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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Besan Kheer

Besan Kheer or Kadala Maavu payasam – A quick, easy,creamy,nutty and yummiest payasam / Kheer variety that can be made in less than 15mins. It requires very few ingredients that we always have in our home. Roasting the besan in ghee releases nutty flavor to the payasam. This Besan Kheer tastes best when chilled and… 

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Mochai Sundal

Mochai Sundal is another variety of sundal that is made for Neivedhayam during Navaratri. This sundal is slightly on the spicy side & mochai is rich in proteins & it lowers cholestrol too. But donot take mochai much as it has alot of gas content. It is a simple & super easy recipe. It tastes… 

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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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Potukadalai Podi / Roasted channa dal powder(Sweet version)

Potukadalai Podi/Roasted Channa dal Powder – is one of the traditional recipe in my family that Mom prepares on the day of the Navaratri (ie)on Amavasai – the day we keep the Golu! Some people keep fruits for Neivedhyam. But my Mom always makes this podi. Iit is so easy to make, super quick &… 

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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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Sundal Podi

Sundal Podi /Curry powder is one of the essential podi & it comes very handy during Navaratri.  As the festival is around the corner,I thought to post this as it would be helpful for everybody. Everyday we will be making sundal for Neivedhyam. If you make this podi, it is will be handy for you. Just boil… 

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Rava Puttu

Puttu – is a traditional Neivedhyam recipe that is usually made on Friday. Although I have posted the traditional method, this Rava puttu is super simple & easy to make. No consistency of the syrup is required. Making puttu on Friday is considered to be very auspicious! As Navarathri around the corner I thought of posting this… 

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Motichoor Modak

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular festival & since it is around the corner I was thinking yesterday to make something different for this Ganesh Chaturthi. So many things were running in mind & this morning suddenly got an idea of making Motichoor Modak. Motichoor ladoo & Modak are Lord Ganesh favourites.. Why… 

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