Panang Kalkandu Sakkarai Pongal

For the second day of Desserts, I have yet another Indian Sweet, made with Rice and Panang Kalkandu. While we mostly use Jaggary for making Sakkarai Pongal, sometimes I have used sugar, Sugar Candy instead of Jaggary. For Aadi Krithigai, this time, the sweet pongal was made using Palm Sugar. When we were thinking of alternate ingredient instead […]

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Aadi Krithigai | Aadi Krithigai Recipes

Aadi Krithigai Festival Recipes

Even though all of us follow the English Calendar for all our activities, the Indian States have their own calendars and months that are different from the English Calendar. Aadi Maasam or Month marks the beginning of the festival season. This year it began on July 17. For a non conformist, keeping track of all […]

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Thayir Sadam | Spicy Seasoned Curd Rice

For all festivals we make the curd rice along with serving the curds and rice as well. This is because the curd rice is prepared in the morning and is allowed to settle down with the different spices and flavours that gets added to it. Curds/Yogurt is part and parcel of all South Indian meals. […]

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How to make Cheeslings ~ Easy Festival Recipe

For the second day of BM#46, under Festival Dishes, I decided to make Cheesling. I read that these Cheeslings are made during Christmas time. If you must ask me, I would say these can be made anytime, they are so addictive and melt in the mouth types. Of course I was doing a quick batch […]

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Dark Chocolate Walnut Fudge 2 ~ Christmas Special Recipes

Can’t believe we are starting the final week of the BM# 46, but then we are here already! I will be making Christmas special dishes. Festival season is not complete without chocolates, so it was Chocolate fudge that I made. Yea I know you must be wondering how many versions I will be making. I […]

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Microwave Milk Fudge | How to make Milk Fudge

For the second day of Diwali Special Dishes, I have another sweet made again with Milk Powder. Let me confess that I had a huge stock of Milk powder and completely forgot about it. So this festival season, I went through my recipe collection and selected recipes that used Milk powder. This Milk Fudge is […]

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Sunnundalu | Vinayaka Chaturthi 2014 Recipes

Learn how to make Minapa Sunnundalu or Urad Dal Ladoo, famous Andhra Dish, a different version from what I have already shared. The first version of Sunnundalu was with just Urad dal and Jaggary. There is also one made with sugar. We are starting our fourth and final week of BM#42 and I am doing […]

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