Tag: SriJayanthi

Sweet Aval Pongal (No Rice, Less Ghee!)

Sweet Aval Pongal (No Rice, Less Ghee!)

If nothing else, just from the trend of posts on this blog you must be able to tell that Pongal festival is right around the corner! In that same line, here’s a recipe for Chakkarapongal made with aval. The most wonderful thing about this recipe […]

Kadalai Urundai

Kadalai Urundai

This is another traditional sweet prepared during the festival, Sri Jayanthi.  Very few ingredients are needed to make Verkadalai Urundai, but the syrup consistency of Jaggery plays vital role in its success.   Skip to read in Tamil     Ingredients: 2 cups – Roasted […]

Vella Seedai

Vella Seedai

Skip to read in Tamil     Ingredients: 1 cup  – Rice Flour (Toast till golden in color and measure) 1/8 cup or 2 tbsp – Roasted Urad Dal Flour ½ cup  – Powdered Jaggery (use ¾ cup jaggery if you want it more sweet) […]

Uppu Seedai

Uppu Seedai

Uppu Seedai is the Hallmark of the festival, Sri Jayanthi.  Let us take a look on how to go about making Uppu Seedai. Skip to read in Tamil Ingredients: 3 levelled cups – Rice Flour (how to prepare Rice Flour for Uppu Seedai) 3 tbsp […]