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choco modak /chocolate modak/kozhukkatai/stuffed mothagam

choco modak /chocolate modak/kozhukkatai/stuffed mothagam

choco modak /chocolate modak/kozhukkatai/Making traditional foods linked to that particular occasion(festival) is always satisfying and heart filling.Those days only authentic trademark dishes were done as neiveidyam. Nowadays at many homes some innovative dishes also are made.One such recipe is choco modak,its modern at the same time a beautiful exotic dish to endeavor.This time additionally along with normal poorana kozhukattai/modak am filling my cute little Vinayaka/Ganesh hands with Chocolate stuffed modaks. Continue reading

tamarind poha recipe / puli aval

tamarind poha recipe  /puli aval

tamarind poha recipe /puli avalAn ingredient that can be easily handled and relatively easy to cook obviously becomes a favorite for many and one such item that falls in the list is “aval/poha”.Softened poha/flatted rice serves as a super light food on your tummy.Both variations like thick and thin varieties are available in the market.Alternatively,even red aval/ragi poha is available even this can be used to make this puli aval recipe.For making upma only thick variety will be apt. Continue reading

sago upma indian recipe /javvarisi/sabudana

sago upma indian recipe /javvarisi/sabudana khichdi

sago upma indian recipe /javvarisi/sabudana khichdiLittle planning will make it a promising snack or a breakfast!but mostly I end up in making sago upma indian recipe /javvarisi/sabudana khichdi for dinner.Only few times I have made it as upma but mostly I love-making payasam with it.The bigger variety only will be suitable for this upma mostly for this the soaking time is 3-4 hours only and no need to soak overnight I think(but not sure,for me it works). We should check for correct soaking always!if we soak it longer,then sago will go mushy.Soaked sago will be whitish and when it cooks nicely it becomes transparent and glossy. Continue reading

instant raw mango pickle recipe

instant raw mango pickle recipe

instant raw mango pickle recipeIt can be named as “marriage” pickle because most of the South Indian marriages serve this Instant raw mango pickle unfailingly.It can’t be kept for long time if kept in fridge you can manage keeping for 2-3 days maximum.Select raw mangoes without any blemishes!they should be firm with sour(tart)aroma.I don’t like to eat with skin removed!with skin only we will get all the crunch and kick.If skin removed it will become soft and gooey!only¬† skin on holds the shape. Continue reading

zucchini muffins recipe /with walnuts

zucchini muffins recipe /with walnuts

zucchini muffins recipezucchini muffins recipeI got to see this new shop of farm fresh ooty vegetables here in our farmers market opened newly because for years only country vegetables were available in our farmers market.I was excited to see refreshing bunches of carrot,beetroot,celery,leeks and zucchini.I got yellow and green zucchin’s along with other veggies and returned home thinking of making some soup or bread with zucchini. Continue reading