Karadaiyan Nombhu Adai Recipe (sweet and savoury)

Karadaiyan Nombhu is a special nombhu followed by married women of the Tamil brahmin community during the transition of tamil month maasi and panguni.Karadaiyan Nombhu adai is made for neivedhyam and offered to god along with butter.Though we don't practice this nombhu,I really wanted to try and taste them this year and have shared both … Continue reading Karadaiyan Nombhu Adai Recipe (sweet and savoury)

Aval Pori Urundai ( Karthigai pori urundai recipe)

Aval pori urundai / Karthigai pori urundai is a crispy,crunchy balls prepared from puffed rice and jaggery.Usually the store bought pori urundais are made with sugar but the traditional method uses jaggery.There are so many varieties of pori available in market these days and i have used aval pori and jaggery to make these crunchy … Continue reading Aval Pori Urundai ( Karthigai pori urundai recipe)

Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam Kozhukatai / Bengal Gram Jaggery Dumplings

Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam Kozhukatai is prepared with bengal gram and jaggery without any addition of sugar.A healthy protein rich kozhukatai with jaggery as a sweetening agent.The Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu is cooked ,mixed with jaggery and grated coconut then filled inside the rice flour dough and finally steamed.The filling is so rich and delicious,it is … Continue reading Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam Kozhukatai / Bengal Gram Jaggery Dumplings

Javarisi Payasam / Sago Kheer

Javarisi Payasam is specially made during religious festivals as a Neivedhyam.Javarisi is Tapioca pearls which is prepared from Cassava roots and it mainly contains starch thus high in carbohydrates.These tapioca pearls are widely used in Indian cooking for making breakfast items like vadais,upma,pongal and also in desserts and sundaes like faaludas.They are so attractive, inviting … Continue reading Javarisi Payasam / Sago Kheer

Pasiparuppu Payasam / Moong dal Payasam

It's hard to believe I started this blog as a passion two years ago today! To celebrate any special day I prefer making Indian sweets.To make it even more special I would like to share a Tamilian traditional recipe Pasiparupu Payasam made using moong dal / split green gram dal and jaggery to make it … Continue reading Pasiparuppu Payasam / Moong dal Payasam