Makhane ki Kheer | Phool Makhana Kheer | Fox Nut Pudding

A delicious kheer / pudding made with Makhana / Fox nut / Lotus seed. This is perfect for the festival season and for fasting months. Phool Makhana / Fox nut / Lotus seeds – I have heard a lot about

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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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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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Sundal Varieties for Navarathri Festival

Navarathri and Sundal goes hand in hand and the festival is incomplete without sundal. Every evening, after we light the lamps, any one kind of sundal is offered as neivedhiyam. There are days when I get bored of making sundal

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Karamani Vellam Sundal / Karamani Sweet Sundal

Karamani vellam sundal is my most favorite sundal among all the sundal varieties. As a kid, I used to wait for the day my mother or grandmother would make this sundal for me. Last year, for Navarathri I almost used

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Pachai Payaru Sundal/Whole Moong dal Sundal/Muzhu Payaru Sundal

As much as I want to include lot of whole grains in my everyday cooking, I am unable to do so in regular basis. Navarathri is one occasion that every house hold in Tamil Nadu might get their whole year’s

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Karamani Sundal (salt version) / Black eye beans Sundal

  Karamani Sundal is yet another famous sundal made during navarathri. I generally make sweet sundal out of Karamani and this time I thought I will make the salt variation. The preparation is pretty similar to the Moong dal sundal,

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