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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Masala Moong Dal Sundal

Masala Moong Dal Sundal

Masala Moong Dal Sundal is a spicy sundal made with moong dal. This is an excellent sundal to make during Navrati or just as an evening snack. I normally make moong dal Sundal and it is not very spicy. However, this time as a change, wanted to try something spicy. So used this spicy masala […]

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Masala Red Kidney Bean Sundal

Masala Red Kidney Bean Sundal

Masala Red Kidney Bean Sundal was made during Navratri Pooja as Neivedyam. I have used the red variety available instead of the regular long ones. This variety is smaller and red in colour. These also get cooked faster than the regular ones. I always have a problem in cooking Rajma to tender soft. Instead of […]

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Shakaannam, Payaru Sundal ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 6

For the day six it was Shakaannam with Whole Moong dal Sundal. The list from where I had referred the neivedyams listed this as one of the prasadams. And Harichandana has posted something very similar. This is supposed to be for friday however we got confused over the days and made it for today itself. […]

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Ven Pongal, Kara Verkadalai ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 1

Wishing all my readers a blessed Navaratri! We always plan for something and something else happens! So true right. I have been looking forward to the pooja so much, thinking about what new neivedhyams I should do this year. With planning according to the colour and taste of the nine days, I have almost covered […]

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