Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Deepavali treat !

I am sure my readers and friends are busy preparing for Deepavali. Here are some special recipes for you all from my kitchen to yours. I have added the time taken to prepare some recipes also. Hope you all like them.

                                            SWEETS for DIWALI
Munthiri kothu (Bunch of grapes)
Total time needed - 2 hours
Tamilnadu special Munthiri kothu made of moong and jaggery.
Total time needed - 2 hours

Jangiri - a Urid dal sweet soaked in sugar syrup
Approximate duration - 3 days to soak and 1 hour to fry.
Traditional athirasam: though seems a lengthy process, it is very easy.

Time needed for 15 pieces - 1 hour
Badusha : Will definitely make the family happy:)
Semiya Javvarisi paal payasam (milk kheer)
Time needed - 30 minutes.
Thick rich kheer : great for the Diwali day.
Rava Kesari (sooji halwa):
Time needed - less than 30 minutes
Start your day with kesari for breakfast.

Time needed - 30 minutes
A quick version of mogandhal.

Badam halwa:
Cooking time - 20 minutes ; preparation time - 20 minutes

Carrot Halwa
Time needed for 5 servings - 30 minutes

Mothi Ladoo
Total time needed - 2 hours
Though seems forever, this is a very easy recipe.
Rava ladoo:
Time required - 30 minutes ; extremely easy.
Rava ladoo - surely a quick and easy recipe for beginners.
Microwave milk peda:
Time taken - 15 minutes
Easiest of all sweets , but will make the celebration a grand one.

Time needed for frying - 20 minutes ; preparation time 30 minutes
Sukiyan or susiyam or suzhiyam : Southern Tamilnadu wakes up with this sweet on most of their celebrations.

                                    SPICY SNACKS for DIWALI

 Ribbon pakoda

Easy and quick - will be ready in 20 minutes


Coconut milk murukku


Vazhaikkai bajji 

Bajji and  vadai are ideal for Diwali day's breakfast or with evening tea.

 Masal vadai 

Easiest and quick spicy snack for Diwali. Excess vadai  can be made into vada curry for next day dosai:)

Ulunthu vadai 
Urid dal vadai holds an important place in many Tamil families on Diwali.
Though it needs a more care to get a perfect shape, we can make a ulunthu bonda with this batter also.

                                               HAPPY DEEPAVALI!


Priya Suresh said...

Wow, wat a collection..Fantastic dishes Viki..

Balachander Jayaram said...

lovely dishes........