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One of the finest Indian sweets is pootharekulu

The name of this delicious treat literally translates to ‘coated sheet.’

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What is pootharekulu?

Pootharekulu is a popular treat known for its sweet taste. Originating from Andhra Pradesh, pootharekulu is typically made from a combination of the following ingredients:

 
While this treat might sound simple to make, that’s not the case. Traditional pootharekulu is traditionally handmade by skilled individuals throughout Andhra Pradesh.
 
Due to the limited amount of people traditionally preparing this dish, it’s highly sought after by people throughout India and the rest of the world.
 

The special process behind this popular treat

It’s understandable to want to know more about how people make pootharekulu. This process begins by making a “reku.” A reku is the sheet that forms the paper-like consistency of pootharekulu.

However, it’s important to note that not just any kind of rice will work for this sweet. Instead, residents of India often use a local kind of rice that’s known as “jaya.”

To create the outer sheet of poothareku, talented cooks must:

Next, this flat sheet of sweet rice is filled with various ingredients like sugars, nuts, and fruits.

If you’re eating pootharekulu for the first time, expect a one-of-a-kind taste experience. You’ll first notice the sweet and crispy crunch of this treat’s outer shell. As this treat lands on your tongue, the thin rice layers melt in your mouth and create a delicious experience.

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5 fun facts about pootharekulu

1. The world’s longest pootharekulu

Typically, the average length of a poothareku is about 5 to 6 inches in length. In August 2018, a group of professional chefs from East Godavari.

After six hours of preparation, these chefs were able to set the world’s record for the longest poothareku that measured a total length of 10.5 meters (almost 35 feet)!

2. A healthier alternative to processed foods

There are many popular sweet snacks available worldwide. With that said, pootharekulu is much healthier than many types of processed sweets.

Traditional pootharekulu contains:

3. A popular gift

Did you know that pootharekulu aren’t only delicious snacks, they also make great gifts. Throughout India, people give others pootharekulu at:

4. Pootharekulu’s royal history

Something else you might not know is that pootharekulu has a royal history throughout India. In the past, pootharekulu was a treat only enjoyed by royal families on special occasions.
As the classic recipes for these treats passed through generations, pootharekulu is now more widely available in India.

5. 100% handmade

Being a traditional treat, pootharekulu is handmade by talented men and women throughout Andhra Pradesh. Currently, there are only a few hundred families that make pootharekulu traditionally.

Because this food is handmade, it is made in relatively small quantities. However, it’s still quite a feat that professional pootharekulu makers are capable of making hundreds of this treat per day.

Pootharekulu varieties

One part of what makes pootharekulu such a beloved dish is its versatility. As previously mentioned, this dish is made with a variety of nuts and fruits.

With that said, there are other popular ingredients to place in a poothareku, including:

Order this delicious treat online

In the past, most people would have to travel to Andhra Pradesh to get their hands on traditional pootharekulu.

Best of all, this treat is prepared traditionally. By taking one bite of this delicious treat, you’ll feel like you’ve just arrived at Andhra Pradesh.

So, why should you order pootharekulu online?

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