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Carrot & Ricotta Cheese Pudding (Halwa)

Carrot halwa is one of my most favorite desserts and one of the first things I learnt to make!! My family loves this, especially my sister. This post and this halwa is dedicated to her :) I used to make this… 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

Uppu Seedai & Vella Seedai – Janmashtami Special

Tomorrow is Janmashtami or Gokulashtami. It is Lord Krishna’s birthday and it is celebrated with much pomp and grandeur in the homes and temples of India.

And I believe Lord Krishna was a total foodie!!! That’s why the number of… Continue reading

Ariselu/Aathirasallu/Adhirasam – ICC Feb

This month’s Indian Cooking Challenge, an event started by Srivalli of ‘Spice your Life’ was to make the most popular south Indian sweet. Ariselu/Adhirasam as they are called, are a must for all auspicious occasions. The recipe might look… Continue reading

Gulab Jamun – Indian Cooking Challenge


This month’s Indian Cooking Challenge was everybody’s favorite dessert – Gulab Jamun. Indian Cooking Challenge is an event hosted by Srivalli. This is my first entry for this event :). We had to make gulab jamuns from scratch, making even… Continue reading

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