Banana Payasam

Banana Payasam / Banana Kheer Prep Time: 2 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 17 mins + 10 mins (cooling time) | Serves: 2 – 3 I made this Banana Payasam / Kheer for this year Navarathri. Both my kids don’t prefer eating over ripe banana’s. The over ripe banana’s were staring…

Chakka Pradaman

Chakka Pradaman Prep Time: 5 mins | Cook Time: 10 mins | Serves: 4 Ingredients Chakka Varati/Jack-Fruit Jam – 1/4 cupBoiled Milk – 1/4 cupCoconut Milk – 1/4 cup + 1/4 cupWater – 1/4 cup To Temper Ghee – 1 tbspChopped Cashew Nuts – 1 tspChopped Coconut – 1 tsp Method In a pan mix…

Chakka Varati/Jack-fruit Jam

Chakka Varati/Jack-fruit Jam Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 20 – 25 mins | Makes – 1 bowl Ingredients Chakkai/Jackfruit puree – 2 cupsGrated Jaggery – 1 cupCardamom Powder – 2 tspGinger Powder – 1 tsp (Optional)Ghee – 3 tbspWater – 1/2 cup Method Remove the seeds carefully from the fruit and wash the…

Karadaiyan Nombu Festival

Karadaiyan Nombu Significance of Karadaiyan Nombu Karadaiyan Nombu or Savitri Vratham is a popular fasting observed among the hindu culture. This fast observed by married women for the longevity and well-being of their beloved husband. It is believed that Savitri got her husband back on the first day of the Tamil month Panguni. This vratham…