Korada

Its been almost 2months since I did my blogging and I was busy and completely held up with so many personal activites. Now that I am back to blogging and I am still in Chennai and will be here for few more days! So, I will be posting some traditional,heirloom,summer recipes that are pilled up on… 

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Chilli bajji rice / Bajji milagai rice

Its been almost a week since I have posted any recipe and I hardly find time to blog.. I am in Chennai,continous family functions,shopping, marriages and I am busy bee. Having so much fun with so many activities in and around.. No function is complete without traditional “Kalyana Vzhai Elai Sapadu” oh god!! Nothing can… 

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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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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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Saagu

Saagu – typical, traditional, authentic South Indian Karnataka dish & one of the most popular side dish in almost all resturants in Karnataka.It is prepared with the mixed combination of spices, coconut & vegetables. Each & every household have their own method of making Saagu. There is no hard & fast rule to for the veggies.. You… 

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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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Peanut, Sesame & Coconut podi

Peanut, Sesame & Coconut podi(verkadalai,ellu & thengai podi) – is one of my all time favourite & it is very easy to make. Only the roasting of the ingredients take little time. Garlic can also be added. Today I have made without garlic & this podi are to die for. You can top them with… 

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Vazhaipoo rice / Banana Flower rice

Vazhaipoo rice / Banana flower rice – one of the quickest,easiest & tastiest rice variety.. This is a no onion – garlic recipe & can be prepared in less than half an hour.. If you have cooked rice & vazhaipoo ready & then in no time this rice is done!! It turns absolutely delicious.. Vazhaipoo… 

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Masala Parota

  Masala Parota was in try list for a long time. When once we went to Sangeetha restuarant in Dubai, I happen to try this dish & to my surprise it was absolutely delicious..Instant love! As soon I came home, I just made a hint of the recipe & wrote on my cookbook… I just… 

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Milagu Adai

Milagu/Pepper adai is one of the most popular karthigai deepam Neivedhyam recipe, which is very simple to make & is also so healthy. The method for making this is quite similar to the normal & but the taste is different.. The flavour of the pepper & coconut taste in each bite makes this Milagu adai a… 

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