Festival

thandai masala powder recipe
Holi Recipes, Recipes

Thandai masala powder recipe

Thandai is a very flavorful, healthy, refreshing and delicious drink prepared with cold milk, sugar and thandai masala powder/ paste for Holi festival. This drink has so much goodness as it uses ingredients like almonds, pistachios, peppercorn, fennel seeds, saffron strands and many more. Sound great right? The traditional method […]

 
kadalai urundai
Karthikai Deepam recipes, Recipes, Snacks

Kadalai urundai recipe, Kadalai mittai recipe

Kadalai urundai/ Peanut chikki/ kadalai mittai is a delicious and healthy snack made with peanuts and jaggery syrup. This is usually made during karthigai deepam festival along with pori urundai/ murmura ladoo, but since it is consumed as snack too I thought to post it today, because I made this […]

 
microwave gajar ka halwa
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Microwave Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Microwave carrot halwa, Gajar ka halwa in microwave

Carrot halwa/ Gajar ka halwa/ Gajreka is a delicious Indian dessert prepared with grated carrots, milk, sugar and cardamom powder for flavoring. Carrot halwa can be prepared can be prepared with regular milk, condensed milk, khoya either in stovetop method or in instant pot, but here we will take a […]

 
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 […]