Monthly Archives July 2018

Kasi Halwa – White Pumpkin Halwa

July 19, 2018 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesSweets/Desserts  One comment

Kasi Halwa is a very popular South Indian Halwa served in weddings. It is nothing but Halwa made out of grated white pumpkin (also known as ash gourd). The only job is to grate white pumpkin. It can be made very quickly and easily. Does not require a lot of ghee unlike this Atta Halwa. Love the glossy texture of this Halwa. I have had no plans of making this halwa at home as we hardly get White Pumpkin here. So when I happened to see it during my shopping, was so excited that I almost bought half of a big sized pumpkin. Only after reaching home did I realise the weight & price. Its so damn costly here πŸ™Β  But after making this halwa, was so happy and totally forgot everything πŸ™‚

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Strawberry Ice Cream – Ice Cream Recipes

July 14, 2018 Ice Creams  One comment

Strawberries are in season. I am not a big fan of strawberries as such, just like the look of it and its attractive colour. But I love the smell and flavour in the Strawberry Ice Cream. This is yet another simple no churn ice cream. U dont need an ice cream machine or hand blender, a normal mixie jar would do the job perfectly. And also no need to whip it every 2 hours unlike this Custard Powder Ice Cream. Easy is it not!?! Utilise the summer/strawberry season and enjoy! πŸ™‚

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Virgin Pina Colada – Pina Colada

July 10, 2018 DrinksSummer Special  No comments

Virgin Pina Colada is an easy and refreshing drink made with pineapple and coconut milk. Originally it is made with rum, but this is a non-alcoholic version. This is a super kids friendly drink, healthy too. All u need is fresh or canned pineapples, coconut milk and ice cubes. Oops I ended up telling the recipe here itself.. Hehehe yes it is so simple. I recently tried this Virgin Pina Colada in a Mexican restaurant and totally loved it. Apart from this yummy drink, I also made a creamy popsicle. Recipe coming soon..:) Do check my collection of summer recipes HERE.

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Lunch Menu 6 – South Indian Lunch Menu

July 6, 2018 Lunch Menu Series  No comments

Just to remind u all that I have been posting a Lunch Menu Series , this week it is an elaborate South Indian Lunch Menu πŸ™‚ This Menu consists of Rice, Sambar, Rasam, Vazhakkai Fry, Seppankizhangu/Arbi Fry & Medhu Vadai. Once in a while we love to have an elaborate meal like this. Tamil la sonna Full Kattu πŸ™‚ The only thing missing in this is a payasam. Otherwise this would have been a complete meal. Never mind, shall include in yet another meal. Have mentioned suggestions below for you to include though πŸ™‚

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Pottukadalai Thuvaiyal – Porikadalai Thogayal

July 2, 2018 Chutney Recipes  No comments

Pottukadalai Thuvaiyal is a super easy and quick thogayal recipe. Pottukadalai or Porikadalai is known as roasted gram dal in English. It tastes divine with rice andΒ Puli Kaichal. This thuvaiyal tastes good with rice, keerai and puli kuzhambu too. This can be a handy option for bachelors. This does not involve any cooking at all as this does not even require tempering. Just grind a few ingredients and TADAA thuvaiyal ready.

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