Akkara vadisal / Akkara Adisil ( An aromatic delicious Milk and jaggery pudding )

Akkaravadisal, akkara adisil, payasam

The most authentic Iyengar melt in the mouth prasadam or neivediyam/prashad offered to the deity during festivals predominantly in Vaishnava temples.Wonderful memories come flooding to my  mind when I recall the name , the aroma wafting from the huge Bronze vessels in which this milk and jaggery sweet is continuously slow cooked and stirred and… 

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Puli Inji Recipe | Inji Puli Recipe | Sweet and sour Ginger pickle

Puli Inji is an indispensable part of the popular Kerala Onam Sadya. This is nothing but a spicy aromatic sweet, tangy sauce prepared by lightly sautéing ginger and green chillies with other condiments and simmering till it thickens.  Kerala (sadya) is incomplete without puli inji or inji puli. The various tongue tickling characters of this unique pickle… 

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