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godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken/cracked wheat rava pongal

godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken/cracked wheat rava pongal

godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken wheat sweet pongalThis month is “the” festive season for pongal,it’s a four-day festival of real celebrations, each day has its own importance which all may be knowing and it needs no explanation. This pongal festival is an apt period to try various types of pongal. For sweet versions although the usual pongal varieties may be ever precious and authentic.This broken wheat sweet pongal is quite different from traditional pongal that we do during this time. Continue reading

tirunelveli wheat halwa recipe /thirunelvali godhumai halwa

tirunelveli wheat halwa recipe /thirunelvali godhumai halwa

tirunelveli wheat halwa recipe /thirunelvali godhumai halwaEven a spell of the term “Halwa” jogs our memory right back to the very taste of succulent “Tirunelveli halwa”.If you are a truthful sweet mad person then you would have never missed this popular sweet.They say that the taste of this tirunelveli wheat halwa recipe is outstanding because of the tamiraparani river water that is used. Ingredients for this tirunelveli wheat halwa recipe are less but the process is so long and tedious.The process itself is quite tricky and you should have a little patience because it Continue reading

sathu maavu laddu /ladoo/urundai with health mix

sathu maavu laddu /ladoo/urundai with health mix

sathu maavu laddu /ladoo/urundai with health mixAt all time making only sathu maavu kanji with health mix powder may become boring.For a break and variation can make this delectable sathu maavu laddu.Its not only laddu that we can make with this treasured health mix. We can make even dosa’s,adai’s and rest I leave to your own imagination.For this sathu maavu laddu 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

coconut milk porridge /thengai paal kanji

coconut milk porridge /thengai paal kanji

coconut milk porridge /thengai paal kanjiThere is confusion and controversies going on about including coconut in our daily diet because the fats are harmful.But I read it somewhere the positives of using coconut is that you can use it without any hesitancy.The fact says that you should not boil the coconut milk for longer time as it will breakdown and the goodness (real benefit) of coconut is all gone in the wind.But still for some Indian curries/gravies we use ground coconut where we have to boil for some time because its our own traditional way that we are following through ages till now. Continue reading