When you think about sweets that are famous from Andhra, you can’t miss out Sunnudalu. However over the years I have come to realize that most of the sweets are available in many other places, only the same level of PR has not been done and that accounts to the popularity of the dish. Either ways I […]
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 […]
Pathir Pheni ~ Karnataka Special | How to make Pathir Peni / Chiroti Step By Step Recipe | Indian Cooking Challenge for December
For this month’s Indian Cooking Challenge, I was still undecided when the thought struck me that I could travel south this month. I was waiting to catch someone online to get them refer some recipe and just then Harini came online. So I immediately pinged her to share some recipe that she learnt from her Mom. She said her granny […]
Chandrakantalu is a special sweet from Andhra. The name personifies the moon like and is supposed to be shaped as the waxing moon, which looks so cute. This is again dish from Amma. She has been having this recipe in her files for so many years. I am so glad that she was finally able […]
For the second day of the Blogging Marathon, as a Diwali special we made this savory dish with Moong dal along with Rice flour. We made both the flours at home, it turns out pretty easy too if you want to make it for smaller quantity. It’s called Pesara Karapusa, which unlike the Ompodi, tastes […]
Godhuma Halwa – Tirunelveli Godhumai Halwa | Indian Cooking Challenge for July | How to make Wheat Halwa Step By Step Recipe!
For this month’s Indian Cooking Challenge we wanted to make a halwa. After traveling to punjab for a pickle, I wanted something entirely different. Though the Aam ka Achar was not a spicy one, it still was a pickle, so that calls for a sweet thing right. Still I never realized I will end up […]
We have no dearth of festivals and each one come with its own set of savories and sweets that are prepared specially for the occasion. With the Festival of lights, its more general, you have the liberty to prepare whatever you want. From childhood, I remember being actively involved and looking forward to what Amma […]
With so many festivals coming up now and then, we end up making sweets to mark the day. Among all the sweets, payasam is the most common sweet we end up, so it is natural we have different combination in making it. This payasam is one of the special treat that Amma makes. The addition […]
Suruttai Poli – Rolled Poli | Indian Cooking Challenge for February | How to make Suruttai Poli Step By Step Recipe!
While I talking to Nithya, I happened to ask her why she was no longer taking part in ICC, she sheepishly confessed that she was forced to miss it 3 times, she can’t take part. Now that was really very surprising to me as I did tell her that the rule is just there, critical […]
Pesara Purnalu or sweet dumplings with Whole Moong dal are a quick snack that you can do for evening snacks for kids. Not only that these are very healthy for kids. Never mind the deep fried nature of this recipe, as kids can eat deep fried snacks. We make these dumplings with two different coatings. […]