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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Farali Dosa | Sama Ke Chawal Dosa for Vrat

Farali Dosa

Farali Dosa, a dish made during Vrat or Fasting days, uses Barnyard Millets and Sago. This is a quick and instant Dosa that can be made within 10 mins. Since it was quite tough to get dishes starting with F for Indian Flatbreads, I knew it would be the same with Dosa Varieties. However, I […]

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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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Mitho Lolo ~ Sindhi Sweet Flatbread

Mitho Lolo

Mitho Lolo Sindhi Sweet Flatbread is a thick sweet flatbread from Sindhi made with wheat flour, sugar and ghee. This is also made with jaggery and requires slow fire cooking as the chapati is very thick. Once cooked, it’s soaked in ghee. This is served as breakfasts by the Sindhis though the trend is fast […]

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Gur aur Til ki Roti | Jaggery and Sesame Flatbread

Gur Aur Til ki Roti

Gur aur Til Ki Roti is a sweet flatbread very similar to Puran Poli that’s made across many Indian States. This flatbread is made during Sankranthi with the harvest fresh Til and new jaggery. I had this planned for festival dishes during Sankranthi, then changed it when I realised I had to an A to […]

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