Category Sweets/Desserts

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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Badam Halwa

October 22, 2016 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  13 comments

Badam Halwa is a rich and delicious sweet made with almond paste, sugar and ghee. There is no sugar syrup consistency needed in making this Badam halwa. Is it not good news?!? Unlike other sweets, this Badam Halwa does not need a lot of ghee. I have posted a Badam Burfi recipe earlier. Its a microwave version. Kaju Katli is yet another favourite of mine. Try anyone of these if u are a fan of cashew/badam based sweets.

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Mysore Pak

October 16, 2016 Diwali SweetsSweets/Desserts  11 comments

Mysore Pak is a traditional South Indian sweet made with generous amount of ghee and besan flour. It is perfect for Diwali and special occasions. I love the ones that we get in Krishna sweets. I had posted this Mysore Pak recipe long ago. Updating with new pics and full video recipe. I am so excited to present my full video recipe 🙂 Try this for Diwali and enjoy with your family and friends!!

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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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Beetroot Halwa

March 22, 2016 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  6 comments

Beetroot Halwa is an easy and quick dessert that even beginners can make without any hassles!! I love halwa with vegetables, especially Aloo Halwa & Carrot Halwa . This Beetroot Halwa is a childhood favourite. I love to have this cold. With simple ingredients, this is a good way to include beetroot for kids, if they dont prefer to have it as a vegetable.

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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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Coconut Ladoo – Easy Coconut Laddu

November 2, 2015 Diwali SweetsGokulashtami RecipesHoli RecipesNavaratri SpecialPillayar Chathurthi RecipesSweets/Desserts  10 comments

I am not a big fan of Coconut Ladoo or Coconut Burfi. But when I saw this recipe in the nestle milkmaid channel, was really tempted to try it. To my surprise all of us really loved it. It is so simple and quick to make this Coconut Ladoo. U need to mix just 2 ingredients, cook it for 4-5 mins and shape it once cool. Tadaaa!! Melt in the mouth Coconut Ladoo will be ready!! So do try this yet another simple sweet for this Diwali..

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