Tag Archives: dessert

how to prepare strawberry jam /fresh homemade strawberry jam

how to prepare strawberry jam /fresh homemade strawberry jam

fresh homemade strawberry jamStrawberry’s are the real wonder fruit right from the appearance to the delectable taste.Its fleshy and colour of this fruit is just unimaginable.When its fresh and ripe you will really feel the aroma of this exotic fruit. I have already made a halwa with this fruit which was totally stupendous. Even I have strawberry cupcake and frozen strawberry’s  in my space.There are many other countless recipes pending to be made with this wonderful gorgeous strawberry’s. 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

choco modak /chocolate modak/kozhukkatai/stuffed mothagam

choco modak /chocolate modak/kozhukkatai/stuffed mothagam

choco modak /chocolate modak/kozhukkatai/Making traditional foods linked to that particular occasion(festival) is always satisfying and heart filling.Those days only authentic trademark dishes were done as neiveidyam. Nowadays at many homes some innovative dishes also are made.One such recipe is choco modak,its modern at the same time a beautiful exotic dish to endeavor.This time additionally along with normal poorana kozhukattai/modak am filling my cute little Vinayaka/Ganesh hands with Chocolate stuffed modaks. Continue reading

homemade marshmallow recipe /marudhuskitchen

homemade marshmallow recipe

homemade marshmallow recipeMy son Charan was playing at his dear friend Shibu’s house when he returned home he wanted to convey something to me.His face was filled with surprise and impatience.He said with all excitement that shibu’s aunt did “homemade marshmallow (s) all by herself.Charan enjoyed marshmallows done there at shibu’s place and he requested me if I can try it for him. When I see these marshmallows in recipe books and stores I would think it will be never a homemade job Continue reading

recipe for black rice /kavuni arisi payasam

recipe for black rice /kavuni arisi payasam

recipe for black rice /kavuni arisi payasamEver since I have tasted that chettinad special sweet with black rice(kavuni arisi) that my friend kavitha had brought it for a get together party!the taste really obsessed my mind.It was totally a healthy filling dessert I have ever had and made me feel how we are missing such treasured trove ingredients like black rice /karuppu arisi.Its not that if a rice takes long time to cook with extended soaking time is all bad for you and normal white rice that cooks in no time is all good for you. Continue reading