popular foods in Vijayawada you must try

Pesarattu Dosa

A specialty of Andhra cuisine, pesarattu is a crepe made from green gram lentils and served with ginger chutney or upma.

Kodi Vepudu

A spicy and flavorful chicken fry dish cooked with a blend of spices, curry leaves, and sometimes grated coconut.

Gongura Pachadi

A tangy and spicy chutney made from gongura leaves (sorrel leaves), tamarind, red chilies, and spices.

Royyala Iguru

A delicious prawn curry prepared with a base of onions, tomatoes, tamarind, and a mix of aromatic spices, offering a perfect blend of flavors.

Vijayawada Special Bhajji

Similar to Mirchi Bajji, it consists of deep-fried green chilies coated in gram flour batter and stuffed with spices or sometimes a mixture of onions and peanuts.

Ulava Charu

A nutritious and flavorful horse gram soup cooked with tamarind, tomatoes, spices, and sometimes lentils.

Andhra Biryani

A spicy and aromatic rice dish cooked with basmati rice, meat (usually chicken or mutton), and a blend of flavorful spices.


A traditional sweet dish made from a dough of flour, ghee, and jaggery, stuffed with a sweet filling of lentils or grated coconut, and then shallow fried.


A tangy and spicy tamarind rice dish cooked with mustard seeds, curry leaves, peanuts, and an assortment of spices.

Aratikaya Vepudu

Sliced raw bananas marinated with spices and shallow-fried until crispy, offering a delightful and flavorful side dish.

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