Carrot Seviyan Halwa

Carrot Seviyan Halwa is a delicious creamy milk sweet made with vermicelli and carrot. The texture is more like a halwa than a payasam and is so addictive. This sweet is a wonderful way to celebrate Mother’s Day, which falls on May 14th. Amma is so fond of sweets and this sweet was in fact […]

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Badam Kheer | How to make Badam Payasam

Badam Kheer or Badam Payasam is one of those sinfully delicious dishes you can indulge in. When I was making the thali with Tamil Nadu dishes, I was wondering what payasam to make when I realised that I am yet to share my Badam Kheer. I never make a Kheer at home as there are […]

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Golpapdi Recipe | How to make Gujarati Gol Papdi

Gujarati Gol Papdi

For the third day of Indian Sweets, I made Golpapdi, the famous Gujarati Sweets. I have this bookmarked for a long time and have been wanting to make it ever since I had made the Gujarati Thali. Even though the recipe was so simple and quick to make, I somehow couldn’t make it. I finally […]

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Chocolate Palkova

This post comes a day delayed. I was hoping I will get this done when the idea struck, however I got delayed. When I had taken my Chocolate Halwa to my colleagues, some of them were very curious on the next dish to be prepared. I shared couple of ideas and they were discussing about […]

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Flaxseeds Sunnundalu | Flax Seeds Urad Dal Laddoos

Sunnundalu are famous Andhra Laddoos. I have always remembered eating this special sweet from childhood. Urad dal is very healthy and often made as these sweet preparation and forms part of many festivals and poojas. So imagine combining the goodness of Urad dal with that of Flax Seeds. We have recently started including Flax Seeds […]

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Dry Fruit Chikki ~ Lohri Special Dishes

We are starting the second week of BM#60, this week featuring Festival Foods. I wanted to focus on Sankranthi Special dishes and decided to check out what special dishes are made across India.  Our Sankranthi holidays are mostly spent in my SIL’s home. This year will be first in many years that we are not […]

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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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Chakka Varatti | How to make Jackfruit Halwa

We are starting the BM# 52 with first week featuring Seasonal Produce. This theme can feature one seasonal produce in different forms or different vegetables/fruits. I opted to make dishes with Jackfruit. Jack fruit is one of my favorite fruits and I love it in all forms. Growing up, we used to get this fruit […]

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