Wishing you all Happy Sankranthi. Sakkare Achchu (Sugar Mould dolls) are the traditional Sankranthi Recipe. This is a specialty of Karnataka. Sankranti is not complete with out making these beautiful sugar dolls/sakkare achchu.
Ellu (sesame seeds) bella(jaggery) along with other ingredients is a perfectly balanced mix for the month of January. It has protein, calcium, oil and iron from the ingredients, which are required for our body to rejuvenate from the winter weather. As we all know in every part of our country Sankranthi festival is celebrated, though each state has its own name for this festival, basically celebrating the harvest. At this time of the year, weather will be cold and dry, the main ingredients we use to prepare the dish for this festival is til/sesame seeds and jaggery along with nuts and coconut, which makes it an absolute health snack for the winter
ALong with the ellu bella we make this Sakkare achchu as well. For the recipe Click HERE on SAKKARE ACACHU
Have a Happy Shankranthi!
Dry Jamun or Kala Jamun recipe with detailed video instructions.
This Dry jamun is another mouthwatering recipe I learned from my friend Vidya. Dry jamun is as the name says jamun served without the sugar syrup. It is as tasty as traditional Jamuns with an additional awesome flavor from the Coconut.
First time I had this dry Jamun along with Bonda soup at my friends place. It was a rainy winter evening when we visited my friend Vidya’s house Hot bonda soup and cold dry jamun was waiting for us :) Yum… this was the best combination.
Here is the recipe of the dry jamun,
Basundi is rich and creamy , delicious milk based sweet. Though the traditional way of preparing basundi is time consuming, it is worth every minute:) Basundi is prepared by boiling and reducing the milk to ½ the original quantity, and some sugar, saffron and nuts. You can serve basundi warm or chilled with nuts and dried fruits .
This milk dessert is served with poori as well.
Other sweet recipes CLICK HERE
Poori Recipe :Poori Recipe