Instant Sakkarai Pongal

Pongal is one of the most important festival that in celebrated in Tamil Nadu.. In down south it is much more famous and Pongal is usually made with newly harvested rice.  During our childhood days, we used to celebrate in our native place and we celebrated in a grand manner. It is a harvest festival…. 

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Kesar Badam Peda

Kesar Badam Peda – one of the easiest & quickest sweet  & it can be ready in less than 15mins..Perfect festival recipe!!The main flavor in this peda is badam & saffron.. You can alter them with any nut of your choice.  I have tired the same with pista too.. But Pista Peda is little nutty… 

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Godhumai rava pongal

  Pongal is one of the most famous South Indian breakfast recipe that we make at home for breakfast or at times even for dinner… Godhumai rava / crackled wheat is a very healthy option for diabetic patience & can be made in several diffrent delicious ways . One such way to make a tasty… 

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Rava Ladoo / Rava Urundai

2015 coming to an end & it has been a huge super hit year for me & I entered the wordpress.com tag & registered my own domain as anithacooks.com. It was complete fun & I was so excited too !! A big thanks to all my readers who have accepted the change & gave me… 

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Poricha Rasam

Rasam is always loved in my family & I usually make them only on weekends. Now as my In-laws are with us here in Dubai, they need rasam everyday.. So I try to make different varieties of rasam & one such variety I tired during recent days is this poricha rasam… The taste of the… 

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Semiya Payasam / Vermicilli kheer

Today is the most auspicious day of my life…It is my wedding anniversary & we are celebrating our 8th anniversary today & so I thought I should start the day with a sweet.. My hubby is a great fan of Semiya payasam / vermicilli kheer.. When I was searching the blog I thought, I even… 

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Vella Adai

Karthigai Deepam is a festival of lights for the Tamilians. It is celebrated in the month of karthigai. We light lamps (agal vilakku) all over the house, light all the lamps possible in the house, put decorative kolams & place the big kuthuvilakkus on them. It is celebrated grandly & we light deepam for 3days…Aval… 

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Pori Urundai

Nel Pori Urundai & Aval Pori are the two popular recipes they make as a Neivedhyam for Thirukarthigai/Karthigai Deepam. I have made this couple of times & I am bit confident about the recipe..Touch wood – this is a no fail recipe.. If the consistency of the jaggery syrup is perfect then you can form… 

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Eggless saffron cookies

Saffron is one of my most favourite spice & the aroma of which mesmerises me each & every time…I am so crazy!!!I always love to use it anytime… These saffron cookies are absolutely sensational.Today I have used a combo of saffron,cardamom powder & pista… The nut while baking releases a light & exotic oil which… 

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Rava / Semolina murukku

Festival season around the corner & another murukku / chakli variety is this – Rava murukku / Sooji murukku one of the easiest recipe… I have tired this recipe so many times & it is a no fail recipe..Even begineers can try this recipe.. They are super crispy & it requires vey few ingredients that… 

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