Showing posts with label Ganesh Chaturthi Special. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ganesh Chaturthi Special. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Ganesh Themed Buttercream Cake with Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe


Days moving fast for me, kids making me busy all the time, happy in cooking healthy foods to the family and moreover I feel complete when arranging all the food stuffs for their birthday parties. What does a home maker need more than it? This year for my sons 5th birthday when I asked him what he needs for his birthday, initially he asked me do make a superman cake and later he showed interest on Lord Ganesh Cake. You can find his bookcase full of god idols :-) he always makes

Friday, September 2, 2016

Ammini Kaara Kozhukattai | Seasoned Mini Rice Balls Recipe

Here comes another easy to make recipe for Ganesh Chaturti festival.  Kozhukattais are very famous in south India, especially we make it during Vinayagar/Ganesh Chaturthi Festival. I have lot of sweet and savory kozhukattai recipes in my blog, also today I am sharing a savory mini or ammini kozhukattai recipe. Even beginners can try this recipe without hesitation. Don’t forget to check

Easy Peda Modaks | Doodh Peda | Ganesh Chaturthi Special

 I have started preparing Ganesh Chaturthi special recipes to offer to my Ganesha idols and also obviously to feed my blog :-). Today’s recipe is such an easy to make a sweet in 10 minutes and also with fewer ingredients. It takes little more time for shaping as modaks, instead you can go for

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Easy Aval Laddu Recipe | Poha Ladoo Recipe | Festival Special


An easy to make poha ladoo/aval laddu for the upcoming festivals and it can be done under 30 minutes of time. I made it for Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami) celebration last week, thought of sharing this easiest recipe before Ganesh Chaturthi so that others can be benefited :-) Coming to the recipe the sugar level i mentioned is medium and if you like to add more yes please. Also I have healthy Jaggery based Aval laddu recipe, do chcek the recipe HERE. I will be posting few more

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Kadalai Paruppu Sundal | Easy and Quick Chana Dal Sundal for Navratri

From August to November we are usually busy with consecutive festivals like Aadi Perukku,Varalakshmi Pooja, Krishna Jayanthi, Ganesh Chathurthi, Puratasi Sani/Saturday, Navratri, Saraswathi Pooja (the 9th day of Navarathi) , Ayutha Puja and finally Diwali, the much expected festival. Now Navratri (9 nights) is going on and today is the 5th day, daily one sundal neivedhyam is a must for

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Thengaai Pooranam Kozhukattai | Coconut Jaggery Stuffed Modaks | Easy Modhagam Recipe

Last week I made this Coconut Jaggery Filled Modaks /Thengaai Pooranam Kozhukattai for Ganesh Chaturthi. Later I uploaded a picture in my whats app profile and got lots of appreciation for this modaks. Coming to the recipe I have added generous amount of cardamom powder in the outer layer itself so you can’t expect pure white modaks instead you can see tiny bits of cardamom all over the outer layer. Also I have explained another easy way of using modaks, in this method you can make the outer layer thin

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Kadalai Paruppu Modhagam | Chana Dal Modak Recipe | An Easy way to use Modak Mould

Wishing all my dear Readers, Family and Friends a very Happy Ganesh/Vinayagar Chaturthi. May God answer your prayers. Here comes an authentic sweet modak recipe that scores the sweet lovers out here. I have detailed the recipe with step by step pictures and an easy way to use modak mould.

Moong Bean Savory Kozhukattai | Kaara Kozhukattai

Hope everyone in festive (Ganesh Chaturthi) mood, me too :-). Coming to the recipe here i have used whole green moong dal, one healthiest dal among the dal family for the savory stuffing. Even if you are not a savory lover you should try once to admire it. I used the Gujiya/Somas mould here to shape the kozhukattai though i have explained them without it. I am hurrying up this post becoz i have to make

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Homemade Rice Flour | How to make Rice Flour from scratch

 This homemade rice flour tastes great for all snack items when compared to store bought flour. The preparation is very easy and i have provided them with step by step pictures, do follow the same when you make it!!! Last week i made this rice flour in bulk to make several festive snack (except red aval

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Easy Red Aval (Poha) Ladoo | Krishna Jayanthi Special

Wishing you all a very Happy Krishna Jayanthi. Here comes a very easy and tasty aval coconut ladoo recipe that you can offer to Lord Krishna on this day. It takes just 20 minutes to prepare this delicious

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ellu Urundai | Til Ke Ladoo | Sesame Laddu

It gives immense pleasure to prepare food with Home/Farm grown ingredients and it’s also very close to heart. Today’s Sesame Laddu/Ellu Urundai recipe is one among it and I cherish the moments whenever I see those blog posts. The last time when we were here for vacation, I clicked the sesame plants (shared those pictures) and now by the time we arrived here, Parents finished the harvest and I could

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mochai Kottai Sundal | Kadu Vaal Stir Fry

I am wishing you all dear readers Happy Navrathri. Navratri/Navarathri is an important major festival which is celebrated all over India. Today is the first day of Navratri (9 nights) during these nine nights, nine forms of Lakshmi/Saraswathi/Durga/Shakti/Devi are worshiped and the tenth day is commonly referred to as Vijayadashami or "Dussehra" (also spelled Dasara). During Bommai Kolu (Tamil) either sweet or savory

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

Monday, January 13, 2014

Boondi Ladoo | Boondhi Laddu Step by Step Recipe | தை திருநாள் வாழ்த்துக்கள்

Wish my dear Readers a Very Happy Pongal...May this Tamil New Year (Thai) brings you good health,wealth and luck. Last year I posted Adhirasam, Chola Paniyaram, Thinai LadooRagi Sevai and Pulisadham/Tamarind Rice from palaiya (leftover) rice during that special new year month. This Year/Today I will prepare Sarkarai pongal and Venn pongal with some vadas, this is my plan. I post those later but I specially prepared this South Indian popular sweet boondi ladoo last week to publish as special post for this Pongal festival, You may wonder how special it is, I am sharing few of my hometown (Village) pictures here with it :-)

Monday, October 21, 2013

Kongunadu Thevaiyam | Thevaiyal | Fried Sweet Rice Puttu | Kongunadu Special

Thevaiyam/Rice Puttu is one of my most favorite recipes from my childhood days. My Grandma makes this especially during Puratassi Saturdays or on Diwali time when we go there for Quarterly holidays. This is one of the recipes I drafted in my to-do list and during my recent trip neighbors in hometown helped me to prepare this delicious puttu. As I forget to click step by step pictures that time, I tried my hands last week for Saraswathi Pooja. It came out so soft and my mom appreciated

Monday, October 7, 2013

Kala Chana | Karuppu Kondai Kadalai Sundal | Black Chickpeas Stir Fry

This healthy Black Chickpeas Sundal is my first entry for this Navarathri. For a change I added Idli/Milagaai podi/multi purpose powder to this usual sundal and tastes great. Now off to the recipe J

Ingredients
Kala Chana/Black Chickpeas/Konda Kadalai - 1 Cup
* Idli Milagaai Podi/Multi Purpose Powder - 1 Tbsp

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Vellai Pattani Sundal Recipe | Yellow Peas Stir Fry

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all of you...Today Sep 09th is Lord Vinayak Birthday. Pillaiyar/Ganesh is widely worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune and traditionally prayed at the beginning of any new venture like starting a business, building new house/House Warming Ceremony (Ganapathi Homam), Start of travel, so and so. So today's post is a sundal recipe which is one of the favorite of Lord Vinayagar :-)
Ingredients 
Dried Whole Yellow Peas - 1 Cup
Red/Green Chili - 2 Numbers

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Savory Modaks | Vellai Sundal Kaara Mothagam | Yellow Peas Stuffed Kozhukattai Recipe

Yesterday I prepared Vellai sundal/Yellow peas stir fry and with the half of boiled peas I tried this savory kozhukattais. It’s really a good recipe for sugar watchers or savory likers….will move on to the recipe in detail…

Ingredients for Stuffing
Whole Yellow Peas/Vellai Pattani - 1/2 Cup (Replace with Moong dhal in this case soaking is not necessary)
Onion - 1 Medium Size (Optional)

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Brown Rice Sarkkarai Pongal | Sweet Pongal Recipe | Festive Special

This Monday we have moved to different apartment. We haven't looked in the apartment directly before booking, we looked in to it after getting the key for moving. Anyways we like the new house and its up to our expectations and personally i am happy with good sunlight :-). After usual Indian milk boiling procedure (it's a tradition of boiling the milk and letting it overflow), I made this sarkkarai pongal and Soya Beans Sundal on that day. For a change I used

Monday, January 7, 2013

Ancient Thinai Urundai | Foxtail Millet Honey Balls | தேனும் திணை மாவும்

It has been ages I tasted Thinai/Foxtail millet ladoo. Recently I got this millet in Korean super market n from that day calling my grandma n Aunty to know abt this thinai maavu/ladoo recipe. My grandma told that she had own cultivated sample millets n 2yrs back she used it during my cousins marriage. Yup this is a traditional recipe we make it particularly during any girls related functions like Puberty (Age Attending)/Marriage/Seemantham (Baby Shower) etc. Actually I forget how it looks with husk, so I googled n found the picture here. Even amma/grandma everyone describing it with husk, they soak the husked millet for few hours then using stone pestle (Ulaikai/Ural) remove the husk. But I explained n showed the fine processed millet in skype, then what they suggested is today's recipe :-) This foxtail millet ladoos are great neivedhyam for Lord Muruga with honey even I prepared this ladoos with pure honey.