Marriage is a turning point in every body s life. In India most of the marriage s is arranged marriages so people start doing shopping and all other works 1 month before itself. Women in the house starts making masala powders, vadiyalu (sun dried rice or urad dal wafers) and pickles. Especially sweets Laddoo is one of the favorite sweet in pelli bhojanam(shadi ki thali, marriage feast) and also one more sweet in Andhra is famous in this feast is Ariselu. In savory s masala vada and kaarapposa (a savory snack made with chick pea flour) and bajji s will serve with rice and other Currys. Now coming to the curry s Mudda pappu (plain tour dal cooked with little salt and nicely mashed) is the dal which is must in Andhra Shadi ki thali.
Here is a lovely song about Pelli bhojanam (marriage feast)
And here I go with simple Mudda pappu recipe..........
INGREDIENTS FOR MUDDAPAPPU:----
Tour dal --- 1 cup
Ghee – 1 tab sp
Salt to taste
Heat ghee in a sauce pan or in a pressure cooker and add tour dal and fry till nice aroma comes out then add 2 cups of water and cook till dal become soft.
Now remove from the heat add salt to taste and mash it with a potato masher or a back side of the spoon, mash well and serve with hot rice and ghee and aavakaya.
And here is a traditional Shadi ki thali from Andhra
1 – Gongura pachadi (sorrel leaves chutney)
2 – Salt
3 – Bajji
4 – Masala vada
5 – Laddoo
6 – Rava kesari (semolina halwa (sweet)
7 – Aavakayi (mango pickle)
8 – Aritikaya Kura
9 – Charu (rasam)
10 – Mukkala pulusu (vegetables cooked in tamarind gravy)
11 – Paala talikalu (rice sevai payasam)
12 – Perugu (curd)
13 – Mudda pappu
14 – Vadiyalu (sun dried wafers)
15 – Plain rice
16 – Pulihora (tamarind rice)
17 – Paramannam (chakkara pongali)
18 – Majjiga
19 – Ariti pandu (banana)
This traditional pelli bhojanam goes to priyanka s shadi Ki Thali event