Category Archives: Festival dishes
Peanut balls with jaggery, also called as kadalai urundai in Tamil Nadu is a tasty snack prepared especially on auspicious occasions like Karthigai deepam and Krishna Jayanthi. It is a healthy snack as peanuts is full of proteins and jaggery is rich in iron content. Peanut balls is very easy to prepare at home and made
Chocolate fudge is a quick and easy fudge recipe made with choco chips, condensed milk and butter. It is an ideal dessert for any special or festive occasion. This recipe is made without any nuts. But if you desire, you can add walnuts, raisins, almonds or any chopped nuts of your choice. Do try this delicious
Mysore pak is a rich Indian sweet dish made from gram flour, sugar and ghee and usually served as a dessert. It originated in Mysore city in Karnataka State. Legend says that Mysore pak was first created in the kitchens of Mysore Palace by a palace cook named Kakasura Madappa. When asked its name, Madappa having
Dry fruits kheer is a very traditional and healthy kheer made with dry fruits, milk and sugar. It is an ideal kheer for any special occasions, festivals and also during fasting days. Dry fruits kheer is also a very rich and delicious kheer. Dry fruits added to the kheer gives a unique taste to the kheer.
Besan ladoo is one of the most popular ladoo recipes made by gram flour, ghee and sugar. It is very commonly prepared during Diwali festivals and special occasions. Besan ladoo is one sweet dish which can be prepared quickly without much effort. Traditionally besan ladoo is prepared with lots of ghee. But I have used
Mathri is a very popular North Indian snack made with all purpose flour and semolina. It is usually served at special occasions or festivals like Diwali or Karwa chauth or at weddings. Carom seeds is added to a give a nice flavour to the mathri. It can be stored in an airtight containers for weeks
Aloo bhujia or potato sev is a spicy and crispy savory snack made from gram flour, potatoes and spices. It is a popular Indian snack especially in North India. It can be had as a Diwali snack or as a teatime snack. Amchoor powder and chaat masala gives a nice tangy taste to the bhujias. It can be easily
Maida burfi is a delicious, quick and simple barfi made with all purpose flour, ghee and sugar. It is soo yummy that it just melts in your mouth. Maida barfi can made within 30 minutes with the ingredients easily available at home. Maida burfi is mostly made with green or orange colour or light red colour.
Rava murukku is a easy and quick murukku recipe made with rava and rice flour, which can had as a Diwali snack or as a teatime snack. This murukku or chakli can be done within 30 minutes, as this is an instant verstion of chakli/murukku recipe done by using readymade rice flour. You can also use
Green peas sundal is a popular south indian sundal recipe made with dry green peas. It is commonly prepared during Navratri festival. Green peas sundal is also a healthy snack as peas are full of proteins and low in calories. It is called as pattani sundal in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and sometimes sold as