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Milk peda recipe – How to make milk peda/doodh peda recipe – Diwali sweets

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Milk peda or doodh peda is a quick and easy peda recipe made with condensed milk and milk powder.  Ghee or butter is added to give a smooth texture to the pedas.  In this recipe, there is no need to add sugar as condensed milk is used to make pedas. Minimum ingredients are used to

Rose flavoured coconut ladoo – How to make coconut/nariyal ladoo with rose syrup – Diwali recipes

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Rose coconut ladoo is a very easy and quick ladoo recipe made with desiccated coconut, condensed milk, cardamom powder and ghee and flavoured with rose syrup.  This ladoo can be prepared within 15 minutes.  It is a perfect sweet recipe to make ahead for Diwali festival.  Rose flavoured coconut ladoos are soft  and sweet and

Whole urad dal or black gram sundal recipe – How to make ulundu sundal recipe – sundal recipes

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Black urad dal sundal is a very healthy snack made with whole urad dal.  It can be had as a teatime snack or anytime snack.  Urad dal is very easy to digest and a good source of protein and iron.  This sundal makes up for a great snack and as a perfect offering to God. 

Rava or sooji ke ladoo – How to make rava/sooji ladoo with khoya/mawa recipe – Indian desserts

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Rava or sooji ladoo is a very quick and easy to make ladoo recipe made with fine rava, sugar, khoya, ghee and nuts.  These ladoos can be prepared in less than half an hour. Khoya when added to ladoo gives a rich and good taste to the ladoos.  Semolina give a coarse texture to the ladoos. 

Ground nut (peanut) and jaggery balls recipe – How to make peanut jaggery balls recipe

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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

Mysore pak recipe – How to make soft mysore pak recipe – a rich South Indian sweet

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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