Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 6

Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal

Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal is made with just Rice and Jaggery with a pinch of camphore which elevates the taste and feeling of this neivedyam to Kovil prasadam. This Sakkarai Pongal is the Day 6 Neivedyam for the Navratri Celebrations along with Masala Karuppu Konda Kadalai Sundal. I was so happy with the way the […]

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Hayagreeva Maddi ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 3

Hayagreeva Maddi

Hayagreeva or Hayagreeva Maddi is an easy and traditional Karnataka sweet. When I was doing the Udipi Cuisine, I remember reading about it while planning for Udupi Thali and then realised its very much the same like the Poli purnam we make. Once the neivedyam is offered, I always end up eating the filling as […]

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Khoya Badam Burfi | How to make Badam Burfi in Microwave

Khoya Badam Burfi

Microwave Khoya Badam Burfi is a quick Indian Sweet you can prepare if you have all the ingredients on hand. You can use store bought Khoya or homemade Khova. Using store bought, this sweet is very easy and quick to get done in microwave. I have a huge milk powder packet to use up, plus […]

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Carrot Burfi | How to make Gajar Barfi

Carrot Burfi

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all my readers! Carrot Burfi or Gajar ki Barfi is yet another quick sweet you can make for festivals. I have used khoya and condensed milk. You can use milk as well, though it is more time consuming. There are so many ways to make this sweet. I kept it simple […]

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Microwave Instant Palkova with 2 Ingredients in 2 Minutes

Instant Palkova

If you are craving for an instant sweet or want to make something quick for the upcoming festivals, then this Microwave Instant Palkova is your answer! This is 2 Ingredient cooked in approx. 2 minutes. I seem to have slipped into a forced break from sharing, due to various reasons. The top reason comes to […]

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Aval Kesari | Poha Kesari Recipe

Aval Kesari is one of the quickest and easy Indian Sweets you can make. When I was planning the Tamil Nadu Breakfast Thali, I wanted a quick sweet to accompany, more so a Kesari as this is the standard sweet to be served in all Breakfast Thalis. Since I have a handful of Kesari recipes […]

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Carrot Seviyan Halwa

Carrot Seviyan Halwa is a delicious creamy milk sweet made with vermicelli and carrot. The texture is more like a halwa than a payasam and is so addictive. This sweet is a wonderful way to celebrate Mother’s Day, which falls on May 14th. Amma is so fond of sweets and this sweet was in fact […]

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Badam Kheer | How to make Badam Payasam

Badam Kheer or Badam Payasam is one of those sinfully delicious dishes you can indulge in. When I was making the thali with Tamil Nadu dishes, I was wondering what payasam to make when I realised that I am yet to share my Badam Kheer. I never make a Kheer at home as there are […]

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Chakkara Pongali Sankranthi Special

Chakkara Pongali is one of the main sweet dish made as Sankranthi Special. While there are many ways this sweet pongal is cooked, today’s recipe is a quick and easy one made during hurried times. I made this when I prepared the Andhra Thali, I was short of time and Amma suggested this as she […]

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