Oct 142015
Peanut and oats ladoo

This, being a festive season, I made these simple and quick ladoo recipe a while ago and they turned out super delicious. These peanut and oats ladoo have a healthy and tasty combination of protein rich peanuts(groundnuts) and fibre rich oats along with jaggery(gud) that is high on iron. I normally don’t make sweets often at home as both me [Read more]

Aug 282015
Chakra pongali or sweet pongal recipe or sakkarai pongal

Chakra pongali is a sweet that is often prepared during Indian festivals like pongal or sankranti and other pujas at home. It is a sweeter version to ven pongal or khara pongal. Chakra pongali or sweet pongal is made using moong dal and rice, cooked in ghee, milk and jaggery. It is easy to prepare and even healthier since it [Read more]

Aug 282015
Festival recipes - naivedyam recipes

Today, being Varalakshmi vratam, I have tried to compile a simple list of festival recipes or naivedyam recipes that can be prepared this sravana masam.       For varalakshmi vratam, I normally prepare 5 naivedyam recipes, most of which are available in the blog. They are – Pulihora or tamarind rice Garelu or medu vada Daddojanam or curd rice [Read more]