Showing posts with label Indian Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Indian Recipes. Show all posts

Friday, April 21, 2017

Easy Peanut Chakli Recipe Using Instant Rice Flour | Verkadalai Murukku Recipe From Scratch

We the whole family is addictive to peanuts so on and off i make this peanut murukku aka chakli which takes not more than 20 minutes to prepare using instant rice flour and they are super crispy and addictive as seen in pictures. Perfect to have with garam chai or coffee...If you have store bought fried peanuts then the work is so ease

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Sabudana Khichdi | Sago Kichdi | Navratri Fasting Recipe


Today i am herewith a popular dish that people take during navratri vrat, which is happening now ie Ram Navratri. For those who are not aware of Sabudana/sago, it’s a tiny pearl made of tapioca/yucca root and people use it more often during fasting time. During last october i was invited for navratri pooja held at neighbors places. I liked this sabudana khichdi which was kept in lunch to core. I immediately noted

Monday, March 13, 2017

Kuchi Kilangu (Maravalli Kilangu) Varuval | Kappa Masala Recipe | Yuca (Yucca) Stir Fry

This Kuchi Kilangu Varuval aka Yuca Stir Fry aka Kappa Masala is an easy and heathy snack to have during tea time or have it as poriyal/stir fry along with sambar and rice for meal. It’s my childhood favorite, my mom pressure cooks and keeps some plain version for us and with the remaining she make this varuval. Both tastes good, with the plain cooked kilangu (without salt) we add ghee and sugar, mix it well and take it as it is. I don't have stepwise pictures today, hope to add yuca pictures in future. But i have referred few another posts for the stepwise pictures, do check them if you want. So the same ghee and sugar method I have mentioned it in Sarkarai Valli Kilangu post (you can check it HERE). Here we won't

Monday, November 7, 2016

Crispy Bhakarwadi | Savory Bakarwadi Recipe From Scratch

This Bhakarwadi post is supposed to publish before Diwali but i couldn't make it anyways this is a perfect tea time snack you can try and munch all time. Since this is the first time experience with bhakarwadis my mind was thinking all the time for the masala stuff not to come out while deep frying. I got an idea of mixing oil to the mixture and rolling/filling it properly before wrapping the outer layer. That worked very well for me and it was crispy and perfect like store bought Bakarwadis. Do read several tips

Friday, September 23, 2016

Apple Kaju Katli | Kaju Katli | Diwali Special


 When I bake, especially my lil one who never allows them to cool, try to touch it, poke it and he just roam over the kitchen till he gets his bite :-). If you give a whole cake he gulps it in a minute of time :-). But my kids desire over Indian sweets is less and i can hardly count and say thier likes. Ladoos and Adhirasam are most favorite of them, apart from few its hard to feed our wide sweet/desserts. Coming to today’s recipe this is simple, ghee free yet attracts my kind off kids much :-). Yup it is Kaju Apple/Cashewnuts Katli, So finally these attractive sweet is peeped up in my kids favorite list and daily after returning from school lil one asks me atleast 3 mini apples (ie apple kaju) to eat :-).

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

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Palakottai Poriyal | Jackfruit Seeds Stir Fry

Ingredients
Peeled, Cooked and Finely Chopped Jackfruit seeds - 1.5 Cups
Onion - 1 Medium Size
Chana Dal - 1.5 Tbsp

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to make Sundakkai Vathal | Sundried Turkey Berry At Home from scratch

This is my mom’s way of making sundakkai vathal/sundried turkey berry at home. Last year when I was there she made the vathal for us and so I clicked the pictures of her making. Hope this post helps you to learn how to make the vathal in traditional way. Also you can use minimal salt unlike

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 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.

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

Monday, April 13, 2015

Arisi Thengai Paal Payasam | Traditional South Indian Recipe

The new year of many South and North Indian calendars falls between 13 to 15th of April, marking the beginning of spring. Tomorrow April 14th the Tamil New Year (Puthandu) is celebrated in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, on the first day of tamil month Chithirai (சித்திரை). The next day Apr 15th, Malayalam New Year (Vishu) is celebrated in the South Indian state of Kerala. The same day Bisu is celebrated in the Western parts of Karnataka where Tulu is spoken. People all around the world celebrate

Monday, March 23, 2015

Mango Fruit Custard without Custard Powder | Quick Summer Dessert Using Canned Fruits

I am not a regular buyer of Canned/Tinned Foods. But when comes to party or get together then lot to bake and cook. So at that time its much appreciable to have a quick and delicious dessert that can be made in 10 minutes of time. Today's recipe is much close to restaurant version of Mango fruit custard and these recipe

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Punjabi Samosa Step By Step Recipe | Tips to store it Crispy

I wish dear readers a very colorful and joyous Holi…Holi is a traditional Hindu festival celebrated all over the country especially in North India during spring time, its also called festival of colors. Today’s recipe is pretty much close to this festival yup Punjabi Samosa from scratch with tips to make and store them crispy for a while. You might notice this samosa picture in the Facebook Fan page Profile picture for a quite long

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Kai Murukku | Suthu Murukku with two versions | Raw Rice Chakli Recipe

Wishing you all a very happy Pongal/Sankranti /Lohri!!! The Indian harvest festival/pongal is to thank god for the harvest they made. Rice is the major cultivation happens in Tamilnadu and right now it’s harvest time there. Today’s recipe is mainly related with rice, you heard it right, Yes it’s Kai Murukku/Chakli with two versions. One with rice powder based and the other is rice batter based. When I went to India in 2010, My Mom arranged Kai murukku experts to come home and make snacks for us as a return snack to US. I got a chance to view the kai murukku making method unfortunately I couldn't recorded and neither did practice. I came to know from those ladies that they use a specific rice to make this suthu murukku for thier business,

Monday, October 20, 2014

Maida Burfi with Chocolate Glaze | Chocolate Topped Maida Burfi Recipe

I wish all my dear Friends, Family Members, Readers and Bloggers a very happy & safe Diwali, let the light you spark bright up your life -:) Here comes one more sweet Maida Burfi recipe to celebrate this holy festival.  Very simple ingredients this sweet use and you can make this under 20 minutes of time (exclude

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Easy Mysore Pak Recipe | Melt in Mouth Sweet with Reduced Ghee Recipe

Diwali reminds many colorful memories; I am missing it badly for the past 7 years, since I came to US. Even now my kids are not aware of this festival except fireworks; I wish it will happen soon!!! Coming to today's recipe I keep on postpone making this Mysore Pak sweet becoz of its calories. But today when I got sudden craving for sweet immediately made it. Someway I reduced ghee and sugar though I got soft and perfect texture mysore paks. This recipe is easy to make unlike the traditional version. Such a superb

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

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