9 Classic Christmas Cookies to make this Holiday Season

Holidays are all about creating family traditions. Christmas is not a festival we celebrate, but ever since I came to the United States, I have enjoyed this festival very much. Once we had children, it became even more joyful and

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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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Churros – Mexican Churros made with 3 Ingredients – Cinco De Mayo Special Dessert

When I made my list for the 3 ingredients recipe, I clearly had no idea that I had planned this recipe just in time for Cinco de Mayo. I have always enjoyed churros, but lately it is very hard to

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U for Ukkarai – Okkarai – Diwali Special Recipe

Ukkarai or 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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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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Vanilla Pound Cake – Elvis Presley’s Favorite Pound Cake

Pound cake refers to any type of cake that is made with a pound of four ingredients; flour, butter, sugar and eggs. I love pound cake and I have to say maybe this is the only kind of cake that

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Ezhu kari kuzhumbu/Ericha Kuzhumbu (Thiruvadharai Kuzhumbu)

27th Jan, 2015 This recipe is a combination for Thiruvadharai Kali. Thiruvadharai or Aarudhra darshanam is celebrated in the month of margazhi. This kuzhumbu is made of seven vegetables. When I was talking to my mother this morning, she was

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Thiruvadharai Kali

27th Jan, 2015 Thiruvadharai kali is prepared during the month of Margazhi on the auspicious occasion of Thiruvadharai (Aarudhra Darshanam). Thiruvadharai is a Shaivaite festival that celebrates lord Shiva in his cosmic dance posture (Natarajar). It is celebrated in a

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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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Makara Sankaranthi – Pongal recipes, Boghi recipes and Kaanum Pongal / Kanu Recipes

Makara Sankaranthi or Pongal is the Harvest festival celebrated in India. This festival holds a very special place in my heart. My father’s birthplace is a small town/village in Southern India. I remember celebrating this festival with my grandmother and

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