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Kummayam cut


In Sweets On July 17, 2015 50 Comments

“Kummayam” also known as “Aadi Kummayam” is a sweet dish prepared with different combination of lentils and jaggery and offered to God as Prasadam on “Aadi Velli” or… Read More »

Pumpkin Jaggery Halwa -  1

Parangi Kai (Yellow pumpkin) Jaggery Halwa

In Sweets On May 4, 2015 0 Comments

Method: Take a big piece of yellow pumpkin and remove the outer skin and seeds. Grate it finely. Take two cups of the grated pumpkin tightly packed. In… Read More »


Sago (Javvarisi) Dal Payasam

In Sweets On April 15, 2015 0 Comments

Method: Soak Sago (Javvarisi) in water for about one hour. In a kadai put the green gram dal (Moong) and dry fry till it become light brown. Put… Read More »

carrot semiya payasam

Carrot Semiya (Vermicelli) Payasam

In Sweets On December 29, 2014 2 Comments

Method: Wash and peel the skin from the carrot and cut it into medium size pieces. Cook the carrot in little water till it become soft. Allow to… Read More »

sago Kozhukattai

Javvarisi (Sago) Kozhukattai

In Sweets On December 1, 2014 0 Comments

Method: Wash the Sago in water for 2 to 3 times.  Put it in a bowl and sprinkle a handul of water.  Close with a lid and allow to… Read More »


Caramel Payasam

In Sweets On July 25, 2014 12 Comments

Method: Boil milk (without adding any water) and keep aside. In a heavy bottomed vessel, sprinkle two tablespoon sugar and keep it on medium flame. Do not stir…. Read More »

Beetroot Banana Halwa 1

Beetroot Banana Kesari

In Sweets On October 7, 2013 13 Comments

Method: In a mixie put the beetroot pieces, add 1/2 cup water and grind it to a fine puree. Strain the puree , separate the beetroot juice and… Read More »

wheat carrot halwa

Wheat Carrot Halwa

In Sweets On September 12, 2013 34 Comments

Method: Wash and peel the skin from carrot. Cut it into medium size pieces and cook it till soft. Grind the cooked carrot to a fine puree. In… Read More »

Fried Modak 2

Fried Modak – Version 2

In Sweets On September 2, 2013 5 Comments

Method: Put sugar and a tablelspoon of water in a kadai and make a thick syrup. Add coconut gratings and stir well till it look dry. Add cardamom… Read More »

Kalkandu Pongal

Kalkandu (Sugar Candy) Pongal

In Sweets On July 22, 2013 8 Comments

Method: In a pressure cooker add the rice, milk and water. Then pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles. Remove the pressure cooker from the oven and let… Read More »


Dates Kozhukattai

In Sweets On June 13, 2013 18 Comments

Method: Put the chopped dates in a vessel and add sufficient water to cover the dates. Cook on medium flame till it become soft. Let it cool and… Read More »

sweet pongal

Wheat Rawa Sweet Pongal

In Sweets On May 16, 2013 8 Comments

Method: In a kadai add wheat rawa and dry fry for few minutes. Remove. Same kadai add the green gram dhal and dry fry that too until light… Read More »