Festival

varagu arisi pongal recipe
Breakfast and Dinner Recipes, Festival, Kodo millet recipes, Millet recipes, Pongal Recipes, Pongal Recipes

Varagu arisi pongal recipe, Kodo millet pongal

Varagu arisi pongal/ Millet khara pongal is one of the popular South Indian breakfast prepared with millet and moong dal which is spiced and flavored with peppercorn, cashews, curry leaves and ghee. Ven pongal/ khara pongal is traditionally prepared with raw rice and moong dal, but I have prepared with […]

 
sweet pongal with condensed milk
Festival, Pongal Recipes, Recipes, Rice Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Sakkarai pongal with condensed milk, Sweet pongal

Sakkarai pongal with condensed milk/ Sweet pongal with condensed milk is a delicious and very easy to make sweet that can be prepared for festivals like pongal, tamil new year, Ugadi and other festivals. Traditionally pongal is prepared with rice, moong dal and jaggery, as I always post different varieties […]

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

Dry gulab jamun recipe, Dry jamun with khoya

Dry gulab jamun/ Dry jamun is a yummy and very easy to make sweet/ dessert that is usually prepared by rolling the fried and soaked khoya jamun in desiccated coconut. The recipe is very similar to this KALA JAMUN that I posted earlier in the blog for diwali!! You can […]

 
no alcohol plum cake
Baked Goods, Cake/ Cupcake/ Muffin, Christmas Recipes, Recipes

Whole wheat plum cake recipe, No alcohol plum cake

Whole wheat Christmas plum cake/ No alcohol plum cake is one such delicious and aromatic cake that can be prepared instantly with whole wheat flour, spices, dry fruits, nuts and most importantly without alcohol/ rum. People who are so used to having this cake will know that apart from taste, […]

 
plum cake with rum
Baked Goods, Cake/ Cupcake/ Muffin, Christmas Recipes, Recipes

Plum cake with rum, Christmas plum cake recipe

Christmas plum cake with rum/ Fruit and nuts rum cake is a very aromatic cake with distinct flavors and tastes different from any other regular cake and is usually prepared during Christmas as the name goes. Christmas cake/ Plum cake with rum is made with all purpose flour, caramelized sugar […]

 
eggless saffron pistachio cookies
Baked Goods, Christmas Recipes, Cookies/ Biscuits, Recipes

Eggless saffron pistachio cookies, Saffron cookies

Eggless Saffron pistachio cookies/ Saffron pistachios cookie is a very fragrant, light and delicious cardamom and saffron flavored cookies that can be made quickly at home with handful ingredients. The addition of pistachios on the cookies gives extra crunchiness which makes it super delish. When you bake these cookies at […]

 
instant palm jaggery paniyaram
Festival, Instant Recipes, Karthikai Deepam recipes, Karupatti Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Karupatti paniyaram, Instant palm jaggery paniyaram

Instant karupatti paniyaram/ Karupatti paniyaram is a delicious, healthy and quick to make sweet appam that can be made with handful ingredients instantly. Traditionally this sweet paniyaram is prepared with jaggery like this INSTANT SWEET PANIYARAM and also deep  fried in oil like this SWEET APPAM, but to keep it […]

 
pori urundai with karupatti
Festival, Karthikai Deepam recipes, Karupatti Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Karupatti pori urundai, Pori urundai with karupatti

Karupatti pori urundai/ Palm jaggery murmura ladoo is a crispy, crunchy, delicious and healthy South Indian snack that can be easily prepared in no time with just handful ingredients. Pori urundai/ murmura ladoo is often made in houses during KARTHIGAI DEEPAM festival which is almost there which is almost there and […]

 
diwali legiyam recipe
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Kitchen Basics, Recipes

Diwali legiyam recipe, Deepavali marundhu

Diwali legiyam/ Deepavali marundhu is a must have herbal medicine prepared at home usually a day before diwali/ deepavali (that’s how it gets its name) which helps immensely in digestion. This deepavali marundhu/ legium calls for simple and kitchen basic ingredients and few other ingredients which are easily available in […]

 
palm jaggery boondi ladoo recipe
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Karupatti boondi ladoo, Palm jaggery boondi ladoo

KARUPATTI BOONDI LADOO/ PALM JAGGERY BOONDI LADOO is a delicious and healthy version of the boondi ladoo because the fried boondi is soaked in karupatti/ palm jaggery syrup instead of the regular sugar syrup like this Boondi ladoo. I wouldn’t vouch it as completely healthy as it is still deep […]