Apr 292012
Stuffed Jackfruit with Poornam Filling

My sister-in-law Manju is one of the creative persons I’ve met. She is multi-talented and an excellent cook. The best part about her is whenever I visit her, she makes something new for me and doesn’t fear to experiment with different combinations or whip up an entirely new recipe on her own. This recipe is one of her creations. I recollect she served this desert on my first visit to her house after our marriage. Want to know more about this recipe?

Apr 152012
Chenna Poda | Oriya Sweet Dish

I’m the only person with sweet tooth at our house. Needless to say I can easily put on weight and have to work double the time to lose a pound. It takes mountains of will power and power pep talk by my conscious to put a tight restrain to keep my sweet tooth under control. Oh my!!! you’ll have no idea what kind of cajoling and ballooning imaginations I create about myself to keep my Want to know more about this recipe?

Mar 282012
Pineapple Quinoa Kesari

After I started my blog, my family was so excited and they encouraged me with ideas and recipes for the blog. I’m not surprised by their enthusiasm, appreciation, and wishes for my entry in to the blogging world and I’m very thankful to be surrounded by so many well wishers. What surprises me most is getting this recipe idea from my father-in-law. From the time I got married I haven’t seen him cook, but they Want to know more about this recipe?

Mar 182012
Puff Pastry with Poornam Filling

Today is my Day 3, Blogging Marathon#14. I had lot of ideas jotted down when I signed up for the “traditional recipes with a twist” theme. This is one of the ideas and the experiment did not turn out as I expected in the shape but it surpassed my expectations in the taste. The main idea of this recipe was to make modakams (kozhukattai) that we make on Ganesh Chathurthi in puff pastry instead of Want to know more about this recipe?

Mar 142012
Karadiyan Nombu and Adai Recipe with a story

Karadiyan Nombu otherwise called Masi-Panguni Nombu is a festival celebrated by South Indian married women and can be closely compared to Karva Chauth. The story of Sathyvan-Savithri and Savithri’s devotion to her husband is remembered that day and the women pray that they should never be separated from their husbands. The kanya (unmarried girl children) also pray for their future husbands. So yesterday I made the jaggery adai (special sweet made of rice flour) and Want to know more about this recipe?