L for Lemon Pickle – Elumichampazham Urugai – Nimbu Ka Achaar

Making pickles have always been in my mind. One day, I want to be experienced enough to make jars and jars of homemade pickle. It is not going to be soon, but I am taking baby steps in getting there.

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K for Kanchipuram Idli – Kancheepuram Idli – Kanchivaram Idli

I did not need to think more than 5 minutes to decide that I was doing Kancheepuram idli for K. I did not change this alphabet even once and made sure I was making it. This was something I wanted

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Inji Marappa | Inji Mittai | Ginger Candy

  Inji marappa or ginger candy is a very famous road side candy that is very common in Tamil Nadu. Many times when traveling on long distance bus, you hear the vendors see these candies. I was never a fan

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H for Homemade Rice Flour – Homemade Idiyappam Flour

Rice flour is one of the very essential items in a South Indian kitchen. Homemade Rice flour is used for many snacks and sweets and there are certain preparations that require freshly made wet rice flour also known as Eera

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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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E for Ellu Urundai | Sesame Balls with Jaggery

  For the alphabet E, I wanted to make something out of ellu / sesame for sure. The first thing that came to my mind was Ellu Urundai, but I was very reluctant to make it as we make it

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D for Dosai Milagai Podi – Spiced Chili Powder for Dosai and Idli

  Dosai Milagai podi also known as chili powder for idli and dosai is something that you will find in every South Indian pantry. This is one thing that we can never run out of. This year started as a

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B for Badam Burfi | Badam Katli | Almond Burfi

Festivals are not complete without traditional sweets. This Badam Burfi | Badam Katli | Almond Burfi is one of the ever favorite dessert and loved by kids are adults alike.      Making burfis always gives me a jitter. Having

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