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…

Kozhukattai/Modak

Kozhukattais are very traditional sweet prepared on Ganesh chadurthi. Kids usually love to have kozhukattais and the stuffing differs in each house as per their taste . Spicy kozhukattais are also prepared which requires only sauting of mustard seeds,Channa dhal,curry leaves,chillies, onions and coconut .,Which are added to rice dough before steaming. My family loves…

Milk Peda

Milk peda is a very popular Indian dessert which can be made instantly at home. Evaporating the full cream milk to koya form is the process involved in pedas. It’s a gluten free dessert. Karnataka and Mathura are famous for these pedas. During festival times like krishna jayanthi, we prepare milk sweets for Lord Krishna…

Nei Appam / sweet paniyaram

On the auspicious days like varalakshmi pooja, gokulashtami,and karthigai deepam, appam is usually a must made prasadam for God. Appam is traditionally made using raw rice and jaggery with the flavour of cardamom. Bananas in appam makes the appam really delicious. Try doing these healthy appams during pooja days and even on other days for…

Bottlegourd Halwa

All in my family have sweet tooth so, generally I prepare sweets using brown sugar or jaggery. Bottle gourd halwa is a wonderful classic Indian dessert. A treat for eyes as much as it is to taste buds. A mouth watering halwa made using pure home made ghee and garnished with cashew nuts. This recipe…