Cheeni Adhirasam / Sugar Adhirasam-Guest post for Cooking Delight

A guest post after a very long time for my dear friend Jayeeta from Cooking Delight.Me and Jayeeta became friends through WP and now it has become a deeper relationship where we share lot about ourselves.It is really my pleasure to meet such a humble person who is so talented and well versed in cooking. … Continue reading Cheeni Adhirasam / Sugar Adhirasam-Guest post for Cooking Delight

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Adhirasam Recipe

Adhirasam ,a popular traditional sweet prepared by Tamilians especially for Diwali. Very easy to make sweet at home with just 2 main ingredients ,even beginners should give it a try.Only thing we need to take care of the jaggery consistency (vellam paagu).And we should not get tempted to increase the flame while deep frying the … Continue reading Adhirasam Recipe

Ellu laddu / Black sesame balls

Ellu laddu is so nutritious with the goodness of healthy ingredients sesame seeds,jaggery and coconut. You can use either black or white sesame seeds but make sure to roast them for 5 mins in low flame.A sugar free laddu recipe where jaggery is used as an sweetening agent.The health benefits of sesame seeds and jaggery … Continue reading Ellu laddu / Black sesame balls

Elai Kozhukatai / Sweet Steamed Rice Dumplings

Just a week more for Ganesh Chathurthi and I have started to prepare the dough already for this beautiful festival.Each and every thing about this festival is so divine from the kolams and maavillai thoranam to the making of umbrellasā˜‚ and kozhukatais. In Elai Kozhukatai , the rice dumplings are stuffed with sweet flavorful fillings … Continue reading Elai Kozhukatai / Sweet Steamed Rice Dumplings

Bread Halwa Recipe (without milk)

Swapna's Kitchen ,which I started in July 2014 is celebrating 4 years.I just love cooking and being an housewife was my full time job,I never thought I would become a food blogger.I do remember how I struggled to edit the pictures and align them with my post before I hit the publish button.Without my brother … Continue reading Bread Halwa Recipe (without milk)

Aam Papad / Mango Fruit Roll Ups Recipe

Homemade Aam Papad / Mango Fruit Roll Ups is so easy to make with just one ingredient and are perfect for lunch boxs and after school snack.You can add sugar, honey , agave for more sweetness as per your tastebuds.Very easy recipe that can be substituted for any fruit puree.This sweet fruity pulp has to … Continue reading Aam Papad / Mango Fruit Roll Ups Recipe

Besan ladoo / Kadalai Maavu Urundai

An easy and healthy ladoo recipe which is made especially during festive times.Usually they are made using ghee,but i have used replaced half the amount of ghee with sesame oil and it was too good.There are lot of variations for this recipe,some roast the kadalai maavu/besan flour before adding it to ghee.Whatever method you follow … Continue reading Besan ladoo / Kadalai Maavu Urundai

Kadalai paruppu payasam / Chana dal kheer

Kadalai Paruppu Payasam / Chana dal kheeer is a creamy and delicious payasam recipe that is so healthy with the addition of jaggery for sweetening instead of sugar.There is no need to take any jaggery syrup, you can add the crushed jaggery directly to the cooked dal. The addition of grated coconut and the ghee … Continue reading Kadalai paruppu payasam / Chana dal kheer

Achu Murukku / Eggless Rose Cookies Recipe

I have always wanted to try Achu Murukku at home for I love these crispy murukku especially for its mild sweetness.After so many flops ,I finally succeeded making them at home.And this nonstick achu murukku mould makes your worker easier. Some soak and grind the rice ,which is a bit lengthy and complicated process.But one … Continue reading Achu Murukku / Eggless Rose Cookies Recipe

Coconut laddu / Thengai laddu recipe with milk

An easy and rich sweet recipe with just 3 ingredients that could be made in huge batches in few minutes.I have already shared Thengai burfi/ Coconut burfi recipe,for a richer version some use condensed milk with lot of nuts and raisins.You can also use desiccated coconut that gives a good shape to the laddus compared … Continue reading Coconut laddu / Thengai laddu recipe with milk