Desserts

Whether you were born with a sweet tooth or just like to ocassionaly indulge on sweeter side of things, this page should have something for you. We here at Indian Simmer love to end or for that matter begin our meal on a sweeter note so no wonder this page has the longest list of recipes. Look around and see what suits you better.

I was putting her to bed and as usual she says Maa, kahani (Mom, story). My already tiny, box of stories was almost empty this time. I couldn't think of any new friendly dragon or a lion king's story. But then somehow I ended up telling her about this...
This eggless delicious cake is made with whole wheat flour, yogurt, and a whole boiled orange. There is no artificial flavor used & the secret of this Orangey tasty cake is – The Whole Boiled Orange which makes it tasty. The combination of orange and coconut are simply delightful...
Malai cake is delicious, rich cake with a flavor of thick cream and it’s a perfect tea time partner. Creamy malai makes this cake so soft it just melts in the mouth. Cream refers to “MALAI” – It is a thick yellowish layer of fat and coagulated proteins that form...
If you grew up in India like me then I'm sure you must have memories of Indian summer and if you remember that summer, then there must also be kulfi somewhere there. Well! I have some fond memories of those summer evenings. In our town, like any other...
First of all let me just give a nice pat on the back of all the mothers and mothers to be out there! The world would never be the same without you. Now being a mother myself I know what a difficult yet satisfying job it is to make...
This post was supposed to come on Monday before Diwali and for the Food Day. I support Meatless Monday so this was going to be my contribution to the website for the Food Day celebration. But then I pulled a back muscle real nice and landed on the bed....
Sitting in the balcony I would look at all those women wrapped in beautiful red sarees, sparkling their gold jewellery, with the best makeup on, holding pooja ki thali (a big plate with all necessities for pooja) with both their hands heading towards the shiva temple right behind my...
Summer is here in full swing. We are all enjoying the seasonal produce, trying to experiment with new recipes and also enjoying some old favorites. Food Network thought it would be great to kick off the summer fest again. So they teamed up with some food bloggers and brought...
After missing a flight, then running almost a half marathon across the airport and juggling with a hungry and sleep deprived toddler, we finally managed to land at the opposite end of the country! Sending a warm hello from a windy and chilly California! We are visiting San Francisco,...

Chocolate Cake

We are having so many 'firsts' lately. Yesterday we had another one. "Papa's first Father's Day". This was his first opportunity to be pampered as a daddy and he was loving every second of it. Little monster wished him in her own way by jumping on his face with...
Last one week was a bit of an emotional roller coaster for me and my friends and family. Some fabulous highs and then some sudden lows. I was confused how to take it all in and then I met Kulsum online and we started talking. As usual she knew...
I've been spending a lot of time on twitter lately. I mean its sort of getting out of hands now. With a toddler at home, my life is crazy as it is right now and twitter is making it crazier! But I can't help it, it is so much fun!...