Moong Dal Carrot Vada , Uddi Bonda | Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes

Meddu Vada  or Masala Vada is mostly made during all festivals. For a change we think of making different varieties. I had plans to make Maddur Vada, but Athamma had soaked Urad Dal so decided to make something with that itself.  Amma had the same problem too. Dad was very much against the same Meddu […]

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Sambar Rice ~ Sankranti Special!

Waves were hitting the shores, wave after wave, calling me to touch. But I didn’t budge from my spot. Every other minute, I was closing my eyes, just feeling the breeze that was caressing me with the salty drizzles from the salty water. I was gazing at my family standing on the beach. With each […]

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Wheat Berry Payasam ~ A Vegan Indian Dessert!

I went and got this bag of whole wheat berries and you can see that’s the reason for all wheat related dishes coming up. I basically bought it to make the Wheat Halwa. I used just about a cup and there were no quarter kg bags available. And its not enough to grind into flour. […]

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Vermicelli Kesari ~ Semiya Kesari!

Vermicelli Kesari or Semiya Kesari is one of the delicious sweets that reminds me of my Birthday. Growing up, the thought of a Saturday would evoke the senses to look forward to the delicious prasadam that Amma would be making. It always varied with the seasons. At one point it used to Semiya Payasam, that […]

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Semiya Payasam ~ My Liquid delight!

I know few people who don’t like Semiya Payasam. I really don’t know how they can’t love this! For me, this was a special treat while growing up. Pal Payasam or Semiya Payasam always reminds of festivals and other occasions that are special. If there is something to celebrate, then its delicious semiya payasam that […]

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Meddu Vada

Meddu Vada are a must during all festival days. Its a normal trend to make Vada, Payasam for a festival meal! I normally don’t venture into Meddu Vada simply for the reason, that I can’t make a proper circle along with a hole on top! Amma makes beautiful ones and they taste heaven. But since […]

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Vijaya Dashami festival Food and a sweet gesture!

There are couple of festivals for which Amma makes the entire meal as Neivedyam and offer for pooja. From childhood, I have always remembered and associated different festivals with different goodies that get prepared. And we get to have them only the next season! So its always been something we look forward to. Like Poli […]

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