The recipes here, were collected by me.
Most of them learnt from my mom , mother-in-law & my aunts,friends and some are from cookery books I read, and some are from the television shows I watch. I am putting them all together to share my interest in cooking.
The measurements given in my recipes are according to my family tastes. Please feel free to give feedback.
Monday, February 2, 2009
More About Andhra Food
I would like to mention some facts about andhra-food!
Staple Food ,obviously is rice.
Food of AP(Andhra Pradesh) is known for its heavy use of spices and chillies.
And Curd is part of the meal while it helps to neutralise the spicy nature of the food.
Snack or tiffin type are made of many preparations like onion pakodas, vadas, or savories,idly with spicy sambhar, upmas,and savouries which include murukkus,appadams,viz..
Andhra is famous for its Hyderabad Cuisine. It has the influence of Mughalai Food.
The taste ranges from sour, sweet, salt and spicy.
One of the finest foods are Baingan Bhartha and Hyderabadi Biryani.
The main menu for the lunch will be as follows: Annamu(Rice) Chiru Thindi(snacks) ice-creams or desserts Chutney or Pachadi items Pappu or Dhal items Podulu or Powders Rotis or Chapathis Sambharu(Sambhar) and Rasam Soups Sweetlu(Sweets) Thalimplu(Dry Items) Tiffins Urugaaylu(Pickles)