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DATES AND NUTS LADOO

Amma please make ladoos!! This is the usual request of my son whenever he comes from his play school. So I make him variety of ladoos. He loves peanut ladoos I make. So I thought to enhance its flavor by adding more nuts and dates making it a complete snack filled with antioxidants, protein, fiber and minerals. I learnt peanut ladoo recipe from Vidya Mallya Akka a friend through food group KKAJ in FB. Used the same method for making...

HONEY CANDY OR THAEN MITTAI

Thaen Mittayi!!! If I get a time machine I don’t want to look into my future but would like to travel to my childhood days where prized possession was holding a geometry box, fun was playing with friends and neighbours, happiness was saving the pocket money given by grandfather to buy these beauties. Honey candy or thaen mittai can be called a street food as it was available for 10 paisa in small shops called petti kada. It’s nothing but...

SWEET PONGAL

Memories associated with food are lots. When I prepared this sweet Pongal today it took me to my school days when myself and my sister used to go to Mariyamma temple, Kanhangad, Kerala,India daily morning not only to pray but also to eat this sweet. The taste still remains in my mouth. Loaded with ghee, lots of jaggery and wrapped up in a banana leaf it had a divine smell and taste. I don’t know if its prepared the same...

PEANUT LADOO

Does your kid show tantrum while having food?? Are you worrying about what to prepare for them? Try this easy filling ladoo filled with protein, fiber and minerals. I am sure your kids will love it and you will too. I learnt this recipe from Vidya Mallya Akka a friend through food group KKAJ in FB. I would have prepared it umpteen times by now and my son loves it very much. This delicious ladoo just requires three ingredients. INGREDIENTS:...

SAGO OR SABUDANA PAYASAM

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL MY DEAR AND NEAR ONES!!! Let’s kick start the New Year with a sweet post. Sago or Sabudana payasam is a creamy delicious dessert made with tapioca pearls. Milk based desserts are my all time favorite. My Amma never used to prepare sago payasam alone but used to add this pearls in semiya payasam or ada payasam. Myself and my sisters used to fight to get the beautiful white little pearls. So when I prepered...

HOMEMADE SWEETENED KHOYA

Home made khoya or mawa is solid milk used in various Indian desserts. Making khoya is easy but takes lots of patience and time. It can be used to make different sweets or can be ate just like that as snack too. INGREDIENTS: (Measuring cup 240 ml used) Full fat milk- 1 ½ cups Non stick pan or thick bottomed vessel Sugar – 1 tbsp. See notes. HOW TO PREPARE KHOYA AT HOME: Pour milk in a non stick pan....

GULAB JAMUN-Using MTR mix

Some like it Hot!! Some like it cold!! How do u like it??? Gulab Jamun is a dessert prepared with milk powder and flour ,deep fried and dunked in sugar syrup.  I really don’t have a sweet tooth but like milk based desserts. I am not a fan of Gulab jamuns either and won’t eat morethan two at a time but my boys just love it. They can empty the wholeplate. I have used an easy method of making it...

RASMALAI- How to make soft Rasmalai

Starting the first post in the blog with sweets. Rasmalai or Rossomolai literally meaning Ras “Juice” and Malai “cream” is a dessert originating from West Bengal,India. Rasmalai is prepared by soaking white flattened balls of chenna in reduced milk(called as rabri) flavored with cardamom powder, rosewater and garnished with saffron and nuts. It is usually served chilled. They tastes so delicious that no can resist from eating more. I absolutely love milk based desserts and Rasmalai is mine and my...