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poha healthy pidi kozhukattai with red/brown aval

poha healthy pidi kozhukattai with red/brown aval

aval/poha pidi kozhukattaiWithout modaks the whole grand ganesh chathurthi celebration becomes meaningless and moreover real satisfaction comes when we pray and do pooja pure-heartedly.I love BalaGanesha/vinayagar(baby)for his ever charming innocence and mischievous calm look(beauty)and in general there are various forms of ganesha/vinayagar that attracts countless devotees towards him around the world. Continue reading

roasted sesame seeds laddu(til/ellu ladoo)

roasted sesame seeds laddu(til/ellu ladoo)

sesame seeds ladduMy mind was thoroughly scrutinizing for some easy sweet to make for guests who were about to visit my home at a short notice to invite our family for a function and they informed me that they will be coming in the evening . As I was running out of time to make an instant dessert some ribbon pakoda that I have already made the day before was there for the guests .It was not a real must that I have to prepare a sweet and serve as they were very close relatives of mine and they will not bother if I didn’t serve any,but my mind will not rest in peace if I don’t do anything. Suddenly this sweet recipe came up to my mind that I have noted it down from Continue reading

sweet cheedai recipe (vella seedai)

sweet cheedai recipe (vella seedai)

sweet cheedai recipe (vella seedai)Making my little one to dress up like Krishna and dipping those cute little legs into rice flour water mixture,making printable paadams (footprints are put from the entrance till the pooja room) on the floor are the most valuable memories of my life and I will have an evergreen call in my mind about those pleasurable moments.Janmashtami signifies welcoming lord krishna to our homes where milk,butter,ghee are the most wanted eatables of little krishna.Gokulashtami is incomplete without making vella seedai/sweet cheedai as neivaidyam of-course along with many other varieties of sweets and snacks. Continue reading