Home-made Savories

By: Kamakshi

Sep 07 2011

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Category: Food


Focal Length:35mm
Shutter:1/8 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 550D

For Ganesh Charurthi, we Tamilians make the Lords favorite delicacy called modak at home, as a part of the Prasad or blessings from the God. These are sweet dumplings made from rice flour, filled with coconut shreds, and jaggery seasoned with elaichi (cardamom powder). Needless to say, mom’s a fantastic cook, and despite not having a sweet-tooth, I gladly consume a few pieces of the savory without second thoughts.


5 comments on “Home-made Savories”

  1. Those certainly look delicious!

  2. […] a sign that ends the festivities in the household. On the day, food offerings include home-made Modaks and kheer or payasam made from Dal instead of rice. LD_AddCustomAttr("AdOpt", "1"); […]

  3. These always make me so hungry lol! Guess I’ll go downstairs to the fridge haha xxx

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