Sweet Kozhukattai / Vella Kozhukattai Recipe / Ganesh Chaturti Special

Sweet Kozhukattai / Vella Kozhukattai ~ Sweet dumplings of rice-flour filled with coconut, jaggery and other goodies. Lord Ganesha sure knew a thing or two about good food. His favorite dish is this sweet dumpling made with steamed rice, called Kozhukattai – also known by these other names: Kozhakkattai, Vella (jaggery) Kozhukattai, Modak, Kadubu, Kudumu, … Continue reading

Tamarind Rice / Temple Style Puliyodarai

Tamarind Rice / Temple Style Puliyodarai ~┬áRice mixed with tamarind sauce and an aromatic South-Indian spice mix If you grew up in Southern India, I bet this brings back memories of the yummy puliyodarai / puliyogare / kovil pulisadham served as prasadam in temples on special occasions. There was always something different about the ones … Continue reading