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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Panang Kalkandu Rava Kesari ~ Navratri Day 6

Panang Kalkandu Rava Kesari

Panang Kalkandu Rava Kesari is a healthy option of making regular semolina kesari with Palm Sugar. This is a quick dish for prasadam. Since the sugar imparts brown colour, you can skip adding any food colour. For the Navratri Day 6, Nava Durga is Katyayani (Jupiter). So the food can be Honey, Kesari, Kadale. Kadale […]

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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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Dalia Panakarkandu Kesari ~ Navratri Day 4

Dalia Panakarkandu Kesari

Dalia Panakarkandu Kesari a healthy sweet made with broken wheat and Palm Sugar Candy simmered in milk. This is a quick sweet you can make for Navratri. For the Navratri Day 4, Nava Durga observed is Kushmanda (Sun). Food like Malpua, minapa garelu, pesara garelu can be cooked or ingredients like wheat, red pulses can […]

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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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Samalu Katte Pongali ~ Navratri Day 1

Samalu Katte Pongali

Samalu Katte Pongali is the special Neivedyam for Navratri Day 1 pooja. It is made with Sama Millet and Moong dal made in similar way as regular Ven Pongal. Navratri Pooja begins today and we have planned our menu for the next nine days of Navratri. Hubby Dear listed out what needs to be cooked […]

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Pyaz ki Kachori | How to make Onion Kachori

Pyaz ki Kachori

Pyaz Ki kachori is a deep fried kachori stuffed with onions cooked in a spice mix. These are a popular snack from Rajasthan. When you check out the snacks from Rajasthan, Pyaz ki Kachori tops the list and I had to make these. While I remember I took to make the Kasta Kachori many years […]

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Rajasthani Methi Mathri

Rajasthani Methi Mathri

Rajasthani Methi Mathri are crispy, crunchy Tea Time Snacks made with flour and spices that make it quite addictive and easy Jar snacks. Next in the series of Tea Time Snacks from Rajasthan, I made these Kasuri Methi Mathri that turned out to be equally addictive like the Pudina Mathri. I kept the shape to […]

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Matar Ki Kachori | How to make Matar Kachori

Matar Kachori

Matar Kachori is a flaky kachori stuffed with spiced matar masala. The flaky outer shell makes this an excellent snack to enjoy during Tea Time. The next snack from Rajasthan is the matar kachori where the fresh peas is ground and cooked with spices to make a spicy filling inside the flaky outer maida shell. […]

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Pudina Tikoni Paratdar Mathri

Pudina Tikoni Paratdar Mathri

Pudina Tikoni Paratdar Mathri is a crispy, crunchy and flaky snack from Rajasthan. These are flavoured with Mint and other spices that make it an addictive snack anytime. My next snack is the popular savory deep fried Mathri, that come in many flavours. These triangle discs are tossed with dry herbs and spices and make […]

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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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