Paneer Poha Payasam ~ Day 6

Paneer Poha Payasam

Paneer Poha Payasam is a delicious payasam made with freshly made paneer or chhena and poha/aval, suitable for any occasion and during this Navratri season, it’s an apt neivedyam. Amma shared her recipe with me when I was asking her what to make for the neivedyam today. Sundays are always hectic and I wanted a […]

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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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Senaga Pappu Chakkara Pongali | Andhra Style Jaggery Pongal

Senaga Pappu Chakkara Pongali

Senaga Pappu Chakkara Pongali is an Andhra Style Jaggery Pongal made with Bengal Gram or Chana Dal. This is a traditional sweet preparation offered during Pooja as Neivedyam. This Rice made with Jaggery is called as Bellam Paramannam or Bellam Pongali is often prepared with Split Yellow Moong Dal. As with most recipes, we have […]

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Mitho Lolo ~ Sindhi Sweet Flatbread

Mitho Lolo

Mitho Lolo Sindhi Sweet Flatbread is a thick sweet flatbread from Sindhi made with wheat flour, sugar and ghee. This is also made with jaggery and requires slow fire cooking as the chapati is very thick. Once cooked, it’s soaked in ghee. This is served as breakfasts by the Sindhis though the trend is fast […]

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Gur aur Til ki Roti | Jaggery and Sesame Flatbread

Gur Aur Til ki Roti

Gur aur Til Ki Roti is a sweet flatbread very similar to Puran Poli that’s made across many Indian States. This flatbread is made during Sankranthi with the harvest fresh Til and new jaggery. I had this planned for festival dishes during Sankranthi, then changed it when I realised I had to an A to […]

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Gulab Ki Kheer | How to make Gulab Ki Kheer

Gulab Ki Kheer is a delicate and delicious Kheer made with rice and dried rose petals. This thick creamy kheer, with a hint of the rose petals, makes this a wonderful dish to serve as dessert. For the final day of Festival Dish, I choose to make this delicious Kheer. I got a big packet […]

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Chalimidi ~ Sri Rama Navami Neivedyam

Chalimidi

Chalimidi is a traditional Andhra Sweet prepared during festivals, especially during Sri Rama Navami. This Andhra sweet prepared with just Rice Flour and Jaggery is very quick and easy to make. Most Indian recipes are a perfect Vegan Recipe by itself, except we tend to add ghee to many of it. Similarly, this sweet can […]

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Coconut Rava Halwa

Coconut Rava Halwa

Coconut Rava Halwa is a nutty delicious halwa you can make with fresh coconut. This halwa is quite easy to make and gets done quickly. With so many festivals and poojas, this sweet makes an apt Naivedyam. I have mentioned about our handmade clippings and files that we have been safekeeping for over 20 years […]

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Lavariya | Sri Lankan Sweet Dumpling String Hoppers

Lavariya

Lavariya is a delicious Sri Lankan Sweet Dumpling String Hoppers stuffed with a filling made with grated coconut, moong dal and jaggery syrup. This is just like our Kozhukattai and made much the same way! For the last and final day of cooking Sri Lankan cuisine, I wanted to pick up a sweet that can […]

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Yendu Kobbari Rava Laddu ~ Dry Coconut Rava Ladoo

Yendu Kobbari Rava Laddu

Dry Coconut Rava Ladoo or Yendu Kobbari Rava Laddu, made with dry coconut and rava, is popular Indian sweet prepared during festivals like Deepavali. We mostly make this Rava Laddo with fresh coconut, this time we used Dry Coconut or Copra. Rava Laddo is one of our favorite sweets and also the easiest that you […]

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