Category Archives: Festival dishes

Til ki chikki – How to make til gud ki chikki recipe – Till ki chikki

Til chikki is a special winter season snack made with white sesame seeds and jaggery and a very traditional Indian sweet.  This chikki is an ideal snack to be had in the cold winter season.  Til chikki is especially prepared during Makar Sankranthi festival (kite flying festival) where it is exchanged between friends and relatives.

Saffron flavoured rice kheer recipe – How to make saffron rice kheer – rice pudding recipes

Saffron rice kheer is an Indian version of rice pudding made with basmati rice, sugar, chopped nuts and flavoured with saffron strands.  Kheer, a rice pudding, is an Indian dessert which is made during auspicious occasions like Diwali, Navaratri and other special occasions.  It is served generally at the end of the meal.  This kheer

Diwali sweets recipes – Collection of Diwali sweets – festival recipes – Diwali 2019

Kaju katli or kaju katri or kaju barfi recipe – diwali sweets recipe Rose flavoured coconut ladoo – How to make coconut/nariyal ladoo with rose syrup – Diwali recipes Coconut ladoo recipe with condensed milk – easy Diwali recipes Malai ladoo or paneer ladoo recipe – diwali sweet recipe Mysore pak recipe – How to

Diwali snacks recipes – collection of 5 easy Diwali snacks 2019 – Diwali recipes

Diwali or Deepavali is one of the festivals which holds lot of importance in the Indian community.  It spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair.  Diwali festival typically extends over a five day period. HAPPY DEEPAVALI 2019!! The five days of Diwali : Day

Modak recipes for Ganesh Chaturthi – Different modak varieties – modak recipes

Maha Ganapathi, the elephant headed God, is the best known and the most revered God in Hindu religion who is offered prayers first before any other God.   Ga means Buddhi (intellect),Na meansVignana (wisdom) and Pathi means the Lord. Ganapathi means the one who is the Lord of intellect and wisdom.  Lord Ganesha is not just worshiped on this day, but is worshiped

Mango kesari or sheera recipe – How to make mango kesari recipe – mango recipes

Mango sheera or kesari is a very popular dessert which is made with fresh mangoes or canned mango pulp. Kesari as it is called in South India, is very similar to sooji halwa in North India.  It is an Indian sweet dish made with mangoes, semolina, sugar and garnished with raisins and nuts. The making

Shrikand recipe – How to make kesar elaichi shrikand recipe – Maharashtrian recipes

Shrikand is a very popular sweet dish in Maharashtra and Gujarat and is best served with puris or as a dessert. Shrikand is made especially during summers and is very simple to make too. The sugar is well blended with hung curd and flavoured with nuts, saffron strings and cardamom powder.  If you prefer fruit

Til ke ladoo or sesame seeds ladoo recipe – How to make til ke laddu or til gul ladoo recipe – Sankranti recipes

Til ke ladoo or til gul laddu is a very popular Maharastrian sweet dish made during Makar Sankranti which is a Hindu festival celebrated on 14th January every year. This ladoo is made with sesame seeds, jaggery and ghee. It is a tradional winter sweet because it is consumed in winter months as til is

Urad dal murukku recipe – How to make urad dal thenkuzhal recipe – diwali recipes

Urad dal thenkuzhal or murukku is a very traditional and common snack made during Diwali festival in South Indian households, especially in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.  It is prepared with rice flour and urad dal flour.  This murukku is done in bulk as it stays good  for 2-3 weeks.  Here in this recipe I have

Shakkarpara or shankarpali recipe – How to make shakkarpara or shakkarpare recipe – Diwali recipes

Shakkarpara  or shankarpali is a popular sweet snack in Maharashtra and Gujarat.  It is generally made during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi or Diwali or any special occasions.  Shakarpara or shankarpali is rich in carbohydrates, an instant source of energy.  They are crispy deep fried sweet snack made with all purpose flour (maida), milk, ghee and