Vinayagar Chaturthi Recipes

Vinayagar Chaturthi also known as Pillayar Chaturthi or Ganesh  Chaturthi is one of my most favorite festival from childhood. I love going out with my father to  buy the vinayagar made out of clay and the umbrella for vinayagar. Even now this festival is very special for me. I love collecting terracotta vinayagar statues and I add one to my collections every year.

Puran Poli Recipe

Puran Poli Recipe is a very popular, traditional sweet flat bread prepared during special occasions and festivals. It is known as bobbatlu in Telugu, obbattu, holige in Kannada, puran poli in Marathi and boli in Tamil and Malayalam. There are many variation of this recipe. I have used bengal gram dal and coconut to make this boli.


Ellu Kolukattai Recipe

The outer covering for this is the same as Vella kozhukattai but the inside stuffing is prepared with jaggery and sesame seeds.Have you referred how to prepare the outer covering for the kozhukattai, shall we go to prepare the stuffing? Ready, Ok let us learn how to make Ellu kozhukattai using this easy recipe.


Vella Kozhukattai Recipe

Today we will see how to make Vella kozhukattai with kadalai paruppu poornam following this easy recipe.


Medhu Vadai Recipe

Medhu Vadai Recipe is a popular snack or breakfast dish which is usually served with coconut chutney and sambar.Let us learn how to make medhu vadai/ulundu Vadai (South Indian Style) following this easy recipe.


Pesara Pappu Payasam Recipe

This is a very traditional Tamil Brahmin style of making paruppu payasam. It does not require coconut milk. I have already posted the Kerala style of preparing Paruppu payasam with coconut milk.

Pesara Pappu Payasam

Ellu Urundai Recipe

It is made with jaggery and sesame seeds. Jaggery as you all know is rich in iron. So here is a wonderful way in which you can enjoy the health benefits of both sesame seeds and jaggery. Now let us learn how to make ellu urundai following this easy recipe.

Ellu Urundai Recipe

Ila Ada Recipe
Ela ada is a traditional Kerala dish made with rice flour, coconut-jaggery filling and then steamed wrapped in banana leaf. It is a very healthy and tasty dish which can be had as an evening snack.


Paruppu Vadai Recipe
Festival cooking is usually done without onion and garlic. Since now it festival season, I am posting paruppu vadai without onions. This vadai is prepared with kadalai paruppu (channa dal) and tur dal.

Paruppu Vadai Recipe