Desserts & Sweets · diwali

Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun

Gulab jamun is a popular sweet from India, that is primarily prepared using milk solids. Traditionally, it is prepared from khoya(evaporated milk solids). Khoya is mixed with little flour and kneaded into a dough. The dough is then shaped into small balls and deep fried in oil. These deep fried dough balls are then dunked… Continue reading Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun

Desserts & Sweets · Vinayaka Chathurthi

Vella Pidi Kozhukattai|Steamed sweet dumplings

"Pidi" in tamil means "To catch/hold". And vellam means jaggery. So, as the name implies this is a sweet kozhukattai that is made by holding the dough between your palm and fingers.This is an easy to make sweet kozhukattai that can be made quite effortlessly unlike poorana kozhukattai(stuffed dumplings). I'm a big fan of pidi… Continue reading Vella Pidi Kozhukattai|Steamed sweet dumplings