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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Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi

Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi

Kothimbir Vadi is a delicious Maharashtrian savory snack made with besan, coriander leaves, and spices. These are cubed and seasoned before serving. For the Day 4 of BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, its Kothimbir Vadi from Maharashtra and in the Marathi language “kothimbir” or “kothmir” stands for coriander leaves. And the word ‘Vadi’ means cubes or […]

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Ratlami Masala Sev ~ Madhya Pradesh Special Namkeen

Ratlami Masala Sev

Ratlami Masala Sev is a popular fried crispy snack from Madhya Pradesh made with gram flour and spices. This is a specialty from the city of Ratlam. In this version of Ratlami Sev, a spice blend is added to make it more spicy and addictive. The size of this sev differs from the Bikaneri Sev. […]

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Ponk Vada | How to make Fresh Jowar Pakora

Ponk Vada

Ponk Vada or Pakoras made with fresh tender Jowar is a delightful snack made during the winter season when it is freshly available. Ponk or fresh Jowar is perishable produce that doesn’t stay good for long. It should be cooked within a short period or can be frozen. I haven’t seen or heard about fresh […]

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Venna Murukulu ~ Besan Butter Murukku

Venna Murukulu

Venna Murukulu is deep fried snacks made with rice flour, besan with spices along with butter. This makes it more buttery and delicious to enjoy as an evening snack. While regular butter murukku is made with rice flour, urad dal and butter, my version for today was made with besan. That makes it crumbly and […]

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Vellulli Karapusa | How to make Garlic Kara Sev

Vellulli Karapusa

Vellulli Karapusa or Garlic Kara Sev is yet another variety of kara sev flavoured with garlic and is easy to make for the evening snack or any festival as well. I love garlic taste and really enjoyed this one and must have completed the whole lot by myself! I used the same recipe that I […]

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Karapusa | How to make Kara Sev

Karapusa

Karapusa or Kara Sev is a deep fried jar snack that is traditionally made during festivals in India. I think each Indian state has its variations to this savory fried snacks adding different spices that make it unique. Since I am familiar with both Andhra and Tamil Nadu Cuisines, in particular to the Rayalaseema and […]

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Bandar Laddu | How to make Thokkudu Ladoo

Bandar Laddu

Bandar Laddu is a popular Andhra sweet from Machilipatnam. It is made with Besan Chakli pounded with jaggery and made into ladoos. For the last of the Traditional Indian Sweets, I decided on this ladoo as this was on my list for a long time and never was the right time to make it. I […]

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Ghotua Ladoo | How to make Rajasthani Ghotua Ladoo

Ghotua Ladoo

Ghotua Ladoo is a traditional sweet from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. It is made with besan, khoya, and sugar, pound together to form the ladoo. When Vaishali had visited Jaisalmer, she shared the picture of this ladoo and said it was a melt in the mouth, tasted heavenly. On further asking how it was made, she said […]

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Motichoor Ladoo | How to make Motichoor Laddu

Motichoor Ladoo

Motichoor Ladoo is a delicious Indian Sweets very popular across all states of India. These ladoos are made with tiny boondis made of Gram flour and cooked with sugar syrup. The important factor for this ladoo being the tiny motis that are cooked and later added into sugar syrup to form ladoos. Making this is […]

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