Kollu Urundai | Horsegram Laddu ~ Navratri Day 9

Kollu Urundai

Kollu Urundai or Horse gram Laddu is a healthy and nutritious dish as horse gram is considered a food with medicinal qualities. This ladoo combines the goodness of Horse gram and jaggery and makes a good festival sweet. While Ulavalu is a common ingredient in our home, we mostly make it as Ulavalu Charu. We […]

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Teepi Garelu, Brown Chana Dal Sundal ~ Navratri Day 8

Teepi Garelu

Teepi Garelu or Bellam Vada are a popular festival sweet made in Andhra. These are Urad Dal Vadas soaked in Jaggery Syrup. These Teepi Garelu are a popular dish in the telanga and coastal parts of Andhra. When I asked Amma, she said they don’t make it as such. So I had to google and […]

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Pesara Sunniundalu ~ Navratri Day 5

Pesara Sunnundalu

Pesara Sunniundalu is an easy Indian Sweet made with roasted split yellow moong dal with jaggery and ghee. This easy 3 Ingredient Ladoo is an easy dish you can make for Neivedyam. I have three different recipes for this ladoo made with Urad dal. So this time I made with Moong dal and it was equally […]

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Toor Dal Poli | How to make Kandi Bobbatlu ~ Navratri Day 2

Toor Dal Poli

Toor Dal Poli or Kandi Bobbatlu is a sweet flatbread from Andhra. The stuffing is made with Toor dal and jaggery with outer layer made with all purpose flour. This surely makes a great addition to your festival prasadams. For the Navratri Day 2, Nava Durga observed is Brahmacharini (Mars). The food offered can be […]

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Akhrot Ka Halwa | How to make Walnut Halwa

Akhrot Ka Halwa

Akhrot Ka Halwa is a delicious rich halwa made with ground walnuts. This surely makes a rich healthy sweet to indulge! For the last day of the Halwa series, I have this rich halwa made with walnuts. Though the after taste of walnut is felt, it surely is a rich halwa. Somehow making this and […]

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Paneer Butter Masala Restaurant Style

Paneer Butter Masala - Restaurant Style

Paneer Butter Masala Restaurant Style is a creamy rich gravy made with soft and spongy paneer or Indian Cottage Cheese. This makes a delicious side dish for any Indian Bread. While I don’t have a dearth of Paneer gravies or Paneer Dishes, I was so tempted to make this again when I came across this […]

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Navratan Kurma | How to make Navratan Korma

Navratan Kurma

Navratan Kurma or Navratan Korma is a typical Indian cream gravies that have about nine different ingredients added to the dish with a cream base for the gravy. This makes an excellent side dish for mild pulaos. I made this Navratan Kurma as the side dish when I was making Moti Pulao  As the pulao […]

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Paneer Kurma | Spicy Paneer Korma Mughlai Style

Paneer Kurma

Paneer Kurma or this Spicy Paneer Korma Mughlai Style is a delicious side dish you can make for mild pulaos or for naans. Planning properly for this gravy makes it easy to make. We have been making Paneer Butter Masala every week for many years now, ever since kids started liking Paneer. Occasionally we end […]

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Fresh Wheat Berries Payasam

Wheat Berry Payasam

Fresh wheat berries are chewy and have a juicy sweet taste. Make wheat berries payasam with these fresh berries where you can cook the berries in milk and jaggery. I got to taste this fresh wheat berries when Vaishali got it for us. Along with fresh jowar, she also got us some berries. So I […]

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Mixed Nuts Rava Ladoo ~ Easy Diwali Sweets

Mixed Nuts Rava Ladoo

Mixed Nuts Rava Ladoo is an easy sweet you can make for this Diwali. All the ingredients you need are easy available in your pantry. Every Deepavali we make elaborate plans on making new sweets, savories and towards the actual D Day, we will have loads of Sweets and Savories that we prepare that ends […]

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Paneer Tikka Parotta Wrap

Paneer Tikka Parotta Wrap

Paneer Tikka Parotta Wrap is made with Paneer Tikka wrapped in a Parotta base. This makes a filling meal you can make for dinner and you can simply mix and match the ingredients that go into making this wrap. You can use regular rotis made with wheat flour for a simpler meal. Since I was […]

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