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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Kasi Halwa Recipe | How to make Poosanikai Halwa

Kasi Halwa is a Traditional Halwa from Tamil Nadu made with White Pumpkin. White Pumpkin is called Poosanikai in Tamil, Boodida Gumadikaya in Telugu. White Pumpkin is also known as Ash Gourd and Winter melon.  Coming to the halwa, I must have noticed this halwa being served in weddings and have always looked forward to […]

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Coconut Kalakand ~ Easy Diwali Sweets

We are starting our third week of Blogging marathon and I wanted to make something simple and easy for all the festivals we have during this time. My list for Deepavali has become so long that I gave up trying to organise them any more. And when I think of festival sweets and savouries, all […]

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U for Ukkarai | Okkarai | Paruppu Puttu ~ Deepavali Sweet

If there was one thing that really made me very happy in doing this ABC Cooking Marathon, is the fact that I attempted at making many of those long pending dishes. Thinking about every letter, made sure I remembered all those dishes I had always wanted to make. One among them was surely this Ukkarai. […]

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S for Sondesh | Sandesh ~ Bengali Sweet

When it comes to sweets, I am not so keen on them. I am more of a savory person than sweets and the only sweets I ever ate were the ones I grew up with, especially the ones that Amma would make it at home. Like the Payasams, Rava Laddoo, Athirasams or even the kesari […]

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