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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Roat ~ Sweet Flatbread from Uttarakhand

Roat

Roat is a sweet flatbread from Uttarakhand. These are made during weddings or other religious functions along with other traditional Garhwali dishes that are prepared. I came across this recipe during our other Regional Mega BM and ever since wanted to make it. I also read that along with this flatbread, they also make Arsa, […]

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Chalimidi ~ Sri Rama Navami Neivedyam

Chalimidi

Chalimidi is a traditional Andhra Sweet prepared during festivals, especially during Sri Rama Navami. This Andhra sweet prepared with just Rice Flour and Jaggery is very quick and easy to make. Most Indian recipes are a perfect Vegan Recipe by itself, except we tend to add ghee to many of it. Similarly, this sweet can […]

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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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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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Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal Halwa is one of the popular Indian Sweets made during festivals. This halwa is made with split yellow moong dal, this is a delicious and sinful dessert to enjoy anytime. This week is all about cooking for different festivals. I picked up Raksha Bandhan and wanted to make some special sweets that are […]

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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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Ambalapuzha Pal Payasam

We are starting the final week of BM#52, this week I will be doing Temple Prasadams. This theme will feature three interesting temple prasadams from different parts of India. I tried not to repeat the state and gather as much as information as I could. This theme is quite a challenge in many ways. One […]

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Neyyappam ~ Traditional Kerala Sweet

I have always loved Athirasams that are famous in so many states across India. The knack in making a Athirsamas that are soft to eat, is something one gets with practice. However with the similar ingredients and a different way of making is the Nei appam from Kerala. I first got to eat these in […]

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