It’s been a long time since I posted anything in my website. I had taken a long break due to lot of reasons. Now, am back to blogging with a very easy to make sweet dish, 7 Cups Burfi. As the name suggests, this burfi is made with 7 cups of ingredients. It’s probably oneRead more about 7 Cups Burfi… Read More!
Two weeks back, a few of my friends from college had come home for lunch. I was meeting two of them after nearly 20 years. Needless to say, we all had a great time filled with silly jokes and non stop laughter, just like our good old college days. I had made a very traditional SouthRead more about Basundi… Read More!
Kadappa is a very traditional dish from Kumbakonam, a district in Tamil Nadu. It’s a very unique and a delicious gravy made with potatoes and moong dal which is generally served with idli/ dosa / puri. I came to know about this dish from my dear sister in law, Vijaya,who is an outstanding home cook.Read more about Kumbakonam Kadappa… Read More!
Karthigai Deepam is a Festival of Lights celebrated all over Tamil Nadu during the Tamil month of Karthigai ( mid november- mid december). I really look forward to this beautiful festival. In our community ( Tamil Brahmins), this festival is dedicated to the brothers. The sisters pray for the well being of their brothers andRead more about Nel Pori Urundai… Read More!
Coconut burfi is my husband’s most favourite sweet. So, I made it today. Like all the burfis, it’s easy to make and yummy to eat. And thankfully, it did come out very well. The creamy and beautiful looking burfi was soft , delicious with a melt in mouth texture. Trust me when I say thatRead more about Coconut Burfi… Read More!
My school friends, Shanthi, Padma and Deepika came home today as we had planned to do group cooking today. We made Badam burfi and Dilkhush Mixture . Inspite of heavy rains and power cut, we had great fun cooking together. Both burfi and mixture came out very well. Badam burfi is easy to make, thoughRead more about Badam Burfi… Read More!
Today, I made Rava ladoo. It’s a very traditional sweet made during Diwali in South India. It’s also one my most favourite traditional sweet 🙂 Ingredients Rava ( semolina/ suji) – 1 kg Sugar – 1 kg Melted ghee – 1+1/2 cup Chopped Cashew nuts – 1/2 cup Cardamom powder – 1 tsp Method RoastRead more about Rava Ladoo… Read More!
I started my diwali sweet preparation today with besan ladoo. It’s my daughter’s most favourite sweet. When we were in Muscat, for every diwali, my good friend Asawari used to make besan ladoo. I sure she will be making this year too. My daughter is a big fan of her ladoos 🙂 Ingredients Besan (Read more about Besan Ladoo… Read More!
Today is the third day of Navrathri. Divine Mother is worshipped in the form of Chandraghanta on the third day of Navrathri. Chandra means moon and Ghanta means bell. Divine mother is depicted as wearing a bell-like ornament in the shape of the moon. Moon is connected with the mind. Just as the moon waxesRead more about Thenga Payasam… Read More!
Today is the first day of Navrathri. Navrathri means nine nights. The nine nights of Navrathri celebrate the nine different aspects of Goddess Durga known as Nava Durga. Shailaputri is the first among the Navadurgas. Shaila means stone, and putri means daughter. Praying and meditating to the Goddess on this brings strength (like a stone)Read more about Akkaravadisal… Read More!