Chakkara Pongali

Chakkara Pongali

Chakkara Pongali is a popular rice dish, originating from Tamil Nadu. In Tamil “Pongal” ” means to ” boil over ” or “spillover” The word Pongal generally refers to spicy Pongal, and is a common breakfast food in Tamil Nadu and...
Sabudane Ki Kheer

Sabudane Ki Kheer

In a South Indian meal, payasam or sabudane ki kheer is served first at any formal or auspicious occasion. Payasam is also served after rasam rice, while rice with buttermilk forms the last item of the meal. Ingredients necessary for preparation of Sabudane Ki Kheer:...
Peanut Gajak

Peanut Gajak

Peanut Gajak (also gachak) is a well-known dessert or confection originating in India. It is a dry sweet made of sesame seeds (til) or peanuts and jaggery. The til is cooked in the raw sugar syrup and set in thin layers, which can be stored for months. Ingredients...
Sakkarai Pongal

Sakkarai Pongal

Sakkarai Pongal (literally sweet Pongal) is generally prepared in temples as a prasadam, (an offering made to a deity). This type of Pongal is also made during Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu. Ingredients can include rice, coconut, and mung bean. Sakarai Pongal is...
Madata Khaja

Madata Khaja

Madata Khaja is an Indian dessert and Nepali sweet The batter is prepared from wheat flour, maida and oil. It is then deep fried until crisp. Then a sugar syrup is made which is known as “Paga”.  Ingredients necessary for preparation of Madata Khaja : 300...
Chawal Ki Kheer

Chawal Ki Kheer

Chawal Ki Kheer  is a sweet from the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent. It is not only a sweet, it is also used as main ingredient of many other sweets. Ingredients necessary for preparation of Chawal Ki Kheer: 1/4 Cup Basmati Rice 6 Cups Milk 3/4 Cup Condensed...