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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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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A for Athirsam – Adhirasam – Athirasam – Beginning of Month Long A-Z Tamil Nadu Mega Marathon – Journey Through The Cuisines

  It is April and I am beginning my month long mega marathon with my beloved group Blogging Marathon. If you are first time visitor, this month long marathon happens twice a year where we blog non-stop for the whole

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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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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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Vegetable Dumplings – Chinese New Year Dumplings – Steamed Vegetable and Tofu Dumplings

  For the last and final day under the theme of festival recipes around the globe, I chose to make the Chinese New Year’s eve dumplings. Chinese people celebrate the New Year with lot of superstitious beliefs and each and

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Latkes – Potato Pancakes – Egg less Latke Recipe

Latkes are shallow fried potato pancakes traditionally eaten by Jews during the Hanukkah festival. I have wanted to make this recipe for a long time, but I wanted to make it egg less. When researching for this week’s theme to

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Sheer Khorma – Sheer Khurma for Eid – Dates, Milk and Vermicelli Pudding

Sheer Khorma or Sheer Khurma is a festival special dish made during the Eid festival. Eid is an important festival for Muslims that marks the end of the Ramadan fast. This festival celebrates the end of the month long dawn

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