Vinayagar Chathurthi is celebrated to honour Lord Ganesha. He has different names like Ganesha, Pillayar, Vinayagar, Moshika vaahanar. He is the God who removes obstacles. Whenever we start some new ventures in life, first we offer prayers to Pillayar. A coconut is broken […]
Modhagam / Poorna Kozhakkattai is a popular sweet made with rice flour , coconut and jaggery. It is made mainly on Vinayakar Chathurthi as a neiveydhyam to Lord Ganesha. If the dough is left over, it can be used to make ammini […]
Thengai pooranam is a mixture of coconut with the jaggery syrup. This is the first time I made thengai pooranam. I learnt this from my paati (Dad’s mom). Amma and paati makes pooranam as a stuffing for modhagam. This is one of my favourite sweets(Of course whatever that is made out of jaggery :P). Whenever they make this, I thought it is a very difficult recipe. But to make the thengai pooranam is very easy and you can make it in no minutes.