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Thiruvadirai Kali & Kootu

Yesterday was Thiruvadirai. Thiruvadirai is a festival celebrated in the Indian states of Tamilnadu & Kerela. This festival celebrates the dance form of Lord Shiva (Nataraja) and falls on the full moon day, on the Thiruvadirai star in the Tamil… Continue reading

Banana Coconut Fudge (Burfi)

What’s your favorite fruit? I know there would be so many different answers to that question. Now let’s try this – which is the fruit you eat most often? I’m sure banana tops that list! Well, it does in mine… Continue reading

Sabudana Kheer – Tapioca Pudding with Coconut milk

Have you ever tried the sticky rice in coconut milk and mango at a Thai restaurant? I have and I love it! This pudding is my take of that dessert, I have used tapioca pearls instead of sticky rice and… Continue reading

Surul Puri – Crispy, flaky sweet pastry!

Surul Puri is my mom’s specialty. These are flaky, airy, crispy deep fried bites, that just melt in your mouth :). They are almost like eating puff pastry, but without all that fat and guilt. These layers are made with… Continue reading

Rava (Sooji/Semolina) Laddu – Easy!!

Navaratri started on the 7th of October 2010!! The festive season has begun!! As kids, we used to love this season. Its like the Christmas time in the US with festivities that go on for 10 days!! South Indians celebrate… Continue reading

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