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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Burhanpur Jalebi

Burhanpur Jalebi

Burhanpur Jalebi is a special sweet from Madhya Pradesh, made with Khoya locally known as Mawa Jalebis as well. While this sweet is made in other cities as well, Burhanpur is more popular for this dark sticky jalebis. This is made with a batter of Khowa, milk with little maida added for binding. The dark […]

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Arcot Makkan Peda | How to make Makkan Peda

Arcot Makkan Peda

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all my Readers! Arcot Makkan Peda is a delicious Indian Sweet hailing from a small town near Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. It’s a deep fried ball made with flour, Khoya, curd, and ghee stuffed with nuts and soaked in sugar Syrup. Popularly known as the Arcot Makkan Peda, it resembles Gulab […]

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How to make Gulab Jamun | Easy Gulab Jamun Recipe

Learn to make the most easiest and softest Gulab Jamuns!  For the second day of Indian Desserts, I decided on Gulab Jamun. I had originally wanted to bake these because I wanted to club this theme along with Bakeathon. However I didn’t find enough Indian dishes that were baked that will suit both events. I […]

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Microwave Chocolate Burfi ~ Easy Diwali Sweets

For the last and final day of Festival Dishes for Diwali, I have this yet another quick microwave burfi. I made this after making the Milk Fudge, using milk powder again. This has cream and melted choco chips as the base. I have also used cocoa powder for the extra chocolate kick. This stays for […]

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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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Somas | How to make Somas / Kajjikayalu

Wish all my readers a very happy Tamil New year / Vishu Somas is called as Kajjikayalu / Karjikayalu. The recipe is the same, except you can have a variation in the fillings you fill in Somas. When we made this years back, I had used only copra with sugar and nuts. This time wanted […]

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Easy Godhumai Halwa in Pressure Cooker

For today’s traditional dishes, I had decided to make another version of Godhumai Halwa. Though I have already made this two times, I had short-listed two more versions. One with wheat flour and extracting milk from it. Another one a quick recipe in pressure cooker. I think this recipe is from Chitra Vish of Indus Ladies. I […]

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