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Deepavali/Diwali Snacks and Sweets Round up

…of festival celebrated throughout India. It becomes more special when you are newly married. We call it Thala Deepavali (means first deepavali). We Indians celebrate festivals with lot of sweets, savory, new clothes, lightning, noises etc along with lots of enthusiasm. We are so lucky to have one festival every month.Here is my collection of Deepavali snacks  and Sweets. Thattai Mullu Murkku Pakku vada/Ribbon Pakkoda   Sabudana murukku…

Diwali /Deepavali and its Sweet and Savory Recipes

…is celebrated with lots of fun and enthusiasm not only India, but also in Nepal, Malaysia, Singapore, Caribbean and Fiji.  Diwali not only celebrated by Hindu, but also to Jain and Sikh people with a different perspective. Even though in my home state of Kerala, Deepavali is not a big celebration, but because of my Tamil roots we always celebrated with lot of fun. New dress, fire crackers, sweets, savory and grand breakfast was a must. Appa will…

Maladu/Dalia ladoo/ Sweetened roasted chana dal balls

…celebrating the Diwali without any recipes, so sad, I told him, it is the age old recipes that lots of grandmas and mom are making without any cook books or blog to get the recipe from, for a long time.  These recipes are for my daughter if she interested in cooking in the future. Maladu is important sweet in the Tamil Brahmin culture, it is an important seer bhakshanam means sweets and savories   snacks during engagement or marriage. Usually…

South Indian Mixture and Mysore Pak : Diwali Treats from My Kitchen

This year’s Deepavali /Diwali ( festival of lights) falls on November 5th. When we are young appa would get us new clothes, crackers and sweets for Deepavali/Diwali. While amma will be busy cooking in the kitchen, with her own treats for us. If you want to know 10 reasons to celebrate Diwali, take a look at this link. In my home town, Deepavali is celebrated with crackers, sweets etc. We won’t do light any diya or lamps, our lamp lilting…

Shankarpali /Sweet fried cookies

Wishing all my readers and friends a Happy and Prosperous Deepavali/Diwali. I do Hope everybody made lot savory snacks as well as sweets and bought new clothes.  Diwali/Deepavali/ festival of lights are unique among all the festivals, and I loved it so much while growing up. I miss those firecrackers, my mom’s cooking and all that crazy ads on TV and Radio about the sales going on for Deepavali. As this year’s Diwali is falling on a weekda…

Traditional Indian Sweets Event and Giveaway

Just like the variation in topography, climate, languages and custom’s from Himalayas to Kanyakumari, Indian cuisine has unique sweets to finish off the meal. In India there is a wide variety of sweets, so why don’t we can try to get to know about the sweets from various corner of India. My home state Kerala is famous for its Payasam, Thiruvananthapuram boli, and Kozhikode halwa among several sweets.   So this event is to make traditional Ind…

Ukkarai: Traditional Sweet For Deepavali/Diwali

I wish all my readers and blogger friends a Very Happy and Prosperous Diwali. May this festival of lights bring you all the happiness and brightness in your life.  Ukkarai is one of the traditional sweets made during Deepavali/Diwali. Without them it is difficult to think about a Diwali celebrations. Amma used to make large quantities to give to friends and families. One thing that always amazed me how everybody’s Ukkarai taste different….

Munthirikothu/ Roasted and Fried Moong Bean Sweet Balls: Gluten and Vegan free Snack

…Tea around 6.30 P.M as my hubby comes back from work during that time.  Munthirikothu is   usually made in home and sweet shop which makes other sweets and snacks and rarely available in Tea shop. It is made during   Onam (our harvest festival) and also for baby showers. It is custom of giving this sweet while visiting ones daughter when she is pregnant, usually during 5th month or 7thmonth. If they are visiting in the 5th month parents will bri…

Mullu Murukku/ Crispy fried Rice and lentil flour snack

Wishing all my friends and readers of this blog, a Very Happy and Prosperous Diwali. May this festival of lights bring all the happiness to you and your loved ones.   Diwali/Deepavali festival is celebrated all over India with lots of fun and enthusiasm. This year it falls on 26th of October.  When we are young we had lots of fun as we lit fire crackers, ate lots of sweets and snacks and wore new clothes. Now here in US lighting fire cra…

Back to school Healthy Snacks with Del Monte

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…lMonteBTS   http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV   As you all know, my princess started her school last Monday and my prince is going to start his preschool on September 2nd. I am excited and scared at the same page. It is a new school for her and she has to make the adjustments. She is a really picky eater but likes fruits and vegetables a lot. Since her school time is from 8.30 AM to 3.30 PM packing her lunch box and snacks is really challeng…

Seepu Murukku

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…uisine, palatial bungalows and temples if you want read more from here. Chettinad cuisine is one of the spiciest and aromatic among Indian cooking. It is really pungent, tangy and hot and the major highlights is the freshly ground masala. They use unique spice mix read from this post. . Not only are they known for spicy cuisine, they are also known more making snacks and sweets. Some of the popular Chettinad snacks and sweets dishes are Kandarapp…

Athirasam/ Ariselu / Aathirasallu For ICC

Athirasam/ Ariselu / Aathirasallu is one of the age old sweets you can find during Deepavali, it is also a must as during Iyer marriages. I ate them a lot during my childhood days, attending marriages especially of uncles and aunts. There are lots of sweets and savory that are made as a part of ‘Seeru” (bride will take along with her while going to husband home for first time). I loved to eat a lot of sweets at that time. My grandma us…

Parippu Vada/ Lentil fritters, Roasted spiced chickpeas: Super Bowl Treats.

…fast food joints in Kerala (we call it thattukada). There in front of the Thattukada you can find small benches and people sitting and enjoying tea (one meter tea) with parippu vada (being one of the popular snacks), and discussing national and local politics. There is also a famous song sung by K.J. Yesudas (Popular singer) is here. In that the lyricist mentions that if eat one you want another one, but if you don’t eat you will not be able to…

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