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chettinad kandarappam /sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipeThe single word chettinad is very powerful by itself and it has tied the whole world with its strong aromatic distinctive cuisine.This chettinad kandarappam is a new dessert for me to try. This as a karthigai deepam special this time and it turned to be damn good. I got the recipe from solaiachiskitchen but not followed her recipe exactly but took it as a base and did it. She has used two types of rice but I have used idli rice Continue reading

pepper thattai recipe /mundri milagu thattai

pepper thattai recipe /mundri milagu thattai

pepper thattai recipe /mundri milagu thattaiThis pepper thattai recipe is little different from ordinary thattai that we make,the difference is from the spices that are added. The spices are pepper,cumin and instead of peanuts I have tried it with cashewnuts. We can use home-made rice flour or can make from the store-bought one. The only thing is that the store-bought rice flour should be fresh. Instead of butter you can use hot oil to it and make this pepper thattai recipe. Continue reading

ellu mittai recipe /ellu urundai(sesame seed /till balls)

ellu mittai recipe /ellu urundai(sesame seed /till balls)

ellu mittai recipe /ellu urundaiEllu mittai,kadalai mittai are the evergreen traditional sweets available all the time every where even in a petty shop.I love to have kadala urundai as my in-between munch. Next to this I always enjoy the nutty tasting karuppu(black)ellu mittai. This is an excellent healthy snack for children and should encourage our children to have such snacks. It is filled with fibre,protein and irony richness. This ellu mittai recipe is a festive sweet that can be done even at home. Continue reading

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