chettinad kandarappam /sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipe The single word chettinad is very powerful by itself and it has tied the whole world with its strong aromatic distinctive cuisine.This chettinad kandarappam is a new dessert for me to try. This as a karthigai deepam special this time and it turned to be damn good. I got the...

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pepper thattai recipe /mundri milagu thattai

pepper thattai recipe /mundri milagu thattai This pepper thattai recipe is little different from ordinary thattai that we make,the difference is from the spices that are added. The spices are pepper,cumin and instead of peanuts I have tried it with cashewnuts. We can use home-made rice flour or can make from the store-bought one. The only...

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ellu mittai recipe /ellu urundai(sesame seed /till balls)

ellu mittai recipe /ellu urundai(sesame seed /till balls) Ellu mittai,kadalai mittai are the evergreen traditional sweets available all the time every where even in a petty shop.I love to have kadala urundai as my in-between munch. Next to this I always enjoy the nutty tasting karuppu(black)ellu mittai. This is an excellent healthy snack for children and...

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recipes for karthigai deepam /thiru karthigai special recipes

recipes for karthigai deepam  /thiru karthigai special recipes Its an auspicious festival celebrated with great importance all over Tamil nadu. Lighting earthen lamp lights are the main part of this festival.In our home we have a custom of lighting lamps for 3 days.The day before karthigai deepam and after the deepam day.For thiru karthigai making pori...

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coconut milk murukku recipe /thengai paal thenkuzhal

coconut milk murukku recipe /thengai paal thenkuzhal Enthusiasm to do savouries and snacks have already begun as loads of festivities have already taken a centre stage.Here all sweet shops are in full swing in advertising to get mega orders for this Diwali.Even if it is a single snack it may be sweet or savoury when made...

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gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi This gujarati sweet sukhadi is an honest straight forward dish with no complicated procedures and proves to be a best authentic sweet with no compromise.As in most of the gujarati sweets jaggery is given more importance because jaggery has a special character to balance the heat of the body keeping it warm.The...

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ghee appam /nei appam recipe for karthigai deepam

ghee appam /nei appam recipe for karthigai deepam "Lighting Deepams" are the soul of this Karthigai deepam festival where the whole house brightens up with agal vizhakku (lamps made with mud)but recently when I read about the pot making business is dying year after year I was little worried about how will potters survive?It seems the...

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south indian murukku /pottukadalai murukku recipe

south indian murukku /pottukadalai murukku recipe The scene has changed over the past few years that everywhere you see ready-made packs of murukku maavu(fried snack made with rice flour) packets readily available-at all super markets and general stores specially during the festive seasons where we never have to strain to make one! just have to mix...

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salad with chickpeas (chana)andfruits(chaat/sundal)

salad with chickpeas (chana)andfruits(chaat/sundal) If it's for Navrathri kolu then serving a type of sundal is a must and for this occasion if a different kind of sundal if served will be more interesting than the regular one. More than a salad or a chaat this chana fruit snack can be called as a sundal(a type...

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