Varalakshmi vratham

coconut payasam recipe
Festival, Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts, Ugadi recipes, Varalakshmi vratham

Coconut payasam recipe, Arisi thengai payasam

Coconut payasam/ Arisi thengai payasam is a delicious and flavorful sweet dish prepared with raw rice and loads of grated coconut/ thengai flavored with cardamom. This is one such super delicious and easy to make payasam that can be prepared during festivals like Ugadi. Yes you heard that right this […]

 
keerai medhu vadai
Festival, Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Palak Recipes, Pongal Recipes, Recipes, Snacks, Ugadi recipes, Vadai/ Bonda/ Bajji/ Pakora Recipes, Varalakshmi vratham

Keerai medhu vadai recipe, Spinach medhu vada

Keerai medhu vadai is a fluffy, crispy and delicious medhu vada loaded with goodness of palak/ spinach/ pasalai keerai. This keerai vadai can be made for festivals like Ugadi, Ganesh chaturthi, Varalakshmi vratham etc as it uses no onion in its making and can taste same or more delicious than […]

 
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, Navaratri recipes, Pongal Recipes, Pongal Recipes, 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, Holi Recipes, Ramadan/ Bakrid Recipes, 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, Holi Recipes, Ramadan/ Bakrid 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, 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 […]