How to make Gulab Jamun | Easy Gulab Jamun Recipe

Learn to make the most easiest and softest Gulab Jamuns!  For the second day of Indian Desserts, I decided on Gulab Jamun. I had originally wanted to bake these because I wanted to club this theme along with Bakeathon. However I didn’t find enough Indian dishes that were baked that will suit both events. I […]

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Microwave Chocolate Burfi ~ Easy Diwali Sweets

For the last and final day of Festival Dishes for Diwali, I have this yet another quick microwave burfi. I made this after making the Milk Fudge, using milk powder again. This has cream and melted choco chips as the base. I have also used cocoa powder for the extra chocolate kick. This stays for […]

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Coconut Kalakand ~ Easy Diwali Sweets

We are starting our third week of Blogging marathon and I wanted to make something simple and easy for all the festivals we have during this time. My list for Deepavali has become so long that I gave up trying to organise them any more. And when I think of festival sweets and savouries, all […]

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U for Ukkarai | Okkarai | Paruppu Puttu ~ Deepavali Sweet

If there was one thing that really made me very happy in doing this ABC Cooking Marathon, is the fact that I attempted at making many of those long pending dishes. Thinking about every letter, made sure I remembered all those dishes I had always wanted to make. One among them was surely this Ukkarai. […]

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Somas | How to make Somas / Kajjikayalu

Wish all my readers a very happy Tamil New year / Vishu Somas is called as Kajjikayalu / Karjikayalu. The recipe is the same, except you can have a variation in the fillings you fill in Somas. When we made this years back, I had used only copra with sugar and nuts. This time wanted […]

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Easy Godhumai Halwa in Pressure Cooker

For today’s traditional dishes, I had decided to make another version of Godhumai Halwa. Though I have already made this two times, I had short-listed two more versions. One with wheat flour and extracting milk from it. Another one a quick recipe in pressure cooker. I think this recipe is from Chitra Vish of Indus Ladies. I […]

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Coconut Rava Burfi | Thengai Rava Burfi

We are starting the second week of Blogging Marathon #27 and it’s themed on Traditional Dishes. India has so many different cuisines, even in one specific state, we have so many different regions coming up with its own style of cooking. To top this, we also have families that follow their own traditions, cultural specifications […]

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Gavvalu | Teepi Gavvalu ~ Festival Special Recipe

One of the most famous sweets of Andhra, Gavvalu are prepared for most festivals, especially for Deepavali. However this is also something I have first known my Christian friends to prepare and share during Christmas. The first time I actually saw or tasted was from my neighbour and later came to know from Amma that this sweet […]

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Eggless Rose Cookies | Achu Muruku ~ Christmas Special

When I think of those delicately woven, crispy, not so overly sweet, yet sweet enough to make you want more, a special snack called the Achu muruku or the Rose Cookies. I was about ten years then, when I first saw this being done. You can imagine the impression this had, if I can still […]

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