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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Kitchari ~ Ayurveda Kitchari Recipe

I was delayed so much that I almost thought I should not do this post. However after taking a theme that was so interesting as Detox, I had to attempt at completing this week. When I have posted the second day Detox drink, I have so many other bloggers saying how wonderful it was I […]

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Puli Ven Pongal

On account of Sankranti I had included a theme on Pongal Varieties for BM during January. I wanted to take up this theme, however after checking out my list on Pongal Varieties, I knew it would be extremely hard to think more varieties in the time I had left. Though I make sure I am […]

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Moth Dal, Moong Dal Ven Pongal ~ Navratri Special Dishes

Today’s neivedhyam was with Moth dal, Moong dal Ven Pongal. I make Ven Pongal in three different ways. This adds to the collection and is very healthy dish to boot. I recently picked up moth dal and have not cooked before. Deciding what to do, I thought making it as Ven Pongal was the best […]

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Pulagam aka Ven Pongal with a difference

Since my visit to Tirumala, I was thinking more of the different prasadams offered in temples and I was remembering the time we had pongal there. It tasted so ultimate. But then of course, in all temples the taste of the prasadam is incomparable. This dish that I make at home is called simply Pongal, […]

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