Pal Therattipal or Palkova

Therattipal | Palkova – Gokulashtami Recipe

I had intended to make Palkova or Therattipal for Gokulashtami this year but time ran away with me. 🙂 Primarily because I was enjoying a wonderful 5 Concert series in the run-up to Krishna Jayanti. So on Gokulashtami this year I settled for the quick and easy Mosaru Avalakki, Aval Payasam,

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Puli Aval | Chintapandu Atukula Pulihora

Atukula Pulihora | Puli Aval – Gokulashtami Recipe

These past few days have been so busy that I have not been able to try any new recipes for Gokulashtami. But it has been a happy few busy days attending 5 beautiful concerts, working on new projects, learning new kritis, etc. so I have no complaints. 🙂 However, I could

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This is the picture of Pongal made with Barnyard Millet, known as Kuthiraivali Pongal in Tamil, Udalu or Kodisama Katte Pongali in Telugu

Kuthiraivali Pongal | Udalu Katte Pongali |Barnyard Millet Pongal

I made Kuthiraivali Pongal or Barnyard Millet Pongal (known as Udalu Katte Pongali in Telugu) for lunch this weekendat the recommendation of my aunt. It turned out to be surprisingly light on the stomach and quite delicious. Making this dish also encourages me to explore the world of millets quite some more. In

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Belgavi Kunda

Belgavi Kunda – Recipe by Swapneel Prabhu

When I made Dharwad Peda last year, I had written about how that sweet and Belgavi Kunda are dear to me from my childhood. Both these sweets were a once-in-a-year treat when Dixit Uncle (Amma’s colleague and a dear family friend) went on his annual vacation to Belgaum. We do get

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Carrot Kheer or Gajar ki Kheer

Carrot Payasam | Gajar ki Kheer

Carrot Payasam (Gajar ki Kheer) is a concept alien in my home. However, it seems to be very popular in many a South Indian home and so I decided to give it  shot. It was quite easy to make and my first thought was that it was a drinkable version of Gajar

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Apple Cinnamon Sheera or Suji Halwa

Apple Cinnamon Sheera (Apple Pie Inspired Semolina Pudding)

Till very recently Sheera for me was always to be enjoyed in its pure form or as Rava Kesari. Then I made Pineapple Sheera. This was followed by Mango Sheera and I was hooked. I am exploring classic flavours that can be incorporated into Sheera and made this Apple Cinnamon

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