GUR KA HALWA

This scrumptious no-sugar and low-fat semolina pudding, flavored with saffron and cardamom, is a healthier version of the traditional Suji Halwa; great for the cold weather and ideal for festivals Ingredients: ½ C Milk 1 pinch Saffron 2 C Water 100 – 120 grams Gur (Jaggery) – adjust sweetness ¾ tsp Cardamom powder 6 – 7...
A simple milk powder fudge, soft, rich, moist and with the flavors of Horlicks, which comes together in less than 5 minutes! Ingredients: ¼ cup milk ¼ cup ghee ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup horlicks 1 cup milk powder Few strands saffron ½ tsp cardamom powder 1/4 cup slivered almonds Full recipe: Easy Horlicks Milk Powder Burfi

Malai Laddu

Its that time of the year again! Time to wipe the dust off the box of festive decoratives, tucked in the back of the storage. Time to pull out the stash of sarees and salwar kameez you've been collecting over the years, to decide which ones gonna make it...
Badusha or balushahi are soft, flaky deep-fried pastries dipped in a sticky cardamom, saffron & rose flavored syrup. Celebrate Diwali (Indian festival of lights) with this delicious homemade Indian sweet! Ingredients: For the dough, All-purpose flour - 1½ cups Salt - ½ tsp Baking soda - ½ tsp Butter - 1½ tbsp, cold Yogurt - 4...
Today is an auspicious day for Hindus. Navami, the ninth day and last day of Navratri. Navratri is this nine day long celebration of all the various forms of Maa Durga and today it comes to its climax. It is believed that Lord Rama, the most virtuous hero in...
Sabudana Vada Tots: Who doesn't know about popular Sabudana Vada. A super simple recipe with just a few basic ingredients make for a quick and delicious vrat food. We just gave it a little makeover to make it more appealing for the little ones too. Malai Kofta This Paneer Malai Kofta...
There was this big mandir (temple) bang in the middle of a very busy market, in our town. A short walk from a bustling bus station, next to a row of pan walas and juice stalls, across the street from sabzi mandi (farmers market) and at the opening of a long...
Smooth, creamy and delicious homemade yogurt, flavored just with naturally sweetened dates; no added sugar, no preservatives, no gelatin; just pure and decadent healthy yogurt. Ingredients: 500 ml full cream milk (boiled and cooled) 2 tsp milk powder ½ cup dates, pitted 2 teaspoons plain, unflavored yogurt Full recipe: Easy Homemade Sugar Free Dates Flavored...

Sheer Khurma

Sheer Khurma literally means”milk with dates” in Persian, in this festival vermicelli pudding prepared by Muslims on Eid ul-Fitr. It is a traditional Muslim festive dessert, for celebrations. This dish is made from dried dates.This special dish is served on the morning of Eid day in the family after...

Malpuha

Malpuas are rich, soft deep fried pancakes which are soaked in saffron flavoured syrup and eaten warm topped with rabdi or just chopped almonds and pistachios Ingredients: 1 cup (200 grams) fresh cream 4 tbsp plain flour (maida) Ghee for frying 1 cup sugar 2 tbsp Milk 2 tbsp chopped dried fruits 1/2 cup Instant Rabdi Method: Mix the...
My brother was always the dessert person among the two of us. If mummy would let him he'd just live on mithais. I on the other hand never had a sweet tooth growing up. Aloo chaat and samosas were better loved friends of mine. Except for a few pet dishes I tried...

Apple Halwa

One day, the idea of blending apple with the Indian Halwa came to my mind. So the new recipe was born:)!! And it was a super hit.. Ingredients: apple-6 condensed milk- 1/2 tin Desi ghee / Butter- 2 spoon sugar-1 cup milk-1/2 glass cardamom -6 almonds-a handful(finely chopped ) Full recipe: Apple Halwa