Category Archives: Festival dishes

Coconut ladoo recipe with condensed milk – easy Diwali recipes

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Coconut ladoo recipe with condensed milk  is a simple and quick sweet recipe  prepared from dessicated coconut and condensed milk and flavoured with cardamom powder.  Coconut ladoo is also prepared from freshly grated coconut and condensed milk which also tastes great.  For that recipe, only white part of the coconut is used.  Here I have

Diwali sweets and snacks recipes – diwali recipes collection 2016

Diwali recipes

Diwali or deepavali is an ancient hindu festival and the brightest festival of India.  This festival signifies the victory of light over darkness.  Diwali is an important festival for Hindus and this year it falls on 30th October 2016.  Diwali  represents the awareness of inner light within a person when ignorance is pushed aside by understanding

Rajgira ki puri recipe or vrat ki puri recipe- Navratri recipes

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Rajgira or amaranth contains more than three times the average amount of calcium and is also high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and it is the only grain which contains Vitamin C.  Also as it is easy to digest and they are perfect for people on fasts,  Rajgira puris are prepared during Navratri or fasting

Makhane ki kheer or phool makhane ki kheer recipe

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Makhana, phool makhane or lotus seeds are full of  nutrients and are a good source of protein, calcium and iron.  For making this delicius kheer, makhane is lightly roasted in ghee and cooked in milk till the milk is reduced to half and then garnished with cashewnuts and raisnis.  This kheer is further enhanced by adding

Moong dal sundal recipe – Navratri sundal recipes

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Moong dal sundal or pasiparuppu sundal is a very easy and simple sundal recipe prepared with yellow moong dal.  It is also healthy due to protein rich moong dal used in the recipe.  Moong dal sundal can be made instantly and a perfect sundal recipe for Navratri festival.  This sundal recipe is not ony healthy

Navratri recipes 2016 – sundal recipes – vrat recipes

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Navratri is a hindu festival dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga.  The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’.  Nava means nine and ratri means nights.  During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped.  The tenth day is referred as Vijayadashami or Dussehra.  Navratri is an important festival and is celebrated

Rajma sundal recipe – Navaratri/navratri sundal recipes

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Rajma/kidney beans sundal is a south indian dish made with kidney beans/rajma, mild spices, green chillies, curry leaves and garnished with grated coconut.  It is a easy to make and delicious snack which is offered as prasadam/neivadyam during Navrathri festival.  Rajma sundal is not only quick to prepare but also very healthy too.  Other varieties of

Kesar peda recipe – Festival sweet recipe

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Kesar peda is a simple and easy milk based peda with just 2 ingredients – khoya and sugar and flavoured with cardamom powder and saffron strings.  It is an ideal and perfect peda recipe for any festivals like Diwali, Navarathri, holi, raksha bandhan or any other special occasions.  Kesar peda is a very delicious and

Instant wheat flour appam recipe

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Instant wheat flour appams are very easy to make and can be prepared quickly with the ingredients easily available at home. They do not require any soaking rice or grinding like the traditional nei appams. These wheat appams are prepared especially during festivals like Gokulashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi and Karthigai deepam. Traditionally they are deep fried,

Fried modak recipe – Ganesh Chaturthi festival recipe

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Fried modak is a deep fried or shallow fried modak which is served as an offering to Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chaturthi day.   Fried modak is a crispy version of modak and is a must during Vinayak Chaturthi.  Traditionally, steamed modaks are made, but fried modaks also tastes good and are a little different