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how to prepare dates payasam / easy kheer recipe

how to prepare dates payasam / easy kheer recipe

how to prepare dates payasam / kheerDates are the first rated sweet you can binge on any time in replacement to other sugary sweets we usually crave for!Dates are filled with high nutritional benefits.When selecting dates it should be fleshy and glossy without any discoloration. A good quality dates contains rich amounts of iron,vitamins,minerals and fiber. If the dates are little hard and dry little pre soaking in hot water will soften it. Continue reading

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongal /sugar candy sadam

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongal /sugar candy sadam

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongalThis kalkandu rice recipe is a quick alternative to regular sakkarai pongal.  Kalkandu pongal is a predominant temple prasadam. The prasadam when made at temple is always special and has a unique divine taste.I believe that we can’t get the exact taste as temple ones when done at our home.Even the big solid sugar candy’s are available,you can use that also instead of normal sugar candy. 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 cahews 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.

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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.

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how to make nei urundai /Pasi Paruppu Laddu/moong dal ladoo

how to make nei urundai /Pasi Paruppu Laddu/moong dal ladoo

nei urundai / Pasi Paruppu Laddu/moong dal ladooIf you are looking for a sweet that is something simple without much labour,then this pasi paruppu urundai/laddu is the most appropriate one for the occasion.Its a common sweet done especially during diwali. Generally most of the laddu’s like maa ladoo,dates ladoo to name a few does not need any sugar consistencies except a few like boondhi laddu.So,these laddu’s are always easy to do even for a beginner.My hubby is much more fond of this sweet than me. Continue reading