Category Archives: Festival dishes

Besan ladoo recipe – How to make besan ladoo with khoya/mawa recipe – Diwali sweets

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 recipe – How to make crispy mathri recipe – Diwali snacks

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

How to make aloo bhujia or potato sev recipe – Diwali snacks recipes

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 recipe – How to make maida burfi/barfi recipe – Diwali recipes

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 recipe – How to make rava chakli recipe – Diwali snacks | Murukku recipes

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 (pattani sundal) recipe – How to make green peas sundal recipe – Navratri recipes

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

Sabudana ladoo recipe – How to make sabudana ladoo recipe – Navratri recipes

Sabudana ladoo is an Indian sweet dish made from tapioca pearls, powdered sugar, dessicated coconut, ghee and nuts and is prepared especially during Navratri or fasting days or festival days.  Sabudana is an important ingredient which can be used during fasting days.  Coconut added to this dish gives a delicious taste to the ladoo.  Do try this

Chana dal payasam/kheer – How to make Kadalai paruppu payasam | Parappu pradhaman

Chana dal payasam/kheer or kadala payasam or parappu pradhaman is a very delicious  payasam prepared especially during Onam festival in Kerala.  This kheer is also prepared during any other special or festive occasions. It is a festive kheer recipe made with chana dal, jaggery, coconut milk and nuts.  Chana dal payasam is one of the easy

Mixed fruits kesari recipe – How to make fruit kesari recipe – Indian desserts

Mixed fruits kesari is a rich delicious Indian sweet made with rava, fruits, sugar, ghee and nuts.  It is also a very popular South Indian dessert which is not only easy to make but also can be prepared instantly.  Kesari is generally made during festivals and special occasions in South India.  Fresh fruits added to

Kara kadubu recipe – How to make kara kadubu (steamed spicy dumplings) recipe

Kara kadubu is a healthy, tasty and spicy steamed rice dumplings prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi festival.  This dish is made with rice flour, chana dal, coconut and spices.  Kara kadubu is also had as a breakfast dish or as an evening snack in some parts of  Karnataka.  Filling is also made with urad dal instead of