Category Archives: Sweet dish

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

Oats peanut ladoo recipe – How to make oats groundnut laddu recipe – ladoo recipes

Oats peanut ladoo are a healthy and tasty ladoos made with oats, unsalted peanuts, jaggery and cardamom powder.  This is a no ghee no sugar recipe.  Peanuts ooze oil when ground, which helps in binding these ladoos. The natural oils in the peanuts helps to bind the ladoos without use of the ghee or milk.

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

Milk kesari recipe – How to make milk kesari (paal kesari) recipe – Indian sweet dishes

Milk kesari is one of the popular south indian sweet dish, which is prepared during festivals and other special occasions.  It is also called as paal kesari (paal means mik in tamil) in Tamil Nadu.  Traditionally kesari is made with semolina, water, sugar and nuts.  In this recipe,  instead of water, milk is used to

Halbai recipe – How to make rice halbai or rice halwa recipe – Karnataka recipes

Halbai or rice halwa is a dessert which is very popular in Karnataka.  It is especially made during Nag Panchami festival.  Halbai is traditionally prepared with rice, jiggery, coconut and ghee and consumed with ghee.  Halbai is also made with wheat, semolina or ragi flour which also tastes equally good.  This halwa turns out light

Beetroot coconut ladoo recipe – How to make beetroot coconut laddu recipe – ladoo recipes

Beetroot coconut ladoo is a nutritious and delicious sweet made with beetroot, coconut, sugar, ghee and nuts.  It makes up for an ideal healthy dessert and a good way to include beet in your diet.  This recipe is not only quick,  but extremely simple to make too.  Beetroot is full of vitamins and minerals and

Mango phirni recipe – How to make mango phirni recipe – mango recipes

Mango phirni is a classic Indian dessert made with ripe mangoes.  It is a very popular North Indian sweet dish and is prepared with rice, milk, mangoes and dry fruits and especially made during special occasions or festive celebrations.  It is popularly called as aam ki phirni in North India and traditionally served in small

Beetroot halwa recipe – How to make beetroot halwa recipe – halwa recipes

Beetroot halwa is a delicious sweet dish made with beetroots, milk, sugar and nuts.  The recipe of making beetroot halwa is very similar to that of making carrot halwa.   Beetroots gives a nice colour and taste to the halwa.  The halwa is made aromatic by adding the cardamom powder.  You can also add condensed

Kayi holige recipe – kayi obbattu recipe – coconut puran poli – Holi recipes

Kayi holige is a very popular sweet dish from North Karnataka.  It is very similar to puran poli which is prepared in Maharashtra.  For puran poli, the stuffing is made with boiled chana dal, jaggery, ghee and cardamom powder and the outer cover is prepared from maida or all purpose flour. But kayi holige is

Strawberry jam recipe – How to make homemade strawberry jam recipe

Homemade strawberry jam — a very easy to make jam recipe with fresh strawberries, sugar and lemon juice.  This recipe is made without the use of preservatives.  Lemon juices gives a nice flavor to the jam.  If you prefer a smooth jam, then you can puree the strawberries and then make the jam.  If you