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KARADAIYAN NONBU ADAI

Karadaiyan Nonbu Vella Kozhukattai/ Nonbu adai is a sweet made during the Karadaiyan festival which is celebrated by ladies in Tamil Nadu following the end of Tamil month masi and starting of Panguni. The married woman prey for long life of their husbands. Ingredients Red bean / Karamani – 2 tbsp Rice flour – 1 […]

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Dwadasi Paranai | துவாதசி பாரணை

Complete fasting is observed on Ekadasi Thithi by many people. The day next to Ekadasi is called Dwadasi. People who fasted on Ekadasi day will have a Dwadasi Paranai ( துவாதசி பாரணை) on this day to end the fasting. The food is prepared with very little tamarind and khara. Dwadasi Paranai- 7 recipes & Ingredients […]

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Nei Appam/Unni Appam/Ghee Appam/ Vella Appam

Nei appam/ Unni appam / Ghee appam/ Vella appam is one of the important prasadam for Krishna jayanti, avani avittam and Thiru karthigai festivals. The appam dough is made using rice flour and jaggery mix which is further cooked in ghee.(ghee-oil mix).The jaggery syrup is added to soaked and strained rice,banana and cardamom. This mixture […]

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How to make sweet Kozhukattai ( Modhakam)

This is a traditional sweet dish prepared during the festival of Ganesh Chathurthi. Being a steamed item it is healthy. Traditionally the inside stuffing or pooranam is made of coconut and jaggery. Other stuffings made of dry fruits and dhal can also be tried. You can also try different shapes for the outer shell. Moulds […]

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How to make Kara pooranam kozhukattai

This is a very important festival recipe which is made during the festival of Ganesh Chathurthi. It is a steamed dish and hence healthy. Ingredients Outer layer Raw rice   –  1½ cup Water  — 3 cup Milk  — ¼ cup Salt  — 1 pinch Gingelly oil  — 4 tsp Stuffing1 (pooranam)   Urad dal  — […]

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Gokulashtami Festival Recipes- Important Tips

Gokulashtami and Sri Krishnajayanti festivals are celebrated every year all over India with lot of devotion and enthusiasm. People make several items ( Bakshanams) both sweet and salty during these festivals. In this post I am giving some special tips based on my experience to avoid certain mistakes while preparing these items. The individual items […]