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Chikku(sapota) Pudding

An evergreen tropical fruit bearing tree…Its benefits are umpteen…Less expensive and can be had without much pinch in your pocket…A delicious sweet fruit…It is known as sapota or sapodilla in English..Usually we have it just scooping out the flesh and having it..even that is delicious…Then this time thought of making pudding…and it was very tasty..It did not set very well…lack of enough gelatin…next time will make it all right…

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Mango bread pudding

Mango bread pudding…this is an awesome combination…I had lots of mangoes with me and was searching for a unique dish to do with that with no proper recipe available..all are used up by people..Like jack fruit, mangoes can’t be preserved that well..so you have to finish then and there without waiting for it to rot..Juice we always make and nothing new about it..then I thought “why not combine with bread and make pudding??!!!…That is how I ended up making this sweet dish.. You can add more condensed milk if the sweetness is less. It is your personal preference. Add nuts…

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Bread Pudding (double ka meetha)

This dish is a Hyderabadi sweet..I remember having this dish when we were stationed in Vizag,,,an important port city in South India..The biggest city in Andhra Pradesh..The easieast dish possible…all you need is some bread , milk and sugar. This sweet tastes good when eaten warm..not necessary to wait for cooling. An easy dessert that can be prepared in a jiffy.

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Jack fruit preserve and sago payasam

This Vishu I thought of making something different…I always end up making vermicelli payasam, the easiest one..I had jack fruit preserve and made this payasam combined with sago, the most nutritious of all payasams..

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Orange Halwa

As the name suggests, halwa made out of orange juice…”Halwa” originated from Middle East…Meaning sweet…then we started making different combinations…Malabar halwa is the best in all…I had a set of forgotten oranges in the fridge…then the idea of making halwa stuck me…why not?? it was r

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Sugar cane jelly

Sugarcane belongs to the grass family. Benefits of sugarcane are umpteen. People usually have it as juice…it is a source of natural sugar and boosts your immune system and also an instant energy booster.  A good source of antioxidant..Even diabetics can have the juice without tampering the sugar l

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Banana Halwa with jaggery

Calicut is famous for halwa especially banana halwa. You do not get this in any other parts of Kerala. Even if you get one, nothing to beat Calicut halwa. I had never thought of making halwa since it was available in plenty at hometown. Getting bored with the heavy rain and flood in Chennai and to p

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