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Cold coffee and raw papaya salad

Summer Coolers ~ Iced Cocoa-Coffee

During summers this is a kind of drink I really relish, absolutely chilled cocoa coffee. Brilliant flavor. I made it the other day along with green papaya salad. Neither too strong nor mild, the smooth balance of coffee-chocolate taste and aroma with an addictive flavor made my palate crave for more. Simply irresistible, perfect summer […]

Raw Papaya Salad

Summer Salads ~ Green Papaya Salad – Som Tum

Summer is at its peak here and its salad days at our home. Means less time spent in the kitchen – just fix a salad and a chilled drink. Today I prepared a popular Thai inspired raw papaya salad, Som Tam. When ever we order Thai food, this salad is a must. This is a […]

Royallu Mudda Kura - Prawn Curry

Royallu Mudda Kura – Prawn Curry

My friend sent me some fresh water prawns the other day and also shared a lovely recipe of prawn curry. It was pretty quick to prepare and it turned out amazingly good with well balanced flavors – redolent with the sweetness of coconut and subtly spiced. Curry leaves, khus-khus and coconut form the essence of […]

Guddu Munagakaaya Kura - Eggs and drumsticks cooked in onion-tomato gravy

Kodi Guddu Munagakaaya Kura ~ Egg – Drumstick Curry

Today’s curry is possibly one of my favorite combination of eggs and drumsticks, only after Egg pulusu though.:) I have an overabundance of drumsticks, fresh from the backyard garden and have been using them pretty often in my cooking lately. There are numerous ways to cook eggs and while preparing a gravy or curry, vegetables […]

Summer Salads ~ Spicy Mango Salad

With an abundant supply of mangoes at home, I find myself making a lot of salads with ripe mangoes. It was fruit chaat the other day and today I made a simple mango salad – ripe mango chunks, finely chopped onions and fresh coriander, tossed together in a dressing of lime-red chilli flakes-olive oil. I […]

Ripe suvarnarekha (backyard garden)

Aam Ki Lassi – Mango Yogurt Smoothie & Mango Milk Shake

Antioxidant, fibre-rich, sweet and juicy mango, considered the ‘king of fruits’, is the most beloved fruit to us at home. Can you imagine yourself sitting under the shade of a tree on a hot sultry day sipping a glass of chilled mango lassi? Its pure bliss! The essence of this enticing wonder, Aam ki lassi, […]

Mamidikaya Munga Kaaya Pulusu - Raw mango and drumsticks in tamarind sauce

Mamidikaya Pulusu – Raw Mango In Tamarind Sauce

Sometimes we get carried away with a particular seasonal food or ingredient and end up preparing different varieties or variations of it more often than usual. During the summer season, I am obsessed with mangoes – both, raw and ripe and can never get tired of them. Today, I’m sharing with you an unforgettable summer […]

Maamidikaya Kobbari Pachadi - Raw Mango Coconut Chutney

Pachi Mamidikaya-Kobbari Pachadi – Raw Mango-Coconut Chutney

Earlier, I had blogged a pachadi recipe using green mango and fresh coconut, kobbari mamidikaya pachadi. Today, I’m blogging another version of this pachadi, a traditional Andhra summer favorite. This humble, brown zesty chutney that lacks visual appeal comes from a favorful combination of fresh coconut and raw mango (both from my backyard garden) with […]

Close view of raw mangoes (rasalu)

Weekend Gardening – Mango Trees In Our Backyard

Come summer, one finds a lot of mango flavor in our cooking, adding color, a tangy twist and a hint of sweetness to dals, curries, pachadis, pickles, salads, drinks, smoothies or desserts. We literally eat, drink and live, different varieties of mangoes not only from trees grown in our backyard but also from the farm […]

Vankaaya Kothimira Vepudu - Brinjal Coriander Leaves Stir Fry

Vankaya Kothimira Vepudu – Brinjal-Fresh Coriander Stir Fry

Lakshmi of Veggie Cuisine started a monthly food blog event, Regional Cuisines of India (RCI) where each month one regional cuisine is showcased. This month RCI is showcasing Andhra Cuisine, which is being hosted by the lovely Latha of Masala Magic. It is in events like this, one can find some traditional hard-to-find culinary gems […]

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