Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya | Sama Rice Dahi Gujiya

Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya

Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya are stuffed moon shaped pies made with sama rice, khoya and nuts. This is a perfect dish for fasting or as an evening snack. This is a twist of the popular Dahi gujiya made with urad dal from Uttar Pradesh. Since I had to do two versions of Dahi Gujiya, I […]

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Rajgira Halwa | How to make Amaranth Halwa

Rajgira Halwa

Rajgira Halwa is a sweet made with Amaranth Seeds and is a popular sweet made during different festivals. Next time you plan to make some halwa for Raksha Bandhan, this dish can surely be done. As the name says, this halwa is made just with Amaranth Flour and sugar with loads of ghee and nuts […]

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Kuttu Ka Halwa | Buckwheat Flour Halwa

Kuttu Atta Ka Halwa

Kuttu Ka Halwa is yet another Vrat special dishes made during Navratri. This is a brown coloured flour and is a sticky halwa. Kuttu Ka Atta is Buckwheat flour, while this is not related to wheat family, it is a whole grain and very healthy. This is popularly used in different dishes during the fasting […]

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Kadam Bhog | How to make Annakut Bhog

Kadam Bhog

Kadam Bhog is a delicious Khichdi made during the Diwali season with fresh winter crops. This is an offering to God as prasad. I adapted this recipe from here, where I got to know that it’s a dish from Rajasthan, where it is part of the festival known as Annakut. This dish is supposed to […]

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Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam

Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam

Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam or Barnyard Millet Payasam is a delicious payasam made with the millet and makes an excellent alternate to regular vermicelli or rice. I made this payasam for the final day of Navratri. I observed the Navratri with Nine days of Neivedyam with Millets and this was for the final day of Dasara. […]

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No Onion No Tomato Aloo Sabzi

No Onion No Tomato Aloo Sabzi

No Onion No Tomato Aloo Sabzi is an easy side dish for poori and is very simple to make. When I decided to make some stuffed pooris like Yellow Pumpkin stuffed pooris, I wanted some easy and simple side dish and what else is better than a potato dish which is easy as well. I […]

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Farali Dosa | Sama Ke Chawal Dosa for Vrat

Farali Dosa

Farali Dosa, a dish made during Vrat or Fasting days, uses Barnyard Millets and Sago. This is a quick and instant Dosa that can be made within 10 mins. Since it was quite tough to get dishes starting with F for Indian Flatbreads, I knew it would be the same with Dosa Varieties. However, I […]

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Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 6

Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal

Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal is made with just Rice and Jaggery with a pinch of camphore which elevates the taste and feeling of this neivedyam to Kovil prasadam. This Sakkarai Pongal is the Day 6 Neivedyam for the Navratri Celebrations along with Masala Karuppu Konda Kadalai Sundal. I was so happy with the way the […]

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