Cabbage Vada (No onion – Garlic Recipe)

Cabbage vada /Muttaikose vadai basically a paruppu vadai usually made with a combo of toor dal and channa dal. This is a no onion garlic recipe and it is perfect for Poojas(neivedhyam). Instead of this combo you can also try making the same with Mutter dal too. I have also made cabbage vada using medhu… 

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Instant Paal Payasam

Instant Paal payasam / Milk Kheer is classic dessert made with rice,sugar & milk. It is a rich,creamy dessert & it tastes heavenly. It is a fool-proof recipe & even beginners can make this recipe. I learnt this recipe from my sister-in-law & it is absolutely delicious. Just assemble all the ingredients in a steel… 

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Mustard rice

Mustard rice/Kaduku sadam – is one of the easiest & simplest no onion & garlic recipe. It is a versatile recipe & it is perfect for festivals,Lunch box & travel too. Even bachelors can make this easy. So easy & unique. This rice goes very well with roasted potatoes,Moar kuzhambu,Papad & chips. It is so… 

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Ellu sadam / Sesame rice

Ellu sadam /Yellodarai/Sesame rice is a classic traditional Neivedhyam dish made for Lord Vishnu. Puratasi Saturday is considered to be auspicious. I also make ellu sadam during Navaratri & Aadi 18!This is a no onion garlic recipe. Perfect for lunch box! Usually black sesame seeds are traditionally used. If you dnt have then you can… 

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Aval Sakarai Pongal

Aval Sakarai Pongal – It is one of the easiest & quickest Neivedhyam recipe. During Navaratri, I always offer sweet or mixed rice variety for Neivedhyam in the morning session & as usual evening with sundal. As the festival is round the corner, you can also try making the same & offer as Neivedhyam. You… 

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Modagam / Sweet kozhukattai

Modagam/Modakam/ Sweet kozhukattai is one of the must neivedhayam for Vinagayar/Pillayar/ Ganesh. This post was due for a long time & since chaturthi round the corner I thought of posting this recipe. Modakam is also made on Varalakshmi Pooja & in our house it is also made during the first aadi friday. Each & every… 

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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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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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Kadala paruppu/ Channa dal kozhukattai

Kadala paruppu kozhukattai / Channa dal kozhukattai is another one variety of kozhukattai that is made during Vinayagar Chaturthi/ Varalakshmi Pooja. Tomorrow is Varalakshmi nombu(August 12).So I thought this is a perfect time to post this recipe. People celebrate this nombu in a grand manner. Previous evening they clean the house & invite “The God”… 

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Rava Kozhukattai / Rava Modak

Today is Aadi friday(Aadi velli kizhamai) & all the fridays falling in the month of aadi are considered very auspicious. Prasadam are offered to the goddess, visiting temples, doing special poojas are always special. In our family traditional the first friday of Aadi we make kozhukattai & following that we make Maavu velaku is made… 

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