5 Desserts From Andhra That Rule Our Hearts

We know the mention of Andhra Pradesh has already taken you on a ride to scrumptious Hyderabadi Biryani and Pulihara and a lot more spicy and tangy deliciousness and we don’t blame you. After all, spicy food and Andhra Pradesh seem to be fixated in our minds as one unit. However, like all the other states of India, Andhra Pradesh has a plethora of savoury and sweet dishes as well. Numerous desserts are typical to the state and are prepared during regional festivities. Most of these desserts are usually made with dry fruits and are nutritious. Are you planning to have a multi-course Andhra menu at home but are confused about the final course? We have curated five easy yet delicious dishes that will complete your Andhra platter. Try them out and thank us later. 


A traditional sweet of Atreyapuram, Putharekulu is made by wrapping a filling made up of sugar, nuts and dry fruits in a paper-thin rice starch layer. Popularly called the paper sweet, Putharekulu is every Telugu’s first dessert choice. 


Especially made during Sankranti, Ariselu is made in almost all parts of South and South-East India but with different names. Made with a mixture of rice flour and jaggery, Ariselu tastes as delicious as it looks. 

Rava Laddoo 

Do we even doubt the presence of Laddoo on an Indian dessert menu? As the name suggests, Rava Laddoo is made up of semolina with a hint of coconut. Quite easy and labor-saving, this Laddoo is an absolute crowd-pleaser.

Kakinada Kaja 

An amalgam of interesting textures, Kakinada Kaja is distinct in its way. With a crispy exterior and a juicy interior, Kakinada Kaja is one of the most loved sweets of South India. Named after the city of Kakinada, these Kaajas resemble the shape of a tube. 

Bandar Laddoo 

These creamy, melt-in-mouth Laddoos are one of the most popular desserts of Andhra Pradesh. Made with jaggery syrup, chickpea flour, and ghee, these Laddoos will leave you asking for more. 

Include these Andhra desserts in your platter to end your meal on a sweet note. Have a delightful lunch!