Oatmeal Payasam | Steel Cut Oats and Coconut Milk Kheer

Steel Cut Oats is one of my favorite and I use it in every possible way. I was one of those people who hated oats until I started using Steel Cut Oatmeal. I absolutely love the texture of the steel

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Karthigai Pori Urundai | Aval Pori Urundai

Karthigai Pori Urundai | Aval Pori Urundai, is a traditional sweet made for the Karthigai Deepam festival. Aval pori and Nel pori are both used to make the pori urundai. Pori is nothing but puffed rice. The regular puffed rice

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Hayagreeva Maddi | Hayagriva Maddi

Hayagreeva Maddi | Hayagriva Maddi, was a very new dessert that I came across when looking for what to make with alphabet H. It was the week of my little ones birthday and I was looking for some traditional sweet

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Double Ka Meetha

Double Ka Meetha is a very popular dessert in the Hyderabad cuisine. It shares its root with Shahi Tukda, which is a popular dessert in the Awadhi cuisine. Double Ka Meetha can be loosely referred to as the Indian bread

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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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Moroccan Stuffed Dates | Dates Stuffed with Almond Paste

Whole dates stuffed with mildly sweet and very rich almond paste makes these Moroccan Stuffed Dates and very popular dessert during the Ramadan Season. We are almost towards the end of the year and we just have 2 more weeks

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Thengai Burfi | Coconut Burfi | Coconut Fudge

This chewy and delicious Thengai Burfi / Coconut Burfi is made with grated fresh coconut, sugar and some nuts to flavor. A quick and easy dessert that is ready in no time.   This is one of the other sweets

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10 Savory Snacks to Make for Diwali | Diwali Snacks

Diwali festival is not complete without its own share of savory snacks / kara bakshanam. As much as we love to eat sweets, it needs a perfect balance of savory snacks to balance it out. Diwali is a festival when

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Coconut Ladoo | Quick Coconut Ladoo with Condensed Milk

Chewy coconut ladoos made with freshly grated coconut and sweetened condensed milk. The last recipe under my theme for week which is Diwali sweets and savories is this Coconut Ladoo. I started the series with Rava ladoo and ending it

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Kara Pori Mixture | Murmure Mixture | Spiced Puffed Rice Mixture

This spiced Mixture of puffed rice, nuts and raisins makes a great evening snack with a cup of coffee or tea. Diwali is never complete without mixture. The traditional South Indian mixture has many individual components that are then combined.

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