Neyichor | How to make Ghee Rice

Neyichor

Neyichor literally means ghee rice and is a classic dish served along with spicy gravy nonveg or veg dishes. Neyichor refers to Ghee Rice in Malayalam, neyi means ghee, chor refers to rice. While this word means this is from the Kerala cuisine, this dish is common in almost all Indian States, each differing in […]

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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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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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Sri Lankan Yellow Rice

Srilankan Yellow Rice

Sri Lankan Yellow Rice is a popular rice dish made during all festival gathering or any party. It is served with Chicken Curry or even Dhal Curry makes a wonderful side dish for this. When I had planned a meal, I was keen to make this Yellow rice that seems to be popularly served on […]

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Mini Apple Pies in Muffin Tins

Mini Apple Pies in Muffin Tins

Mini Apple Pie in Muffin Tins is an interesting twist to the regular Apple Pie that you can make in a muffin mould. I love making different dishes in Muffin mould for various reasons. You have portion control and you don’t have to bother about slicing etc. This idea was inspired by some pin I […]

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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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Greek Carrot Cake | Vegan Carrot Cake

Vegan Carrot Cake, greek style, tastes more like our Carrot halwa as the carrots are boiled and mashed before being added to the batter. The site that I referred talks about steps that can be done ahead and I happened to read about the author today. I was surprised to read her notes that said […]

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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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Kesar di Kheer or Saffron Rice Pudding ~ Indian Sweet!

Kesar di Kheer

Today’s recipe is a sweet treat that I made many days ago. Kesar di Kheer or Saffron Rice Pudding. Kheer is a traditional sweet dish, made by boiling rice or broken wheat with milk and sugar. It is flavoured with cardamoms, raisins, saffron, pistachios or almonds. It is typically served during a meal or also […]

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It is Vermicelli Curd Rice!

Semiya Curd Rice

Semiya Curd Rice, called as Semiya Bagala Bath in Telugu, is made with Vermicelli and curd as the regular curd rice. Of course there is no rice in this dish. Still Amma calls this dish by this name. This one tugs at memories when Amma used to make it often for her dinner parties that […]

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