Narali Bhat | How to make Sweet Coconut Rice

Narali Bhat – A to Z Maharashtrian Sweets We are on N today and I had choices like NaraLi Paak and Naralachi Vadi, where both the dishes are same, with just the name change. I have a Coconut Paak or Vadi. We are on N today and I had choices like NaraLi Paak and Naralachi Vadi, where […]

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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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Basundi Recipe | How to make Basundi

Basundi

B for Basundi – A to Z Maharashtrian Sweets For B, I had some options like Besan Ladoo, Besan Rava Ladoo, Besan Burfi, all of which were already done. I was left with Basundi, which is supposed to be a popular Maharashtrian dessert. However, as with all Indian Sweets, this is popular in all states. When […]

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Broken Wheat Kheer | Godi Kadi Payasa ~ Udupi Style

For the final and third day of Desserts, I have another Kheer made with Broken Wheat and Jaggary. This delicious kheer was part of the Udupi Thali and was inspired by this.  Broken Wheat is always stocked at home, even though I don’t always use it regularly. Athamma prefers to use this for her Upma […]

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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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Kasi Halwa Recipe | How to make Poosanikai Halwa

Kasi Halwa is a Traditional Halwa from Tamil Nadu made with White Pumpkin. White Pumpkin is called Poosanikai in Tamil, Boodida Gumadikaya in Telugu. White Pumpkin is also known as Ash Gourd and Winter melon.  Coming to the halwa, I must have noticed this halwa being served in weddings and have always looked forward to […]

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