Sundal

Sundal are tempered Black chickpeas that are prepared in south India to offer to Gods. They also make a good protein filled mid-morning or evening snack. Ingredients: Basic: ¾ cup Black Channa, soaked Overnight in water 2tbsp grated Coconut Salt to taste Roast and Grind: 1 tsp Urad Dal ½ tsp Channa Dal 1 Red…

Til-Gud Laadu

Celebrate the warmth of Harvest festival with sweetness of Til-Gud laadu/ Til Ladoo. Ingredients Sesame seeds (til) lightly roasted1 1/2 cups Jaggery (gur) chopped1 cup Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon Method Grind sesame seeds and jaggery to a coarse mixture using a mixer. Transfer the mixture onto a plate, add green cardamom powder and mix…

Til-Gud Poli

Til Gud Poli, or Sesame Jaggery flatbread is a sweet chapatti that is typically prepared during the festival of Makar Sankranti. Sweet, soft and delicious, it take time to prepare but is nevertheless worth the effort. Different parts of India prepare this flatbread in different ways. While gram flour is used in the state of…

Til-Gud Vadi

Warm up your tummies during this winter with this healthy packed with lots of iron and protein and very simple tilgul vadi! Happy Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Uttarayan! Ingredients: 3 cups roasted and roughly crushed Sesame seeds (Til); 1 cup roasted and crushed peanuts (Shengdane); 2 cups chopped jaggery (gud); ½ tbsp Water; 1 tbsp…

Batatyacha Sheera – Boiled Potato Pudding

#5 of 30: Birthday Surprise for Hubby The Potato Sheera or Aalu-ka-Halwa has the boiled-mashed potatoes cooked in ghee with sugar and saffron strands. The delectable sweet dish, This Sheera/Halwa is best enjoyed on fasting days with chopped nuts as garnish.   Ingredients Boiled and Finely Mashed Potato: 300 gm (4-5 medium size) Sugar –…