9 Dishes From Telegu Cuisine You Absolutely Must Try

1. Palakura Pappu Palakura Pappu is Andhra & Telangana’s version of dal. Pappu means dal and Palakura means spinach.

2. Pusa/Karapusa This is a popular snack similar to sev. They are named so because they look like threads, which is what pusa means in Telugu.

3. Putharekulu This melt-in-your-mouth dessert is a starch-paper roll stuffed with powdered sugar and dry fruits and nuts.

4. Pesarattu A delectable dosa made from moong dal, this is an essential in the cuisine.

5. Palakova This milky treat is basically Andhra’s version of a peda.

6. Junnu Junnu is another delicious caramel-like dessert that is prepared using first-lactation milk.

7. Aratikaya Pulusu This is a curry made out of raw bananas. Delicious and spicy!

8. Punugulu This is another snack item that is popular in Telangana & Andhra Pradesh. They’re tiny balls of deliciousness served with chutney.

9. Aratikaya Vepudu Aratikaya means raw banana. This is essentially a spiced raw banana dish.

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