Sweets & Desserts

varagu arisi sakkarai pongal
Festival, Kodo millet recipes, Millet recipes, Navaratri recipes, Pongal Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Varagu arisi sakkarai pongal, Millet sakkarai pongal

Varagu arisi sakkarai pongal/ Kodo millet sakkarai pongal prepared with kodo millet, moong dal, jaggery, flavored with cardamom and garnished with ghee fried cashews and raisins is a traditional sweet dish popular in South India and is often prepared during special occasions / festivals like navaratri, pongal, varalakshmi vratham etc. […]

palada payasam
Festival, Onam Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Palada payasam with homemade ada, Ada payasam

Palada pradhaman/ Palada payasam with homemade ada is a delicious sweet prepared by adding ada (rice flakes) to boiling milk which is flavored with cardamom and garnished with ghee fried cashews. This sweet delicacy is a traditional Kerala pudding usually served in “Onam sadhya”(an elaborate platter of dishes consisting of […]

instant milk powder modak
Festival, Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Instant milk powder modak, Modak without mould

Instant milk powder modak/ Instant modak without mould is an easy and quick to make sweet that can be made with handful ingredients for the upcoming Ganesh chaturthi festival. This modak is very special as it is made without modak maker/ mould! Yes you heard it right! Want to know […]

samai karupatti pidi kozhukatta
Festival, Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Snacks, Sweets & Desserts

Samai karupatti pidi kozhukattai, Samai kozhukattai

Samai karupatti pidi kozhukattai/ Little millet palm jaggery kozhukattai is an easy and quick to make healthy snack prepared with little millet flour, karupatti/ jaggery and flavored with cardamom. Little millet/Samai like any other millet is rich in protein, fiber, acts as antioxidants and combats with diabetes. Millets are suitable […]

karupatti thengai poornam kozhukattai
Festival, Ganesh chaturthi recipes, Snacks, Sweets & Desserts

Karupatti thengai poornam kozhukattai, Mothagam

Karupatti thengai poornam kozhukattai/ Palm jaggery coconut mothagam is a healthy and delicious dumpling/ snack prepared by filling/ stuffing palm jaggery coconut pooranam in the rice flour dough and steamed to perfection! So its the regular kozhukattai recipe with a little tweak to it! Ok so everyone might be really […]

sweet appam recipe
Festival, Gokulashtami recipes, Karthikai Deepam recipes, Snacks, Sweets & Desserts

Sweet appam recipe, Instant wheat flour appam

Instant wheat flour appam/ Sweet appam is a super easy and quick to make yummy deep fried snack that can be prepared in no time with only few ingredients that you can easily pull out of your pantry. This instant appam is a great way to make use of overripe […]

jackfruit appam
Festival, Gokulashtami recipes, Recipes, Snacks, Sweets & Desserts

Jackfruit appam recipe, Chakka appam

Jackfruit appam/ Jackfruit sweet paniyaram is a soft, spongy, fluffy and delicious sweet prepared with raw rice, ripe jackfruit and jaggery. Yes regular nei appam batter is given a twist by adding jackfruit which makes the dish flavorful and super delish. I  prepared this jackfruit sweet paniyaram in appe pan […]

lychee phirni recipe
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Holi Recipes, Ramadan/ Bakrid Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Lychee phirni recipe, Firni, Phirni recipe

Lychee phirni/ Firni is a delicious and creamy pudding/ dessert prepared with milk, basmati rice, sugar, cardamom powder, lychee and topped with nuts. This pudding is usually served cold in mud bowl called shikora, since I don’t have that at home I used a regular mud bowl. As we all have […]

thakkali halwa recipe
Instant Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Tomato halwa recipe, Thakkali halwa recipe

Tomato halwa/ Thakkali halwa is a sweet, slightly tangy, naturally colored and glossy looking delicious sweet containing the goodness of tomatoes. This interesting instant halwa recipe is prepared with tomato puree/ paste, cornflour, sugar, ghee and flavored with cardamom. Yes just 5 pantry friendly ingredients and the halwa will be […]

mango rasmalai recipe
Recipes, Summer Treat, Sweets & Desserts

Mango rasmalai recipe, Rasmalai recipe

Mango rasmalai is a soft, spongy and delicious Indian dessert prepared with mango flavor to suit the summer season. Yes the regular rasmalai is given a mango twist which gives this sweet/ dessert a different taste, look and appealing color as well. I am sure this mango rasmalai will be […]