Final 12 months, a household from Narsapuram in West Godavari district served 365 kinds of meals to their son-in-law on Sankranti.
Treating or treating the sons-in-law by throwing a giant feast on the Sankranti (Pedda Panduga) competition has been a convention in lots of households in Andhra for many years. The meals of Godavari districts, particularly in its wealthy selection, is taken into account to be the very best within the two Telugu states. Buddha Muralidhar, the ‘fortunate’ son-in-law, is an artist from Anakapalli city close to Visakhapatnam.
Muralidhar all the time needed to marry right into a household from the Godavari districts when the dad and mom of Koruballi Kusuma in Eluru reached his household final 12 months, he did not assume twice earlier than saying sure. The marriage was held on April 16 in Araku final 12 months.
As per the custom within the space, Kusuma’s dad and mom began making ready for the massive feast for his or her son-in-law a couple of week in the past and ready 379 dishes, which is the best to date.
“We deliberate to serve him every kind of meals. My dad and mom ready the menu 10 days in the past. My husband was shocked after seeing the meals,” she mentioned. Kusuma, daughter of businessman Bhima Rao instructed TOI.
The unfold was a giant shock for Muralidhar.
“I’ve tasted all of the meals, and each is completely different. It is a completely different idea. Tradition i Konaseema and Godavari areas are very completely different from Vizag area,” mentioned 28-year-old Muralidhar, including that none of his joint household of twenty-two cousins married a woman from Godavari.
“After seeing this unfold, lots of them begin their search,” he laughs.