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Sakinalu (సకినాలు, சகினலு, सकिनालू, ಸಕಿನಲು)


Sakinalu (సకినాలు, சகினலு, सकिनालू, ಸಕಿನಲು)  These are made in Telangana region of AndraPradesh . It is a festive food made for sankranthi.

Basically the ingredients used in this recipe are very few Rice flour, water ajwain seeds, sesame seeds.

Regional Dish : Andhra Pradesh, South India

Cuisine Style : Andhra | Cooking Time 1 hour | Take as Snack | Type crispy snack | Shelf Life : 2 weeks | Quantity : 5 Servings.

Appx. Nutritional values : calculated for 1 serving (2nos)

Calories( 200Kcals), Carbohydrates (30g), Protein (2g), Fat (2g)

Ingredients :

  • Rice   2 cups
  • Vamu/Ajwain seeds    1Tbsp
  • Nuvvulu/ Sesame seeds  2 Tbsp
  • Salt   according to taste
  • Oil to fry


  1. Wash and soak rice for 2 to 3 Hrs , than drain water and let them dry for awhile.
  2. Make  fine powder  of the rice in a grinder
  3. Take this flour into a bowl and add all the other  ingredients and mix it with some water and make it in to a soft ball.
  4. Take some wet flour in to hand and make round on a dry cotton cloth.
  5. After making all sakinalus fry them in oil.


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