Aval Kesari | Poha Kesari Recipe

Aval Kesari is one of the quickest and easy Indian Sweets you can make. When I was planning the Tamil Nadu Breakfast Thali, I wanted a quick sweet to accompany, more so a Kesari as this is the standard sweet to be served in all Breakfast Thalis. Since I have a handful of Kesari recipes […]

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Kalyana Ven Pongal

Kalyana Ven Pongal is a recipe from Meenakshi Ammal’s Samaithu Paar. I have the entire collection in English edition that my brother had bought. I think he got it to learn cooking. I remember he did carry it with him when he travelled to the US. Between both of us, we must have collected so […]

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Mixed Fruits Rava Kesari

Mixed Fruits Rava Kesari

Happy Dussehra to all my readers! Celebrate the day with this delicous Mixed Fruit Rava Kesari. Today is special for us in another way as well, as its our boys Tenth Birthday. I have taken the day off to spend time with them, plus complete the special Dussehra pooja. I have been observing the Navaratri […]

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Karah Prashad | How to make Gurudwara Karah Prashad

Karah Prashad

For the final day of making Temple Prasahads, I selected to make Gurdwara’s Karah Prashad. Its a halwa made with equal measures of wheat flour, sugar and ghee. This almost resembles the Godumai Halwa of Tamil Nadu. However, the process and the procedure followed differs. Plus the final texture is quite different. I read on […]

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Neyyappam ~ Traditional Kerala Sweet

Neyyappam or Nei Appam is a Traditional Kerala Sweet, made with rice and Jaggery. These can be served as part of the festival meal or as an evening snack. I have always loved Athirasams that are famous in so many states across India. The knack in making a Athirsamas that are soft to eat, is […]

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Maddur Vada | Maddur Vade ~ Tempting Snack from Karnataka

There are always certain dishes that evoke nostalgic memories that make you feel wonderful. Maddur Vada is one such dish for me. It’s been so many years since I tasted this dish. Maddur Vada if you must know the history is sold in a place en route to Mysore from Bangalore. This tempting, delicious snack […]

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