Rava Urundai Recipe | Rava Ladoo Recipe | Diwali Special Recipe

Rava Urundai or Rava Ladoo is a quick and easy traditional sweet that is loved by all. Made with roasted rava / semolina, ghee and nuts, this delicious treat can be made in under 30 minutes. Diwali / Deepavali is

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Broken Wheat Payasam | Godhumai Rava Payasam | Cracked Wheat Kheer | 4 Ingredients Recipe

After the month long Mega Marathon – ‘Cooking Carnival’, I am back to the regular routine. When Srivalli comes up with interesting themes, it allows us to think out of the box. When she came up with 3 ingredient themes

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Chakka Varatti | Jackfruit Halwa | Jackfruit Preserve | Kerala Style Jackfruit Preserve

Jackfruit; the name is enough to bring back pleasant memories from my childhood and I consider this the king of the fruits. Jackfruit is a tropical fruit with rough exterior and sweeter than the sweetest flavor any fruit could have.

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Lauki Burfi – Bottle Gourd Burfi

Blogging has really taken a back seat this month as our summer break is in full swing. I am trying my best to keep up with my BM buddies to finish the theme, but I am invariably running a day

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Policha Laddu – Policha Ladoo – Laddu Made from Left-over Chapathi – Chapathi Ladoo

I had been thinking of making this recipe every since the day Valli posted it in her blog. I always end up having extra chapathis in hand whenever I am making them for dinner, so this recipe was supposed to

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U for Ukkarai – Okkarai – Diwali Special Recipe

Ukkarai – Okkarai is a traditional sweet made during the festival of Deepavali / Diwali. Growing up I have never eaten this as it is not in our tradition, but after coming to the blogging world, I have seen this

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T for Thaen Mittai – Then Mittai – Potti Kadai Special Thaen Mittai

If you grew up in Tamil Nadu, you would have definitely enjoyed these thaen mittai from the potti kadai / tea kadai / tea stalls at least once. For me, the memories are deep rooted and I still hunt for

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Nokkal – Cashew Nut Nokkal – Mundhiri Paruppu Nokkal

This month’s marathon has helped me learn the names of the traditional Tamil Nadu dishes that I have eaten in the past but never knew what they were called. This particular one, for example, is something I have seen a

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E for Ellu Urundai – Sesame Balls with Jaggery

  For the alphabet E, I wanted to make something out of ellu / sesame for sure. The first thing that came to my mind was Ellu Urundai, but I was very reluctant to make it as we make it

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B for Badam Burfi – Badam Katli – Almond Burfi

  Making burfis always gives me a jitter. Having said this, I make burfis very often as my kids love it and yes, I have made blunders, but I have had many successes too. The best part about burfi (or

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