Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal

Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal or sweet pongal is a very fulfilling and a hearty dessert. This is made on the most important day of the Tamilians, which is the Thai Pongal / Makara Sankranthi festival. Having spent most of

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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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Sundal Varieties for Navarathri Festival

Navarathri and Sundal goes hand in hand and the festival is incomplete without sundal. Every evening, after we light the lamps, any one kind of sundal is offered as neivedhiyam. There are days when I get bored of making sundal

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Pachai Payaru Sundal (salt version)/Whole Moong dal Sundal/Muzhu Payaru Sundal

As much as I want to include lot of whole grains in my everyday cooking, I am unable to do so in regular basis. Navarathri is one occasion that every house hold in Tamil Nadu might get their whole year’s

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