Telangana cuisine is known for its gutsy and robust flavours. The food is a clever blend of spices and herbs. Tamarind, red chilies (koraivikaram) and asafoetida are predominantly used in Telangana cooking. 'Puntikura' (Gongura) is another staple that is used extensively to make curries and pickles. Take a look at some popular dishes of this red-hot cuisine.