Diwali Festival

Unni Appam

Unniappam recipe

Unniappam is a dessert recipe made in Kerala during the Onam festival. It is a popular offering to gods and is very easy to make. Ingredients: Rice (1 cup) Yellow Banana ripe (2, skin pealed) Jaggery (1 cup) Oil to deep fry Method: Wash and soak it in water for 2 hours. Drain away the …

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Gathia Sev

Ingredients: Besan / Bengal Gram Flour( 2 cups) Carom seeds (2 tsp) Oil (quarter cup to knead) Baking soda (a pinch) Salt (1/2 tsp) Oil to deep fry Method: In  a mixing bowl, add bengal gram flour/besan, carom seeds, oil, baking soda, salt and mix well. Add water to make a smooth dough. The dough …

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Rava ladoo

Rava ladoo is very simple to make and made with only 4 ingredients. It is a combination of Semolina, sugar, some ghee and dry fruits. Ingredients: Cashew nuts(roasted in ghee, 1 tbsp) Semolina(1 cup) Powdered sugar (1/2 cup) Cardamom powder (a pinch) Ghee(1/3 cup, melted) Method Heat a pan, add semolina and broil it in …

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Diwali special : Karinji

Kariji is a sweet dish made with refined flour and stuffed with coconut, poppy seed and dry fruits. It is deep fried for a crisp finish. Ingredients for 10 karinjis: For the dough: Maida/Refined flour (1 cup) Semolina( 1/3 cup) Ghee/unsalted butter(1 tbsp) Salt( a pinch) Milk (1/3 cup, warm) For the filling: Dried shredded …

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Besan ka Ladoo

Ingredients: Cardamom (4, skin pealed) Ghee/Clarified butter (1/3 cup) Bengal gram flour(1 1/2 cups) Cashew-nuts(1 tbsp) Sugar(powdered, 1/3 cup) Method: Heat a pan, add of ghee or clarified butter in it. Once the ghee melts, add 2 cardamom into it and besan or bengal gram flour into to. Stir on a very low flame. The besan …

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Achari Bhakarwadi

Achari Bhakarwadi is a delicious tangy and spicy teatime snack and on my list of all time favorite snack. Ingredients: For the dough Besan/Bengal gram flour(1/2 cup) Maida/Refined flour(1/2 cup) Salt (1/2 tsp) Turmeric powder (a pinch) Asafoetida powder(a pinch) Chilly powder( a pinch) Oil(1 tbsp) Water(1/3 cup) For filling Dried shredded coconut(1 tbsp) Poppy seeds …

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