Peanut Podi Pulihora

Peanut Podi Pulihora

Peanut Podi Pulihora is tangy tamarind rice made with tamarind extract and added with roasted peanut powder in the end. This is a wonderful variation if you want to try a new mixed rice dish with tamarind. We love pulihora and Amma makes so many versions of it with different ingredients as well. Pulihora means […]

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Dussehra Festival Special Thali

Dusshera Festival Thali

Dussehra Festival Special Thali showcases Vegetarian dishes prepared during the festival. A balanced thali with the typical South Indian dishes that are easy to cook on the hectic days. Navratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Shakti. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, Nava meaning nine and […]

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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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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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Aadi Krithigai | Aadi Krithigai Recipes

Aadi Krithigai Festival Recipes

Even though all of us follow the English Calendar for all our activities, the Indian States have their own calendars and months that are different from the English Calendar. Aadi Maasam or Month marks the beginning of the festival season. This year it began on July 17. For a non conformist, keeping track of all […]

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Thayir Sadam | Spicy Seasoned Curd Rice

For all festivals we make the curd rice along with serving the curds and rice as well. This is because the curd rice is prepared in the morning and is allowed to settle down with the different spices and flavours that gets added to it. Curds/Yogurt is part and parcel of all South Indian meals. […]

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How to make Cheeslings ~ Easy Festival Recipe

For the second day of BM#46, under Festival Dishes, I decided to make Cheesling. I read that these Cheeslings are made during Christmas time. If you must ask me, I would say these can be made anytime, they are so addictive and melt in the mouth types. Of course I was doing a quick batch […]

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Dark Chocolate Walnut Fudge 2 ~ Christmas Special Recipes

Can’t believe we are starting the final week of the BM# 46, but then we are here already! I will be making Christmas special dishes. Festival season is not complete without chocolates, so it was Chocolate fudge that I made. Yea I know you must be wondering how many versions I will be making. I […]

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