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Three-in-one sweet

Surya Kala / Chandra Kala / Lavanga Latika

In Sweets On November 4, 2012 33 Comments

This is a Three-in-one Sweet. With the same dough and stuffing, we can prepare three sweets viz Surya Kala, Chandra Kala and Lavanga Latika. Only difference is the… Read More »

Magilampoo Murukku

Magilampoo Murukku

In Snacks On October 29, 2012 12 Comments

Method: For Green gram dhal flour, dry roast 1/2 cup green gram dhal (Moong dhal) till its colour changes to light brown. Cool it and powder it. Sieve… Read More »

Butter Murukku

Butter Murukku

In Snacks On July 16, 2012 25 Comments

Method: For Pottukadalai Powder, grind little more than 1/4 cup pottukadai (Chutney Dhal) in a mixie to a fine powder. Sieve it and take the required powder. Sieve… Read More »


Sathu Maavu (Nutrient flour) Burfi

In Sweets On July 2, 2012 29 Comments

In India, we make a very Nutrient flour (“Sathu maavu” in Tamil) using multi-grains, nuts, dhals, etc. It is rich in protein and normally “Kanji” (porridge) is prepared… Read More »

Rawa Urundai

Rawa Urundai

In Sweets On May 30, 2011 21 Comments

Method: Fry the rawa in a dry kadai till hot to touch. Grind to a fine powder in a mixie. Powder sugar also. Sieve both the rawa and… Read More »

Ribbon Pakoda

Ribbon Pakoda

In Snacks On January 20, 2011 33 Comments

Method: Sieve both besan and rice flour. Put it in a broad vessel. Add chilli powder, asafetida, butter and salt and mix by hand. Then add water little… Read More »

Mullu Murukku

Mullu Murukku

In Snacks On January 19, 2011 31 Comments

Method: Sieve both rice and besan flour. Put it in a broad vessel.  Add red chilli powder, asafetida and salt and mix well. Melt butter or ghee and… Read More »


Maida Halwa

In Sweets On November 8, 2010 43 Comments

Method: Add enough water to Maida and make a thin batter without any lumps. Add the colour and stir well. Keep aside. Add half cup water to the… Read More »



In Snacks On October 14, 2010 4 Comments

Method: Wash rice and spread it on a clean cloth and dry in the shade. In a dry kadai put the urad dhal and fry slightly. Cool it…. Read More »

Pottukadalai Urundai

Pottu Kadalai Urundai

In Sweets On October 12, 2010 1 Comment

Method: Powder pottukadai in a mixie. Powder sugar also. Sieve both the pottukadalai and sugar powder. Measure pottukadalai powder and add equal amount of sugar powder. Powder cardamom… Read More »



In Snacks On October 3, 2010 12 Comments

Method: Soak omam in hot water for about one hour. Strain the water and keep aside. Grind the soaked omam to a paste. Add the strained water to… Read More »


Milk Coconut Burfi

In Sweets On February 28, 2010 15 Comments

 Method: Put milk, sugar and coconut gratings in a heavy bottomed kadai (non-stick preferable) and keep it on the stove. Keep the flame to medium and stir continuously… Read More »