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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Therattipal | Palkova | Thirattipaal

Therattipal | Palkova is a traditional Indian dessert made with just 2 main ingredients, Milk and Sugar. This traditional dessert is very close to my heart and I share many memories of it growing up.   Therattipal brings back lots

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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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Lauki Burfi – Bottle Gourd Burfi

Blogging has really taken a back seat this month as our summer break is in full swing. I am trying my best to keep up with my BM buddies to finish the theme, but I am invariably running a day

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Policha Laddu – Policha Ladoo – Laddu Made from Left-over Chapathi – Chapathi Ladoo

I had been thinking of making this Policha Laddu recipe every since the day Valli posted it in her blog. I always end up having extra chapathis in hand whenever I am making them for dinner, so this recipe was

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J For Jevvarisi Payasam – Javvarisi Thengai Paal Payasam – Sago Kheer with Coconut Milk – Sabudana Coconut Milk Kheer

    Even before I talk about the recipe or the choice for today, I have a confession to make. I have never made Jevvarasi payasam in my life though it is one of my favorite. I have to say,

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F for Fruit kesari – Mixed Fruit kesari

My boys love kesari and I quite often make rava kesari at home. Pineapple kesari also known as the pineapple pudding is very famous in weddings and I have eaten them quite often. I love the texture of this particular

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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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Vellam Aval – Poha with Jaggery

Navarathri is in full swing and we are having lot of fun having people over and also visiting others golu. On the days when I have friends for dinner, the menu is elaborate. There are days in between when it

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Besan Ki Pinni from Haryana – Besan Laddoo

What is a meal without sweet? Besan ki pinni or the laddoo made out of gram flour / besan is a very popular sweet made in Haryana. Haryana state is very rich in cattle population and hence milk and milk

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