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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H for Homemade Rice Flour – Homemade Idiyappam Flour

Rice flour is one of the very essential items in a South Indian kitchen. Homemade Rice flour is used for many snacks and sweets and there are certain preparations that require freshly made wet rice flour also known as Eera

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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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Nan Khatai – Indian Shortbread Cookies

For day 2 of Blogging marathon under kid’s delight – Holiday special recipes, I have this very traditional Indian cookie, Nan Khatai. Nan Khatai had been in my mind for the past few months, but never really got to make

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Badam Kheer / Almond Payasam (Blogging Marathon # 27)

  April is going to be one of the most exciting months of my blogging life. For the blogging marathon, we have decided that this month we are going to do a month long marathon posting a recipe every day

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Deepavali Marundhu/lehiyam

Last but not the least, here is the recipe for Deepavali marundhu/diwali marundhu/lehiyam. This is a very important component of Deepavali in South India. On the morning of Deepavali, after we take an oil bath, the first thing that is

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