Gayatri Vantillu

Aug 29

2014 Ganesh Puja & Gayatri Vantillu 6th Anniversary Celebrations - Indian Andhra Telugu Recipes -

Wish You all a Happy Ganesh Puja.

Gayatri Vantillu celebrates its 6th Anniversary on this day. Check the following video for two songs on Lord Ganesha sung by great Carnatic singers. Enjoy the melodious Carnatic Music. http://youtu.be/Rurhr4OTIms

Every year Gayatri Vantillu celebrates its Anniversary through highlighting Ganesh Stutis sung by doyens in Carnatic Music.

For Vinakachaviti Fesival recipes and also the earlier Gayatri Vantillu anniversary celebrations visit the following link - http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/miscellaneous/ganapati-veadukalu

Aug 28

Undrallu - http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/cereal-items/undrallu

Undrallu are a Naivedyam serving during Ganesh Puja in Andhra / Telangana for Telugu people. Undrallu being soft also double as a baby food! It is one recipe prepared during this Festival, which can be enjoyed  from infants to elders at home. Of-course except for infants, others enjoy it with Ginger Chutney (posted here two days back).Hope you would also like to prepare this recipe during tomorrow’s festival and enjoy it with your Near & Dear 

Undrallu - http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/cereal-items/undrallu



Undrallu are a Naivedyam serving during Ganesh Puja in Andhra / Telangana for Telugu people. Undrallu being soft also double as a baby food! It is one recipe prepared during this Festival, which can be enjoyed  from infants to elders at home. Of-course except for infants, others enjoy it with Ginger Chutney (posted here two days back).

Hope you would also like to prepare this recipe during tomorrow’s festival and enjoy it with your Near & Dear 

Aug 27

Ganesh Puja Preparations - For making Undrallu (Modak), we need Rice Ravva. If it is not stocked in the pantry, nothing to worry. It can be easily prepared at home. In fact, I always prefer to make it at home as shown in the following linkhttp://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/basics/rice-flour-rice-ravva

Ganesh Puja Preparations - For making Undrallu (Modak), we need Rice Ravva. If it is not stocked in the pantry, nothing to worry. It can be easily prepared at home. In fact, I always prefer to make it at home as shown in the following link

http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/basics/rice-flour-rice-ravva

Aug 26

Allam Pachhadi - Ginger ChutneyThis is a recipe which is prepared during Vinayaka Chaviti celebrations. Its Sweet due to Jaggery, Tangy due to ginger, Sour due to Tamarind, Salt gives the Savory feeling, Fenugreek seeds just give a slight bitterness which blends excellently with the sourness and lastly Red Chillies give the Hotness. Click on the following link to see the recipe video - http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/chutneys-and-aachars/allampachhadiIngredients:Tamarind – Big Gooseberry SizedGinger – 10gmsRed Chillies – 11Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2tspMustard Seeds – 1tspBlack Gram – 2tspsJaggery – 40gmsSalt to TasteTurmeric Powder – 1/4tspAsafoetida – 1/8tspCurry Leaves – HandfulOil – 12tspsHope you too would like to try this traditional Ginger Chutney which is served with Undrallu

Allam Pachhadi - Ginger Chutney

This is a recipe which is prepared during Vinayaka Chaviti celebrations. Its Sweet due to Jaggery, Tangy due to ginger, Sour due to Tamarind, Salt gives the Savory feeling, Fenugreek seeds just give a slight bitterness which blends excellently with the sourness and lastly Red Chillies give the Hotness. Click on the following link to see the recipe video - 

http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/chutneys-and-aachars/allampachhadi

Ingredients:

Tamarind – Big Gooseberry Sized
Ginger – 10gms
Red Chillies – 11
Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1tsp
Black Gram – 2tsps
Jaggery – 40gms
Salt to Taste
Turmeric Powder – 1/4tsp
Asafoetida – 1/8tsp
Curry Leaves – Handful
Oil – 12tsps

Hope you too would like to try this traditional Ginger Chutney which is served with Undrallu

Aug 23

Coconut Milk is  needed to prepare specials recipes like Coconut Kheer, Coconut Rice , Coconut Ice-cream etc. A few simple steps if followed, one can get Coconut Milk at home itself. The store bought Coconut Milk has preservatives and other thickening chemicals, which can be avoided while feeding our near and dear.Watch this recipe at the following link - http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/basics/coconut-milk

Coconut Milk is  needed to prepare specials recipes like Coconut Kheer, Coconut Rice , Coconut Ice-cream etc. A few simple steps if followed, one can get Coconut Milk at home itself. The store bought Coconut Milk has preservatives and other thickening chemicals, which can be avoided while feeding our near and dear.

Watch this recipe at the following link - http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/basics/coconut-milk

Aug 17

New-upload - Andhra Spice Powder for Idly etc. - Click here -  http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/chutneys-and-aachars/karapodiIngredients:Coriander Seeds - 4tbspsBengal Gram - 2tbspsBlack Gram - 1tbspFenugreek Seeds - 1/8tspCumin Seeds - 1tspRed Chilies – 7Tamarind - 5gmsTurmeric Powder - A PinchSalt To TasteCurry Leaves – HandfulGarlic - 1 CloveOil - 2 Drops

New-upload - Andhra Spice Powder for Idly etc. - Click here -  http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/chutneys-and-aachars/karapodi

Ingredients:

Coriander Seeds - 4tbsps
Bengal Gram - 2tbsps
Black Gram - 1tbsp
Fenugreek Seeds - 1/8tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1tsp
Red Chilies – 7
Tamarind - 5gms
Turmeric Powder - A Pinch
Salt To Taste
Curry Leaves – Handful
Garlic - 1 Clove
Oil - 2 Drops

Aug 14

Bread Sandwich Toasts - Recipe Link http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/breakfast/sandwichtoasts

Ingredients:Potatoes – 500gmsBread Slices – 10 (big)Red Chilies – 3Cumin Seeds – 4tbspsSalt To tasteTomato Sauce To TasteChopped Coriander – 1 Tbsp

Bread Sandwich Toasts - Recipe Link http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/breakfast/sandwichtoasts



Ingredients:

Potatoes – 500gms
Bread Slices – 10 (big)
Red Chilies – 3
Cumin Seeds – 4tbsps
Salt To taste
Tomato Sauce To Taste
Chopped Coriander – 1 Tbsp

Jul 26

For “YouTube Top Chef - New Delhi” event on 06 August 2014, I have been asked to choose three recipes one each from finger food, snacks and desserts categories. These items are be placed on the taste table for the guests coming for the event.I chose “MASALA PEANUTS” from Finger Foods category - a recipe people should love munching while watching the “YouTube Top Chef” event!Chefs at Oberoi’s would be making this recipe as shown at http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/chat-fast-food-corner/masala-peanuts

For “YouTube Top Chef - New Delhi” event on 06 August 2014, I have been asked to choose three recipes one each from finger food, snacks and desserts categories. These items are be placed on the taste table for the guests coming for the event.

I chose “MASALA PEANUTS” from Finger Foods category - a recipe people should love munching while watching the “YouTube Top Chef” event!

Chefs at Oberoi’s would be making this recipe as shown at http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/chat-fast-food-corner/masala-peanuts

Jul 25

For “YouTube Top Chef - New Delhi” event on 06 August 2014, I have been asked to choose three recipes one each from finger food, snacks and desserts categories. These items are be placed on the taste table for the guests coming for the event.I picked “CABBAGE VADA” from snacks category- a recipe learnt from my mother-in-lawAt the venue, Chefs at Oberoi’s would me making this recipe as shown athttp://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/breakfast/cabbagevada

For “YouTube Top Chef - New Delhi” event on 06 August 2014, I have been asked to choose three recipes one each from finger food, snacks and desserts categories. These items are be placed on the taste table for the guests coming for the event.

I picked “CABBAGE VADA” from snacks category- a recipe learnt from my mother-in-law

At the venue, Chefs at Oberoi’s would me making this recipe as shown athttp://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/breakfast/cabbagevada

Jul 24

For “YouTube Top Chef - New Delhi” event on 06 August 2014, I have been asked to choose three recipes one each from finger food, snacks and desserts categories. These items are be placed on the taste table for the guests coming for the event. I picked “CHEKKARA PONGALI”- the traditional South-Indian temple servings recipe from dessertsAt the venue, Chefs at Oberoi’s would me making this recipe as shown at http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/cereal-items/chekkarapongali

For “YouTube Top Chef - New Delhi” event on 06 August 2014, I have been asked to choose three recipes one each from finger food, snacks and desserts categories. These items are be placed on the taste table for the guests coming for the event.

 I picked “CHEKKARA PONGALI”- the traditional South-Indian temple servings recipe from desserts

At the venue, Chefs at Oberoi’s would me making this recipe as shown at http://www.gayatrivantillu.com/recipes-2/cereal-items/chekkarapongali