Maavilakku maavu recipe (Rice flour lamp)

Maavilakku is rice flour lamp made especially for Puratsai viradham,adi viradham,thai maadham and for karthigai deepam.It is prepared by grinding freshly soaked rice with jaggery ,cardamom and sesame oil.The prepared dough (maavu)is then placed on a banana leaf and lit for neivedhyam.After the ritual(poojai) ,it is offered as prasadham.You can also use store bought rice… 

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Homemade Ghee

As I have been making lot of sweets for Diwali ,I have used almost 2 liters of ghee so far.Still running out of ghee and sugar everyday.So thought of making a post on Homemade ghee from butter.I never buy ghee from the stores for they are very expensive and doesn’t smell that good too. Homemade… 

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How to make Puttu flour

Homemade Puttu flour is always the best one to make soft puttus because of the time we give for each process from soaking the rice,drying,grinding and sieving .And also we use the best quality of rice. So I always prefer making my own puttu flour and refrigerate for later use.Puttu four is usually made with… 

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Homemade paneer

Paneer(cottage cheese) is quite easy to make at home.Paneer is a good source of calcium and protein.It is used in many Indian recipes for desserts,gravies,pulaos and many more. INGREDIENTS 1 litre full fat milk 3 tbsp lemon juice METHOD Bring the milk to boil in a heavy bottomed vessel.Turn off the heat,after 5 mins add… 

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chena recipe

Chena is a key ingredient used in many delicious milk sweets like rasmalai,rasgulla,kalakand etc.Chena is prepared by curdling the milk using any one of the following items like lemon juice,orange juice,vinegar or curd. INGREDIENTS Full fat milk 1 litre Lemon juice 2-3 tbsp METHOD Boil milk in a deep bottomed vessel.When it boils switch off… 

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Szechuan sauce

Szechuan sauce is a bright coloured sauce made from dried red chillies and used in the Chinese cuisine.Very easy to make them at home and tastes great than the readymade sauce for the store bought sauce have lot peservatives in it. INGREDIENTS 15 dried red chillies 5 garlic pods 1 inch size of ginger 1/2… 

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