Alasanda Bellam Kudumulu | How to make Bobbarlu Bellam Kudumulu

Alasanda Kudumulu

Alasanda Bellam Kudumulu or Bobbarlu Bellam Kudumulu is a twist to the regular traditional Bellam Kudumulu that is prepared in Andhra. You can serve these steamed snacks for evening snacks too. Alasanda also called Bobbarlu in Telugu is the Black Eyed Pea or Lobia. Alasandallu is an integral part of Andhra Cuisine, or at least […]

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Kudaalu | Sweet Poornam Kudalu

Kudaalu

Kudaalu or Sweet Poornam Kudalu are Ganesh Chathurthi special dish made with maida pockets stuffed with a sweet filling made with coconut and jaggery. These Kudaalu are similar to Kajjikayalu, except its made with a stuffing of coconut and jaggery. We also add chana dal to the mix in the other version. The pictures that […]

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Bellam Kudumulu | Vinayaka Chavithi Recipes

Bellam Kudumulu

Bellam Kudumulu is one of the special Vinayaka Chavithi Recipes that get done for the festival. Mostly prepared in the southern parts of India, these sweet balls are easy to make. Our Ganesh Chaturthi is always special as its one of the festivals that Hubby Dear celebrates in a grand way. So we always make […]

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Vegan Gajar Ka Halwa

Vegan Gajar Ka Halwa

Vegan Gajar Ka Halwa is a quick carrot halwa made with minced carrot in a pressure cooker for an instant dessert. This Vegan Gajar Ka Halwa was part of the Mega BM that will be featured soon and while preparing the thali, I couldn’t decide on a quick dessert. Since I had many different versions […]

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Kumbala Halwa | How to make Pumpkin Halwa

Kumbala Halwa

Kumbala Halwa is a sweet dish made with pumpkin and can be prepared for any festival occasions. Pumpkin or Kumbala as it is known in Kanada is a vegetable used in different ways. This Kumbala Halwa is part of my Mega BM and I wanted something very authentic and regional. I just went with the […]

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Chow Chow Halwa | How to make Chayote Halwa

Chow Chow Halwa

Chow Chow Halwa is a delicious halwa made with the Chayote Vegetable. This surely gives a wonderful twist and nobody can guess its made with chow chow. How I wish things were different and I was sharing it in a different time frame! Meaning, wish we were able to share the April Mega BM and […]

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Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam

Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam

Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam is a creamy payasam made with sago and moong dal. The moong dal makes it very creamy and this makes it a perfect sweet for any time. As I was mentioning, payasams are often made at home, by varying the ingredients. So this time, we added moong dal to the sagubiyam […]

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Kesar Seviyan Kheer

Kesar Seviyan Kheer

Kesar Seviyan Kheer is a rich creamy milk pudding made with the goodness of milk with saffron and vermicelli. This can be made for any festival occasion and is easy to make. When I requested Priya to get me more saffron from Dubai, it was all packed to Amma and she has ever since been […]

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Badam Sabudana Kheer

Badam Sabudana Kheer

Badam Sabudana Kheer or Almond Sago Pudding is a delicious Indian pudding made with ground almonds and Sago. It’s a sinful combination that is creamy and healthy as well. Sweets are a must for all festival occasions and it is also made during weekend meals. Amma always makes some payasam for Saturday Poojas and since […]

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Coconut Besan Ladoo

Coconut Besan Ladoo

Coconut Besan Ladoo is a quick Indian Sweet that you can make for any festival. Make this for Diwali and enjoy the nutty coconut and besan in a jaggery mix. Ladoos are quick to make and for any festival, if you are hard pressed for time, this one sweet is surely something you can easily […]

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