rice flakes payasam /aval payasam recipe / poha kheer
This rice flakes payasam is a great festive sweet that can be done at less time without any hassle.Usually for this cashews are roasted and added to the payasam at the end.Suddenly I thought how would it taste?if added along with poha. So,I roasted both poha and cashews together and added it to cook.
recipes for karthigai deepam /thiru karthigai special recipes
Its 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.
diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhu
Although sweets,savouries and crackers are the special part of diwali the most special inevitable one is the “Diwali marundhu”. Usually as a child our mothers would wake us at early hours of Diwali morning. As a child so much of expectations and excitement will always be there to burst crackers and to wear new dresses.Its customary in most of the houses to simply apply gingelly oil alone before having head bath.At some homes they do add cumin,small onion,omam even pepper to heat up Continue reading
make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattai
It’s a dread-full face to face pair for sweet kolukattai.If you are too obsessed with sweets like me and you go on eating sweet modaks endlessly.A thing that has an equalizing effect is to have some spicy kolukattai’s to finally end up this sweet quest.Every year its usual till now that I will be invited for a special birthday party for her son by my best friend Shrisha.All the birthday proceedings like cake cutting,games and gifts will be part of a birthday party and was the same there each year. Continue reading
aadi pathinettu /aadi18 special recipes
We people here in Cauvery delta region are eagerly expecting for the release of water in full swing for the great day called”aadi pathinettu /aadi18″.Usually they open water before a week in advance.Its a divine sight to see the effortless lavish free flow of Cauvery river during this aadi 18.Let celebrations be a never-ending phenomenon so that our religious practices and etiquettes are well maintained among people through these festivities.