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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Sweet Diamond Biscuits – Baked Sakarpara

24th Nov, 2015 As a child, Sakarpara used to be one of my favorite snack. I have only tasted the deep fried version which is how it is commonly made. For the home baker’s challenge, Mayuri had suggested some traditional

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Diwali Bakshanam – Savory Snacks for Diwali – Diwali Snacks

4th Nov, 2015 Any festival means loads of sweets, but we also need a spicy / savory dish to balance all the sweetness. My husband who is an ardent sweet lover, says his plate is never complete without couple of

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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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Ribbon Pakoda / Ribbon Murukku/ Nada Thenkuzhal

29th Oct, 2013 The blogger side of me drives me to try out new recipes for festivals each year. New recipes here, does not mean those that I have never made before, but they mean recipes that are not in

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