FESTIVAL LUNCH ( Dishes for Tamil new year and Vishu )

FESTIVAL RECIPES, VISHU, TAMIL NEW YEAR

Happy to share our Tamil New Year festival lunch , as it also coincides with Vishu, either a day before or after, usually both festivals fall in same week .I usually add recipes from Kerala cuisine and our dishes from Tamil nadu .So its a great feast. You can choose from the list of few… 

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RAVA SEMIYA KHICHDI ( SEMOLINA VERMICELLI KHICHDI )

rava semiya khichdi

  This is one of our preferred breakfast dish many mornings and sometimes even for brunch . when chopped vegetables are added , it makes it even more filing . Serve with sambar or coconut chutney for the complete enjoyment of the khichdi .i make it so often and at any time when we need… 

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Mango, Kesar , Pistachio milk powder pedha ( milk sweet )

milk powder pedha

A heady mix of some amazing flavors to make this into a utterly melt in the mouth pedha . Mango, kesar and pista , come together to make a delightful festive milk powder pedha. The pedha may seem very daunting or difficult to many , but believe me it is very easy and this recipe… 

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Homemade Mysore Bonda mix ( Travel recipes)

mysore bonda mix

My home made Mysore bonda mix , has no maida , no baking soda ,that is just a mix of flours, and handy when I don’t want to grind , which i carry while traveling  . This is an excellent method  for  small kitchen , bachelors cooking and requires no  grinding . Another recipe for… 

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BIBIMBAP ( Korean veg rice with vegetables )

A delicious healthy bowl of assorted vegetables usually served with meat or egg, here i am making a vegetarian version with only vegetables and bibimbap sauce . Bibimbap in Korean means , assorted seasoned vegetables mixed with rice and meat or egg . This is truly healthy as lots of vegetables are  used and the… 

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CHAM CHAM ( Bengal sweets )

Bengal sweets Cham Cham

  A  delicious Bengal milk sweet made from fresh chenna ( crumbled fresh home made paneer ) using thick full cream milk , with a creamy delicious malai mava filling in the center..we can have  any kind of tasty filling according to our choice but malai mava taste is simply yummy . Cham cham can… 

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Navarathri recipes / vrat Dosas/ Upwas Dosas

upwas dosas for navarathri , vrat

For Navarathri  vrat , two  easy dosas you can prepare with potato or pumpkin . the outcome is great , just like rava dosas, we ca make crispy lacy dosas and these take not much time too . The recipes for two dosas Dosa no . 1.  Millet pumpkin dosa Ingredients : 1 cup chopped… 

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Mango and fenugreek leaves pickle / mango methi pickle

mango methi leaves pickle

    Mango methi leaves pickle makes an  amazing fusion of flavors of the sourness from raw green mangoes, , mild bitterness and a great aroma of tender methi leaves . I have earlier posted a recipe for mango pickle with methi sprouts . That  was amazing too  so I thought why not use the… 

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