Tag Archives: Coconut

COCONUT BURFI (KOBBARI BURFI)

This is an Indian sweet dish. This is one of the Diwali sweets. This dish is made from dry coconut and sugar. This dish is mainly prepared in southern part of India. This dish does’t require ghee or oil. So, persons who are health and weight conscious, can have this sweet very well. It is very easy and takes very less time to prepare comparing to other sweets. Let’s see the preparation of this healthy and delicious sweet.   Continue reading →

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AVALAKKI PAYASA (BEATEN-RICE DESSERT)

This sweet is mainly prepared in the southern part of India. This dish is made from beaten rice (avalakki/rice flakes/poha) and jaggery. This dish is offered as naivedyam/prasaad to God during festivals and poojas. Beaten rice is easily digestable. It is fat free and cholesterol free. The most wonderful quality of beaten rice is – it is beneficial for obese and hypertensive people. I am using jaggery here, which is rich in iron and acts as antioxidant. This dish is very tasty and healthy. You will be happy to know that it is easy to prepare and takes hardly 15 minutes. Let’s see the preparation of this sweet dish.   Continue reading →

CHANA DAL BHAJI – DAL VADA

It is an Indian dish. It is prepared in different parts of India in different ways. It is made from chana dal (split bengal gram) and other natural herbs and spices. It is very delicious, tasty and healthy. It is served as snack, but we can serve it with meals as side dish as well. You will be happy to know that it is not as tedious as everybody thinks it is. On the contrary, it is very easy to prepare and takes very less time. Let’s see the preparation of this dish.   Continue reading →

MAJJIGE HULI (KADI)

This is an Indian dish. This is mainly prepared in southern part of India. This is a substitute for curry and sambar. This dish is made from buttermilk and fresh coconut. Preparation of Majjige Huli (also called Paladya or Kadi) is very easy and takes very less time. It will take hardly 15 minutes to prepare this dish. This dish can be prepared with or without vegetables. Here, I am using snake gourd (padavala kai). Lady finger (Bende kai) or Pumpkin (Kumbala kai) are also used to prepare this dish. Let’s see the preparation of this dish.   Continue reading →

KESARI BHAT

This is a traditional Indian sweet dish which is prepared on special occasions like festivals. This dish prepared from rice and sugar. Most of the people like to have this sweet. This is very healthy and this is not very heavy on the sweet content. The preparation of this dish is very easy. And also, it consumes very less time. It will take hardly 20-25 minutes to prepare. Let’s see the preparation of this sweet dish.   Continue reading →