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Urad Dhal Laddu / Minapa Sunnundalu

One of the traditional sweets in South India, nutrient-rich Urad dhal laddu helps you have healthy indulgent during festivals. It is also known as ‘Ulutham laadu’ in Tamil Nadu and ‘Minapa Sunnundalu’ in Andhra.

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Diwali Legiyam / Diwali Marundhu

Diwali Legiyam

On Diwali day, every South Indian Brahmin household prepares and relishes ‘Diwali Legiyam’, a herbal medicine the first thing in the morning. The celebration starts thereafter with oil bath, new clothes, pooja, lighting earthen diyas, bursting crackers and of course gobbling an array of delicious homemade sweets and snacks.

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Badam and Makhana Milk Masala

A cup of warm, flavourful drink serves to be an elixir in winters. It instantly soothes our body and soul altogether. One such drink is ‘Badam and Makhana Milk Masala

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How to Steam the Sprouts | Steamed Sprouts

Sprouted foods are best eaten when they are steamed or cooked. Consuming raw sprouts is not advisable especially for grains, as it is susceptible to bacteria that causes food-borne sickness.

Sprouted food always taste better when it is soft but firm. Sprouts get cooked fast so when overdone, it becomes mushy. Here is a guide on steaming sprouts to the right texture.

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