Vishu Sadhya Recipes

Vishu Recipes

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Mango Panna Cotta Recipe - How to make Mango Panna Cotta

Mango Panna cotta
 With Summer stepping in it's the season for Mango mania....and our family simply loves mango.  For most of us summer season gives sweet mango memories of school vacation, those sunny glorious, summer days with endless fun.  When looking for some new mango recipes i was stuck with this mango panna cotta recipe. For anybody new, it's nothing but layered cooked cream and mango coulis. It's again an elegant Italian layered dessert with creamy flavor that beautifully pairs with luscious tropical mango puree.

Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes - Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes
These yummilicious cupcakes were in my to do list for a long time....i happened to stumble upon this recipe from here.  The Ingredients were very simple and came out super good. These cute little cupcakes were really adorable and mind blowing. It had a rich chocolaty flavor and super moist texture.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Rose Milk Recipe - Summer Cooler Recipes

Rose Milk Recipe
 Summer is in the doorstep and will be peak by the  month of July and August here in uae.  It's time to jump into something cool, and this summer i will be  filling up with some cool recipes. The first recipe that came to my mind was this simple drink, rose milk. Who doesn't go crazy for this pink colored pretty drink.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Hot Chocolate - Home made Hot Chocolate - Single Serving

Hot Chocolate
 A perfect mug of hot chocolate is a wonderful treat on winter day. This easy homemade hot chocolate will satisfy your carving for something hot and chocolaty.  I tried this recipe from Hershey's website and we all loved it.  I enjoyed having with a dollop of whipped cream, the blend of hot and cold were fabulous.  So simple and can be made in a jiff.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Bombay Toast Sandwich - Bombay Vegetable Sandwich Recipe

Bombay Toast Sandwich
 Bombay toast sandwich is a popular sandwich commonly available in the streets of Mumbai. It is made with potato stuffing along with vegetables, green chutney and grilled to make it crispy & perfect sandwich. Easy and tasty snack that can be packed up for picnic or for kids lunch box.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Eggless Tutti Frutti Cake - Tutti Frutti Loaf Cake

Eggless Tutti Frutti cake
I was actually looking  for a  recipe to put my loaf tin to use and ended up in baking this tutti frutti cake. For me tutti frutti and plum cake always relates to Christmas and Easter. I wanted to post this for Easter so went ahead with this simple recipe.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Pasta with Spinach Pesto - Spinach Walnut Pesto Sauce

Pasta with Spinach Walnut Pesto
Finally i found some way to make my little one intake some green leaves. She call it as green pasta. Nowadays i am interested in trying out different pasta recipes and using various type of pasta's.  I saw this recipe in a cooking channel long back, and happened to note it down.  As most of the Italian recipes call for pine nuts i substituted it with walnuts. They were creamy and such ineluctable when had hot, that both my hub and mithu had it with great gusto! Sure to be loved by kids.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Kathi Roll Recipe - Aloo Kathi and Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll

Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll
Kathi Rolls or otherwise wraps/frankie's is a  popular street food, originating from Kolkata, India.  Over years it has undergone many variations and is now almost available in every cities. They are prepared with whole wheat parathas stuffed with various fillings. Perfect to go as a meal for any time or as a snack.

Green Chutney - Coriander Chutney for Chaat Recipes

Green Chutney
Green chutney is a versatile Indian condiment that can be used in various chat recipes. This katta meeta dip is prepared with mint and coriander leaves along with lime juice and some spices. This chutney can used as base in different dishes. Goes well with both south indian and north indian snacks. I usually prepare it and store it to use in sandwiches or sometimes as a dip etc., etc.,.. It is sure a keeper recipe.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Wheat Rava Payasam / Rava Payasam/ Semolina Kheer

Happy Chithrakkani / Tamil New year to all my viewers. 

Rava Payasam
As Tamil Varuda Pirappu is just in the doorstep i thought to share this easy recipe. Chithrakkani/Tamil Varuda Pirappu falls on 1st Chithirai month of tamil Calendar. People welcome it by preparing sweets and some special recipes. Temple visit is a must on this day and all temples will be crowded with people.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Parippu Curry - Kerala Parippu Curry / Dal Curry

Kerala Parippu curry
Dal is an ineluctable part of Indian diet.  It's a practice in South India to serve parippu with ghee first on sadhya/feast. It tastes awesome that goes well with pappadam/appalam and will be loved by all ages.  I love the parippu podi served in restaurants with ghee.. In Kerala, parippu curry is prepared with moong dal and coconut paste...

Friday, April 11, 2014

Vishu Sadhya Recipes - Happy Vishu kanni - Parippu mudhal Payasam Varai

  Happy Vishu Kkani to all my viewers..

Vishu is an Indian festival celebrated in the state of Kerala. It fall on the first month of Medam as per Malayalam calendar, i.e on the first of Medam. It normally falls on April 14th. This year it falls on April 15th.  April 14th comes Chitraa kkani(Tamil New year).

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Kadala Parippu Pradhaman / Channa Dal Pradhaman

Kadala Parippu Pradhaman
I have already posted some payasam recipes but all are milk based and this one is made with jaggery syrup and coconut milk. My amma used to make moong dal /pasi paruppu payasam usually during festivals and i remember i was not a big fan of jaggery payasam those days. But now, missing my amma's preparations i started to love every recipes.

Inji Puli - Puli Inji Curry Recipe - Sadhya Recipes

Inji Puli Recipe
 Puli inji is a popular condiment of Kerala which is prepared during festivals and weddings and no feast is complete without it.  It is prepared with fresh ginger and is a combination of sweet, sour,'s my favorite.  It is usually prepared the before day of feast and will be perfect by the next day to serve. Yummy to go with curd rice...

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

OIan Recipe - Easy and Quick Potato Oalan Recipe

Olan Recipe
Festivals always takes me back to my childhood days and brings a nostalgic mood.  All festival  begins with my mom being busy in the kitchen from the eve of the festival either it be onam, diwali, vishu etc.,. Usually during Onam and Vishu it is said that the sadhya/feast should be prepared before 12' O clock and the first sadhya will be served to Lord Krishna and then to the family members.  

Beetroot Pachadi - Kerala Style Beetroot Pachadi recipe

Beetroot Pachadi
Beetroot pachadi is usually served during Onam and Vishu for sadhya / feast.  It's has really an appealing and rich color that makes us to taste atleast once. Normally i was a person who don't taste all the items that is served on sadhya/ feast, but nowdays i have made a habit to taste all items at least once.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Sambar Recipe - Drumstick and Shallots Sambar Recipe

Sambar Recipe
Will there be any south indian who doesn't like sambar.  Sambar is a staple part of south indian meals and is quite common among the households of south india. Each household will have their own unique way of preparing it.  Though i kept on postponing, i know any food blogger should have at least one sambar recipe in their blog. So i thought to post my favorite sambar and  blog it here.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Palada Pradhaman - Kerala Pradhaman Recipe

Palada Pradhaman
There are a lot of payasam and pradhaman recipes in Kerala cuisine, but the most vibrant and popular among them is Palada Pradhaman.  It is liked by most of the keralites. The one i have prepared is using, readymade ada. Traditionally the preparation of ada  itself is time consuming and requires lot of patience.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Chena Vazhaikka Erissery - Yam and Raw banana Erissery -Vishu Sadhya Recipes

Erissery recipe
Erissery is yet another traditional recipe prepared during onam and vishu and forms part of wedding sadhya vattam also. It is prepared in different ways in different district's of  Kerala. This is the way which my mom used to prepare.  It is my hub's favorite and so he asks to prepare during special occasions. My little one is not found of traditional recipes expect her love for sambar.

Aviyal - Kerala style Aviyal - Vishu sadhya recipes:

Aviyal Recipe
Aviyal is dish that is common and most popular in Kerala as well as Tamil Nadu sadhya recipes.  As Vishu is approaching i thought to share some traditional recipes.  This is one of  my mom's delicacies and no feast/ sadhya is complete without aviyal.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Senai Kizhangu Varuval / Elephant Yam Roast Recipe

Senaikizhangu Varuval
 This is one of my all time favorite. My mom makes chena/senaikizhangu in different ways, sometimes with a combo of  potato, which i will be posting later. Her recipe is such a finger licking one, that my friends request to make it whenever they come to home.