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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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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Jantikalu or Muruku for Indian Cooking Challenge!

Muruku

There are certain dishes that I can go on and on about for hours together. And Murukus is one among them! I have been in love with these since time immemorial and yet never got around learning to make them. Yes, this was on top of my mind when I wanted to launch Indian Cooking […]

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