,Cinnamon ,Bayleaves
Red chilli powder
Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Method :

Put oil in a pan.
Fry onion and chillies.Add ginger&garlic paste.then tomato.
Add salt and garam masala powder.Add coriander,rajma and fry for sometime.
And then add rice and cook for 5 mins . Delicious Rajma rice is ready.Serve with onion raitha.

Tuesday, September 19



half boiled rice - 1 cup
half cooked dal - 1 cup
boiled vegetables - 1 cup(sweet-potato,potato,carrot,capsicum,beans,brinjal..)
onion - 1 diced
tomatoes - 1/2 cup
sambar powder- 2 tsp.
sugar - 3 to 4 tbsp
turmeric - apinch


Mustard - 1 tsp
jeera - 1 tsp
chana,urad - 2 tsp
coriander- 3 tsp
red chillies - 3 to 4
curry leaves

Fry & Grind in to Paste.


Heat oil add seasoning ,fry till mustard splutter.Now add onions and fry till transperent.Add tomatoes fry and add masala paste,turmeric,sugar.also add dal,rice boiled vegetables and cook on a low flame .Add salt and mix properly .Turnoff stove.Serve hot with bajji ,papad,chipsand yogurt.

Bread Bajji


Bread Slices- 10 (cut in tiny triangles)
Gram flour(Besan) - 1 cup
salt,chilli powder
soda-a pinch
Oil for frying


Mix all the above ingredients except oil.Keep aside for 10 mins.Heat oil ,Dip bread slices in the gram glour batter and put it in oil and fry it,Do the same procedure for the remaining slices.Then remove bajji`s and let it cool .Serve hot with ketchup or any chutney.