Friday, August 29, 2014

Whole Wheat Berry Kheer | Maharastrian Traditional Gavachi Dessert | Kothumai Payasam

Gavachi Kheer/Whole Wheat Kheer is a traditional maharastrian prasad generally made for ganesh chathurthi and offered to ganesh ji. This is super creamy and yummy kheer like any other kheer but so much of health benefits, perfect for growing kids. Here i used organic palm jaggery and rice for making this kheer along with whole wheat!!! And this is the last post for Divya's South Vs North Challenge as this challenge is coming to an end by this month. Thanks Manju for this yummy kheer and thanks Divya for this wonderful event, I have learnt many North Indian dishes, though it is heart breaking I am glad that I had been part of

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Ragi Vella Modathagam | Millet Jaggery Modaks | Easy Ganesh Chaturthi Recipe

I planned to post several recipes for Vinayagar/Ganesh Chaturthi, though I prepared and clicked few but due to time constraints I couldn’t publish all on time…Today’s recipe is one healthy Ragi millet modaks (without filling/stuffing) prepared with just few ingredients also this modhagam needs very less time to make. Quite

Monday, August 25, 2014

Eggless Spinach Pesto Filled Flower Shaped Buns | Savory Stuffed Soft Breads

Few days back when Aparna (We Knead To Bake) asked us to choose savory breads with any shape of our own choice for this month bread baking challenge, I googled and was quiet inspired with this flower shaped breads. Recently I made a try with filling of my choice.  My elder one liked it very much and for next

Friday, August 22, 2014

Ragi Murukku | Finger Millet Chakli Recipe | Kelvaragu Mullu Murukku

Today I am here with one popular Kongunadu recipe Ragi Murukku, I inspired much on this kelvaragu murukku when I saw its speedy sale at popular departmental stores in Erode last year. My Chithi makes often and

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aval Verkadalai Jaggery Laddu | Poha Peanut Ladoo Without Ghee | Krishna Jayanthi Special

Wishing you all Happy Gokulashtami. If you can’t spend time in making seedais or other snacks, here is an easy aval verkadalai ladoo recipe that can be made in no time. Aval and butter are Lord Krishna’s most favorite, so few days back while making Vella Seedai (You may notice that I have used the same leafs here too ) and Uppu Seedai I prepared this poha peanut laddu too, this is made with zero ghee

Friday, August 15, 2014

Spinach Cheese Swirls Using Homemade Puff Pastry | Savory Pastry Pin Wheels

This month for baking partners challenge Swathi gave a wonderful opportunity to choose recipes that I wish. Since puff pastry is one that itching my mind for long time, I took this chance and suggested a homemade puff pastry without yeast also I made savory filled pastries using it. I have few puff pastries related old and

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Vella Seedai Using Instant Rice Flour | Inippu Seedai | Jaggery Seedai Recipe | Krishna Jayanthi Special

Only 3 days more for Krishna Jayanthi, so today’s recipe is going to be traditional South Indian Special inippu/vella seedai. Last year for janmastami  I made vella seedai for the very first time and they came out really good. This year as my MIL is with us, she suggested several tips for making vellam/jaggery seedai, also she insisted to make fresh rice flour for it. But this week my elder daughter started full time school, so I

Monday, August 11, 2014

Chocolate Stuffed Soft Buns aka Sweet Stuffed Bread Rolls

Though I already have coconut sweet stuffed egg free butter free dinner rolls recipe in my space, its my long time wish to bake chocolate stuffed bread rolls, but sometimes other recipes stand in priority and usually I postpone making the recipes which are in my mind or to do list. When comes as a challenge then

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Eggless Butterscotch Ice Cream Recipe | No Icecream Maker Required

One excellent taste ice cream that we devoured mostly in this whole summer is homemade butterscotch Ice cream; you heard it right yup it’s going to be today's recipe. Butterscotch is made of primary ingredients like brown sugar and butter anyways butterscotch morsels/chips are the star ingredients here

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Murukku Podi Sadham | One Pot Meal with Powdered Chakli


Today’s recipe is simple yet delicious n flavorful one pot meal, cooked rice flavored with our traditional murukku podi/chakli powder. In ancients days the elder ones crush the murukku with mortar and pestel (vethalai kotti/idikki we call in tamil) and taste it as they can’t eat crisp murukkus directly. Days later amma powder it in mixie and give it to grandma. Few tastes this powdered murukku with Sugar/Jaggery. My