Sweet and Savory Diwali Recipes

Diwali/Deepavali is just around the corner and everyone is getting ready to prepare savories and sweets for festival of lights. I do not have a new recipe to share today but here are some savory and sweet Diwali recipes for this festive season. In the Diwali round up I includes both baked and deep fried […]

Moong Dal Laddu ~ Pesaru Pappu Muddalu

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, this and yesterday’s recipe was the main reason for picking moong as one of the ingredients for this month’s Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients. Moong dal laddu or pesaru pappu muddalu (Telugu translation – moong dal balls) is a traditional laddu prepared during Bathukkama celebrations. Moong dal […]

Yendu Kobbari Rava Laddu ~ Dry Coconut Rava Laddu

Letter ‘Y’ was one of the tough letters in this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine. However, dishes for these two letters were decided months ago, when I first made the initial list back in Fall. When I seriously started working on this BM couple of months ago, I realized there might be a hole […]

Nethichamili (Neichen) Muddalu ~ Rice Flour Laddu

In this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, my ‘N’ was finalized long ago when I made the initial list, months ago. The recipe was easy, pictures were clicked, edited and this was one of the easiest letters to work with until I landed on this video. In the video these muddalu are called nemchenu […]

Laddu ~ Senagapindi (Besan) Laddu

For alphabet ‘L’, in this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, I could not come up with anything other than Laddu. For me laddu is always boondhi laddu and I am not a fan of boondi laddu. Had I prepared my complete list before going to India in December, I would have asked my mother […]

Microwave Kalakand

Kalakand is a rich Indian sweet made by condensing milk with paneer or Indian cheese. Whole milk is cooked along with paneer until solidified and shaped into a cake. It is a laborious process but there is always a shortcut. Microwave kalakand is a simplified version of preparing this delicious Bengali sweet. Microwave Kalakand is […]

Mysore Pak

Srilekha of Me and My Kitchen has asked us to prepare sweets and send it over to her. I am sending Mysore Pak for her Event of the Month: Sweets event.  I am also sending this over to Sweet Series: Halwa, kathli, burfi & peda, hosted by Mythreyee. Cooking Time: 30 minutes Yields: 25 – 30 […]

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