Nankhatai, like any traditional shortbread biscuits, is made of flour, sugar, and butter. The flour used in Nankhatai can be of one’s choice, some use only gram flour (besan), some others mix refined flour and gram flour, also semolina is mixed with the flour by some….
‘Laddu’ is round-shaped sweet or dessert made out of flours, sugar, and fat/ghee as the main ingredients. There are variety of laddu preparations and no festival is complete without this sweet temptation. …
Sago, the tiny, white, opaque globules made from tapioca roots resemble pearls and when soaked in water, blooms up and becomes translucent and looks like glass beads….
In south India, sundals are prepared during festivals, especially during Navratri and Ganesh Chaturthi.
‘Sundal’, a dish from Tamil Nadu ideally prepared from any one of the different legumes/pulses that is boiled and stir fried with grated coconut and a tempering, the most common being the chickpea sundal (kadala sundal). These are easy to prepare, nutritious, and protein-rich….
South Indian’s most loved snack or should I say breakfast. Though it is a snack, it mostly accompanies the other breakfast foods – what I mean is that in restaurants, even if you order idli, or dosa, or pongal, a medhu vada is served along with your order….
Next in the series of savory snacks prepared during Diwali and Krishna Jayanthi is this ‘Thenkuzhal’.
These pictures were taken before I seriously started blogging, and I haven’t prepared this after that. Hopefully will update with newer images soon….