Five Curries of Andhra
A state that is acclaimed for its ancient temples as well as its culinary dishes. The food here will make anybody lick their fingers and wait for more. Some dishes are more well known than the other, such as gongura pachadi, Hyderabadi dum biryani, kandhi Pudi, pesarattu, Pappu and, poothareku. Let’s look into five such curries!
Traditionally curries in Telugu are called koora. First on the list is —
1. Gutti Vankaya Koora
Rayalaseema has given us a great delicacy to take with us, Gutti Vankaya Koora, made out of a whole aubergine. Usually, the small-sized brinjals are stuffed with tasty spice powder and cooked again in more spices. It’s best paired up with Jonna rotta. The roasted peanuts and sesame seeds enough to make it creamy and rich along with other spices that make this ugh a flavorful curry.
2. Kodi Koora
A dish made by dry roasting coriander leaves, poppy seeds, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom seeds and grated coconut. This dish is renowned in Guntur, where chicken is a must have meat. It is a slow cooked dish to make it soak in all the masala.
3. Chicken curry of Chittoor
The dish is made using a creamy purée that melts in your mouth. This amalgamation of cream and spice is so delicious.
4. Telangana’s Chicken curry
Chicken cooked with curry leaves, black peppercorn and coconut. This dish is filled with Andhra’s robust and bold flavors. Distinct ingredients that are a part of this state include tamarind, a variety of chili known as koraivikaram and gongura. At the end of the procedure, some water is added and the pan is scrapped well to take out all the sticky bits from the bottom to add extra flavor.
5. Spicy coastal curry
Vijayawada’s most popular and lip-smacking dish that is super simple to make with all the ingredients present at home. The main ingredient is coconut milk, tomatoes, and lemon and poppy seeds are used to naturalize the spicy taste and bring down the body temperature caused.
The one thing we get to know throughout is that they use so many spices to make a curry.