ASHOKA HALWA | Thiruvaiyaru Halwa

ASHOKA HALWA | Thiruvaiyaru Halwa | South Indian Moong dal Halwa | Step by step procedure with pictures Ashoka Halwa is a famous sweet in Thiruvaiyaru, Tanjore district of Tamil Nadu. This is also known as Thiruvaiyaru Halwa or Pasi Paruppu(Moong dal) halwa in some places. However, North Indian Moong dal halwa recipe is slightly different from this Ashoka halwa procedure. Some of you may tasted … Continue reading ASHOKA HALWA | Thiruvaiyaru Halwa


ADHIRASAM / Ariselu Adhirasam is a Traditional South Indian sweet recipe made using raw rice and jaggery during the time of Diwali and other occasions. Many people feel it hard to prepare this recipe. But if you follow the steps properly you can prepare very delicious adhirasam. Try to use maavu pacharisi and good quality jaggery for this recipe. Click here for other Diwali Recipes. SERVING … Continue reading ADHIRASAM / Ariselu

KESAR BADAM KATLI -Almonds Saffron Burfi

KESAR BADAM KATLI -Almonds Saffron Burfi Badam sweets are very special and they tastes delicious in any form. I have already posted Badam Halwa recipe which is one of my favourite Dessert. Today I am sharing this Katli / Burfi recipe as Diwali special. Saffron makes it more colourful and adds richness to this recipe. Diwali is just round the corner and you may like other sweet … Continue reading KESAR BADAM KATLI -Almonds Saffron Burfi

MYSORE PAK – Indian Dessert

MYSORE PAK – Indian Dessert Mysore pak is a mouth watering Indian Dessert. This scrumptious sweet recipe is prepared using Besan flour, ghee, oil and sugar. The ratio of ingredients used is much important for getting the right texture. Adding oil to this recipe gives a unique texture. Some people use only ghee for this recipe. It depends on individual taste. Let us see the  … Continue reading MYSORE PAK – Indian Dessert

BADAM HALWA – Almond Dessert

BADAM HALWA – Almond Dessert Badam / Almond halwa is a rich and yummy Indian Dessert made using almonds, milk, sugar and ghee. The cooking process is simple and it tastes delicious. This amazing dessert is favourite sweet for many pregnant woman. It is often made during Diwali festival and other important occasions. You may also like other Indian Desserts SERVING SUGGESTION : Dessert, Snack … Continue reading BADAM HALWA – Almond Dessert

SWEET SOMAS – Karchikai / Karanji

SWEET SOMAS – Karchikai / Karanji Somas is one of my favourite Snack. During the festival of Diwali we prepare many sweets. Preparing somas takes some time but it is worth of it. Somas is a deep fried recipe. It has a Crunchy outer later with sweet stuffing inside commonly called as puranam in South India. We can prepare Karam Somas also. But Sweet version … Continue reading SWEET SOMAS – Karchikai / Karanji

SUYYAM – Sweet with Channa Dal

SUYYAM – Channa Dal Sweet (Sukhiyan, Susiyam, Seeyam) Suyyam is a deep fried sweet snack famous in South India known by various names in different regions. During festival seasons like Diwali and Avani Avitam we prepare this sweet. A filling is made with channa dal, jaggery and coconut. This filling is coated with maida(all purpose flour) and deep fried in oil.  I like to prepare … Continue reading SUYYAM – Sweet with Channa Dal