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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Rava Urundai | Rava Ladoo | 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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Broken Wheat | Godhumai Rava Payasam | Cracked Wheat Kheer

After the month long Mega Marathon – ‘Cooking Carnival’, I am back to the regular routine. When Srivalli comes up with interesting themes, it allows us to think out of the box. When she came up with 3 ingredient themes

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Chakka Varatti | Jackfruit Halwa | Jackfruit Preserve

Jackfruit, the name is enough to bring back pleasant memories from my childhood and I consider this the king of the fruits. Jackfruit is a tropical fruit with rough exterior and sweeter than the sweetest flavor any fruit could have.

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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 / Chapathi Ladoo

I had been thinking of making this Policha Laddu / Policha Ladoo 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

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Ukkarai | Okkarai | Diwali Special Recipe

  Diwali / Deepavali is incomplete without this delicious lentil based dessert Ukkarai also known as Okkarai. Enjoy this delicious sweet with friends and family.    Ukkarai | Okkarai is a traditional sweet made during the festival of Deepavali /

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Thaen Mittai | Then Mittai | Potti Kadai Special Thaen Mittai

Thaen Mittai | Then Mittai is a childhood favorite of many who grew up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. A sweet sugar ball that melt instantly in your mouth. Make several as you cannot stop with one.  If you grew up

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Nokkal – Cashew Nut Nokkal – Mundhiri Paruppu Nokkal

This month’s marathon has helped me learn the names of the traditional Tamil Nadu dishes that I have eaten in the past but never knew what they were called. This particular one, for example, is something I have seen a

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