Category Archives: FESTIVERECIPES

peanut sundal recipe /verkadalai(groundnut) sundal

peanut sundal recipe /verkadalai(groundnut) sundal

peanut sundal recipe /verkadalai(groundnut) sundalIts navrathi season and how can I miss posting a sundal variety here in my space. Making sundal is always simple as a neiveidyam during kollu days. But, the other parts of navrathri must be a planned and precised one to practice. It starts right from the arrangement of the dolls followed by pooja’s, inviting people, vratams and lists goes on with minute details. Even though its quite heavy to carry out but if we do it with interest and dedication it will always become exciting and enjoyable. Even though we don’t practice navrathri at our home I have loads of friends who do this year after year. Continue reading

ellu poorna kozhukattai recipe /sesame seeds modak

ellu poorna kozhukattai recipe /sesame seeds modak

ellu poorna kozhukattai recipe /sesame seeds modakModakam’s always tastes exemplary with soft outer dough and exotic inner fillings. There are so many variations of poornams that can be done.I have always have had fondness for all types of kozhukattai’s every time. One of my best favourite combination is this ellu poorna kozhukattai recipe. Ellu with jaggery is always a hit combination. You can use white sesame instead of black,but I love to make with black sesame,it tastes even more better.I have already shared thengai poorana kozhukattai here in my space. Continue reading

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