Category Diwali Special

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  wlEmoticon-winkingsmile2 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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Easy 10 Min Palkova – Microwave Palkova

April 29, 2014 Diwali SweetsGokulashtami RecipesSweets/Desserts  12 comments

🙂 🙂 🙂 U may wonder why I am beginning this post with a smiley!!! Its my 100th post!!! Yes!!! I cant believe it myself.. Would like to thank each one of you for all your support & encouragement!!!

To celebrate it, I am posting a simple & quick sweet – 10 Min Palkova!!! Cant believe it?? This can be made in just under 10 mins. This is a perfect sweet for sudden cravings.

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Aloo Halwa – Potato Halwa

April 17, 2014 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesPotato RecipesSweets/Desserts  13 comments

Potato is an universal favourite. Have u ever tried making a sweet/dessert with it? Trust me – It tastes delicious. I had been waiting to post this Aloo Halwa / Potato Halwa for a long time. Its my favourite since my childhood. It is a very easy & quick dessert. I do not wait for any ocassion to make this aloo halwa. Whenever I want to have a quick dessert, I make this!!

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Carrot Halwa

March 16, 2014 CarrotDiwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  6 comments

Carrot Halwa or Gajar Halwa is a popular Indian dessert made with carrots, milk & ghee. There are many versions of making it. This version is a very simple & quick one that can be made in a jiffy in a microwave. This is a NO FAIL recipe with very less ingredients.

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Medhu Vadai – Ulundu Vadai- How to make Medhu Vadai

January 18, 2014 Diwali SnacksKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialPillayar Chathurthi RecipesPongal RecipesSnacks / StartersTamil New Year Recipes  3 comments

Medhu Vadai – Ulundu Vadai is a traditional South Indian favourite recipe. A festive menu in South India definitely includes Medhu Vadai & payasam. It is crispy outside & soft inside. It not only goes well with a lunch menu but also with idli, pongal..

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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 – Mullu Thenkuzhal

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. 🙂  Am sure your kids would love these too.. Try this Garlic Murukku for a variation.

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Paal Kova / Sweet Milk Kova / PalKova

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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