The Famous Andhra Dishes

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The mention of Andhra Pradesh would surely bring to your mind the image of mouthwatering Hyderabadi Biryani garnishes with onion slices and lemon. However, the cuisine of Andhra Pradesh is lot more vast than that. It has some of the most unique dishes and the list present below is just the snippet of the delicacies served here. We have tried to include the must try dishes from the list of tasty dishes that extend to almost infinity.

Boorelu

Ugadi and other festive occasions are the times when the people from Andhra Pradesh have this dish.

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Split black gram is mixed with jaggery and stuffed in roundish balls made of rice flour. The flavour of cardamom powder makes this dish even more tempting.


Pootha rekulu

If you happen to be in Andhra Pradesh, you ought to try Pootha rekulu, a papery dessert made up of rice batter, ghee and sugar powder.

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The papery feel would linger in your mouth for quite a long time.


Gongura Pachadi

Pachadi means pickle. Gongura pachadi is a tasteful pickle made from Kenaf leaves.

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It tastes best when eaten with steaming hot rice.


Pesarattu

Green gram is used to prepare pesarattu which is usually eaten as breakfast.

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It is basically green dosa served with coconut chutney, ginger chutney and upma.


Kanda Bachali Kura

Godavari region of Andhra Pradesh is famous for Kanda Bachali Kura.

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It is made of elephant foot and Malabar spinach. This spicy gravy curry is usually served with rice.


Ulava Charu

Guntur and Krishna districts of Andhra Pradesh are famous for Ulava Charu. Horse gram is used to prepare this brown soup.

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It is usually garnished with fresh cream and served with steamed rice. When you visit Andhra Pradesh, you can have it for breakfast or an appetizer.


Natu Kodi Kura

Andhra Style Natu Kodi Kura is a special recipe of chicken curry.

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The exclusive spice chilli mix from Guntur and coconut add a lot of tasty flavour to this delicacy.


Gongura Mutton

During chilling winters, Gongura Mutton is a must dish to have. It is a hot and spicy curry made from pieces of lamb or mutton.

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Sorrel leaves added to this dish make it all the more savoury.


Kakinada Kaja

Just like bobbatlu and bandar laddu, Kakinada Khaja also seems to be an awesome dessert from Andhra Pradesh. Kakinada Kaja is a cylindrical sweetmeat and has a firm crispy surface to the outside with a syrupy stuffing in the centre.

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It resembles jalebi to a great extent. Add this to your foodie wishlist if you are planning a trip to Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.


Pulihora

Pulihora is basically sour rice flavoured with tamarind paste.

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Curry leaves, peanuts and other routine spices add to its awesomeness even more.


Pulasa Pulusu

Godavari region of Andhra Pradesh serves this exclusive dish made from the Pulasa fish which is found only there. Its uncommonness makes it a must try if you happen to visit that place.

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It is a special curry prepared with Pulasa fish. Tamarind juice, pieces of lady’s finger and mango pickle is also added to this dish. Serve it with steamed rice.


Mudha Pappu

Mudha Pappu is basically a ball of tur dal. It is best eaten with mango pickle and steamed rice added to ghee.

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If you are visiting Andhra Pradesh with your toddler, you can definitely feed him with this dish.


Chandrakanthalu 

Husked moong dal is used to prepare Chandrakanthalu, a relishable sweet dish of Andhra Pradesh.

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Its special cardamom and saffron flavour makes it an awesome cookie. The occasional taste of cashews in the mouth make it even tastier.

Now whenever you happen to be at Andhra Pradesh, you know what should you not miss out on while eating out. Mesmerise your taste buds to the best with these delicacies.

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