Category: Sweets

Puffed rice chikki / Murmura chikki / Pori chikki

         The idea of making puffed rice balls came from the aval pori and nel pori that we make for thirukarthigai. We buy muttai pori(puffed rice) regulary at home and kaara pori is the most commonly made snack in the evening. I remember an aunty making muttai pori urundai and she packs it for her son’s snack....

Aam Papad

Aam papad is a Indian fruit leather made with mango pulp. The concentrated mango pulp is sweetened with the sugar solution. I first tasted this when I was very young and once we made at home and it became everyone’s favourite. This time I planned to take the video. This recipe is very easy to make and we can make...

Baked & Fried Gujiya

Gujiyas are sweet dumpling make with all purpose flour or semolina or wheat flour with khova, coconut and mixed nuts stuffing. I learnt this recipe from one of my North Indian friends. It was for one holi she made it and I went to observe her making it. This recipe is time consuming but worth to make. These are mildly...

Carrot Halwa

Carrot halwa is a traditional Indian sweet or pudding made with Delhi carrots, milk and sugar.  It is also called as Gajrela. Traditionally it is made by simmering freshly grated carrot in full fat milk. But here I didnt grate the carrot, instead I chopped it into big chunks and used pressure cooker method to make this carrot halwa. It...

Thiruvathirai Kali

Thiruvaathirai is a hindu festival celebrated in Kerala and tamilnadu in the month of Dhanu or Margazhi( mid Dec- mid June). Aardhra dharisanam in Tamilnadu corresponds with thiruvaathirai in Kerala. Both are related to Lord Shiva. On this day we make a sweet with raw rice and jaggery. INGREDIENTS Raw rice- 1 cup Moong dhal – 2 tbsp Jaggery –...

Boondhi ladoo

Boondhi ladoo is one of the famous traditional sweets made on various occasions like wedding, baby shower and also during festrivals like Diwali. This sweet is very close to my heart and there is a reason behind it. This is one particular sweet which we make together for Diwali. We make around 150 ladoos to distribute and every single person...

Boost Barfi

Boost barfi is a soft fudge that can be made easily without much strain. I have heard a lot about bournvita cake or chocolate cake. I wanted to try with boost and made this fudge. It is made with minimum ingredients like maida / all purpose flour, sugar and boost. Without much write up we will go to the recipe...

Mysorepak

Mysorepak is a traditionalclassic sweet that originated from the Royal kitchen of Mysore palace. This aromatic and delicious sweet is made with besan, sugar and ghee. The traditional recipe is light, crunchy, not hard, edges with crumbs, porous cube and a delicious aroma. The original one calls for oil also whereas the soft variation of is made completely with ghee....

Maavilakku maavu

Maavilakku maavu is a recipe made with rice flour and jaggery and is offered to Goddess. The procedure for this poojai differs from family to family. But the procedure for making the recipe is the same.  Hope this post will help all the beginners and newly weds. INGREDIENTS Raw rice – 1 cup Jaggery – 1 cup Cardamom- 2 Rinse...

Multigrain Sathu Nuts Ladoo

Multigrain Sathu nuts ladoo is the healthiest ladoo I have eaten ever. I learnt this from one of my friends. Thank you Priyanka for the wonderful healthy recipe. This includes all the nuts like almonds, cashews, pistachios, walnuts, chironji, raisins, fig, dry dates.  Almond is rich in calcium, Cashew is rich in iron and has unsaturated fat, walnut is rich...

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