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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Doodh peda / Milk peda / Milk Fudge

24th Oct, 2013 For the last week of this month’s Blogging marathon, I was assigned the theme, cooking from fellow Blogging marathoners who ran the A- Z marathon that happened during the month of September. Usually when given lot of

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Maida Burfi

6th Oct, 2013 Navarathri is in full swing and we are enjoying each and every day celebrating Golu at several of our friends place. The weekend was super busy getting our golu set up and sending out invitations. The best

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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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Gajar ka Halwa/Carrot Halwa Blogging Marathon # 26

26th Mar, 2013 For the third day of Blogging marathon with the theme ‘Pick one and make three’, I chose to make a very famous Indian desert Gajar ka halwa/Carrot halwa. Growing up in North India, Carrot halwa is one

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