Sweet Semiya

Cooks in : 10 min Serves: 2 people

This is the 200th Post! Thanks all of you for encouraging me with your comments, validations and motivations. Without your support, this is not possible. I am sharing a sweet dish to celebrate this achievement. Sweet vermicelli or vella semiya is a simple sweet dish made out of millet vermicelli and jaggery. Nowadays all kinds of millet vermicelli are available in the market. This dish can be made easily in a few minutes. I used  Foxtail millet vermicelli for this recipe. 
Continue reading →

Tilgul Poli

  1. Cooks in : 30 min Serves: 2 people

Makar Sankranti is one of the important festivals celebrated in different names in different parts of our country. Different sweets like  pongal, poli, ubbattu, payasam or chikkis are made using jaggery. According to Āyurvēda, eating sesame seeds in winter is beneficial for our health. Spiritually, sesame seeds and sesame oil have the ability to absorb and emit Sattva frequencies more than any other oil. On the day of Bhogi, traditionally Poli is made in all homes. I made poli with til (sesame seeds) and Gud ( jaggery) as stuffing and used jowar flour for the outer layer. 
Continue reading →