Potato podimas

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  Potato podimas – another classic, traditional South Indian Tambrahm, no onion & garlic recipe & if you have the boiled potatoes ready  – then this curry can be made in no time,  Ofcourse potato is a versatile vegetable & who doesnt like potatoes. This potato podimas or flavoured mashed potatoes is a very simple… 

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Sweet poha / aval vellam

Sweet poha / aval vellam – simplest sweet & instant recipe & ofcourse it is Lord Krishnas favourite. It is one of the most important neivedhyam for Golukashtami. Little Krishna always love this. You can make it instantly..Nothing fancy. Just handful of ingredients:) This dish is also healthy as we are making this with Poha &… 

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Appam with sugar

Appam is made during Krishna Jayanthi along with Uppu seedai & Vella Seedai & ofcourse during Vinayagar chaturthi,karthigai deepam also we make appam & make Neivedhyam. There are so many varieties of appam you can make. This appam is made with sugar & this recipe was given by my friend & its there tradition that… 

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Sweet Poha chivda

Poha Chivda/ Aval chivda – An easy, quick & yummiest recipe that can be made during Krishna Jayanthi & Diwali. Aval is one of the main neivedhyam for Krishna jayanthi. This chivda tastes absolutely delicious & you can have it any time!! Perfect tea time snack!! I have deep fried this chivda if you wish… 

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Paneer payasam

Paneer payasam / Chenna Kheer is another variety of payasam that I make during Shri Krishna Jayanthi/Gokulashtami/ Janmashtami. It is one of the easiest dessert & tastes similar to basundi. They are super rich &  creamy texture of the payasam flavoured with saffron & topped with almonds makes this much more tastier. Milk is one of… 

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Sukku vellam(Dry ginger candy balls)

Sukku vellam is another traditional recipe that we make during festival ocassions. As we have heavy, deep fried foods, this sukku vellam is given for easy digestion. I prepare this regularly & if I have some heavy foods then I take a small piece of this. Sukku (Dry ginger) has alots of health benefits. This… 

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Aval Payasam – with Jaggery

Aval payasam is generally made during Shri Krishna Jayanthi/Gokulashtami/ Janmashtami. As festival is round the corner, I thought to post the recipe & couple of my friends have been asking me to post this recipe. You can make aval/Poha payasam with sugar too. I will post the recipe soon! Aval payasam with jaggery is one… 

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Coconut & channa dal Seedai

Seedai is one of the important traditional Neivedhyam made during Krishna Jayanthi/ Janmashtami. As the festival is nearing,  I wanted to post this coconut & channa dal seedai recipe. Tirunelveli / Kerala people make this seedai along with Uppu seedai & vellam seedai. This is a very simple dish & it a no fail recipe… 

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Mixed fruit smoothie bowl

Mixed fruit smoothie bowl – quick,instant,healthy,filling & nutritious breakfast. It keeps you full atleast for 3-4 hrs. You can top up with any fruits/nuts of your choice. There are so many variations you can make but this is my classic version & it is hearty. This  delicious healthy smoothie is easy to make & healthy with… 

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Instant thengai payasam/ Instant coconut kheer

Festivals always starts with Payasam. There are so many varieties of payasam you can make. Traditional Payasam are usually made with jaggery as it has higher value  & ofcourse for Neivedhyam it is auspicious.  I usually make arisi-thengai payasam, aval(poha)payasam,Javarasi payasam or paruppu payasam.  Another quick payasam that I make now a days is this instant… 

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