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Adhirasam Adhirasam is a traditional sweet from the Tamil Nadu region of India. This deep fried delicacy is usually made on Diwali, weddings and auspicious days in homes and in Temples and offered to the Gods as prasadam. Looks are certainly deceptive when it comes to an Adhirasam, as this stodgy looking soft Puri may …






Food

Aatte Ka Halwa

(Whole wheat Flour Pudding)     Ingredients: 1 Katori Whole Wheat Flour ( Gehun ka aata) ½ Katori Ghee ½ to 3/4th Katori  Sugar (or as per taste) 1 and ½ Katori Hot water Pistachio slivers for garnishing (Any sized Katori/cup/glass/vessel would do, just use the same one to measure all the ingredients) Method: Heat Ghee …






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Happy Diwali!

May you indulge and not gain an ounce May Goddess Laxmi shower you with Euros and Pounds May you look like a Pataka on Diwali night May all that you desire be in plain sight Wishing you abundance, health, and the attainment of dreams All right, now step aside for here I scream; “HAPPY DIWALI …






Food

Pasi Paruppu Payasam (Moong Dal Kheer)

Ingredients: 1 Cup Moong dal 2 and 1/2 Cup Water 1 Cup Jaggery 1/4th Cup Milk A Pinch of Elaichi Powder (optional) For the Garnish: 1 Tsp Ghee 2 Tbsp Chopped, fresh, Coconut 2 Tbsp Raisins Method: Wash the Moong Dal well. Add the water to the dal and pressure cook till done. In a …






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Kaju Modak

Ingredients: 1/4th + 2 Tbsp Milk 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar 1 Cup Cashewnut Powder (Grind plain, unsalted, raw cashewnuts to a fine powder in a mixie) 1/2 Tsp Ghee Method: In a heavy bottomed Kadhai add the sugar and milk.  Mix well, till the sugar melts completely, and bring to a boil, stirring all the while. …