Sabudana Kheer (Chowwary Payasam)

Sabudana Kheer (Chowwary Payasam)

Sabudana is called ‘chowwary’ in Malayalam and Sago in English. Sabudana or Chowwary is usually used in kerala to thicken the desserts like payasams and pudding. I like sabudana in payasams because of its looks, like hidden pearls.  Usually Sabudana kheer is prepared...
Wheat/Godhumai Halwa

Wheat/Godhumai Halwa

Wheat/Godhumai halwa for me is nothing but the very famous ghee dripping hot Tirunelveli Halwa. I have seen many times my father preparing this halwa and jilebi just two days before diwali to give to our friends and relatives. I never bothered to learn its method of...
Unniyappam – Diwali Special

Unniyappam – Diwali Special

Unniyappam or small appam like Mohanlal said in Yodha Movie is one of our favourites. It took lot of my effort and so many trial to get the Unniyappam in proper shape and texture like it is prepared at home. My mom’s sister (my Kunjamma) is an expert in making this...
Modak – Vinayaka Chaturthi Special

Modak – Vinayaka Chaturthi Special

According to me Ganesha or Ganpati likes sweets very much like laddoo, Modak, etc.. This is specially prepared for him on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Ingredients: Cooked green gram – 1 cup Jaggery (sarkara/vellam) – 100 gms Coconut scrapped – 1/2 cup...
Kadala Pradhaman

Kadala Pradhaman

Very delicious kadala pradhaman is one of the dessert delicacies of Kerala. It is normally prepared for festivals as well as for special occasion like wedding. Try this once, surely you will like this Serves 20 – 25 Ingredients: Chana dhal – 250 gms(kadala...