Pori Urundai

Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 4 People

Karthigai Deepam/Thirukarthigai is a traditional festival celebrated on the full moon day of Karthikai month by many. Earthern lamps are lighted in and around the houses and in Thiruvannamalai Temple, which is the Agni Sthal of Lord Shiva, it is celebrated in a grand manner. Pori Urundai is a traditional sweet made as Neivedhyam for this festival using puffed rice known as Aval Pori and New Pori. For a change, I used Jowar puffs for this recipe and it is as tasty and crunchy as the regular Urundai. Try this recipe for the upcoming festival. Karthigai Deepam wishes to all.

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Pumpkin Vermicelli Payasam | Kheer

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 4 People

Vermicelli kheer/payasam is a traditional recipe prepared mostly in all parts of India and I have already shared a recipe with ragi vermicelli. This is a fantastic twist to the traditional recipe where yellow pumpkin puree is added. I have used Pearl Millet Vermicelli for this recipe, but any millet vermicelli can be used. Pumpkin has a lot of health benefits and it gives a great taste and colour to the dessert. Try this easy recipe for any occasion.

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Bajra Sattu Laddu

Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 4 People

Celebrate this year's Diwali with healthy sweets made out of millets. I have posted a variety of sweets and snack items using various millet flours. This laddu recipe can be prepared in no time. Bajra is rich in omega-3 fats, magnesium, potassium, fibre, and other nutrients that help lower blood pressure. Sattu/roasted gram powder/pottu kadalai maavu is an easy source of protein. Sattu is rich in iron, sodium, fibre, protein, and magnesium. This recipe can be prepared in no time. Try this for the upcoming festival.

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Bagala Baath

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Semiya Bagala baath is a delicacy which is prepared with vermicelli and curd. Purattasi month starts from tomorrow and it is considered very auspicious for Sriman Narayanan or Perumal. Different varieties of Prasad are offered to him and one of the easiest and tasty dish is Bagala Baath. It can be prepared either with semiya or rice. In this recipe I have used millet vermicelli. Try this recipe for the upcoming Purattasi/Bhadrapad month.

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Paan Modhak

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 4 People

Ganesh Chathurthi wishes to all !! May Sri Ganesha remove all the obstacles from our life. Modhaks are the special offering for this festival. After offering a rich feast to Him, Ganesha may need a paan to digest the food! This paan modhak recipe is a perfect offering to round off the feast! I have used paan leaves and paan stuffing including gulkand for this recipe. The outer covering is made of millet poha. Try this mouth watering recipe tomorrow!

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