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Bamboo Rice Payasam

Bamboo Rice Payasam

Wish you a Happy Vishu filled with love, peace, hope and joy through out the year. Hope you get blessed with unending happiness and love of your close ones. None of the south indian celebrations feel complete without payasam, it maybe Parippu (dal) payasam, semiya (vermicelli) payasam, gothambu (broken wheat) payasam and so on. Here let's take a look at how to make bamboo rice payasam. INGREDIENTS Mulayari / Bamboo rice 1 cups Jaggery 300 gms Thin coconut milk 3 cups Thick coconut milk 1 cups Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp Sliced coconut 3 tbsp Cashew nuts 8-10 nos Raisins 10-12...

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Fugiyas - East Indian Balloon Bread

Fugiyas - East Indian Balloon Bread

Fugias are made during Easter, Christmas and other important events like weddings, etc., by the East Indian community of India. It is a popular recipe, which is traditionally served with curries like chicken, pork or beef.  Ingredients 2 cups All purpose flour(unsifted) 1/2 cup whole wheat flour sifted 1 beaten egg 7.5 tbsps Sugar(3 tbsps per cup) 1.5 tsps Yeast in 1 cup warm water 200 ml canned Coconut Milk Pinch of salt Add extra Milk or Coconut Milk if required Instructions In 1 cup of warm water add 1.5 tsps of yeast with a pinch of sugar and leave...

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Ugadi Special Wheat Appam

Ugadi Special Wheat Appam

We, at Daily Kneads, wish you and your family a very Happy and Healthy Ugadi and Gudi Padwa.  We hope this New Year fills you with energy, enthusiasm, and gratitude. Ugadi is celebrated as a New Year by the people of the Telugu and Kannada communities in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. In Maharashtra, this New Year festival is known as Gudi Padwa. It is a time for celebration and none of it is complete if we don’t have a delicious feast. After a heavy lunch we take a nap or spend time with our loved ones and then when...

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