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Sesame Rice ~ Nuvvula Pulagam

Sesame Rice ~ Nuvvula Pongali ~ Nuvvula pulgam

Sankranthi is a harvest festival celebrated by Hindus all over India with different names. Sankranthi festival dishes vary upon region but Sesame seeds and jaggery are the most commonly used ingredients in these dishes. In Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh most of the people celebrate just first 2 days which are Bhogi and Sankrathi. First day dishes contain Sesame rice and second day dishes contain meat. Ariselu ( jaggery, rice flour snack) and sesame-jaggery balls are other most commonly prepared snacks during this festival.

Gongura Pachadi

Gongura Pachadi

Gongura pachadi is a most popular authentic Andhra recipe made with Gongura/Sorrel leaves and red chillies. We can make many differenct dishes with gongura leaves such as gongura pappu(lentils with gongura leaves), gongura mutton, gongura shrimp and the list goes on….