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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Golpapdi Recipe | How to make Gujarati Gol Papdi

Gujarati Gol Papdi

For the third day of Indian Sweets, I made Golpapdi, the famous Gujarati Sweets. I have this bookmarked for a long time and have been wanting to make it ever since I had made the Gujarati Thali. Even though the recipe was so simple and quick to make, I somehow couldn’t make it. I finally […]

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Mixed Fruits Rava Kesari

Mixed Fruits Rava Kesari

Happy Dussehra to all my readers! Celebrate the day with this delicous Mixed Fruit Rava Kesari. Today is special for us in another way as well, as its our boys Tenth Birthday. I have taken the day off to spend time with them, plus complete the special Dussehra pooja. I have been observing the Navaratri […]

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Chocolate Palkova

This post comes a day delayed. I was hoping I will get this done when the idea struck, however I got delayed. When I had taken my Chocolate Halwa to my colleagues, some of them were very curious on the next dish to be prepared. I shared couple of ideas and they were discussing about […]

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Flaxseeds Sunnundalu | Flax Seeds Urad Dal Laddoos

Sunnundalu are famous Andhra Laddoos. I have always remembered eating this special sweet from childhood. Urad dal is very healthy and often made as these sweet preparation and forms part of many festivals and poojas. So imagine combining the goodness of Urad dal with that of Flax Seeds. We have recently started including Flax Seeds […]

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Karah Prashad | How to make Gurudwara Karah Prashad

Karah Prashad

For the final day of making Temple Prasahads, I selected to make Gurdwara’s Karah Prashad. Its a halwa made with equal measures of wheat flour, sugar and ghee. This almost resembles the Godumai Halwa of Tamil Nadu. However, the process and the procedure followed differs. Plus the final texture is quite different. I read on […]

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