Palli Paakam (Palli Chikki/ Peanut Fudge)

Blogging Marathon# 27: Week 2/ Day 7 Theme: Traditional Dishes Dish: Palli Paakam/ Palli Chikki/ Peanut Fudge I have another traditional sweet that my mom made during her recent visit. Chikki is one of those dishes I stay away because of my lack of experience with sugar/ jaggery syrup consistency. I always end up with the wrong consistency and thereby messing up the dish.

Bedmi Poori

Blogging Marathon: Week 2/ Day 3 Theme: Traditional Dishes Dish: Bedmi Poori Today’s traditional dish is from the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a poori stuffed with spiced urad dal paste. The end result is this slightly different pooris that are very filling and delicious.I followed the recipes from Valli’s and Vaishali’s posts. My pooris didn’t fluff up like Vaishali’s, but they tasted great anyway.

Pappu Chekkalu/ Thattai

Blogging Marathon# 27: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Traditional dishes Dish: Pappu Chekkalu/ Thattai Today we begin the second week our month long blogging marathon. Theme for the next 7 days is going to be traditional dishes. I rarely make traditional dishes myself because I’m not comfortable making them. My mom makes excellent traditional dishes and it’s sad that I have never watched her making them so I can learn to make them myself. My mom made us quite a few traditional dishes during her recent visit and lucky for me I clicked pictures of some of them, hoping to…

Gutti Vankaya Kura (Dry)-Stuffed Eggplants Curry

Blogging Marathon# 27: Week 1/ Day 1 Theme: Occasions – Andhra Feast Dish(es): Gutti Vankaya kura, Kanda Bachalikura & Dosakaya Pappu April 1, April fools day, the day I started the job that I recently resigned 8 years ago and today I am starting my first ever month long blogging marathon. I have done month long Vegan Mofos before this, but never blogged continuously for 30days. I’m joining my fellow marathoners on a month long non-stop blogging marathon. What’s interesting is Valli gave us 4 different themes for the 4 weeks of April. So each week we will be sticking…