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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

fresh strawberry cupcakes /with eggs

fresh strawberry cupcakes /with eggs

fresh strawberry cupcakesFor the blogging world its a breaking news of course not for all!because I have made every one out there to believe that Iam a pure vegetarian(not put non vegetarian recipes in my blog till date)One of my dear friend Padma priya who reads my blog regularly used to ask why you are not posting non-vegetarian dishes till now?Really till now I have never declared(I myself don’t know the reason)even to myself the reason for not putting non-vegetarian recipes in my space. Continue reading

kai kuthal arisi pongal /hand pound rice pongal

kai kuthal arisiĀ  pongal /hand pound rice pongal

kai kuthal arisi pongal /hand pound rice pongalkai kuthal arisi pongal /hand pound rice pongalAlready done with usual sakkarai pongal for thai pongal at my space and nowadays am trying some ways to have hand pound rice/kaikuthal rice regularly!atleast weekly once but not as such as boiled rice but as snacks and even as desserts.The soaking time and cooking time is little longer and water needed is the triple the amount than the usual especially for pongal.There is some difference between brown rice and hand-pound rice for hand pound rice it is lightly polished and for brown rice its a full unpolished rice. Continue reading

recipe of semolina cake / basbousa

recipe of semolina cake / basbousa

semolina cake / basbousaLong pending dessert that I was yearning to make and finally I made it with a bang!though it is simple to make the way you do is all that matters and by good luck,it came out as perfect as it should be!moreover it was my first trail.Some times back I saw it in a television show called “food safari” and this recipe was re-telecast-ed so many times which boosted my eagerness to try this recipe! it reminded me of the Indian dessert “Rava kesari”of-course it was not the same and to be precise basbousa has its own uniqueness of flavour. Continue reading

rava kesari sweet /marudhuskitchen

rava kesari sweet /marudhuskitchen

kesari sweet/ravakesariAmidst many complicated sweet varieties rava kesari is a very simple humble sweet not only to make but its a sweet that is equally worth in taste !this is the sweet that I crave to have it hot at any possible time.Nowadays popular restaurants like Ananda bhavan(famous here in SouthIndia they have chains of highway hotels and sweets stalls) are at our disposal making life easy during long travelsĀ  and while on travel we stop for breakfast and any where you go at all the famous reputed restaurants they serve special sweets separately like gulab jamun,Rasagulla and my pick always would be this exotic rava kesari. Continue reading