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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Broccoli Bonda | How to make Urad Dal Broccoli Vada

Broccoli Bonda - Indian Thali

Broccoli Bonda or Urad Dal Broccoli Vada is a fantastic deep fried treat you can make and nobody would guess it has broccoli in it. We made this for the Ganesh Chathutri┬áLunch and the fact was until I told them, nobody guessed it has broccoli in it. Since a deep fried is a must for […]

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Raghavdas Ladoo | How to make Rava Coconut Ladoo

Raghavdas Ladoo

Raghavdas Ladoo is a soft, sinful ladoo from Maharashtra, made with Semolina and coconut. This is a melt in the mouth ladoo with a soft texture to it, made with sugar syrup. While Rava Ladoo that we make is prepared with just the same ingredients, how this ladoo is cooked is much different and that […]

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Upwas Puran Poli | How to make Potato Puran Poli

Upwas Puran Poli – A to Z Maharashtrian Sweets We are beginning the final week of this Mega Marathon on a Journey through the cuisines. I had opted to make AtoZ on Maharastrian Sweets. Today’s alphabet is U. I had a choice of making Ukadiche Modak or Undre for Ganesh Chaturthi. However when I checked on […]

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Mande | How to make Chavde ~ Ganesh Chaturthi Special

Mande – A to Z Maharashtrian Sweet Mande has been on my to-do list for the longest period. Still when I was finalizing the list for this series, I never thought about it as it never struck me that it was a Maharashtrian sweet. I had bookmarked because I was planning to make different Neivedyams for […]

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