What happens when you live in a place where the most common things you have seen in an earlier part of your life, becomes a rare sight? Your eyes will always wander in search of those things and once you see it then you become super excited, nostalgia hits you and you want to make it your own the very… Read more →
Category: Sweet snacks
During childhood, sunday evenings were always spent in front of the TV watching Doordarshan movies. All the homework and assignments for the next week would be finished by sunday afternoon. Evening movies and the cartoon Jungle Book was not a thing to miss. Also, my amma would make nice snacks for the movie time. She made cutlets, noodles, diamond cuts,… Read more →
Gulab Jamuns with Milk Powder!
I am adding a sweet recipe to the blog after quiet a long time. I believe, gulab jamuns are the best for come backs! This a quick and lovely jamun recipe. Hope you all will love it. These are the ingredients for gulab jamuns! This makes about fifteen to twenty gulab jamuns. Milk powder- 1 cup All purpose flour-… Read more →
Easy Fruit Preserve!
Sometimes, fruit prices become cheaper than usual. If my husband visits the shop on those days, he will buy almost all that he can carry back home. Then I will have no space for keeping other things in the fridge for the next few days. I always feel that apples are his weakness. Because, everyday he buys apples and never… Read more →
Easy Carrot Halwa !
Carrots!! I love them. Carrot halwa is something I always love to eat with vanila ice cream. I made carrot halwa with loads of ghee, powdered nuts and milk so that, it is really good for little Jebu. Let us see how to make that easily. Ingredients: Finely grated carrots- 3 medium, 250 gms approx Condensed milk- 1/2 can… Read more →
Kerala Style Ladoo!
I have a sweet tooth problem. While I was carrying my little Jebu in my tummy, I gave my hubby a tough time by asking for all the Indian sweets I craved for. It started with dal fritters(parippu vada), followed by kozhukkattas, and ended up with ladoos, jalebis and halwas. In Singapore, these are not available everywhere and he… Read more →
Home made Ellunda (Nutrient packed sesame seed balls) !
Ellunda is almost everyone’s favourite. The store bought one’s that we get are mostly made of jaggery and white sesame seeds. But this recipe is about a more healthier version, which is made with black sesame seeds and palm jaggery. While amma made this during our childhood, my brother and me would be sitting beside her, patiently waiting for her… Read more →
Banana Fritters with Dates Filling!
Whenever we come back to Singapore after the vacation in India or when someone visits us from India, we make sure that we have brought along some raw naadan Nenthra pazhams( a kind of banana) with us. In Singapore, it is not common to find Nenthra pazhams in the local shops. So, our kitchen cupboards will mostly be occupied… Read more →