Rava laddu / Rava ladoo

Rava Laddu is an easy,simple sweet made with rava ( semolina ).A traditional sweet recipe prepared for Diwali and specially for Krishna Jayanthi.This sweet does not take much time to prepare except the roasting of rava.Also this sweet recipe does not require any cooking or making sugar syrup but only roasting the rava,nuts and raisins … Continue reading Rava laddu / Rava ladoo

Chakka Pradhaman /Jackfruit Payasam

Chakka Pradhaman / Jackfruit payasam is a traditional payasam of Kerala prepared using jackfruits.Various food items are made from jackfruits like jams,payasam,juices,chips,candies and many more.Even the seeds of jackfruits are edible and used to make sambar and many delicious curries. I tasted this payasam for the first time in Alapuzha and could still remember that … Continue reading Chakka Pradhaman /Jackfruit Payasam

Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi

Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi a crunchy,nutty,sweet made with sesame seeds and jaggery.These burfis are so nutritious with the goodness of two healthy ingredients Sesame seeds and Jaggery(natural sugar substitute).Ellu means Sesame seeds in Tamil,but we dont call the Sesame oil as Ellu(sesame) Yennai(oil) instead we say Nalla yennai which means Good oil.Sesame seeds and … Continue reading Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi

Kalkandu rice / Kalkandu sadam recipe

Kalkandu rice is prepared the same way how we make Sakarai pongal,here we use rock sugar candy(kalkandu) instead of jaggery.It is a traditional sweet recipe prepared in most of the houses during special occasions and also offered in temples as prasadam. INGREDIENTS 1 cup raw rice/basmati rice 1/4 cup moong dal 2 cups sugar candy … Continue reading Kalkandu rice / Kalkandu sadam recipe

Basundi

Basundi is a rich sweet recipe made with thickened milk and the roasted nuts adds extra richness to this sweet.This sweet can either be served chill or warm.Very easy recipe with just two ingredients milk and sugar but takes an hour or more to prepare this delicious sweet. INGREDIENTS 2 litres milk 1 cup sugar … Continue reading Basundi

Rava kesari , how to make rava kesari

Rava kesari is the most easiest sweet of Indian sweet recipes.The only difficult part is to make them without any lumps.Such an easy recipe,takes just few minutes to make them but tastes really good. INGREDIENTS 1 cup rava/sooji/semolina 1 cup sugar 3 cups water 2 cardamom 8 cashews 2 tbsp ghee A generous pinch of … Continue reading Rava kesari , how to make rava kesari