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

Pavakai Puli Kulambu / Bitter Gourd Kulambu

The health benefits of bitter gourd are extensive,a low calorie vegetable that could be used in cooking variety of Indian dishes.The best way to incorporate this veggie in our diet is to make puli kulambu for the tanginess of tamarind extract dominates the bitter taste of bittergourd,also the addition of coconut helps to reduce the … Continue reading Pavakai Puli Kulambu / Bitter Gourd Kulambu

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

Ellu Laddu / Sesame Jaggery Balls Recipe

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 / Sesame Jaggery Balls 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

Bombay Ice Halwa Recipe (with sooji / rava)

Bombay Ice Halwa is a popular Indian sweet which can be prepared with either sooji (rava) or corn flour. When made with sooji, it comes out soft & smooth whereas with corn flour (traditional method) it is a tinge creamy & crisp. I am giving you the recipe of the former, so those with a … Continue reading Bombay Ice Halwa Recipe (with sooji / rava)

Bombay Ice Halwa (with cornflour)

These thin sheets of sweet can be made with just 4 main ingredients at home.It takes only 20 mins to make them but it has to dry for at least 4 hours.Bombay Ice Halwa can be prepared using either rava (sooji) or cornflour.The ones made with sooji has a soft ,chewy texture whereas the traditional … Continue reading Bombay Ice Halwa (with cornflour)

Rice Semiya Puttu Recipe From Scratch

I have already shared a post about PUTTU FLOUR from scratch and here comes another recipe Rice Semiya Puttu from scratch which requires a mill to get it ground with thread like semiya structures.If you don't have access to mill you can just ground them in your mixie,but you cannot yield strings using mixie. For … Continue reading Rice Semiya Puttu Recipe From Scratch