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diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhu

diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhu

diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhuAlthough sweets,savouries and crackers are the special part of diwali the most special inevitable one is the “Diwali marundhu”. Usually as a child our mothers would wake us at early hours of Diwali morning. As a child so much of expectations and excitement will always be there to burst crackers and to wear new dresses.Its customary in most of the houses to simply apply gingelly oil alone before having head bath.At some homes they do add cumin,small onion,omam even pepper to heat up Continue reading

south indian murukku varieties for diwali /deepavali

south indian murukku varieties for diwali /deepavali

south indian murukku varieties for diwali /deepavaliMurukku is uttermost trademark South Indian festive snack.Festivals especially a special occasion like deepavali is never complete without this exquisite snack. Each region here in South India have their own making methods.The proportions and variations differs between states and regions.Here are some easy and tasty  south indian murukku varieties  to make this diwali.

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how to make manaparai murukku /rice(arisi)murukku recipe(diwalisnack)

how to make manaparai murukku /rice(arisi)murukku recipe(diwalisnack)

manaparai murukku /rice(arisi)murukku recipeIf somebody is going to visit manaparai then my hubby will always request them to get some packets of manaparai murukku .He has “murukku” weakness generally any type of savoury is a big yes for him. But am not a big lover of murukku varieties.Except kaimurukku which is my long-term favorite snack.As this was rice murukku I too loved it and it’s quite addictive.These were memory lane from the past that was recalled when I was watching news7 tv show that showed the making of manaparai murukku. Continue reading

how to make nei urundai /Pasi Paruppu Laddu/moong dal ladoo

how to make nei urundai /Pasi Paruppu Laddu/moong dal ladoo

nei urundai / Pasi Paruppu Laddu/moong dal ladooIf you are looking for a sweet that is something simple without much labour,then this pasi paruppu urundai/laddu is the most appropriate one for the occasion.Its a common sweet done especially during diwali. Generally most of the laddu’s like maa ladoo,dates ladoo to name a few does not need any sugar consistencies except a few like boondhi laddu.So,these laddu’s are always easy to do even for a beginner.My hubby is much more fond of this sweet than me. Continue reading

coconut milk murukku recipe /thengai paal thenkuzhal

coconut milk murukku recipe /thengai paal thenkuzhal

coconut milk murukku /thenkuzhalEnthusiasm 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 at home gives so much of contentment.Many of my close friends have also felt the same as I have,especially during these festivities. Continue reading