Sakinalu | How to make Erra Sakinalu

Sakinalu

Sakinalu is a traditional Telangana Snack made with homemade rice flour and sesame seeds. This snack is a must during Makara Sankrantti and given to grooms during wedding. When I first came to know about this snack was when Usha had posted it for one of the Mega BMs. So since then I had been […]

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Kuttu Ka Halwa | Buckwheat Flour Halwa

Kuttu Atta Ka Halwa

Kuttu Ka Halwa is yet another Vrat special dishes made during Navratri. This is a brown coloured flour and is a sticky halwa. Kuttu Ka Atta is Buckwheat flour, while this is not related to wheat family, it is a whole grain and very healthy. This is popularly used in different dishes during the fasting […]

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Singhara Ka Atta Halwa

Singhare Ka Atta Halwa

Singhare Ka Atta Halwa is a Vrat dishes popularly made during the Navratri season or for any Vrat time. This crumbly halwa is very easy to make. The Singhare Ka Atta is Water chestnut flour, is brownish in colour and cooks very fast. The tradition in many North Indian States refer to Farali Dishes or […]

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Quinoa Biryani | How to make Quinoa Vegetable Biryani

Quinoa Biryani

Quinoa Biryani is a fusion biryani made with Quinoa and mixed vegetables with biryani masala and spices. This surely tastes wonderful and makes a filling meal. For Q, I decided I would make Quinoa Biryani as I still had the Quinoa that Priya had given me some years back. Can you imagine how silly I […]

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Vegetable and Wheat Berries Salad

Wheat Berries Salad

Vegetable and Wheat Berries Salad is a quick no cook salad made with fresh vegetables and fresh wheat berries. The tender raw wheat berries are chewy and had an excellent taste as you enjoy the salad. This is the first time I am seeing and eating the fresh Wheat berries, all thanks to Vaishali, who […]

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Gluten Free Vegan Butter less Sticky Banana Bread

Gluten Free Vegan Butter Less Sticky Banana Bread

Gluten Free Vegan Butter Less Sticky Banana Bread is as the name says, a sticky cake made with gluten free flours, sweeten with demera and honey. I am not into gluten free or vegan or butterless. I am always for moderation and won’t mind trying everything within my vegetarian diet. However, with the theme being […]

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Kuthravaali Puli Sadam ~ Day 8

Kuthiraivali Puli Sadam

Kuthravaali Puli Sadam or Barnyard Millet Tamarind Rice is an easy millet dish you can make as neivedyam this Navratri Season. For the Navratri Day 8, the neivedyam was a Puli Sadam with Barnyard Millet, Whole Moong Dal Sundal and Sakkarai Pongal as it was Tuesday. Check out the Navratri Special dishes for more ideas. […]

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Apple Sheera with Nattu Sakkarai ~ Day 5

Apple Sheera with Nattu Sakkarai

Apple Sheera with Nattu Sakkarai is a delicious kesari made with rava and Nattu Sakkarai with the goodness of apple blended with it. I wanted to make a sweet without the refined sugar and felt nattu sakkarai is a good option. The other neivedyam today was Ven Pongal and Pattani sundal for Navrati Day 5. […]

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Thinai Thengai Sadam, Kadalai Sundal ~ Day 4

Foxtail Millet Coconut Rice

Thinai Thengai Sadam is made similar to the regular Thengai Sadam using rice. The tiny boiled grains tastes very good in this version. Thinai Thengai Sadam and Kadalai Sundal is the Neivedyam for Navratri Day 4. Check out the other Navratri Special Dishes. Thinai Thengai Sadam Ingredients Needed: 1/2 cup Foxtail Millet / Thinai 1 […]

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Samai Elumichai Sadam, Kondakadalai Sundal ~ Day 3

Samai Elumichai Sadam

Samai Elumichai Sadam is the millet version of lemon rice made with Little Millet. This is prepared the same way as you would with regular Rice. So for Navratri Day 3 Neivedyam, I made Samai Elumichai Sadam and Kondakadalai Sundal. My plan was to cook all the main dishes with different millets this year. Somehow […]

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Zucchini Dosa | How to make Zucchini ka Cheela

Zucchini Dosa

Zucchini Dosa or Zucchini Ka Cheela is a pancake made with Besan. This is a quick, no ferment Dosa that can be done within minutes for an easy breakfast. When it was time to decide what I should make for Z, I immediately thought of Zucchini and decided to make this quick dosa. I got […]

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