Kalkandu Pongal-Kalkandu Sadam Recipe

kalkandu pongal

Kalkandu pongal , sweet pongal made using sugar candy or kalkandu as it is called in Tamil is made using sugar candy/rock candy and milk with just flavors of cardamom and some hints of saffron , garnished with ghee fried cashewnuts .One of the many sweet dishes prepared during Pongal festival and also during the… 

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Beet Root Pachadi ( Kerala Festival recipe |Raita )

Beetroot Pachadi is one of the side dishes  or a dip prepared during the festive lunch  of Onam, Vishu and even for Tamil New Year . Pachadi in the South Indian version is basically a grated , cooked  vegetable used to mix with yogurt, and a spiced coconut ground paste is added to give a… 

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Olan ( Kerala Vishu Sadya Recipe with winter melon )

Olan, kerala vishu sadya recipe

Olan is a family favorite and I make it  as often as possible . With the simplicity of preparation and the ingredients it can be made many times and will not be overpowering as the flavors of the coconut milk is so subtle, creamy and any age can enjoy this easy dish without any health… 

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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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South Indian Variety Rices | Kalandha Sadham

variety rice recipes, kalandha saadham recipes

          Kalandha sadham or variety rice recipes are staple in Tamil cuisine , forming part of festival menu where it is common to have one or more of the basic rice varieties such as coconut rice, lemon rice, Tamrind rice and curd rie . These varieties are usually prepared for Adi… 

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