Tag: decorative

Poli – 2 Varieties, 2 methods

Poli – 2 Varieties, 2 methods

It is a tradition in many households to prepare Poli (Obbattu/Holige) during the festival of Bogi or the previous day of Makara sankranthi.  Most of us find preparing Poli at home a tedious process but it actually is not so, or atleast, it need not […]

Paal Kesari/Mohanbhog

Paal Kesari/Mohanbhog

Kesari is one of the simplest Indian desserts that even a novice in the kitchen can prepare with ease. All you need are everyday ingredients such as sugar and rava which I’m sure you’ll have on hand at all times. If you switch out the […]

Eggless Coffee Brownies

Eggless Coffee Brownies

Brownies…. the wonderfully decadent squares of cocoa divinity. Who doesn’t know of them? And who, of those that know of them, has claimed to not like them? Brownies are rich, chocolate desserts that are delicious to taste and easy to make. A small square goes […]

Palak Paneer in Pressure cooker

Palak Paneer in Pressure cooker

Palak Paneer is just one of those side dishes that we immediately order as soon as we see it in any restaurant menu. It’s loved by all because it’s nutritious, tasty and visually attractive! But, no matter how much we love, most of us shy […]

2 minutes Tomato Chutney/Pickle

2 minutes Tomato Chutney/Pickle

In this recipe, I am going to show you how to use the Homemade Tomato Puree to prepare Tomato chutney or Tomato thokku instantly. Read in Tamil   Ingredients: 1 cup – Homemade Tomato Puree ½ tsp – Turmeric Powder ½ to ¾ tsp – Red […]

Mixed Flour Appam

Mixed Flour Appam

In our Indian Culture, we celebrate several festivals in a year.  Among them, there are three festivals for which making Appams is an absolute must – Avani Avittam, Sri Krishna Jayanthi and Karthigai. Making Appams is a very versatile art.  You can see a different […]

Nellikai (Gooseberry) Rice

Nellikai (Gooseberry) Rice

Gooseberry is a highly nutritious fruity. It’s rich in vitamin C, high in water and fiber content which improves digestion and bowel movements. But more importantly, I’m pretty sure you’ve seen it listed on several brands of shampoos in India. So, it must be good […]

Boondi Urundai/Boondi Paniyarakka

Boondi Urundai/Boondi Paniyarakka

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when I say Karthigai? Pori Urundai, right? But that’s very common… I thought of making something a different this year. This is a traditional recipe too. Let’s see how to make this easy thing. I have […]

Manogaram

Manogaram

There is just two more weeks for the festival of Karthigai.  I think it’s time we start the preparations! Nel Pori Urundai, Aval Pori Urundai and Manogaram are traditional sweets that are made without fail for Karthigai.  Manogaram is a sweet murukku dish made by […]

Dosa Pizza

Dosa Pizza

Want to make Pizza? Only have Dosa Batter on hand? Quick, scroll down!!! Skip to read in Tamil   Ingredients: 2 cups – Dosa Batter 2 cups – Chopped Vegetables 4 tbsp + 2 tbsp – Tomato Sauce + Chilli Sauce Pizza Cheese – as […]

Jalebi

Jalebi

Hope you had a great time making Jangiri at home from my previous post! For those who are not comfortable with grinding the Urad dal to prepare Jangiri at home, here is a sweet similar in taste and looks but can be made in fewer, […]

Kaju Kathli

Kaju Kathli

What’s a Deepavali without a rich and royal sweet to spark up the festive season! Today, I’m going to show you how to make the King of all decadent sweets – the Kaju Katli. This is a simple recipe that yields about 50 authentic and […]

Spicy Gavvalu

Spicy Gavvalu

Gavvalu (telugu) translates to Cowries in English, Sozhi in Tamil.  I used to see this snack in almost all sweet shops in Andhra, when I lived there, but I never knew what it was. One day, my friend explained to me that it was a […]

Jangiri

Jangiri

Making Jangiri is a terrorising thought to many.  Though this looks complicated, it is not so.  Jangiri needs only few, that too, easily available ingredients Urad dal, sugar, any flavoring agent (like cardamom or rose essence) and a food color to attract your eyes.  But […]