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

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

MAKAI KA HALWA – HEALTHY SWEET CORN HALWA- FESTIVAL RECIPE

Makai Ka Halwa or Corn Halwa can be prepared with natural corn variety or sweet corn variety. In this post I have used sweet corn variety. Makai Ka Halwa is prepared using sweet corn, sugar, milk, ghee, grated coconut and cardamom powder. It is a healthy traditional recipe from Gujarat and ... read more

KALAKAND – TRADITIONAL DESSERT – FESTIVAL RECIPE

Kalakand is a traditional dessert of India. Made with whole milk and sugar. It is soft and grainy in texture. Kalakand is usually prepared during festivals like Holi, Diwali, Navratri and Eid. Ingredients: Milk                              2 liters lemon juice                 1 table spoon Sugar                            1/2 cup Almonds ... read more

SHEER KHURMA – EID RECIPE – TRADITIONAL RECIPE

                                Wishing you all a Happy Ramzan Sheer Khurma is a Mugalai traditional dish made during Ramzan/EID. Sheer Khurma means dates (khurma) cooked in milk (sheer). Sheer Khurma is a pudding with fine vermicelli ... read more