Tag: Deepavali

Deepavali Marundhu Podi/Deepavali Lehyam

Deepavali Marundhu Podi/Deepavali Lehyam

It’s our tradition in Tamil Nadu to prepare Deepavali Lehyam, better known as, Deepavali Marundhu. It’s considered to bring a good balance to our diet amidst all the sweets and snacks we devour during the festive season. Skip to read in Tamil To prepare Deepavali […]

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 […]

Mock Adhirasam

Mock Adhirasam

No time to prepare Adhirasams?  No worries, we can do it instantly using very few ingredients. Going purely by the looks, it’s just like Adhirasam. But taste-wise, it is like chewy Shakarpare…or sweet maida biscuits 🙂 Skip to read in Tamil     Ingredients: ½ […]

Seeni Adhirasam/Kobbari Ariselu

Seeni Adhirasam/Kobbari Ariselu

For people who can’t get their hands on Jaggery where they live or for those who do not like the flavor of Jaggery, you can simply use Sugar. The method is same as for the normal Adhirasam, only the sugar quantity differs.  I have added […]

Adhirasam/Ariselu:

Adhirasam/Ariselu:

Adhirasam is a traditional South Indian sweet made of Rice flour and Jaggery.  It is a flat disc like vadai, fried in oil and can stay on shelf for long. ‘Adhirasam’ in Tamil, is called, ‘Ariselu’ in Telugu and ‘Kajjaya’ in Kannada.  Some of the […]

Butter Murukku

Butter Murukku

Sometime last year, I came across many recipes using Idiyappam Flour to make Murukku but never tried it. And then I thought, since preparing Murukku flour at home, right from scratch is extremely tedious, why not give this method a shot! The first time I […]

Madurai Paal Bun (South Indian Donut)

Madurai Paal Bun (South Indian Donut)

This is a popular delicacy of Madurai and the regions around it.  I heard about this simple sweet through my friend Karthiga initially, who shared her recipe in a famous forum, a few years back.  But I never tried or tasted it. I also learnt […]