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recipes for karthigai deepam /thiru karthigai special recipes

recipes for karthigai deepamĀ  /thiru karthigai special recipes

karthigai pori urundai/how to make puffed rice ballsIts an auspicious festival celebrated with great importance all over Tamil nadu. Lighting earthen lamp lights are the main part of this festival.In our home we have a custom of lighting lamps for 3 days.The day before karthigai deepam and after the deepam day.For thiru karthigai making pori urundai is essential part of the whole festivity.Have you ever heard about home-made crackers made during this karthigai deepam I have just read about this here.

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coconut milk murukku recipe /thengai paal thenkuzhal

coconut milk murukku recipe /thengai paal thenkuzhal

coconut milk murukku /thenkuzhalEnthusiasm to do savouries and snacks have already begun as loads of festivities have already taken a centre stage.Here all sweet shops are in full swing in advertising to get mega orders for this Diwali.Even if it is a single snack it may be sweet or savoury when made at home gives so much of contentment.Many of my close friends have also felt the same as I have,especially during these festivities. Continue reading

sweet murukku recipe south indian /ribbon pakoda/murukku(sweet)

sweet murukku recipe south indian /ribbon pakoda/murukku(sweet)

sweet murukku recipe south indian /ribbon pakoda/murukku(sweet)This sweet ribbon pakoda is not a usual snack that I have tasted frequently but found it very catchy to my taste buds.Here at my place there is a local sweet shop famous for sweet seepu murukku.It was introduced to me by a local friend here. She very well know that am a sweet loving person.It was little bit hard but was interestingly a good relish.I got inspired by this seepu murukku 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

ghee appam /nei appam recipe for karthigai deepam

ghee appam /nei appam recipe for karthigai deepam

nei appam recipe“Lighting Deepams” are the soul of this Karthigai deepam festival where the whole house brightens up with agal vizhakku (lamps made with mud)but recently when I read about the pot making business is dying year after year I was little worried about how will potters survive?It seems the demand is because the raw materials need and cost has gone up that potters find it difficult to cope up the situation.But the demand for this deepam is higher because people like me will never give up and its our “tradition and liking” where there will be no expiry. Continue reading