Sugarcane Juice Pongal (Cheruku Rasam Pongali in Telugu and Karumbu Chaaru Pongal in Tamizh) is a version of Sweet Pongal in which Sugarcane Juice is used as the sweetner. The taste is quite unique and surprises many who taste it. :)
Bellam Garelu or Pakam Garelu are the traditional medu vada dunked in jaggery syrup.
This traditional festive dish is not known much outside Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and I hope this recipe encourages more people to try it.
Devonshire Honey Cake is a simple cake that celebrates the flavour of honey in the best possible way.
The recipe for this delicious tea cake is easy to follow and I hope you do try it.
Bellam Paramannam is a traditional kheer made in Andhra Pradesh with rice, jaggery, and milk.
This rice and jaggery payasam is a must during weddings and all important festivals.
Chak-Hao Amubi Kheer is the Manipuri Black Rice Kheer.
It is nutty, creamy, and absolutely delicious. The lovely purple colour sure adds to the charm. :)
Kheer Komola is a wonderful payasam made with juice oranges.
It is a super simple dessert recipe that essentially needs just milk, sugar, and oranges.
I loved the flavour of this Kheer Komola and it is going to become a staple in my home.
Minapa Sunni Undalu (also called Sunnundalu) are laddus made with roasted udad dal, jaggery, and ghee.
This traditional recipe from Andhra Pradesh yields 20 small laddus and is very very easy to make.
Do try it these delicious Minapa Sunnundalu this Diwali! You can make about 20 laddus in less than 45 minutes.
Paradi Payasa | Jaradi Payasa is a traditional kheer from the South Canara district of Karnataka.
Popularly made in Udupi and Mangalore, this payasam consists of tiny cooked morsels of rice flour batter in coconut milk and jaggery.
Quite reminiscent of Ada Pradhaman from neigbouring Kerala. :)
While I have always known that Odisha was famous for its sweets like its neighbour Bengal, the range of the sweets has come as a revelation after I started blogging. This week, I got the chance to try another traditional Odisha sweet called Suji Kakara Pitha, thanks to the Recipe Swap challenge that I am...
By now most regular readers of this blog must be familiar with the monthly challenges of the Shhhhhh…. Cooking Secretly group that I am a part of. This month, we are cooking dishes from the state of Jharkhand and I chose Dudhauri as the dish to make with my secret ingredients of milk and sugar. ...