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make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattai

make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattai

make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattaiIt’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 /perukku special recipes

aadi pathinettu /aadi18 special recipes

aadi 18 perukku recipesWe 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.

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sesame seed rice /ellu podi sadam

sesame seed rice /ellu podi sadam

sesame seed rice /ellu podi sadamMy fondness for sesame seed/ellu all started when tasting ellu urandai/ladoo   Each bite with crunch and nuttiness that one can never stop with having just one.The temple term for this sesame seed rice /ellu podi sadam is “Ellorai” served as prasadam at most of lord perumal temple’s.I have never made this one before in my lifetime.But it was just a try to make a different kind of variety rice from the usual.One of our family well-wisher had framed a cookbook from his own collections.Have printed only limited copies and particularly not for sale.He had compiled it for his own record and interest in cooking. 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

panagam recipe /panakam (Summer drink)

panagam recipe /panakam (Summer drink)

panagam recipe /panakam (Summer drink)This traditionally designed drink panakam/ panagam recipe has become confined only to be done during certain festivities like ramanavami and tamil new year.But its not a simple drink to keep away from!its a superb kind of refreshing cooler to be had althrough these summer months.I simply adore the simplicity of this recipe but it is an ignored drink and nowadays it has been replaced by other unhealthy drinks.People are still after aerated drinks even after understanding that it never quenches Continue reading