Category Archives: SWEETRECIPES

chettinad kandarappam /sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipeThe 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 recipe from solaiachiskitchen but not followed her recipe exactly but took it as a base and did it. She has used two types of rice but I have used idli rice Continue reading

karachi bombay halwa /corn flour halwa recipe

karachi bombay halwa /corn flour halwa recipe

karachi bombay halwa /corn flour halwa recipeBombay karachi halwa is a very attractive easy sweet to try this Diwali.This karachi bombay halwa has become a popular sweet not only because of its vibrant colour but the taste is also one of the genuine reasons. Whenever we use edible colours for food we will be little worried but once in a while in little amounts is not at all a matter I think. Most importantly adding colours becomes mandatory in some recipes without which that particular dish may become less interesting. If you are not interested in adding artificial colours then you can add natural colour re-placers like Continue reading

javvarisi payasam with jaggery /sago kheer/sabudana payasam

javvarisi payasam with jaggery /sago kheer/sabudana payasam

javvarisi payasam with jaggery /sago kheer/sabudana payasamSweetners put in boiling milk with some favourite nuts makes ever tempting payasams. Its well accepted one to be made any time and its such a hearty dessert that every one will always love. Javvarisi payasam is yet another festival time delights that are commonly done at all our homes. Its usually done by using sugar and here I have tried it with jaggery. Its better to soak javvarisi before in hand because some variations may take longer time to cook. The starch from sago will make the payasam Continue reading

gulab jamun with dry milk powder /easy gulab jamun recipe

gulab jamun with dry milk powder /easy gulab jamun recipe

gulab jamun with dry milk powderThis one dessert gulab jamun is always so satisfying whether hot or cold. Again its one of the super hit festive dessert that is done at every home. It will sound even easier if you buy a ready-made gulab jamun mix. But, the real fact is that making your very own gulab jamun at home is always a pleasure. Especially this gulab jamun can be made as a ready mix at home itself and can be kept. Whenever you are in need to do you can make it in no time and that’s it. I have not added any cream for the jamun while making the dough but you can try adding it. Continue reading

how to make sweet french toast at home /south indian bombay toast

how to make sweet french toast at home /south indian bombay toast

how to make sweet french toast at home /south indian bombay toastIts an instant energetic filling snack and its an absolute all time hit everywhere. Most of us know about this sweet version of toast and its a definite kids favourite. Even though its a known recipe for most of us its all for the blog sake Iam publicizing here. The very same french toast has two versions one is savoury and other is the sweet. Obviously I love the sweet version and its a very easy recipe that even a small kid will do in no time. As I would always say its one of the quick time favourite for my kids and family. Continue reading