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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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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Nuvullu Kajjikayalu or Nuvulla Karjikayalu

Kajjikayalu or Karjikayalu is one of my favorite festival sweet. We stuff it with different fillings mostly like copra with fried gram filling, sometime with channa dal filling. With whatever it is, I used to love biting into it. The crispy outer later was always a delight to munch on. We normally make Nuvullu Laddo […]

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