Top 20 Guntur Chili Recipes of Telangana


Telangana is a known destination for intense flavors and spices. Guntur Chili is well-known and well-used. Being the Chili capital of India, Guntur’s original recipes are known all over India. The extensive stream channels of Krishna River feed the agriculture of Guntur. The streets of Guntur hold the spicy breeze of mirchi. Let us now explore some of them!

1.Guntur Chili Chicken

One of the most loved Guntur Chili recipes of Telangana. The ingredients comprise flavors of dry Guntur Chili, coconut milk, along with the juicy chicken. It goes best with parotta, rice, roti, and other Indian breads.

Contains: Oil, onion, ginger-garlic paste, Guntur dry Chili, turmeric powder/ paste, pudina, chicken, tomatoes, water (minimal), garam masala, coconut milk, coriander leaves, coconut oil to garnish.


2.Guntur Chili Chicken Biriyani

Telangana is incomplete with chicken biriyani. Guntur Chili chicken biriyani is known for its flavors and originality. On your next visit to Guntur, do try it!

Contains Basmati rice, cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon stick, bay leaf, star anise, boneless chicken, garam masala, salt, onions chopped fine, tomatoes chopped fine, Guntur Chili, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, water, oil, saffron milk (optional), fried onions for garnish, Coriander leaves for garnish.


3.Guntur Chicken Kizhi Parotta

Kizhi parotta is a sensation for all food lovers. This recipe personifies the aroma of banana leaf, parotta, and Guntur Chili. Topped with red onion and stuffed with Guntur Chili-soaked chicken and its gravy. This recipe will surely make your salivary amylase crave it again and again!

Contains: Maida, oil, Guntur dry Chili, turmeric powder, salt, red onion, tomatoes, star anise, clove, cinnamon, coriander leaves, garam masala, salt, and banana leaf (baking).


4.Guntur Chili Pickle

This recipe will surely break your Scoville unit record of yours. The fermented Guntur Chili has a piercing aroma. The recipe is best served with rice, snacks, various dressings, etc…

Contains: Guntur Chili, tamarind, turmeric powder, sesame oil, garlic (optional), curry leaves, and salt.


5.Guntur Chili Kodi

This can be one of the favorite recipes of a Telugu kid. This recipe brings so much nostalgia to the Telugu kids. It is a kind of Guntur Chili-lemon-flavored chicken rice. The recipe has a specific aroma.

Contains: Boneless chicken, garlic, curry leaves, Guntur red Chilies, rice, lemon, yogurt or curd, oil, maida, and coriander leaves.


6.Guntur Karacha Mavu Dosa

The list is hollow without Guntur Karacha Mavu Dosa. It is crunchy, spicy, and tasty dosa. The burning flavor is a typical aroma of this dosa.

Contains: Wheat flour, rice flour, besan, rava, curd, asafoetida, Guntur dry Chili, water, curry leaves, salt, cumin seeds, and oil.


7.Red Lemon Rice/ Kempu Chitranna

Lemon rice is one of the most liked flavored rice in South India. Telangana adds its “Redness” to it. A spiced duo combo of Guntur red Chili and lemon makes the rice hot and sour. Worth try it!

Contains: Rice, urd/black gram, garlic, cloves, fenugreek, cumin, coriander leaves, shredded coconut, Guntur Chilies, curry leaves, mustard, peanuts, lemon, oil, and salt.


8.Guntur Karwari Bangda Fish Curry

Karwari Fish Curry is well-known for its flavors and aroma. The fish is juicy and spicy. The Guntur Chili adds beauty and heat to it. Guntur Karwari Bangda Fish Curry is a different Guntur Chili recipe!

Contains: Bangda fish, Guntur Chili, curry leaves, fenugreek, green Chili, ginger-garlic paste, kokum juice, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, clove, coriander leaves, oil, and salt.


9.Guntur Idly/Dosa Podi (powder)

Idly/Dosa Podi (powder) is a sensation. It is often mixed with oil and used as a side recipe for dosa and idly. The idly/dosa podi (powder) constituents often vary from region to region. Guntur Chili adds color and heat to the podi (powder).

Contains: Urd/black gram, cumin, roasted rice, Guntur Chili, Channa dal, black pepper, curry leaves, and salt.


10.Guntur Chili Sambar

Sambar personifies the primary culture of South India. Primarily, there are two types of sambars, namely, sambar with coconut chutney and without coconut chutney. Guntur Chili sambar is mostly prepared without a coconut chutney spice mixture. And it is the spiciest sambar ever!

Contains: Lentil, cucumber, carrot, French beans, pumpkin, bottle gourd, drumstick, shallots, tomato, green Chili, turmeric powder, tamarind, jaggery, oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, methi Leaves, asafoetida, garlic, dry Guntur Chili curry leaves, salt, and coriander leaves.


11.Guntur Chili Masala Vada

Andhra Masala vada is unique and original. Guntur Chili Masala Vada is the spiciest masala vada you get in the country. It has various recipes all over Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Contains: Split Bengal gram, curry leaves, Guntur Chili, fennel seeds, ginger, garlic, onion, coriander leaves, salt, and oil.


12.Guntur Peanut Chutney

Best served with crunchy dosa. With the goodness of peanuts and jaggary, the chutney blends the flavors of Guntur Chili and split Bengal gram. It is a must-try chutney for dosa!

Contains: Roasted peanut, Guntur Chili, jaggary, channa dal, curry leaves, tamarind, garlic, and salt.


13.Guntur Vegetable Pulav

Vegetable pulav is well-known proper food b/w vegetarians. The aroma, texture, and spice make it so original. Guntur veg. pulav is spicy and authentic. The after-burn of the Guntur Veg. Pulav is very famous among food lovers.

Contains: Basmati rice, vegetables, ginger-garlic paste, Guntur Chili, star anise, bay leaf, cinnamon, lemon juice, coriander leaves, ghee, cashew, and salt.


14.Guntur Chili Mutton Fry

Mutton fry is a sensation for non-vegetarian food lovers. The juiciness and crunchiness of mutton fry are incomparable. Guntur Chili Mutton Fry is famous and very spicy. The aroma of this recipe is mouthwatering.

Contains: Oil, onion, ginger-garlic paste, Guntur dry Chili powder, turmeric powder/paste, pudina, chicken, tomatoes, water (minimal), garam masala, coconut milk, coriander leaves, coconut oil to garnish.


15.Guntur Vegetable Fry

Vegetable fry is an original and colorful recipe. The beauty of the recipe is just remarkable. Guntur Chili Paste adds heat and aroma to the recipe. Best served with pulav, biriyani, ghee rice, etc…

Contains: Vegetables of choice, black pepper, white sesame seeds, Guntur Chili-garlic paste, soya sauce, honey, oil, and salt.


16.Guntur Chili Cauliflower Fry

The Gobi fries or Cauliflower fry is the equal form of Chicken fry for vegetarians. Guntur Chili Cauliflower has a specific aroma of Guntur Chili along with a lemony-minty flavor. Worth try it!

Contains: Cauliflower, corn starch, besan, Guntur Chili-mint paste, lemon juice, black pepper powder, turmeric powder, coriander leaves, onion, and salt.


17.Guntur Chili Brinjal Fry

Brinjal is a trendy vegetable among South Indians. The brinjal fry recipe varies from state to state. Guntur Chili Brinjal Fry is deep oil-fried spicy and crispy brinjal. Either the entire vegetable is fried without cutting. It goes well with plain rice.

Contains: Brinjal, corn starch, besan, Guntur Chili-garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander leaves, curry leaves, onion, and salt.


18.Guntur Chili Okra Fry

Okra fry is very famous in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It goes well with rice and as a sole snack in the evening. Guntur Chili Okra fry is a deep-fried spicy okra recipe.

Contains: Okra, besan, Guntur Chili-garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, roasted coconut (shredded), cumin seeds, coriander leaves, curry leaves, and salt.


19.Guntur Chili Tamarind Soup

Indian soups are known for their value and taste. The flavor-rich Guntur Chili Tamarind soup is a hot and sour Indian soup. It goes best after a full meal!

Contains: Dried Guntur Chili, Tamarind water, cumin seeds, coriander leaves seeds, black pepper, turmeric powder, curry leaves, coriander leaves, mustard seeds, lentils, vegetable broth, and salt.


20.Raw Green Guntur Chili-Tomato Pickle

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are known for their spice level. Here is a recipe to show that spice level. This is a spicy and tangy pickle. Beware of this recipe!!

Contains: Fried Guntur Chili, fried rindless tomatoes, curry leaves, mustard, cumin seeds, tamarind water, turmeric powder, sesame oil, and salt.