Authentic Recipes from the Kitchens of Shriya, Nithu & Arthi!

Seven Cup Cake / 7 Cup Cake

Posted by on Oct 22, 2011 in Desserts | 7 comments

I was thinking about some easy recipes and I got idea of making this seven cup cake recipe. One of friends told about this sweet. When...

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Badam Puri / Almond Puri

Posted by on Oct 22, 2011 in Desserts, Slideshow | 6 comments

I wanted to make some sweet which we don’t make often. Suddenly I got an idea of making this Badam puri. My sister-in-law makes this...

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Palkova / Milk Cake

Posted by on Oct 21, 2011 in Desserts, Featured | 9 comments

Palkova is a delicious and simple milk sweet. Though it is little time consuming, I love to make palkova. By adding nuts to palkova, we...

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Palada Pradhaman – Rice Flakes Kheer

Posted by on Sep 2, 2011 in Desserts, Featured, Indian Festival | 9 comments

Palada Pradhaman is a popular dessert dish from Kerala, South India. It is prepared with rice flakes, milk and sugar. This pradhaman is...

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Moong dal Payasam (Kheer) – Lentil Pudding

Posted by on Apr 6, 2010 in Best of ST, Desserts, Featured | 19 comments

I’ve already posted a different version of Moong Dal Kheer in ST. I made little changes and tried this version. It came out really...

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Boondhi Laddu – Gram Flour Laddu

Posted by on Mar 11, 2010 in Best of ST, Desserts, Featured | 5 comments

Laddu is an Indian sweet which is often prepared during festivals or any special occasions at home. You can also see Laddu at many temples...

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Sweet Pongal for Makara Shankranthi

Posted by on Jan 15, 2010 in Desserts, Featured, Rice dishes | 3 comments

Sweet Pongal is one of the signature dishes made on Makara Shankranthi or Pongal festival. I got to spend this Pongal with my parents...

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Paal Kozhukatai

Posted by on Sep 15, 2009 in Best of ST, Desserts, Featured, Indian Festival, Vinayagar Chaturthi | 12 comments

I  got this recipe from my sister. She used to make it for special ocassions and “Paal Kozhukatai” is one of my favorite...

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Gokulashtami Special – Vella Seedai/Sweet marbles

Posted by on Aug 13, 2009 in Appetizers, Desserts, Slideshow | 10 comments

Today is Gokulashtami. This festival is celebrated for lord krishna and it’s his birthday.  This festival is called in different...

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Coconut and Rice Kheer – Thengai Arisi Payasam

Posted by on Aug 11, 2009 in Best of ST, Desserts, Featured, Indian Festival, Navratri Recipes | 6 comments

Kheer or Payasam is an Indian dessert made for festivals and special occasions. Coconut and Rice kheer is popular in South India and I...

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Badam Kheer – Almond Kheer

Posted by on Feb 27, 2009 in Desserts, Featured | 8 comments

Badam Kheer/Almond Kheer is a popular drink in India. It is so simple to make but also a rich and creamy dessert. My mom and I love it. I...

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Jeera Poli – Sugar Syrup Pancakes

Posted by on Jan 27, 2009 in Desserts, Featured | 7 comments

Jeera Boli is one of the yummy sweet made in South India. Jeera means Sugar Syrup. Poli is pancake. It is a type of pancake made of All...

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Happy Pongal 2009

Posted by on Jan 14, 2009 in Misc | 4 comments

Just wanted to wish all our readers a Happy Pongal! For those who are unfamiliar with Pongal, (not to be confused with the south indian...

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Thiruvadirai Kali – Arudhra Darshan Festival with Kali

Posted by on Jan 10, 2009 in Desserts, Featured, Indian Festival | 3 comments

Thiruvathirai Kali (Rice Pudding) is South Indian sweet dish made on the festival of Thiruvadirai. Thiruvadhirai or Arudhra Darshan...

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Basundi-Creamy Milk Pudding

Posted by on Nov 11, 2008 in Desserts, Featured | 16 comments

Basundhi is one of my and my Husband’s favorite sweets. We love  Adayar Anadha Bhavan’s Basundhi to the core. It used to be...

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Baklawa – The Sweetheart Middle Eastern Dessert

Posted by on Oct 16, 2008 in Best of ST, Desserts, Featured, Middle Eastern | 27 comments

Baklawa is a signature middle-eastern dessert and is a favorite favorie favorite sweet of mine. I used to pester my hubby often to get...

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Rasmalai

Posted by on Mar 15, 2008 in Desserts, Diwali Recipes, Featured, Indian Festival | 71 comments

  Rasmalai (rasa malai to some) is an Indian delicacy often categorized as a Milk Sweet. It is made from Paneer (Indian cottage...

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Neyyappam – Rice Pancake

Posted by on Feb 27, 2008 in Desserts | 27 comments

Neyyappam is another type of Indian pancake (sweet) which is made in Kerala. I had a neighbour called Aartee who is a wonderful cook. She...

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