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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Kaju Katli – Cashew Nut Burfi

22nd Oct, 2014 Let me begin this post by wishing my readers, friends and family a very happy and prosperous Deepavali.  Here I am after a long break from the blogging world, in my new base and I am making

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Spicy Diamond Biscuits / Savory Maida Biscuits / Khara Biscuits

5th Jan, 2014 Spicy diamond biscuits got its name for the specific diamond shape they are cut into. These fried snacks are very traditional Diwali snack. These are the easiest savory snack that we can prepare and are very addictive.

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Thengai Burfi / Coconut Burfi / Coconut Fudge

1st Nov, 2013 This is one of the other sweets that I prepared for Diwali this year. Making this was a last minute decision and made almost out of impulse, but I am glad I did. My 3 year old

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Kara Boondhi / Spiced Boondhi

31st Oct, 2013 This is yet another savory snack that I prepared for Diwali this year. My initial idea was to make Boondhi and use it to make Mixture, but due to the crazy schedule, I decided not to make

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Bengali Chanar Jalebi / Paneer Jalebi (SNC Challenge # 9) Blogging Marathon # 29

4th June, 2013 When I was looking for a Bengali sweet recipe to make for my Blogging marathon, this recipe caught my eye and that is when it hit me that I could make the Bengali Chanar Jalebi that was

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Kalakand – A Popular Bengali Sweet made with Ricotta cheese (Blogging Marathon – 29)

3rd Jun, 2013 After a couple of month’s break, I am back again for my blogging marathon. I simply love this event, since it motivates me to get back to routine blogging. The themes for the event makes it even

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Puranam Poli/Puran Poli/Boli (BM # 27)

3rd Apr, 2013 Keeping up with the theme, Traditional South Indian Wedding recipes, this is my 3rd post. As I mentioned in my earlier post, Puranam poli is always accompanied by Aama vadai. This poli is made not only during

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Aama Vadai/Channa Dal Vadai/Split Bengal gram fritters (BM # 27)

For the second day of my post under the theme Traditional South Indian wedding recipes, I am posting the recipe for Aama Vadai. This vadai is again served during the Nichyathartham/Jaanavasam/maapilai Azhaippu evening. When talking to my mom, I learned

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