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Bol Kattappa Ne Kya Khaya? Sangati – A 1000-Yr-Old Recipe Unfolds

Recipe video and cooking tips for ‘Sangati’, the only dish that featured in Baahubali.

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For generations, Telugu speaking people have lived in Chennai. Their dialect is unique, and so is their cooking.

Vijaya aunty is my source of authentic Chennai-Telugu food. I asked her to make ‘Sangati’, a rice+ragi (red millet) dish that’s over a thousand years old. It was also the only recipe that was featured in Baahubali.

We speak Telugu, cook the Sangati, and I enjoy it steamy-hot. Please come and drool!

Here’s the recipe, in case you’re won-drooling;

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Recipe video and cooking tips for ‘Sangati’, the only dish that featured in Baahubali.
For those who need a quick fix with Sangati, try the ginger/salt accompaniment. It works!
(Photo: Rahul Gupta/The Quint)
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How To Cook Sangati

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1. Soak 1/2 cup rice for 15 minutes in water.
2. Transfer rice to a cooking vessel. Add 2 cups of water.
3. Cook to a mash.
4. Add 1 cup of powdered Ragi (red millet) to rice. Stir vigorously.
5. Add 1 cup of water.
6. Cook for five minutes. Keep stirring.
7. Roll into a ball while hot or use a large ladle to shape into a ball.

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