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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Thiruvadirai Vadai

Thiruvathirai or Thiruvathira or Arudhra Darisanam is one of the most auspicious festivals for Lord Shiva. In my last post I have explained the traditions and customs that we follow in our family. As mentioned earlier, along with Kali, ezhu kari kootu, this thiruvadarai vadai is also made for neivedhyam. The speciality of this vada is… 

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Anjaneyar Vada / Pepper Vada

Anjaneyar vada also called pepper vada or milagu vada is one of the most important prasadam that is served during Hanuman Jayanthi. They are super crispy,crunchy and the pepper tastes awesome! It has a unique taste! It is a special prasad made in temple and that too madapalli prasadams tastes super delicious. I do remember having… 

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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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Aama vadai / Paruppu vadai

Aama vadai/Paruppu vadai is one of the traditional vadai made in every Brahmin household. These are  made on festivals specially for Bhogi & Aavani Avitam. Festivals are incomplete without this vadai. This is a no onion – garlic recipe as it is served as a neivedhyam. As tomorrow is Avani Avitam, I thought this is the… 

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Vendaya Keerai / Fenugreek leaves bonda

I love greens especially methi leaves & mint leaves!! Whenever I see fresh methi leaves/fenugreek leaves in the market, I buy it immediately as I always love to try different variety of dishes with them. Fenugreek leaves have lot of health benefits. It is a very good source of iron & fiber..I usually try to… 

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Cauliflower kofta

Kofta is a classic North Indian dish originated from Mughalai Cuisine & it is one of the most popular Vegeterian dish in restuarants!! These koftas are made with a combo of cauliflower & paneer. The gravy is made from ground onion,tomato & cashew & I have not added any cream to the gravy & so… 

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Kulkuls

Christmas is a season to celebrate the birth of Jesus into this world. Kulkuls are traditional Goan sweet snack traditionally made for Christmas & served to near & dear during the festive season. Kulkul also called as Kalkals / Kidyo / Sugar Glazed Curls – is an integral sweet made during Christmas & this is… 

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Mysore Bonda / Ulundu Bonda

Bonda can be made in several ways & one of them is this Mysore Bonda / Ulundu Bonda.. This one is an easy version with simple ingredients & tastes absolutely delicious… It is a perfect tea time snack & even if you are planning for cocktail parties, you can make like small bondas & serve… 

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Ellu Adai / Sesame thattai

Ellu adai / sesame thatti is a crispy snack & is one of the most popular snack in chettinad region & thattais are commonly made during Diwali & krishna Jayanthi…My mom makes the best thattai although this is not a traditional recipe..Last week, when I was seeing a popular cookery program, I got to know… 

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