Category Karthigai Deepam Recipes

Adhirasam – How to make Athirasam

December 9, 2016 Diwali SweetsKarthigai Deepam RecipesSweets/Desserts  6 comments

Yayyyyy!! Finally made it! Yes!! Adhirasam was a long time due post. I tried making it for last Diwali and it was a super flop 🙁 Did not dare to try it again until this year’s Diwali. It was a flop again!! Lazy me, I tried making it with store bought rice flour. Though I got the jaggery syrup consistency right both the times, it was a super flop!! Finally I made it with homemade rice flour and it was a super hit!! In my opinion, traditional recipes should be made the traditional way – No shorcuts!! 🙂 So pls don’t get disappointed if it doesnt work. Just try again!! Now I can tell all the Do’s & Dont’s to make Adhirasam successfully..

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Thinai Sweet Appam – Millet Sweet Paniyaram

December 4, 2016 Gokulashtami RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri Special  3 comments

Thinai Sweet Appam My Magic Pan

Millets are the new and healthy trend in south Indian cooking now. I did get a lot of millet variety flours from India during my last visit. Have started including millets in our diet and we truly love it. This Thinai Sweet Appam is an easy and instant appam variety, perfect to make for Karthigai Deepam. Thinai is known as Foxtail millet in english. As I said this is an instant version – no soaking/grinding involved. If u want to use whole thinai/foxtail millet, pls scroll down to the tips section.

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Carrot Kheer – Carrot Payasam

October 2, 2016 Holi RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialShivaratri RecipesSweets/Desserts  3 comments

Today is a special day for MyMagicPan!! It is MyMagicPan’s 3rd blog anniversary!! I just can’t believe it’s 3 full years already!! Blogging has always been fun, in fact most of the times addictive. There have been times when I plan so much for MyMagicPan rather than other important things 😉 especially when we go on a vacation.  Whatever may be, my blog has kept me busy and happy/proud!! I might be repetitive, but it is so true that it has given me a whole new identity!! All of your comments, feedbacks, phone calls, messages & pictures truly overwhelm me!! A HUGE HUGE THANK YOU to each and everyone of you to have supported me all these years & for encouraging me in the future as well!!

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Aval Laddu – Poha Laddoo

August 21, 2016 Diwali SweetsGokulashtami RecipesHoli RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialPillayar Chathurthi RecipesSweets/Desserts  10 comments

Aval Laddu is an easy and yummy treat that can be made in just 15 minutes. As Krishna Jayanthi is on the 25th of August, thought of posting this easy Aval Laddu. It will be a perfect neiyvedhyam for the occasion. Without any hassles even beginners can make this laddu easily. This can be made as an evening snack too.

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Javvarisi Payasam – Sago Kheer

April 7, 2016 Holi RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialShivaratri RecipesSweets/Desserts  4 comments

Javvarisi Payasam is an easy and creamy payasam variety. It is a very easy one to make. I just love those cute little pearls in the payasam. The only trick is to cook the javvarisi/sago correctly. This Javvarisi Payasam is with sugar. A perfect and divine dessert for any special occassion!! Any South Indian festive meal will not be complete without payasam and Vadai..

My all time favourite is Moong Dal Payasam!!

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Aval Kesari – Poha Kesari – Poha Sheera

February 17, 2016 Gokulashtami RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialSweets/Desserts  10 comments

Kesari is a quick and easy sweet to make for sudden cravings. This Aval Kesari is no exception to it. I am always in the look for some quick sweets as I make it for Sai Baba pooja every Thursday. Somehow missed to click this Aval Kesari all these days. Without much preparation time and with simple ingredients from your pantry, u can treat yourself with this mouth-watering Aval Kesari.

Do check my Rava Kesari & Semiya Kesari too.

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Rice Kheer – Chawal ka Kheer

January 5, 2016 Gokulashtami RecipesHoli RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialSweets/DessertsTamil New Year Recipes  8 comments

Wish u all a very Happy New Year!! Its been quite some time since I disappeared from here. Was very busy with Chotu during the holidays.. Hope u all had a wonderful holiday too. So to begin this year with a sweet note, here I am with this Rice Kheer post which I made for a get-together recently. This is an easy and creamy dessert that can be served hot or cold, with just a few simple ingredients!!

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Pori Urundai – Karthigai Pori Urundai

November 22, 2015 Karthigai Deepam Recipes  10 comments

Pori Urundai is mostly made during Karthigai Deepam. Pori is nothing but puffed rice. It is mixed with jaggery syrup and made into balls. Its a crunchy, sweet snack that can be had on normal days too. Other recipes that we make during Karthigai are Paruppu Payasam and Appam.

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Badam Kheer – Almond Kheer

September 9, 2015 Gokulashtami RecipesHoli RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialShivaratri RecipesSweets/Desserts  7 comments

I dont need any special occasion to make a dessert!! Do u?? This Badam Kheer is one such rich and creamy dessert that appeared in my kitchen for no reason  Though I have tasted it many times, never tried at home during recent times. It can be made with less effort too. The only job in this is to soak and peel the almonds. If u can get blanched almonds like me, this is a super-easy and quick treat for sudden cravings!!

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Sweet Kuzhi Paniyaram – Sweet Appam (with rava)

December 3, 2014 Gokulashtami RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialPillayar Chathurthi RecipesSweets/Desserts  11 comments

Sweet Kuzhi Paniyaram is a popular South Indian snack. I have already posted a savoury version of Kuzhi Paniyaram earlier.This is an instant sweet version that is perfect to be made for Karthigai Deepam which falls on 5th Dec – this friday. I usually make Nei Appam, which is an instant version too.This Sweet Kuzhi Paniyaram is crisp outside and extremely soft inside. Its totally divine when served hot/warm, satisfies sudden sweet cravings too.

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