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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Pesara Punukulu | Moong Dal Fritters, Perugu Pesara Punukulu

For the final day of this edition, I am sharing another variety of fritters that can be offered as prasadam. This doesn’t have onions and has Urad dal mixed in to make it more healthy. I already have another version of Moong Dal Fritters, that had onions. While today’s recipe is slightly different. I also ended up making […]

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Rice Kheer | Annam payasam ~ Festival Foods

For today’s special Festival food it’s again a Payasam. This is almost like the Kesar di Kheer that I had already posted. That was a rich rice pudding made with rice, milk and condensed milk. Today’s payasam or Kheer is a milder, simple yet delicious rice kheer. We normally make this for a quick prasadam […]

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Aval Payasam | Atukula Payasam ~ Step by Step

Blogging Marathon # 17 steps into the third week, with me sharing some traditional Indian Sweets made during Festival times. No Indian Festival is complete without an array of sweets. Especially for the Prasadam, we end up making quite a few depending on various combination. Like for Ugadi, we make Poli, Payasam, Sakara Pongal. Same […]

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Neyyappam | Nei Appam Recipe ~ Festival Food!

After showcasing an elaborate Ugadi feast that we had, I was almost shy to share my own simple brunch we had on the Ugadi day. Traditionally we always have the Ugadi pooja by morning and end up having a brunch. Then have a late afternoon meal. This year too it was same and I had […]

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Sajjala Laddu | Bajra Laddus

For the second day of Something Sweet for Kids, it’s Sajjala Laddu or rather a sweet laddu made with Bajra. Since Bajra is not something you can get the kids as such, we found that making these laddos was a easier task. I am not sure about other kids, but my 5 year old twins […]

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