Traditional Indian Recipes

KOOVA PAYASAM – ARROWROOT DESSERT – THIRUVATHIRA RECIPES

 Koova Payasam is a traditional Kerala Payasam prepared at the time of Thiruvathira in the Malayalam month of Dhanu. Women will fast during that day and skip rice and eat only wheat and root tubers ( Thiruvathia Puzhukku, thiruvathira koova payasam or broken wheat upma). Arrowroot is a nutritious ... read more

GUR KA HALWA – LOHIRI RECIPE

Gur Ka Halwa is a traditional Punjabi sweet recipe prepared during Lohiri and Baisakhi. It is prepared with semolina and jaggery. It is mostly used during cold and winter seasons. This recipe is very simple and easy to make for festivals and celebrations. Let`s go thru the process of ... read more

ELLU BELLA SANKRANTI MIX – KARNATAKA SANKRANTI MIX RECIPE

Makar Sankranti is one of the festivals that is celebrated all across India in different styles and forms. Sankranti signifies the beginning of spring season. Sankranti is a harvest festival. In Karnataka it is celebrated by preparing a mixture – ELLU BELLA. Ellu means sesame seeds/til and Bella means ... read more

NEL PORI URUNDAI – KARTHIGAI DEEPAM RECIPE

Karthigai Deepam is a festival of lights celebrated in Tamil month of Karthigai. It is celebrated on the full moon day of Karthigai month. Nel Pori Urundai is one of the famous neivedyam offered to God during Karthigai Deepam in Tamil Nadu. Let’s go thru the process of preparing ... read more

AMLA CANDY – HEALTHY AMLA CANDY

Amla or Indian Gooseberry is famous among Indians for its medicinal Ayurvedic Properties. Amla are good source of Vitamin C. Amla helps against indigestion, inflammations and arthritis. It cools the stomach when taken in, treats dry cough and it gets rid of the toxins in the liver. Amla candy ... read more

PEANUT CHIKKI – CHILDREN DAY SPECIAL RECIPE

Peanut Chikki is a healthy, delicious traditional Indian candy made of peanuts and jaggery. Peanut Chikki is good for health because of the proteins in the peanuts and iron in the jaggery. It is also a perfect snack during winter to keep your body warm. Peanut Chikkis are loved ... read more

GOTHAMBU PAYASAM – KERALA SADHYA RECIPE – HOW TO PREPARE BROKEN WHEAT PAYASAM USING COCONUT MILK

Gothambu Payasam is one of the special payasam recipes that is prepared for Kerala Sadhya. It is prepared for Vishu and Onam Sadhya and important occasions. Let’s go thru the process of preparing Gothambu Payasam: Ingredients: Gothambu rava/ Broken wheat                 ½ cup Jaggery                                                                 1 ½ cup Thick coconut ... read more

EID – UL – AZHA RECIPES – BAKRID RECIPES

Bakrid or Eid – ul – Azha is one of the most important Muslim festival. Bakrid is also called “Festival of Sacrife”. Bakrid or Eid – ul – Azha honours the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrife his son upon the command of God. Prophet Ibrahim dreamt of being ... read more

MEETHI SEVIYAN – EID SPECIAL RECIPE

Meethi Seviyan is a sweet dessert usually prepared during Eid. It is prepared using seviyan (thin vermicelli), milk, ghee, sugar and dry fruits. It is easy and quick recipe. Let’s go thru the process of preparing Meethi Seviyan: Ingredients: Seviyan (thin vermicelli)                1 cup Milk                                                       1 ½ cup ... read more

PAPPULO UNDRALLU – VINAYAKA CHATURITHI RECIPE

Pappulo Undrallu is a traditional Andhra Sweet Recipe. Pappulo Undrallu is one of the naivedyam recipes offered to Lord Ganesha on Vinayaka Chaturthi. Pappulo Undrallu is prepared with moong dal, rice flour, jaggery, coconut and milk. Ingredients: For Undrallu: Rice flour                                             ½ cup Jaggery (grated)                                               ½ cup ... read more

POORI PAYASAM – FESTIVAL RECIPE

Poori Payasam is prepared during festivals and important occasions. Poori Payasam is a delicious payasam recipe. It is prepared with pooris, milk and sugar. Pooris are deep fried in ghee which gives a good taste and aroma. Then it is crushed and added to boiled milk with sugar and ... read more

AVAL KESARI – POHA KESARI – SRI KRISHNASHTAMI RECIPE

Aval/ Poha/ Rice Flakes Kesari is a delicious, easy and quick sweet recipe which is prepared using aval/ poha/ rice flakes, milk and sugar. Aval kesari is mainly prepared on Krishnashtami as “Aval is one of the favorite food of Lord Krishna”. Let’s go thru the process of preparing ... read more