Author: Kamala

Sweets

Thengai (Coconut) Thirattupaal

Thengai thirattupal is a popular sweet in the Thanjavur region that has been enjoyed as a traditional delicacy for generations. It is a part of the “Seer Bakshanam,” a collection of sweets and savouries that are prepared for weddings and served to the groom’s side and guests attending the wedding. […]

Snacks

Vegetable Pakoda

Vegetable pakoda is a popular Indian street food and snack using vegetables, and gram flour (chickpea/besan flour), with warming spices and fresh herbs. This version of the pakoda is made with potato, capsicum, onion, carrot and cabbage. The batter-coated vegetables are then deep-fried until crispy and golden brown.

Sweets

Jackfruit Poli

Sweet Poli is a popular festive dish made with a sweet stuffing of either dhal or coconut. Instead of the traditional use of all-purpose flour (Maida), I opted to use wheat flour for the outer layer and Jackfruit for the filling, giving it a unique twist.