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Badam Milk is a famous Indian drink made with fresh almond paste and milk. It’s typically spiced with cardamom and saffron, making it a fragrant and flavorful beverage! It’s a delightful drink, but it’s also incredibly filling, both in terms of texture and calories. The drink is always provided during weddings, special occasions, and parties, therefore it’s not something that Indians consume on a daily basis. On a hot summer day, chilled badam milk was…

Thengai Arisi Payasam is a typical payasam that is prepared for festivals. Payasam is traditionally made using dals and jaggery. This is a somewhat different payasam without the use of dals. This recipe is made with uncooked rice, coconut, and jaggery, and it’s delicious. One of the neivedhyam dishes is this. We make one type of payasam for most Hindi festivals, along with other traditional offerings. Payasam made with jaggery rather than sugar is always…

Sweet mangoes, yogurt, and a hint of cardamom go into this creamy mango lassi! While fresh mangoes are still in season, enjoy a refreshing summer drink. Yes, fresh fruits and vegetables are prohibited, but the love of mangoes triumphs above all logic and reason! What is Mango lassi? In the Indian subcontinent  “Lassi” refers to any yogurt based drink. The popular ones are sweet lassi which obviously is sweetened with sugar and salty lassi which…

In India or anywhere in the world, festivals are all about harmony and togetherness. And yes, the fun and frolic of any occasion are simply incomplete without scrumptious food. Food is happiness, and when it’s celebration time its value is even more pre-eminent. Food completes the celebration, it ties people with their culture and reminds one of all the good old memories. In India, winters are almost bidding goodbye, and it’s the onset of the…