The ‘rice bowl of India’ Andhra Pradesh has always been known by its rice production. Andhra Pradesh is now known to the world for numerous latent reasons. Geographically for its beaches, rivers, lakes, caves, meadows and high hills, in short it is blessed with nature’s bounties. Religiously, it’s famous for its ancient temples, shrines and other religious sites that have greater following, thus becoming a huge center of attraction for devotees.
Historically, the state has much to offer for its memorable monuments and rich heritage. Progressively, Andhra Pradesh is keeping pace with the world and leading in IT and other technological advancements. The state has much more to offer through its theme parks, Hi-tech hub, world famous cine city, fun islands, fantasy worlds, adventure parks for cruising ventures, golf course and water sports facilities besides trekking and safaris being the part of adventure and cruise tourism.
Andhra Pradesh attracts large numbers of inland tourists that fancy Andhra Pradesh for spiritual tourism. The temples and shrines here have greater pilgrimage significance, by far hugely cherished places of tourist interest and great money spinners for the temple and state government. Tirupati Balaji temple is one of the biggest religious places where people swarm in millions each year for ‘darshanam’.
Museums and archaeological treasure housed with diverse galleries, showcase amazing historic collections of awe-inspiring antiques, artifacts, weaponry and a wide range of objects that highlight the history and culture of the region.
Aura of Andhra Pradesh is evident in its rural tourism, that showcases arts, crafts, sculpture, handloom, textiles and other skills, that are being developed in various village locations. The handicrafts rural industry has essential skills to develop as special economic and tourist destinations by thriving on local special talents and resources.
Tourism features medical services, health, wellness, study and science centers for education and professional purposes. It is growing meaningfully, creating new centers of importance following greater attention to the state.
Pesarattu Moong dal Dosa- Dosa with green moong Dal paste, a lentil pancake
Gongura Mutton- Gongura mamsam a tangy mutton curry
Chapala pulusu- A whole fish in tamarind juices a popular coastal dish
Gutti Vankaya Koora- Fried Baby Eggplant stuffed with roasted spices.
Purnam Burelu- a fried jaggery and chana dal sweet dish
- - a tamarind rice pulao
Sarva Pindi- a spicy pancake made of chana dal, rice flour eaten in breakfast
Hyderabadi Biryani- a very famous rice and mutton/chicken spice flavored preparation.
Shikampuri Kebab- Minced mutton kebab is a Hyderabadi mouth- watering dish
- - deep fried sweet dumplings made of rice flour, chana dal and coconut.
- - The deep fried fritters made with idli batter for snacks
Aratikaya masala kura- Raw banana masala curry