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Ribbon Pakoda – Ola Pakoda

October 9, 2019 Diwali SnacksGokulashtami RecipesSavoury Snacks  2 comments

Ribbon Pakoda or Ola Pakoda is an ideal snack recipe for Diwali. This is one of my favourites since childhood along with this Thengai Paal Murukku. It is also known as Nada Thenkuzhal/thukkada. This is a perfect tea time snack and for kids snacks box too. I had posted this long long ago. Now have updated with new pics and video πŸ™‚ With Diwali arriving in a couple of week’s time, lets switch on the Diwali mode with this crunchy, savoury snack

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Thattai – Easy Thattai Recipe

October 19, 2016 Diwali SnacksGokulashtami RecipesSavoury Snacks  4 comments

Thattai is a savoury snack that can be made for Diwali or as a tea time snack, though I make it only during Diwali. Savoury snacks are always a hit at home. As I am the only sweet toothed here πŸ™‚ So these kind of snacks will be finished in no time. This Thattai recipe is an instant one that can be made with store bought rice flour. This is yet another full video recipe for Diwali πŸ™‚

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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 πŸ™‚ Try this for Diwali and enjoy with your family and friends!!

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Milk Peda – Kesar Peda

October 16, 2014 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesKids BaySweets/Desserts  13 comments

Milk Peda or Kesar Peda is my all time favourite, be it plain or with a mild flavour of kesar or chocolate flavoured… The list goes on.. πŸ™‚ It would be my first choice to pick from an assorted sweet box. This milk peda is an instant version with very few simple ingredients that can be made in 15 mins. Its a straight forward and simple recipe and requires no consistency checks. How cool is that? If u are looking for some easy sweet to make in the last minute, this is the perfect one..

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Spicy Diamond Cuts – Maida Biscuits

October 13, 2014 Diwali SnacksHoli RecipesSavoury Snacks  3 comments

This Spicy Diamond Cuts or Maida Biscuit is yet another easy savoury snack made during Diwali. This snack brings back a lot of childhood memories. Its my favourite. My mom used to make this to add this to the mixture. Its spicy, crispy and very flavourful. A perfect tea-time snack too..

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Omapodi – Plain Sev

October 8, 2014 Diwali SnacksHoli RecipesKids BaySavoury Snacks  6 comments

Omapodi is an easy and traditional South Indian snack made during Diwali. Not only for Diwali its an ideal snack to munch with a cup of coffee or tea. It can be had as is or can be mixed with mixture. It can be topped on chaat items or can be added to a simple raita. I would not mind to skip my diet during festival seasons Β wlEmoticon-winkingsmile2Β How about you???

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Motichoor Ladoo

October 6, 2014 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesKids BaySweets/Desserts  8 comments

Ladoo – the name itself is very tempting to me or any sweet for that matter. We do not have much options to get sweets here. Especially Motichoor Ladoo is very difficult. Chotu is a big fan of Motichoor Ladoo and it all started last year when we were on a vacation to India. He got attracted to these ladoos after watching Chota Bheem cartoon on TV. From then on he just loves it.

This made me to try these motichoor ladoos at home. Its very easy to make. Trust me if I can make it, u can too.. So why not try this for Diwali??

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Badam Burfi – Microwave Badam Burfi

October 30, 2013 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  No comments

Badam Burfi is an easy and quick Diwali sweet. This version can be done in a jiffy in a microwave. So u dont have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Unlike the traditional method u dont have to worry about getting the sugar syrup consistency correctly. Is that not good news? Check my Badam Halwa recipe HERE.

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Mullu Murukku

October 28, 2013 Diwali SnacksGokulashtami RecipesSavoury Snacks  2 comments

Mullu Murukku is a crispy and crunchy snack that we can make for Diwali. There are many versions of making this murukku. This is with rice flour and urad dal flour. Chotu prefers these snacks rather than the store bought junk foods. Though these are addictive i would’nt mind as they are home made. πŸ™‚ Β Am sure your kids would love these too.. Try this Garlic Murukku for a variation.

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Paal Kova / Sweet Milk Kova

October 24, 2013 Diwali SweetsGokulashtami RecipesSweets/Desserts  3 comments

Paal Kova is a popular and traditional South Indian sweet. The best place to get the authentic Paal Kova is from Alwarthirunagari. The process of making is simple, but it is a time consuming recipe. The taste is worth spending so much time.. I would suggest to use a heavy bottom pan, so that the milk does not get burnt at the bottom. U can leave the milk in simmer, stirring it in intervals. When I make Paal Kova, I plan it such a way that am in the kitchen (cooking something else too) so that u need to spend your time only making this. U can try this 10 Min Palkova if u cannot spend much time.

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