Jalebi, or Jilapi, or Jilawii (and sometimes Zulbia) is a sweet popular in countries of the Indian Subcontinent. It is made by deep-frying a maida flour batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in the subcontinent during Ramadan and Diwali. Now some interesting history […]
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Soft, spongy , succulent Gulab Jamuns using Skimmed milk powder to make it a low fat version. Great colour on the exterior, crack free and smooth spongy inside totally absorbing the syrup.
Madeleines are very small sponge cakes with a distinctive shell-like shape acquired from being baked in pans with shell-shaped depressions. Video Recipe Interesting history: According to one story the name “Madeleine” was given to the cookies by Louis XV to honor his father in-law’s cook Madeleine Paulmier. Louis first tasted them at the Chateau Commercy […]
Delicious eggless chocolate mousse made from leftover bananas, chocolate and cream. It’s truly a mouthwatering dessert.This has been the simplest mousse I have made so far and the easiest also. You need hardly 3 ingredients :). It took me 15 minutes to make it and 30 minutes to set it…what else do you need
Crepes made with all-purpose flour/Kahlua liqueur and stuffed with ricotta cheese and berries filling.They turned out so soft that they melted in mouth. It has become one of my favorite Valentine Day’s recipe
Simple heart shaped chocolate candies made with melted choco chips and sprinkles.Yesterday I made Chocolate cups and had some melted chocolate leftover. The best way to use that was by making some good looking candies:)
Chocolate bowls are handy treats for holding candies, other chocolates, truffles, berries, strawberries, wafers and more.They can serve as an amazing dessert especially on the upcoming Valentine’s Day
Double ka meetha is a bread pudding dessert of fried bread slices soaked in hot milk with spices, including saffron and cardamom. Double ka meetha is a dessert of Hyderabad. It is popular in Hyderabadi cuisine, served at weddings and parties. Double ka meetha refers to the milk bread, called “Double Roti” in the local […]
Delicious kesar badam pista kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert made from milk, mawa and pistachios.After an amazing Diwali week, there are so many sweets in the house that I was confused how should I put them to use. I decide to use all the mawa burfis in this recipe and it turned out […]
Coconut Rava Ladoo is a traditional maharashtrian sweet made during Diwali festival. It’s extremely rich as the main ingredients are semolina, ghee, raisins and coconut. Ingredients 1 cup thin semolina/rava ½ cup grated coconut ½ cup sugar 1 tsp cardamom powder […]
Chocolate peda is an easy 3 ingredient recipe made from mawa, cocoa powder and sugar.
Rava Besan Ladoo Recipe Rava Besan ladoo is an indian sweet made during Diwali. Rava and besan together adds crunchiness and softness to the delicacy
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Modak Pedha made from ricotta cheese and condensed milk is the easiest and delicious sweet which can be offered to Lord Ganesha during Ganpati Festival.This recipe has only 3 ingredients and is amazingly delicious and soft. I would like to mention special thanks to Uttara who generously offered me to use her Modak mould without […]
Chocolate cake full of almonds and made in 20 mins from scratch in microwave!
Aamras Recipe Aamras is a popular dessert in Rajasthani cuisine and Marwari, Maharashtra, Gujrati homes, especially during festivals. The pulp of a ripe fruit is extracted usually by hand or nowadays in blender and consumed along with chapati. At times ghee and milk are added to the pulp to enhance its flavor. Now sugar is […]
Plum Lassi Recipe Simple lassi made with plum and greek yoghurt. Ingredients 2 plums 1 pack of 8 oz. greek yoghurt with honey 1/2 cup of water Method In a […]
Date Walnut Cake Recipe Made with dates, walnuts & wheat flour this cake is sugarless, butterless and eggless amazingly tasty.This recipe was shared by my friend Anagha Godbole on Epicurean Delights Group. The simplicity and healthy factor of the recipe tempted me to try it at the first place:) It came out so moist that […]
A sweet, simple and easy dessert made from yoghurt, strawberries and multigrain crunch cereals. This large parfait can be made for a delicious breakfast too.
Nutella Brownies are brownies made from just 3 ingredients nutella, flour and eggs. They are amazing soft and taste amazing with ice-cream.
Cancer Institute Foundation (CIF) Kitchen Khiladi Contest 2013 was a huge success with participants from all over the bay area, esteemed judges, CIF volunteers and amazing audience.Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, India is a Hospital and Research Institute delivering free cancer care for thousands of poor patients over the past 50 years. You can read more […]
A pancake is a thin, flat, round cake prepared from a batter and cooked on a hot griddle or frying pan. Pancakes are one of most popular breakfast items in the United States and in some other countries around the world. We especially enjoy having pancakes with maple syrup, and coffee. Sometimes we tend to […]
Nankhatai is a shortbread cookie from India. It is very close to ‘Pecan Sandies’ in United States. It is made from flour, sugar, clarified butter and nuts.There is interesting history behind origin of Nankhatai. Nankhatai originated in Surat, a large port city in Gujarat.
Shankarpali is a snack popular in Maharashtra, India. It is traditionally enjoyed as a treat on the Diwali holiday. It is rich in carbohydrates, making it an instant source of energy. Shankarpali is made from a dough of milk, sugar, ghee, maida, semolina and salt. The mixture is made into dough and then mechanically cut […]
It is the simplest pineapple jam made with 4 ingredients which are pineapple pulp, lemon, sugar and water. It is the perfect jam to spread on toast or you can eat a spoonful to satisfy your sweet tooth. It hardly takes an hour to make it. This homemade pineapple jam is healthy and without any […]
Puran Poli is a traditional type of sweet flatbread made in India in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Goa. The stuffing is known as puran and the outer cover is known as poli. The puran is made by boiling chickpea lentils with a pinch of turmeric for color and the poli is made from […]
Fried Modak is sweet deep fried wheat dumplings stuffed with jaggery and coconut filling. These are made as offering to Lord Ganesh during Ganesh Chaturthi. They are very famous in Western Maharashtra.
Boondi ladoo is a round shaped indian dessert made from chickpea flour and soaked in sugar syrup. Boondi Ladoo is a great, mouth watering snack-time dessert and is a must have at all special occasions all over India. Boondi Ladoo recipe is a definate bookmark for all dessert lovers:)
A modak (Marathi: मोदक, Modaka) is a sweet dumpling popular in Western and Southern India. The sweet filling inside a modak is made up of fresh grated coconut and jaggery, while the soft shell is made from rice flour, or wheat flour mixed with khava or maida flour. The dumpling can be fried or steamed. The steamed […]
About Payasam Payasam is a part of Onam Sadya which is a traditional Prasad thali in Southern India.The best and most popular Payasam dishes are found in the temples of Guruvayoor and Ambalappuzha. In the Ambalappuzha temple, Payasam is served as part of a tradition, based on an ancient legend. The legend states that Lord […]
About Sheera recipe This is my favorite sheera and is made especially during satyanarayan pujas. The star ingredient in this recipe is banana. It adds so much flavor to the recipe. I made this sheera as a Prasad for Janmasthami pooja.This was the first time of me celebrating Janmasthami at home. The feeling was so […]
About Cupcakes The cupcake evolved in the United States in the 19th century, and it was revolutionary because of the amount of time it saved in the kitchen. There was a shift from weighing out ingredients when baking to measuring out ingredients. According to the Food Timeline Web, food historians have yet to pinpoint exactly […]
Rabdi is one of the easiest desserts. Rabdi is a sweet, condensed milk based dish made by boiling the milk on low heat for a long time until it becomes dense and changes its color to pinkish. Sugar, spices and nuts are added to it to give it flavor. It is chilled and served as […]
About Chocolate Coconut Truffles Writing this post makes my mouth water! The truffles turned out amazingly sinfully delicious! Though me and ritesh finished all of them…Sigh! But now you guys can definitely make this super simple yet mouthwatering truffle. Common who doesn’t like Chocolate???Chocolate Truffle name derives from the usual shape they take as the […]
About CheesecakeAfter tasting my first cheesecake in New York, I got inspired to try it out on my own and it turned out great. Cheesecake is believed to have originated in ancient Greece. Historians believe that cheesecake was served to the athletes during the first Olympic Games held in 776 B.C. However, cheese making can […]