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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Moong Dal Payasam | How to make Pasi Paruppu Payasam

Moong Dal Payasam

Moong Dal Payasam is a creamy milk sweet made with split yellow moong dal with jaggery. This is a popular Indian Sweet made during Festivals. When I checked for Puddings under the Make these desserts, I had planned to pick up different ones, however as it was expected I didn’t have time and ended up […]

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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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Eggless Atta Jaggery Double Chocolate Brownie

Eggless Atta Jaggery Double Chocolate Brownie

Eggless Atta Jaggery Double Chocolate Brownie is a healthy alternative for using refined sugar and flour. Regular wheat flour and jaggery is used in this sinful brownie that nobody can even guess. After making the Eggless Wheat Ragi Cake with Nattu Sakkari, I wanted to make a brownie with jaggery. I have been wanting to […]

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Pesalu Payasam | Whole Moong Jaggery Pudding

Pesalu Payasam

Pesalu Payasam or Whole Moong Pudding with Jaggery is a delicious kheer that can be made for any festival season with jaggery and whole moong. While we love dal payasam, we don’t often make with whole moong. We mostly make it split yellow moong dal or chana dal. So this change with whole moong was […]

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Thinai Sakkarai Pongal ~ Day 9

Thinai Sakkarai Pongal

Thinai Sakkarai Pongal or Foxtail Millet Sweet Pongal is a sweet preparation made with millet and moong dal, jaggery. This is a good alternative to regular sweet pongal made with rice. Since my plan was to include millets this festival season, I replaced the regular rice with thinai and made a sakkarai pongal. Though one […]

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Pulihora, Kadalai Paruppu Sundal ~ Day 2

Pulihora - Spicy Tamarind Rice

Navratri Day 2 prasadam was this spicy Pulihora made with a spice powder and has a long shelf life. This also works very well if you want to make it ahead. This version of Pulihora or the Spicy Tamarind Rice, is different from all the different Pulihora recipes I have. Pulihora is made with a spicy […]

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Heerekai Dosa | Ridge Gourd Dosa from Karnataka

Heerekai Dosa

Heerekai Dosa is a popular dosa from Karnataka made with Ridge Gourd and a spice batter that requires no fermentation. This dosa is a diabetic friendly breakfast dish where thin sliced ridge gourd is dipped in the batter and placed on the hot tawa together to form a dosa. The spices added to the batter […]

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