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Paruppu Paniyaram

Paniyaram was always one of the most sought after snack at home. Amma would make it for breakfast with the sweet version during family gathering. But Amma makes another version with raw rice which i will be posting later. This recipe is from Athai who makes lots of varieties in it. This version is especially []

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Aval Dosai/Poha Dosa/Sponge Dosa/Beaten Rice Pancakes

Aval Dosai is a spongy dosa that doesn’t require many tricks and techniques like the normal dosa batter and this was my go-to recipe during my early days of cooking. Also it turns out  in the same taste and texture if grinded in grinder or a mixie. But the batter should be used within 2 []

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Dry fruits Modak/Sweet Poorana Kozhukattai

Modak is a traditional sweet made to offer Lord Ganesha and the stuffing options for these modak/ modhakams are endless. There are sweet and savoury options. I made 2 sweet pooranams as this is the only day we have these poorana kozhukattai (M doesn’t eat them on normal days). I always had this idea in []

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Milagu Urundai/Milagu Kozhukattai

Milagu kozhukatttai is one of the traditional snacks that Amma makes often at home in the evenings. Its healthy and can be fed for infants. I am not a big fan but i make it for Abhi,my son. Today Amma made this for Abhi as an after-school snack and i ed it. Here is the []

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Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai

Pidi kozhukattai is a favourite of lord Ganesha and it is another traditional sweet made on ganesh chathurthi day. Amma has her own recipe for making this traditional sweet interesting and delicious. So here is the recipe. Ingredients: Rice flour/ Idiyappam flour-1 cup Jaggery-1 cup Toasted black sesame seeds-1 tsp Split moong dal-1 tbsp Coconut-1/4 []

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Gothumai Adai/Gothumai Roti/Wheat Flour Veg Roti

This Gothumai adai is a tasty and healthy dish that will make you go for a second serving. Its a keeper at Amma’s home. M too likes it.I use the same ingredients, follow the same procedure but somehow I always feel that my Ma’s preparation is better than mine! So here is the recipe directly []

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Idly Upma-Leftover recipes

Idly upma is a delicious make over given to the not-so-preferable idlies in our household. M & I vote only for dosas and so I usually grind more of dosa batter and less idly batter just to last for 2 batches. Those idlies are always paired with sambar or garlic chutney. This week only after []

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Vegetable Mayo Sichuan/Schezwan Sandwich

I love sandwiches and I make a lot of them. But I don’t get to them so I don’t post them here. But today I had some time to so here I am posting this recipe. Its super easy and tastes delicious. Ingredients: White/Brown bread-4 slices Sichuan/schezwan paste-2 tsp Mayonnaise-2 tbsp Onion-1, finely []

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Vegetable Hakka noodles

Vegetable hakka noodles are another Indo-Chinese preparation thatz popular in Indian restaurants. I m all time available for noodles and I enjoy these noodles a bit more (than maggi) as you could use your own permutations and combinations to bring out the flavors that tantalize your taste buds the most. Sometimes the results may turn []

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Thengai Poorana Kozhukattai/Sweet Coconut Dumplings

Thengai Poorana Kozhukattai is made on ganesh chathurthi day and its considerably easier than the paruppu pooranams. So this year i made this pooranams as i was also making dry fruits pooranams which i will be posting soon. I still remember those days when Amma used to make double the amount of this pooranam than []

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Ammini Kozhukattai/Steamed Rice dumplings

Ammini kozhukattai is one of those dishes that bring everlasting memories. My Periyamma likes these ammini kozhukattai a lot. So Amma makes these lovely little balls whenever Periyamma visits us. Nothing fancy about this steamed rice balls, but makes a perfect home-made snack that can be made easily. Now off to the recipe. Ingredients: Rice []

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