Karam Gavvalu ~ Easy Diwali Recipes

Karam Gavvalu

Gavvalu is a delicious snack from Andhra, that is made both as sweet and savory. Gavvalu means shells as it resembles the shape of shells and kids get attracted to it. The popular version is the Sweet or the Teepi Gavvalu and mostly made during Janmashtami and by some during the Deepavali. I had made […]

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Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori

Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori

Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori is a spicy poori make with pumpkin or kaddu along with spices to make a filling meal anytime. When I came to selecting for Y, I didn’t have anything in mind. Didn’t know what to make and finally decided to on Yellow colour and had Yellow Pumpkin, Yellow Split dal to […]

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Ellu Holige | Til Poli from Udupi

Ellu Holige is a sweet flatbread made with Sesame, jaggery filling stuffed in a Maida flatbread. It is another variant of the Puran Poli where the stuffing is normally chana dal. While Ellu Holige or Til Poli is quite popular in the southern states, I chose to use this version as I wasn’t able to […]

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Bedai | Dal Stuffed Pooris from Bihar

Bedai

Bedai is a stuffed poori made with a mix of soaked moong and Urad Dal. It is fried until crispy and served with a spicy Aloo Sabji. This is a popular Indian Street Food, sold by the street vendors. Bedai is a breakfast dish, made in the different North Indian States. Its a popular dish […]

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Raghavdas Ladoo | How to make Rava Coconut Ladoo

Raghavdas Ladoo

Raghavdas Ladoo is a soft, sinful ladoo from Maharashtra, made with Semolina and coconut. This is a melt in the mouth ladoo with a soft texture to it, made with sugar syrup. While Rava Ladoo that we make is prepared with just the same ingredients, how this ladoo is cooked is much different and that […]

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Lyangcha | How to make Langcha

Lyangcha

Lyangcha or Langcha is my choice for L in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. This Lyangcha is popular in West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and in the eastern regions of India. Traditionally it was prepared from Khoya, now it is replaced with milk powder and flour, deep fried and soaked in sugar syrup. It’s […]

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Jilapi | How to make Chanar Jalebi

Jilapi

Jilapi or Bengali Chanar Jalebi is my choice for J. I didn’t really search much for this alphabet as this was the first one that made me pick up this theme. Amma spoke to me about Bengali Jalebi and I remembered reading about Chanar Jalebi. So Jilapi, as it is referred by the Bengalis, is made […]

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Sekerpare | Eggless Turkish Soft Cookies in Sugar Syrup

Eggless Sekerpare from Turkey is my choice for S. These soft cookies are soaked Sugar Syrup. I was planning to make these on Friday, time simply passed and I finally ended up baking it only today. I adapted these from Sandhya’s, however mine were not completely dry though, even after drying it for a while. […]

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Thakali Rava Kichadi

Thakali Rava Kichadi is mostly a dish that’s made for breakfast. However, I make it for dinner, though. It’s always been Rava Kichadi for one of the Saturday nights. For the Tamil Nadu Hotel Style Mini Tiffin, I wanted to make a different form of Kichadi. Since the regular Kichadi has less tomato added, I […]

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Mini Chocolate Nankhatai Recipe

Mini Chocolate Nankhatais are kids favorite ones and they usually disappear very quickly. When I was baking the regular Nankhatais, because I told my boys that they ought to try out new dishes, at least in baked snacks, they decided they can. They loved the Nankhatais and wanted to snack on them. I decided I […]

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