Akhrot Ka Halwa | How to make Walnut Halwa

Akhrot Ka Halwa

Akhrot Ka Halwa is a delicious rich halwa made with ground walnuts. This surely makes a rich healthy sweet to indulge! For the last day of the Halwa series, I have this rich halwa made with walnuts. Though the after taste of walnut is felt, it surely is a rich halwa. Somehow making this and […]

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Chilakada Dumpa Halwa | How to make Sweet Potato Halwa

Chilakada Dumpa Halwa

Chilakada Dumpa Halwa is a delicious halwa made with Sweet Potato. While sweet potato is sweet on its own, making it into a halwa gives you a sinful dessert to enjoy! Sweet Potato is called as Shakarkandi in Hindi, Chilakada dumpa in Telugu, Ranga alur in Bengali and is a root vegetable mostly eaten just […]

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Rajgira Halwa | How to make Amaranth Halwa

Rajgira Halwa

Rajgira Halwa is a sweet made with Amaranth Seeds and is a popular sweet made during different festivals. Next time you plan to make some halwa for Raksha Bandhan, this dish can surely be done. As the name says, this halwa is made just with Amaranth Flour and sugar with loads of ghee and nuts […]

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Kuttu Ka Halwa | Buckwheat Flour Halwa

Kuttu Atta Ka Halwa

Kuttu Ka Halwa is yet another Vrat special dishes made during Navratri. This is a brown coloured flour and is a sticky halwa. Kuttu Ka Atta is Buckwheat flour, while this is not related to wheat family, it is a whole grain and very healthy. This is popularly used in different dishes during the fasting […]

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Ulundogorai | How to make Urad Dal Rice

Ulundogorai

Ulundogorai is a Spicy Urad Dal flavoured Rice that is offered as naivedyam at Srirangam Temple in Trichy. This rice dish is very easy to make and can be packed for the lunch box as well. In many of the temples, we have our traditional dishes offered as prasadam and these rice dishes are no […]

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Ellu Sadam | How to make Sesame Rice

Ellu Sadam

Ellu Sadam is a spicy rice dish made with the Sesame spice powder. This is a quick and easy rice to make as you can store the spice powder as well. I already have an Ellu Sadam made with toor dal before, so this time I wanted to make the spice powder with Urad dal. […]

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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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Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam

Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam

Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam or Barnyard Millet Payasam is a delicious payasam made with the millet and makes an excellent alternate to regular vermicelli or rice. I made this payasam for the final day of Navratri. I observed the Navratri with Nine days of Neivedyam with Millets and this was for the final day of Dasara. […]

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Pulihora, Kadalai Paruppu Sundal ~ Day 2

Pulihora - Spicy Tamarind Rice

Navratri Day 2 prasadam was this spicy Pulihora made with a spice powder and has a long shelf life. This also works very well if you want to make it ahead. This version of Pulihora or the Spicy Tamarind Rice, is different from all the different Pulihora recipes I have. Pulihora is made with a spicy […]

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