Category Archives: FESTIVERECIPES

how to prepare kozhukattai maavu /kolukattai dough grinding method

how to prepare kozhukattai maavu /kolukattai dough grinding method

how to prepare kozhukattai maavu /kolukattai dough grinding methodThis month is a crazy season for making kozhukattai’s you are right! its vinayakar chaturthi on the way. Iam a die-hard fan of both savoury and sweet versions of these kozhukattai’s. It’s a healthy festive snack that is very tasty and addictive.Making a perfect mel maavu (outer covering) is very important.The consistency should be perfect so that we get a nice kozhukattai without any cracks. We usually soak rice,dry it and prepare or buy processed rice flour for making this kozhukattai. Continue reading

pepper thattai recipe /mundri milagu thattai

pepper thattai recipe /mundri milagu thattai

pepper thattai recipe /mundri milagu thattaiThis 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 thing is that the store-bought rice flour should be fresh. Instead of butter you can use hot oil to it and make this pepper thattai recipe. Continue reading

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

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

ellu mittai recipe /ellu urundaiEllu 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 should encourage our children to have such snacks. It is filled with fibre,protein and irony richness. This ellu mittai recipe is a festive sweet that can be done even at home. Continue reading

how to prepare urad dal laddu /karuppu ulundu ladoo/urundai

how to prepare urad dal laddu /karuppu ulundhu ladoo/urundai

how to prepare urad dal laddu /karuppu ulundu ladooBlack urad dal is an energy filled pulse that has a high amount of calcium,iron and protein needed for both grown ups and children. This enriching pulse have high nutritional benefits with skin on. Growing kids mainly girls need this whole black gram in their diet atleast once a week. Essential fatty acids are loaded in tons in this beautiful little whole black gram dal. Karuppu ulundhu laddu is the one of the sweetest way Continue reading

mango kesari halwa /sooji (rava) sheera recipe

mango kesari halwa /sooji (rava)sheera recipe

mango kesari halwaThe season for mangoes are reaching their end. Mangoes by themselves is a treasure to relish as such even being a very versatile fruit. I have a special liking to this exceptional fruit than any other fruit. So many recipes are out their to do with mangoes both when they are ripe and raw.You will have never missed having rava kesari a simple easy sweet that are made in each and every home in India.The mango kesari halwa or mango kesari is a twisted variation of plain kesari. Continue reading