Saamai Sakara Pongal | How to make Saamai Sakara Pongal

Since I decided to make Saamai for the weekend brunch, I had to come up with another dish. Since Saturdays are days when I make Ven Pongal and some special Neivedyam, decided to make a version of Sakara Pongal with Saamai. The saamai grains are tiny and end results looked almost like a payasam. It […]

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Atukula Payasam | Indian Creamy Poha Pudding

Indian Festivals are not complete without the payasams. We have so many varieties that you are always spoilt for choice. We mostly make with semiya or vermicelli. However there are other ingredients that are used, like the rice, poha, wheat berries, and so many other ingredients.  For today I have this creamy payasam made with […]

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Oats Ladoo ~ Vinayagar Chaturthi Recipes

For the second day of Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja, I have a healthy version of laddo made with Oats. With the increase in consuming Oats in our daily meals, Amma decided this oats laddo will be a good thing. When I was asking her what else should I make for the neivedyam, she suggested this recipe. […]

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Coconut Athirasam | Ariselu ~ Janmashtami Recipes

Happy Krishna Jayanthi to all my readers! I know I am a day late in wishing. I thought I might as well do it and share what we made for the pooja. I only made the Poha Kheer, the murukkus and Athirasams are from Amma. The murukkus proportion is a new one and so I […]

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Carrot Moong Dal Halwa

I am sort of now getting used to my hectic mornings. After almost a month, it’s only natural one gets used to lazy mornings. Though I always wake early, the mornings will be spent loitering around facebook or reading my friends blogs. Now that gets curbed and I will have to allocate a different time […]

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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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Pineapple Rava Kesari | Pineapple Kesari Bath

For want of a better reason, I settled down to say that I wanted to share this Pineapple Kesari for starting with a sweet this new year. I hardly ever give in for such sentiments, however I thought it’s never too late to begin now. As I said in my recap, I am never too […]

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