Karnataka Style Veg Palav - Video Post

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This paticular variation of Pulao is very popular in the state of Karnataka and is called as PALAAV.
Karnataka being in the coastal belt uses a lot of coconut in the cooking ,so does this Palav. A flavorful masala is ground using fresh coconut,mint leaves,corriander and whole spices like jeera,cloves,cinnamon etc.
 A one pot wholesome meal that can be done in less than 30 mins and most importantly has an array of flavors and tastes that will pep up your tastebuds wanting you to have some more.

Preparation Time : 15-20 mins
Cooking Time : 25-30 mins
Complexity : medium
Serves : 3-4 people generously



Sakkarai Pongal | Jaggery Rice Pudding - Video Post

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Sakkarai Pongal is a very common neivedhiyam offered to the lord and served as Prasad to the devotees. This Sakkarai Pongal is slightly different from the Pongal we make during Makara Sankranthi / Pongal Pandigai .

Here ,in this recipe , the main ingredients are rice and jaggery while the Pongal that is prepared on the eve of Sankranti is made using Rice,Moong Dhall,milk and jaggery where in the rice and dhall are cooked in milk until they are soft and mushy. Compared to the long drawn process ,this is very quick and easy to make.

Chaitra Navratri,Ugadi,RamNavami,Tamil New Year ,Vishu - with all these festivals lined up in the next 10 -15 days prepare this delicious mouth watering Sakkarai Pongal and treat yourself as well as your family.

Preparation Time : 15- 20 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 2-3
Complexity : medium



Karamani / Lobia Sundal | Black eyed beans Stir fry

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Now that its time for Chaitra Navratri, I shall be posting some recipes that are Satvik and can be made as prasad/offering/bhog during the Pooja period. Yesterday I posted the recipe of
Verkdalai Sundal / Peanut Stir fry . Today's recipe is also on the similar lines. Normally for Navratri a different variety of sundal is made on all the 9 days as an offering.

Preparation Time : 5-6 hrs
Cooking Time : 25-30mins
Complexity : Simple
Serves : 3-4 


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