Festival

badam bobbatlu
Festival, Recipes, Snacks, Sweets & Desserts, Ugadi recipes

Badam poli recipe, Almond poli, Badam bobbatlu

Badam poli/ Almond poli/ Badam bobbatlu is a delicious flat bread stuffed with sweet badam/ almond mixture and cooked to perfection with ghee. This sweet poli can be made with different stuffing like chana dal, coconut, dates, moong dal, sweet potato and many more. Poli is usually prepared during festivals […]

 
beetroot thoran recipe
Lunch Recipes, Onam Recipes, Poriyal/ Fry, Recipes

Beetroot thoran recipe, Beetroot stir fry

Beetroot thoran/ Beetroot stir fry is a delish and flavorful stir fry/ poriyal where tempered beetroot mixture is mixed with coconut shallot mixture and cooked to perfection using coconut oil. This dry side dish tastes great when served along with sambar and rice during lunch. This dish also is one of […]

 
instant pot kasi halwa
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Instant Pot Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Instant pot kasi halwa recipe, Poosanikai halwa recipe

Kasi halwa/ Poosinikai halwa is a delicious and melt in mouth shiny looking sweet/ dessert prepared with winter melon / ash gourd/ white pumpkin. This traditional sweet does not demand too many ingredients but still tastes outstanding. The cooking time is more for the halwa preparation when done in stove […]

 
vendakkai thayir pachadi
Onam Recipes, Raita recipes, Recipes

Vendakkai thayir pachadi recipe, Bhindi raita

Vendakkai thayir pachadi/ Ladies finger curd pachadi/ Okra raita is an easy and quick to make side dish/ raita/ dip prepared by adding crispy okra to curd mixture. This typical South Indian raita goes very well with any variety rice/ lunch/ specially with sambar. My mom makes this pachadi/ raita at […]

 
khoya gulab jamun
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Khoya gulab jamun recipe, Gulab jamun with khoya

Khoya gulab jamun is a soft, juicy, rich and lip smacking Indian sweet/ dessert prepared with khoya/ mawa/ dried milk. This classic dumplings are first deep fried and then soaked in sugar syrup and served either warm or cold. Since it is the first post of the year I thought […]

 
pumpkin seed halwa recipe
Festival, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Pumpkin seed halwa recipe, Easy halwa recipe

Pumpkin seed halwa is a quick and easy to make lip smacking sweet that can be easily prepared with very few ingredients in just 20 minutes without much of stirring or procedures. In the starting of the year everyone prepares sweet and sometimes those like me would surely love to […]

 
chocolate banana bread
Baked Goods, Cake/ Cupcake/ Muffin, Christmas Recipes, Recipes

Chocolate banana bread recipe

Chocolate banana bread is a moist, soft and delicious breakfast, snack or dessert with perfect balance between banana and chocolate. This easy bread/ cake recipe has little crunch as well from the addition of walnuts making it more healthy and delish. Since this is baking season I thought to share […]

 
tutti frutti biscotti
Baked Goods, Christmas Recipes, Festival, Recipes

Holiday biscotti recipe, Tutti frutti biscotti

Biscotti is a classic Italian pastry with crispy and crunchy texture that are ideal for dipping in coffee or tea. But in today’s recipe we will see a holiday biscotti meaning biscotti made with tutti frutti an ideal recipe for the upcoming holiday season. Biscotti is my all time favorite […]

 
thinai sweet paniyaram
Festival, Karthikai Deepam recipes, Millet recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts, Thinai recipes

Thinai sweet paniyaram recipe, Millet recipes

Foxtail millet/ Thinai/ Korra is a grass grown (planted species) for human food (consumption). This forgotten ancient treasure is loaded with so many health benefits that its inclusion in our everyday diet is a bliss. Foxtail millet is rich in fiber, protein, iron, calcium and potassium. Thinai millet is gluten […]

 
diwali sweet basundi
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Basundi recipe, How to make basundi

Basundi is a delicious pale yellow colored Indian sweet / dessert prepared with milk, nuts, sugar and cardamom powder for flavoring and saffron strands for color. Preparing basundi requires a lot of patience as it takes about 30 to 45 minutes of standing and stirring of milk as basundi is prepared […]