Category Archives: Festival dishes

Coconut milk rice kheer recipe – How to make coconut and rice payasam – kheer recipes

Coconut milk rice kheer or payasam is a very popular sweet dish prepared with coconut milk, rice, sugar, cardamom powder and garnished with nuts.  In this recipe I have used condensed milk and coconut milk instead of sugar and normal milk, to give a rich taste and creamy texture to the dish.  You can use

Vegetable pongal recipe – How to make vegetable pongal recipe – pongal recipes

Pongal is an important dish prepared  during pongal festival in Tamil Nadu and Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh. People pray to Sun God on this occasion. In Tamil language, ‘pongal’ means ‘boiling over’. On that day, women boil the new rice with fresh milk and jaggery and allow it to overflow the pots. It is

Moong dal laddu recipe – How to make moong dal ladoo (moong ke ladoo) recipe – Diwali sweet recipes

Moong dal ladoo is a very popular Indian sweet made with yellow moong dal, sugar, ghee and garnished with nuts. It is very popular in North India especially during winter season. Moong dal ladoo is also called as pasi paruppu ladoo in Tamil Nadu. It is done during Diwali festivals and other special occasions. Moong

Sabudana vada recipe – How to make sabudana vada recipe – Indian snacks

Sabudana vada is a very popular deep fried snack from Maharashtra and is generally eaten as a light meal during fasting days. Sabudana vada is also called as sago vada as the main ingredient used is sago pearls. It is a nutritious and crunchy snack especially served during religious festivals and fasting days.  It is

Poha modak recipe – How to make poha/flattened rice modak recipe – Ganesh Chaturthi recipes

Maha Ganapathi, the elephant headed God, is the best known and the most revered God in Hindu religion who is offered prayers first before any other God.   Ga means Buddhi (intellect),Na meansVignana (wisdom) and Pathi means the Lord. Ganapathi means the one who is the Lord of intellect and wisdom.  Lord Ganesha is not just worshiped on this day, but is worshiped first on all occasions as

Til ki chikki – How to make til gud ki chikki recipe – Till ki chikki

Til chikki is a special winter season snack made with white sesame seeds and jaggery and a very traditional Indian sweet.  This chikki is an ideal snack to be had in the cold winter season.  Til chikki is especially prepared during Makar Sankranthi festival (kite flying festival) where it is exchanged between friends and relatives.

Saffron flavoured rice kheer recipe – How to make saffron rice kheer – rice pudding recipes

Saffron rice kheer is an Indian version of rice pudding made with basmati rice, sugar, chopped nuts and flavoured with saffron strands.  Kheer, a rice pudding, is an Indian dessert which is made during auspicious occasions like Diwali, Navaratri and other special occasions.  It is served generally at the end of the meal.  This kheer

Diwali sweets recipes – Collection of Diwali sweets – festival recipes – Diwali 2019

Kaju katli or kaju katri or kaju barfi recipe – diwali sweets recipe Rose flavoured coconut ladoo – How to make coconut/nariyal ladoo with rose syrup – Diwali recipes Coconut ladoo recipe with condensed milk – easy Diwali recipes Malai ladoo or paneer ladoo recipe – diwali sweet recipe Mysore pak recipe – How to

Diwali snacks recipes – collection of 5 easy Diwali snacks 2019 – Diwali recipes

Diwali or Deepavali is one of the festivals which holds lot of importance in the Indian community.  It spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair.  Diwali festival typically extends over a five day period. HAPPY DEEPAVALI 2019!! The five days of Diwali : Day

Modak recipes for Ganesh Chaturthi – Different modak varieties – modak recipes

Maha Ganapathi, the elephant headed God, is the best known and the most revered God in Hindu religion who is offered prayers first before any other God.   Ga means Buddhi (intellect),Na meansVignana (wisdom) and Pathi means the Lord. Ganapathi means the one who is the Lord of intellect and wisdom.  Lord Ganesha is not just worshiped on this day, but is worshiped