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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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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Visiri Dosai | Chettinad Visiri Dosai

Visiri Dosai

Visiri Dosai from Chettinad is a lacy crepe made with different flours and is an instant dosa variety. This means there is no fermentation needed and if you are in a hurry to make something, this is the dish you will opt for! I adapted it from this recipe and I have no clue why […]

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Rava Onion Masala Dosa

Rava Onion Masala Dosa

Rava Onion Masala Dosa is combination of both the regular Rava Dosa and the Masala Dosa. The Rava Dosa is stuffed with a Potato Masal and tastes out of the world! I have Amma’s version of Rava Dosa and an instant Rava Dosa already on the blog. So when I was thinking what to make […]

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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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Pepper Chicken Fry ~ Step By Step Pictures

Pepper Chicken Fry

Pepper Chicken Fry is a dry chicken roast made with only pepper for spice and makes a delicious starter or a side dish in a meal. This Pepper chicken fry has sort of becoming regular at home for Sunday Lunch. As it happens, there is a period for one particular dish to be repeated almost […]

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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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Microwave Upma | How to make Upma in a Mug

Microwave Tomato Upma

Microwave Upma is the fastest way to have your breakfast and it tastes just as great as it is cooked on a stovetop. Enjoy this easy and quick one now by making your traditional upma in a microwave. This week I had picked up to make 1 dish in different appliances. I even thought of […]

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Baked Semolina Cake | Baked Upma in Muffin Tin

Baked Upma

Baked Upma is an attempt at baking regular South Indian Upma in an Oven. This Semolina cake is easy to serve as its baked in a Muffin Tin. I have a fancy of making different dishes in a Muffin Tin and in the process think of vague things to do. However, today’s dish is almost […]

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Thakkali Upma | How to make Tomato Upma

Thakkali Upma

Thakkali Upma is an easy and healthy dish that you can make for breakfast or dinner and makes a wholesome meal anytime. This| Tomato Upma makes a change from your regular upma. Though we frequently make either upma or Khichdi almost every other Saturday, I haven’t made this tomato upma for a while. The first […]

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