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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Idli | Fermented Rice Cake – Vegan and Gluten Free

Idli, the most staple breakfast of South India. There is no household in the Southern India that do not grind the idli batter routinely at their house. It is a very staple breakfast and also a great dinner option. My

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Vengaya Vathal Kuzhambu

  This week I am blogging about different rice and gravy dishes and after blogging about one of my favorite recipes from Northern India – Rajma Masala, today I move on to my hometown. My mother was very famous for

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Rava Kichadi | Semolina Kichadi

The first recipe that came to my mind when I chose the theme Breakfast dishes from different places was this Rava Kichadi | Semolina Kichadi. I love eating at weddings and this is an ever favorite breakfast dish that is

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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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Ammini Kozhukattai | Vegan Spiced Rice Flour Balls

Ammini Kozhukattai | Vegan Spiced Rice Flour Balls, is a Gluten Free snack that is simple to make and very flavorful. This is one of my grandmother’s favorite recipe. When I was planning out my third recipe under the Steamed

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Puzhungal Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Steamed Savory Rice Balls

Puzhungal Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Steamed Savory Rice Balls, is a delicious dinner choice made with Par boiled  / Idli rice. The savory rice balls are steamed and are very healthy. This recipe is Vegan and Gluten Free. I am

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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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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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Rava Urundai Recipe | Rava Ladoo Recipe | Diwali Special Recipe

Rava Urundai or Rava Ladoo is a quick and easy traditional sweet that is loved by all. Made with roasted rava / semolina, ghee and nuts, this delicious treat can be made in under 30 minutes. Diwali / Deepavali is

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