Bread Halwa | How to make Double Ka Meetha

Bread Halwa

Bread Halwa or Double Ka Meetha is a sinful sweet, popular across all Indian States, though it is well known from Andhra Pradesh. This is best done with leftover bread slices. The bread slices are ground to crumbs and roasted in ghee and then cooked in milk. We were expecting a pudding consistency, while it […]

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Moong Dal Payasam | How to make Pasi Paruppu Payasam

Moong Dal Payasam

Moong Dal Payasam is a creamy milk sweet made with split yellow moong dal with jaggery. This is a popular Indian Sweet made during Festivals. When I checked for Puddings under the Make these desserts, I had planned to pick up different ones, however as it was expected I didn’t have time and ended up […]

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Pesalu Payasam | Whole Moong Jaggery Pudding

Pesalu Payasam

Pesalu Payasam or Whole Moong Pudding with Jaggery is a delicious kheer that can be made for any festival season with jaggery and whole moong. While we love dal payasam, we don’t often make with whole moong. We mostly make it split yellow moong dal or chana dal. So this change with whole moong was […]

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Semiya Ladoo ~ Easy Diwali Sweets

Semiya Ladoo

Semiya Ladoo is an easy Diwali Sweet that you can make very quickly. This is made with vermicelli and surely makes a difference from the regular ladoos you can make for the festival season. Since I was planning to make easy sweets for this Diwali, I had asked Amma to suggest some easy ones and […]

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Carrot Rava Ladoo ~ Easy Diwali Sweets

Carrot Rava Ladoo

Carrot Rava Ladoo is an easy sweet you can make for Diwali. This is a sinful ladoo and everybody will love this quick sweet. Fresh carrots are used in this ladoo and cooked till soft before adding roasted Rava to make ladoos. I wanted to do this theme next week however, I didn’t have time […]

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Thinai Sakkarai Pongal ~ Day 9

Thinai Sakkarai Pongal

Thinai Sakkarai Pongal or Foxtail Millet Sweet Pongal is a sweet preparation made with millet and moong dal, jaggery. This is a good alternative to regular sweet pongal made with rice. Since my plan was to include millets this festival season, I replaced the regular rice with thinai and made a sakkarai pongal. Though one […]

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Mixed Nuts Rava Ladoo ~ Easy Diwali Sweets

Mixed Nuts Rava Ladoo

Mixed Nuts Rava Ladoo is an easy sweet you can make for this Diwali. All the ingredients you need are easy available in your pantry. Every Deepavali we make elaborate plans on making new sweets, savories and towards the actual D Day, we will have loads of Sweets and Savories that we prepare that ends […]

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Sorakkai Saggubiyyam Payasam ~ Day 7

Sorakkai Saggubiyyam Payasam

Sorakkai Saggubiyyam Payasam or Lauki Sabudana Kheer is a delicious Indian Sweet made during Festivals. This is made with Lauki and Sago in a creamy milk base. For the Navratri  Day 7, I wanted to make another payasam and Amma suggested a halwa with Lauki. I said Lauki Halwa is already done. Then she talked […]

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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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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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