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Arisi thengai payasam recipe – rice coconut payasam – easy Indian dessert recipes

When I had posted the instant rice flour vadais, I had mentioned that I had made a payasam during the tamil new year. I thought of posting about it today.This kind of payasam with coconut was not made at my place as far as I remember. But I once had this at my friend place during some occasion a couple of years ago. It was simply awesome. But after that I never thought of trying it at home nor I got a chance of having it again. But I was looking for some payasam recipe which I have never tried…

 

Dates tamarind chutney recipe- sweet chutney recipes for chaats

I try to make chaat for dinner once a week. My family simply love that day and look forward for it. I do try to make it healthy like using moong sprouts or chickpeas with loads of vegetables like grated carrots or cucumber. But the sweet chutney is mandatory even if its healthy or just junk. I usually make the sour or khatti chutney as it is called by just adding tamarind and jaggery. But I decided to use dates in my chutney for the sweetness and reduce the quantity of jaggery in it.I used a quarter cup of jaggery…

 

Instant rice flour vadais – Indian deep fried snacks

I made them during the tamil new year this year.I usually dont cook a elaborate meal nowdays. But the festivals are something special and serves as an perfect excuse to serve a grand meal. However due to the lack of time in my everyday schedule, I was not prepared to cook anything elaborate. So I had not soaked lentils to make the authentic medhu vadai. But I worked really fast that day and found ample time to make some payasam ( recipe of which I will be posting later) and instant vadais. I found the recipe for the vadaishere. It…

 

Eggless Banana muffins with streusal topping – easy Baking recipes

Baking and blogging is therapeutic for me. But this is something I am doing very rarely or not as regularly as I would have liked it to be. I have a lot of baking recipes in my mind and I have also shopped for some baking products. I have a number of recipes bookmarked. I hope to do them one by one very soon. Anyway there are other things going on and I have been really busy with them. Though blogging is taking a backseat , I have been utilising my time in some other positive ways. This was one…

 

Mutter paneer recipe – No onion garlic tomato quick dishes

Hope you all(read tamilians) are celebrating the new year in a grand manner. I made a few delicacies too today.It would have been apt to post a payasam I tried today. But I have been working on this post since yesterday and with the little time I got, I thought of posting the same. Uploading and editing the pictures would have taken up a long time and as usual I would not have managed to do any post. A similar recipe was posted by someone in a facebook food group almost a year ago. It sounded too good and I…

 

Basbousa – Semolina cake- Eggless bakes

I have always wanted to try this cake when I saw it for the first time a couple of years ago.I loved that semolina was the main ingredient in this cake. Also the process of adding sugar syrup on the baked cake sounded interesting. I love baking cakes in different ways. This one is also my favourite. This cake is actually a middle eastern dessert. Its way of making and the taste reminds me of our very own gulab jamun or rava kesari. This recipe traditionally uses eggs. But as I wanted to make it on thursday as an offering…

 

Pasta pizza bake – easy kids snack recipes

I started doing this posts two days back and still doing it till now. Things are keeping me really busy. But as it was a public holiday yesterday , we went to a 3D art musuem and had a different and fun day . It was after a long time we went out and enjoyed ourselves. We do need this kind of breaks in between so that we get diverted from the usual routine. I do wish we had long weekends very now and then!!!! I usually make this kind of breakfasts or snacks during the school holidays. I also…

 

Soya chunks sambar recipe – Side dish for rice

Its a long time I posted a indian recipe in this blog. It has been cakes and muffins and other desserts for a long time now. Its not that I make more of these baked things on a daily basis. Its just that I have a lot of them in my drafts for over a couple of months . As I don’t get time to post very often, it gets accumalating and the desserts are quite tempting to get an entry into the blog soon . But its actually, I cook this kind of healthy recipes everyday. I try to…

 

M& M Brownies recipe – Easy eggless bakes

This was another thing I made during the kids first term break.M and M candies are my favourite and my kids favourite too though they love anything with chocolate.I always have surplus amounts of this candies at my home anytime and pop a few into my mouth every now and then. A few months back when I made this cookies with M and M , I thought of trying brownies too and finally got to make it. I tried to follow a slightly different recipe so that I wanted a gooey texture filled with moist chocolate almost oozing out. The…

 

Toblerone candy shortbread recipes – easy kids recipes

The one week school holidays are almost coming to an end now. This week was the busiest and is still going to be more busy for the next few days. But I also enjoyed the time with my kids and tried spending the maximum time with them keeping them occupied with some activity or the other. And as usual, I tried to cook their favourite dishes too. I had seen this recipe in several blogs a couple of years ago. I had loved it and had wanted to try. But I could never do it as I buy chocolate rarely…