Tag Archives: festivespecial

kambu kozhukattai /kambu kara pidi kozhukattai recipe

kambu kozhukattai /kambu kara pidi kozhukattai recipe

kambu kozhukattai /kambu kara pidi kozhukattai recipeKambu is a valuable millet with loads of nutritional goodness and for its top cooling effect its consumed during summer as kambu koozh. This time I have tried this kambu kara pidi kozhukattai and its a sure healthy snack recipe that we can indulge without any guilt. As this kambu has high fibre,iron and protein it was a top rated traditional grain of our ancestors. I have already a sweet version of this kambu kozhukattai in my space. 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

rice flakes payasam /aval payasam recipe / poha kheer

rice flakes payasam /aval payasam recipe / poha kheer

rice flakes payasam /aval payasam recipe / poha kheerThis 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.

Continue reading

recipes for karthigai deepam /thiru karthigai special recipes

recipes for karthigai deepam  /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.

Continue reading

diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhu

diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhu

diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhuAlthough 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