Tuesday, November 19, 2013


I have wanted to try out basundhi for a long time. Couple of weeks back , hubby and myself where on the 6 day sahsti veredham. It was a devine week with lord muruga, and I made this delicious bsundhi on the 6th day day to celebrate Soorasamharam.

Hope you try out this sweet and simple dessert for your next veredham!

Makes 2 servings

Milk – 3 Cups
Sugar – ¼ Cup
Pista /Badam – 10
Saffron – few strands
Cardamon /cardamom extract – a pinch 

  • Heat the milk in a pan, over medium flame.
  • Keep stirring until in reduces to one-third of volume.
  • Keep stirring at regular intervals, to prevent burning at the bottom of pan.
  • Add the sugar,cardamom and pista/badam and keep stirring until the sugar dissolves for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from stove and cool completely. Serve chilled.

Diwali Cupcakes - Eggless Vanilla with Fondant toppers

Here are my cupcakes for Diwali. Sorry for a very late Diwali post my friends. 

I have been taking cupcake orders on request for a while now. So these are some eggless vanilla cupcakes with fondant toppers that I made for Diwali. Please contact me for price and details at chitra_visalakshi@yahoo.co.in. Do follow us on facebook for future updates. 

I had so much fun making these fondant toppers. I was so glad to hear great feedback from happy customers. I also made a batch for my friends, along with some homemade murukku!