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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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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