Thambittu (Roasted Gram & Jaggery Laddus)

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My grandmother, now in her eighties belongs to that generation of women whose lives revolved around the kitchen. Preparing food and delicacies to keep the family well fed and nourished seemed to be the primary motive for these women.

Food affects us on so many levels, the physical, emotional, psychological, intellectual, et al. A good dinner means sound sleep. A good breakfast keeps one going through the day and a good lunch means that you are well nourished for many years to come.

And women of my grandmothers generation understood this well. A good meal even once a day requires multifarious efforts. Sourcing the ingredients, planning the outcomes with the … Continue Reading

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