Millet Protein Laddu

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 4 People

This laddu is loaded with protein and when added with ragi flour, it becomes a complete energy ball. I had some leftover urad dal and yellow moong dal powders which I prepared for Janmashtami. I used them to make this laddu and my family loved it. Actually there is no perfect measurements required for this recipe! Still I would like to share what I did to create these beauties! I used cold pressed coconut oil for vegan version, but you can use ghee also which will give a good taste and nice aroma.

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Kalkandu sadham| Candy Sugar Bath | கல்கண்டு சாதம்

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Tamil Month Aadi is considered special for Maa Shakthi. Many rituals are carried out to please her and a variety of offerings are made. One of the popular neivedhyam is Kalkandu Sadham or Candy Sugar pongal. This is mostly made for ‘’Aadi perukku’’ or 18aam perukku. Kalkandu or candy sugar is used for making this sweet. I used Panam Kalkandu which is healthier than normal candy sugar. Try this easy recipe. You can find this recipe on our YouTube also. Please subscribe and share.

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Mango Kesari

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 3 People

Kesari/Sooji Halwa/Sheera is a popular sweet variety throughout our country. Many variations are done by adding various fruit pulps to make it as fruit Kesari. I have already shared 2 Kesari recipes. In this recipe, I have used mango puree to make it as mango Kesari. Try this easy, tasty recipe before the mango season ends!

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Rava Kesari with Palm Jaggery | Karuppatti

Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Kesari/Sheera is usually made with processed rava from wheat and processed sugar. As I wanted to make a gluten free, vegan and healthy version, I used Jowar rava, Karuppatti/Palm Jaggery/Taad Gur/Panavellam as a sweetener and cold pressed coconut oil instead of ghee. A rich source of iron and several other nutrients like magnesium, potassium, and calcium, palm jaggery is not your usual cup of sucrose. It’s a perfect sweetener devoid of any artificial substances and full of natural nutrients. It improves digestion, treats common cough and cold acts as energy booster and helps in weight reduction. Ghee can be used instead of oil and it will definitely enhance the aroma and taste.

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