Boondi laddu

Traditional boondi laddus are made in south India on auspicious days like Diwali, Tamil new year and also on some special occasions. Laddus are loved by all age groups and favorite sweet for many. Whenever we go for vacation to my mom’s place, laddus welcome my kids and they are a big hit. Laddus are…

Beet n carrot halwa

Carrot halwa is a mouth watering indian dessert which is loved by all age groups. While in grocery shopping, long red carrots attracted me and it striked me to make this halwa. Cutting veggies is an art ! When it comes to cooking, I like to chop and do everything on my own. Suddenly thought…

Peanut dates balls

Peanut balls are very healthy and its traditionally made in houses of South India. Peanuts, jaggery and coconut are ground to coarse powder and made into balls. They are so filling and full of proteins and iron rich as well. Its a big hit in our house and liked by my kids very much. They…

Kalakand Burfi

Kalakand is loaded with the richness of classic flavours and its perfect to satiate the sweet cravings. It just takes 25 minutes to get ready. The flavours of saffron, cardamom and the nuts make it so rich and delicious. Kalakand is one sweet that takes a place in all Indian festivals and functions. Milk based…

Foxtail millet ( Thinai) balls

Millets are good carbs, high in fibre, low in glucose and helps in digestion as well. Millets can be cooked quickly and digested easily. I have used foxtail millet and roasted bengal gram which makes a very good combination for this sweet ball. This is a very snack, can be made in no time. Palm…

Nankhatai (gluten free )

Cookies are a must in our house. For mid morning and evening tea time , kids need something to munch . So I bake cookies on regular basis. Cookies made at home are buttery, so delicious, melts in mouth and healthy as well. I just love experimenting cookies and cakes with different ingredients. Nankhatai is…

Seven cups burfi

Sweets are a must during festive time. Diwali is all about crackers, sweets and muruku ( chakli). We prepare our traditional sweets and savoury for diwali and distribute them to our relatives and friends . Sweets are made with home made ghee so it smells heavenly and tempt us to have them more while preparing…