Desserts & Sweets

paal payasam/ ambalapuzha paal payasam

Paal Payasam or Ambalapuzha Paal Payasam

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

There is nothing ever matches the taste and flavor of the paal paysam made at Sri Krishnaswami Temple at Ambalapuzha, a small town at Alappuzha district in Kerala. Paal payasam is made every day as […]

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mulayari payasam

Mulayari or Bamboo rice Paysam

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Mulayari or bamboo rice is one of the nature’s hidden treasures  and the payasam made out of bamboo seeds  is a very special payasam from Kerala.With a wheat like texture, this creamy and rich sweet […]

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ilayada/pazham ilayada

Ilayada or Banana Ada, Diwali Special Sweet

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Medium

pazham ilayadaHappy Diwali to you all. I have been living in Kerala since my birth and the spirit and enthusiasm deepavli or diwali brings to Keralites has been par with  any other parts in India. […]

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Therali Appam or Kottappam or Kumbilappam- Diwali Special Sweet Dish

Therali Appam or Kottappam or Kumbilappam- Diwali Special Sweet Dish

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Diwali, the festival of lights. Like any other festivals in India, diwali is also not complete without any sweets. Sweets have always been the highlight of all the festivals in India, sweets add so much […]

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therali appam/ kumbilappam/ kottappam

Happy Diwali 2018

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

I wish you all a Happy Diwali, may millions of lamps illuminate your life with endless happiness and prosperity, health and wealth forever. Wish you and your family a happy diwali once again! Diwali, the […]

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kadachakka puzhukku

Breadfruit with coconut and jaggery or Kadachakka Puzhukku

Serves: 4

Time: 00:25 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Strips of breadfruit is slow cooked in coconut milk and sweetened with jaggery. I am a big (VERY BIG!) fan of kadachakka puzhukku, period. I have a very strong childhood memories associated with breadfruit or […]

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rice and mung bean payasam

Rice and Mung Bean Payasam

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Another classical dessert from Kerala, which makes it’s appearance in all most special events. The rich, creamy texture and the crunchiness of mung bean(cherupayar) and rice is something you may find it hard to resist. […]

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pongala payasam

Pongala, a scrumptious offering to goddess

Serves: 4

Time: 00:35 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Pongala is a traditional and delicious offering made by females to their goddess of liking. Pongala is normally made at temples during festivals and made to celebrate any auspicious at home or anywhere. Pongala is […]

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besan ladoo

Besan Ladoo

Serves: 4

Time: 00:20 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Yet another famous ladoo recipe from India and a must have sweet during Diwali celebrations. Every North Indian household makes this during Diwali and distributes it among the neighbors. This recipe gives about 16- 20 […]

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ari unda

Ari Unda/ Sweetened Rice Balls

Serves: 4

Time: 00:25 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Ari unda or sweetened rice balls or rice ladoo is one of the most famous and traditional sweets in India. I could easily say that ladoo is one of the  most versatile sweets of India […]

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