Tag Archives: desserts

sathu maavu laddu /ladoo/urundai with health mix

sathu maavu laddu /ladoo/urundai with health mix

sathu maavu laddu /ladoo/urundai with health mixAt all time making only sathu maavu kanji with health mix powder may become boring.For a break and variation can make this delectable sathu maavu laddu.Its not only laddu that we can make with this treasured health mix. We can make even dosa’s,adai’s and rest I leave to your own imagination.For this sathu maavu laddu Continue reading

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdiThis gujarati sweet sukhadi is an honest straight forward dish with no complicated procedures and proves to be a best authentic sweet with no compromise.As in most of the gujarati sweets jaggery is given more importance because jaggery has a special character to balance the heat of the body keeping it warm.The ingredients used in each region is purely influenced by the climate of that area.While selecting jaggery it should be dark coloured one and that is the good one compared to golden hard jaggery. 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

sweet boondi ladoo recipe /boondi laddu

sweet boondi ladoo recipe /boondi laddu

boondi ladoo recipe /boondi ladduFull worth of Diwali is recognized only with the presence of sweets and without relishing a mouth full of sweets diwali would become incomplete!sharing gifts and sweets brings prosperity and happiness and all through these festive days we are excited and over enthusiastic.Many forms of sweet gifts are in trend today that are modern and very different but traditional authentic sweets that are in regular practice is always something close to the heart. Continue reading

fast and easy food recipes to make for navratri

fast and easy food recipes to make for navratri

Divinity takes its peak significance with all its power during these angelic nine days called by the name Navratri! a most widely accepted practice in India.Goddesses Durga,Lakshmi and Sarasvathi are worshiped in a particular order and mainly without keeping kolu(golu) this festival becomes incomplete in the southern parts of India.For kolu(steps in odd numbers to arrange dolls) apart from idols and dolls arrangement the real excitement comes when we see various scene setting (from ones own imagination)it brings before us the actual story of that particular set up which proves the great imaginative creative minds among the women folks. Continue reading