Ingredient: ghee

Mango semiya custard recipe – Easy dessert recipes

I was having this recipe in my mind for a very long time. I was looking for a occasion to try it. we try to have low fat and simple food everyday and reserve special and rich kind of food for certain occasions or weekends. Finally, I got the opportunity to make it for a prayer get together. During the prayer, I just added some some mixed fruits and nuts and candied fruits and glaced cherries in the dessert. But I made it again the next day for my family, I decided to add mangoes in it and it tasted…

 

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…

 

Whole wheat bread recipe – easy bread baking recipes

I really love baking bread and buns at home. Home made breads are always interesting to make and eat. Its healthier and creates opportunity for a wide number of options too. Saying all this, I make bread very rarely though I want to do atleast once a week. Its the time constraints and partly my laziness too. But when I saw this recipe , I wanted to try it totally as the recipe used whole wheat flour and the ghee and yogurt in it gave an Indian touch and flavour to the bread. I had the maximum portion of the…

 

Foxtail Millet (thinai) carrot kheer /payasam – easy dessert recipes

Millet has become a regular thing at my place. I use millet in my cooking once or sometimes twice a week. Just to make our dinner more interesting, I have been trying to be more creative about using this ingredient in our diet. One of them isdhoklawhich I posted yesterday. Other than diet , I have used it in place of rice with some delicious side dish. I have made payasam with foxtail millet several times by now. A few days back when I was browsing through a catering menu , I came across a dish called rice gajar in…

 

Dates sago pudding recipe – easy no sugar dessert recipes

Dates has always been my favourite ingredient in my cooking. When we buy dates, my hubby will buy it with the idea of feeding the kids regularly, while I will be thinking of how I will be using it in my cooking. I have several recipes with dates in my blog. Dates cake, the eggless one is a popular one at my place. I have made it number of time for get togethers and has always been a hit.Then I learned to use it as a sweetener in beetroot halwa, the taste of which was simply divine. I had in…

 

No onion no garlic chole recipe – channa masala recipe

In tam brahm cooking, onion and garlic is not used generally. Being in Maharashtra thorughout, I had developed a liking for marathi cuisine where onion and garlic is used in abundance. I believed that a food cannot become so flavourful without using these ingredients. Though I am not very particular about not using onions in my cooking, I try my best not to use them during festivals or when we have a religious get together especially not to offend the people who avoid it. I had made a mint pulao without using onion and garlic once for a get together…

 

South indian mixture recipe – Diwali snack / savoury recipes

Last year , I had posted a chiwda/mixture recipe which is mostly made in Maharashtra. I find it easier to make that and have been making that almost every year during diwali. This time I asked my grandmother for diwali snacks and sweets suggestions. Among the sweets , she suggested boondi ladoo as she had taught me last year to make them. But I still dont feel confident about making them. She then asked me to try badusha. I have never made that , so I decided to make a small amount of it as it sounded a little simple…

 

Besan Burfi – Instant mohanthal recipe- easy diwali sweet recipes

We usually have a small get together with prayers on Thursday. So yesterday I decided to make this sweet for the prasad. As diwali is approaching next week, I thought a burfi/fudge would be apt for the occasion. This one is really easy to make and does not take a long time too. So you can make this during this festival especially if you are short of time. Here is a list of sweet recipes you can make during this diwali. And if you are really in a hurry, then I can suggest you some easy and less time consuming…

 

Pineapple halwa – easy Indian sweet recipes

I have always loved pineapples and love to use them in my cooking or baking. I have made pineapple kesari with semolina a couple of times before. But I wanted to try a dessert just with pineapple. I found a number of recipes in the net. But I made a very simple one. But I have given a few different options in the notes below. I made this as prasadam during one of the days of navaratri. I made it quite late in the evening, and so the poor quality of the hurriedly taken images. I will try to update…

 

Microwave mysorepak recipe – Easy sweet recipes – Diwali sweets

The mysorepak is a classic Indian dessert the preperation of which is believed to be the most difficult. I mean it takes guts and have to be made under the guidance of a expert. I have tried the traditional way of making this sweet and have posted it here. It was kind of okay when I made this for the first time, but was slightly crumbly. Then came the soft mysorepak-Krishna sweets kind of recipe which became a rage and was tried by several bloggers. I tried it too and it came out wonderfully. I made it many times and…