Tag Archives: dessert

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

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