Festival

Suiyam recipe, Suyyam
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Suiyam recipe, Suyyam, Sweet Suzhiyan, Suzhiyam

Suzhiyam/ Suyyam/ Suzhiyan/ Seeyam/ Borrelu is a deep fried sweet dish made with channa dal and jaggery stuffing. This sweet dish is usually made during diwali and that’s why I thought to post it just before the festival.  This sweet dish has a stuffing and outer layer made with a […]

 
black rice halwa, halwa
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Kavuni arisi halwa, Black rice halwa, Chettinadu sweet

Kavuni arisi halwa/ Black rice halwa is a delicious and flavorful halwa originating from chettinadu cuisine. Black rice halwa as the name goes it is made with black rice called kavuni arisi in tamil and coconut milk. What coconut milk? Yes you heard that right, this particular ingredient adds more […]

 
jalebi recipe, jalebi sweet
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Jalebi recipe, How to make jalebi

Jalebi is one such delicious and very popular festival sweet of Indian subcontinent. This jalebi with crispy exterior and soft, juicy, sweet and tangy exterior can be often found in either bright yellow or orange color both in street stalls or in sweet shops. Jalebi can be relished hot or […]

 
Cornflakes chivda, Cornflakes mixture recipe, mixture
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Recipes, Snacks

Cornflakes chivda, Cornflakes mixture recipe

Cornflakes mixture or Cornflakes chivda is a non deep fried spicy and sweet snack made with ready to eat cornflakes. Yes this non deep fried! You can use the regular makai or chivda making cornflakes available in store too to make this mixture recipe. Since I had lot of cornflakes […]

 
pasi paruppu sundal, sundal
Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Navaratri recipes, Recipes, Sundal Recipes, Varalakshmi vratham

Moong dal sundal recipe, Pasi paruppu sundal

Moong dal sundal/ Pasi paruppu sundal is a healthy and delicious snack that can be easily made in just 20 minutes. Navaratri is not complete without sundal (legume based snack) so here is again one such variety of sundal that can be made very quickly. This sundal requires no soaking […]

 
Green chana sundal, sundal
Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Navaratri recipes, Recipes, Sundal Recipes, Varalakshmi vratham

Green chana sundal, Chana sundal, Chickpeas sundal

Green chana or Hara chana or choliya is one variety of chana from the legume family that is light, little sweet and yummy to taste like any other desi chana. This chana is green in color as it is picked at a much earlier stage hence not artificially colored. So […]

 
karamani sundal, sundal
Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Navaratri recipes, Recipes, Snacks, Sundal Recipes

Karamani sundal, Black eyed peas sundal recipe

Karamani/ Black eyed peas sundal is one such delicious and easy to make snack or as naivedyam. This sundal preparation does not involve much of work as the cooked peas just needs tossing in masala along with tempering. Super easy right just like any other sundal recipes. So you can […]

 
wheat kheer, kheer, payasam,
Festival, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts, Varalakshmi vratham

Broken wheat payasam, Godhuma rava payasam

Broken wheat/ Cracked wheat/ Dalia/ Godhumai (Godhuma) rava whatever name called is a highly nutritious and healthy ingredient which can be consumed in many forms either sweet or savory just makes the dish tasty. Today we are here to look at a sweet dish payasam/ kheer which can be made […]

 
kalkandu pongal recipe, pongal, kalkandu sadam
Festival, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts, Varalakshmi vratham

Kalkandu pongal recipe, Kalkandu Sadam, Sweet pongal

Kalkandu pongal is one such variety of sweet pongal made with rice, moong dal and kalkandu/ rock sugar candy as the name suggests. I had already posted the traditional sakkarai pongal recipe last year in the blog so wanted to post something different most impotantly without using jaggery so I […]

 
aval halwa recipe, halwa
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Gokulashtami recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Aval halwa recipe, Poha halwa, Diwali recipes

Aval halwa/ Poha halwa is a new variety and a must try yummy and super quick to make halwa this diwali or for any other festival or special occasion. Yes this halwa is made with red poha/ aval and along with few handful ingredients to enrich its taste that too […]