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.
ghee appam /nei appam recipe for karthigai deepam
“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
karthigai pori urundai /how to make puffed rice balls
A perfect crisp puffed rice suits best to make pori urandai (karthigai pori urundai)not the soggier one,so always try this puffed rice balls recipe with perfectly crisp,fresh ones.mmm!!It’s easy!!straightforward recipe,but your timing’s for right paagu/syrup consistency and rolling it hot is a real challenge but still it’s a “can do” job. Continue reading