Varalakshmi vratham

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 […]

 
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 […]

 
thayir vadai
Festival, Recipes, Snacks, Vadai/ Bonda/ Bajji/ Pakora Recipes, Varalakshmi vratham

Thayir vadai recipe, Curd vada, South Indian curd vada

Thayir vadai/ Curd vada is a delicious South Indian snack prepared by adding soaked vada in tempered curd mixture and served with garnish consisting of boondi, carrot and finely chopped cilantro. Thayir vadai is my hubby’s all time favorite and for that reason I make extra vada so that I […]

 
badam payasam
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts, Varalakshmi vratham

Badam kheer recipe, Badam payasam, Almond dessert recipe, Badam milk

Badam kheer is a thick creamy and delicious Indian dessert prepared with badam/ almond and milk with flavors of saffron and cardamom to make any occasion or festival special. Badam kheer is one such quick and easy dessert that can be prepared with handful ingredients and also without involving much […]

 
kovil puliyodharai
Festival, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Rice Recipes, Varalakshmi vratham, Variety rice

Kovil Puliyodharai recipe, Puliyodarai, Pulihora recipe

Puliyodharai/ Pulihora with a mild tanginess and spiciness with crunchiness from dal and peanut serves as prasad in many South Indian temples and is also made during some festivals in my family apart from regular cooking days. Puliyodhari is very easy to make and even more easier now as we […]

 
thattai,pappu chekkalu,pappu billalu
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Gokulashtami, Recipes, Snacks, Varalakshmi vratham

Thattai recipe, Pappu Chekkalu recipe, Pappu billalu

Thattai/ Pappu chekkalu/ Pappu billalu is a crunchy and yummy South Indian fried snack prepared during festivals. Thattai/ pappu chekkalu is prepared with 3 types of flour: rice flour, urad dal flour and gram dal flour for which I have provided the making along with pictures below. This aromatic snack […]

 
javvarisi payasam
Festival, North Indian recipes, Recipes, South Indian recipes, Varalakshmi vratham

Javvarisi Payasam recipe, Sago Kheer, Sabudana Kheer

Javvarisi payasam/Sago kheer is a very easy, simple and delicious recipe that can be prepared for festivals or as prasadham on friday. This yummy tasting payasam/ kheer requires few simple ingredients that we usually use in making payasam. Javvarisi payasam/ sago kheer is one of my favorite recipe that usually […]

 
sakkarai pongal
Festival, Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Pongal Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts, Varalakshmi vratham

Sweet pongal recipe, Sakkarai pongal, Chakkara pongali

Sakkarai pongal/ Sweet pongal/ Chakkara pongali is a delicious sweet recipe popularly prepared in South India during festivals. Sweet pongal/ sakkarai pongal is prepared with rice, moong dal and jaggery. Adding ghee, cashews and raisins enhance the taste of this dish even more. Sweet pongal holds top priority along with […]