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Vazhakai Jamun / Raw Banana Jamun

Bored of preparing curries or stir fries using Raw Banana / Vazhakai ? Then, try these yummy jamuns prepared using raw banana which is also called vazhakai in Tamil.

Vazhakai Jamun is a yummy twist to our popular sweet dish Gulab jamun. The raw banana is boiled and mashed without any lumps is mixed up with maida, rava milk powder etc to get a soft dough. The dough is further prepared into small balls, deep fried into batches and soaked in a sugar syrup to get a delicious sweet. This is one of the perfect way to make our kids to eat veggie.

Ingredients :

1 Raw Banana / Vazhakai
1/2 Cup Milk Powder 
4 Tbsp Maida 
1 Tbsp Rava 
1/2 Tsp Ghee 
Oil for Frying 

For Syrup :

1 Cup Sugar 
1 Cup Water 
3 Elachi Crushed 

Method :

For Sugar Syrup :

Add sugar and water in a thick bottomed pan and bring it to boil.

Then add crushed elachi and simmer the flame for 5 mins.

Once done, remove from the flame and keep aside.

For Jamun :

Pressure cook the raw banana and mash it completely without any lumps.

Add milk pow…

Paal Pongal with LAL HIT Integration ! #SayNoToFoodPoisoning

New Year Wishes to all my friends !

Hope you all had a rocking New year with a great fun and enthusiasm. I am sure that everyone must be tired of parties and get togethers. Once all the fun comes to an end, the biggest challenge comes in cleaning the house to get ready for the next traditional festival which falls on the mid month of January. It's nothing but our Pongal which is also popularly known as Thai pongal in Tamilnadu. Pongal is a four day fun filled thanks giving festival which is celebrated in order to thank the sun and farm animals that helped the farmers to get food.

The first Pongal ritual which we follow every year to welcome prosperity and good health is cleaning and discarding the old things from house. The cleaning process starts from a week before the festival and the useless things are thrown into fire on a Bhogi day in order to please Lord Indra so that he blesses with plenty of harvest. 
I am very much excit…