Category Archives: FESTIVERECIPES

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

pineapple rasam south indian / Annasi rasam recipe

pineapple rasam south indian / Annasi rasam recipe

pineapple rasam / Annasi rasamRasams become an inevitable part in all the traditional South Indian lunch menus. This Pineapple rasam is a special south indian speciality with tangy sweet flavour with all the goodness of wholesomeness. Rasam making is an art and once you are well worse in the nuances of making rasam you can make any rasam. My mom says that if you are able to make a good rasam then you will be able to make any kind of cooking just on the go. Continue reading

coconut burfi easy recipe /thengai burfi/nariyal barfi

coconut burfi easy recipe /thengai burfi/nariyal barfi

coconut burfiThis is a festive and traditional sweet done in all the joyfull occasions and it’s quite simple to make.It’s a universally common recipe in India that its made in the name of Nariyal burfi in the North and down South in Tamil Nadu as Thengai burfi. This is a coconut burfi easy recipe that any one can try without any fear. My coconut burfi that I have given here has no string consistency to be followed and its as simple as that.Just this very thought instantly remains me of my grandma Continue reading

sweet puran poli recipe /bobbatlu/paruppu obbattu

sweet puran poli recipe /bobbatlu/paruppu obbattu

sweet puran poli recipe /bobbatlu/paruppu obbattuIt’s a very exceptional sweet to enjoy not only during festive seasons but all throughout the year whenever you have an aching wish for it. This sweet puran poli recipe making is easy but some nuances are there to get a perfect soft melt in your mouth puran poli. Its made and called with different names all over the country. Its is called as puran poli in the North,obattu,bobbatlu and paruppu poli in the South. My friend used to wonder why her obbutu is rubbery even when it tasted good. Continue reading

godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken/cracked wheat rava pongal

godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken/cracked wheat rava pongal

godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken wheat sweet pongalThis month is “the” festive season for pongal,it’s a four-day festival of real celebrations, each day has its own importance which all may be knowing and it needs no explanation. This pongal festival is an apt period to try various types of pongal. For sweet versions although the usual pongal varieties may be ever precious and authentic.This broken wheat sweet pongal is quite different from traditional pongal that we do during this time. Continue reading